Tag: commercial property

Is it the End of the Lease as we Know it?

Are we seeing the end of the traditional commercial lease? Even before the arrival of COVID-19 there has been increasing disquiet over the perceived ‘onerous’ nature of commercial leases. The rise and rise of online shopping and the changing demands on the retail, restaurant, supply, logistics and manufacturing sectors have led tenants and, increasingly, landlords […]

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MEES – What you need to know as a Landlord or Tenant

The Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard (MEES)  What are MEES? They are regulations which relate to energy efficiency ratings of commercial properties. The current ratings range from A-G, A being the most energy efficient and G the least. The regulations state that from 1st April this year any commercial property that has an Energy Performance Certificate […]

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S Franses Ltd v The Cavendish Hotel (London) Ltd – Landlords and Tenants Hold their Breath……

Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 Demolish or Reconstruct ground [s.30(1)(f)] to be considered by the Supreme Court – Part 1 S Franses Ltd v The Cavendish Hotel (London) Ltd (Judgement [2017] EWHC 1670 QB appealed) was heard by the Supreme Court on 17 October 2018. The decision will have significant consequences  and landlords and tenants across […]

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