Seminar Will Explore Key Issues In Negotiating Office Leases

Friday, February 1, 2008 - 00:00

Massachusetts CLE is offering a CLE seminar titled Negotiating Office Leases.

The program will take place on Wednesday, February 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the MCLE Conference Center, 10 Winter Place, Boston.

Discussion topics will include: the difference between rentable and usable space when measuring office space; how to deal with the build out of office space; how to determine the commencement date when office space is being built-out; how to address tax and operating cost escalation provisions; how to allocate maintenance and repair obligations between landlord and tenant; how to negotiate fire and eminent domain clauses; subordination and nondisturbance agreements are important for both landlord and tenant, and how to modify and negotiate default clauses in light of the Supreme Judicial Court's Wesson and Cummings decisions.

The program chair is Edward M. Bloom, Sherin and Lodgen LLP.

For details on program fees, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

For reservations, call (800) 966-6253 or visit