Real Estate Leasing

We have represented commercial landlords and tenants in office, retail and industrial space lease and ground lease transactions. We have handled leases for all sizes of premises ranging from 1200 square feet for a retail studio tenant to 800,000 square feet for a major corporate utility client.

Our leasing work has included origination, assignments and subleases, lease renegotiations and workouts, lease terminations and leasehold financing matters. We have represented institutions in connection with their corporate real estate needs and financial institutions in their real estate transactions involving branches and other facilities for operations.

We have developed form lease documentation for projects and have handled lease negotiations for landlords and tenants in a variety of settings. We have also conducted limited reviews of leases providing comment only and have prepared abstracts (summaries) of leases. We also have extensive experience in due diligence review of leases in connection with purchases and financing of commercial real estate.

Our transactional services have also extended to operations at leased premises including property management, leases audits and leasing issues in connection with sales of businesses.

Leasing Transactions: Clients and Transactions

  • Representation of regional childcare provider as tenant in eight leasing transactions to acquire space for operations Representation of foreign-based biotech company in due diligence and proposed lease review required prior to acceptance of letter of intent including evaluation of municipal and third party requirements (see Testimonial on Firm Website)
  • Representation of regional child care provider as tenant in leasing approximately 8500 square feet of uniquely configured space in three different areas of a church complex and including new installations Representation of law firm tenant in lease of space in major downtown Los Angeles office building owned by a life insurance company

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Williams & Associates
633 West Fifth Street
26th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Phone: 213-631-9201
Fax: 213-947-1799
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