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Site Selection: Google Earth Isn’t Telling You The Whole Story

Site Selection: Google Earth Isn’t Telling You The Whole Story

There is a major retail corridor in Alabama dotted with every major restaurant brand and retailer in the region. There are 90,000 vehicles per day, an interstate interchange, 6 million square feet of office space, a major lifestyle center, a major hospital and the residential growth just keeps going.

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Is Force Majeure A Reason to Break a Commercial Lease?

Is Force Majeure A Reason to Break a Commercial Lease?

With the onset of the global pandemic, questions related to lease clauses involving force majeure—literally, “superior force” but often interpreted as “acts of God”—loom in retail real estate: Does the pandemic qualify as a force majeure event? If so, are tenants justified in declining to pay rent? What protection do these clauses provide to landlords?

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