Commercial Lease Dispute and the Integration Clause

In AGBL Enterprises, LLC v. Girlcook, Inc., 96 So. 3d 1058 (Fla. 4th DCA 2012), AGBL Enterprises (“Lessor”) leased a commercial building in a shopping plaza to be used as a full service restaurant to Girlcook (“Lessee”). The lease contained an integration clause that stated, “[T]he entire agreement between the Lessor and Lessee consists solely […]

Essential Provisions in a Commercial Lease

When signing a commercial lease, it is essential to understand and agree to all of the provisions. The provisions in a commercial lease are usually designed to favor the landlord; however, a landlord may be willing to negotiate. An experienced real estate attorney should be consulted before entering a commercial lease. Here are a few […]