Tag Archives: West Palm Beach Landlord Tenant Lawyers
Miami Area Mall Faces Class Action Lawsuit from Commercial Tenants
According to reporting from the Daily Business Review, several commercial tenants have filed a class action lawsuit against Miami Mall of the Americas. The lawsuit alleges that the portion of the Fountainbleau, FL mall that contains mostly smaller businesses is being neglected so that the landlord can focus all its resources on keeping the… Read More »
Commercial Landlord Rights: What Options are Available for Landlords Dealing With Financially Distressed Tenants?
For commercial landlords, it can be deeply frustrating to have a tenant fall behind on their rental obligations. The loss of the reliable rental income stream can cause you and your company major financial headaches. At this point, you need to be ready to carefully assess your available options so that you can best… Read More »
How Should a Landlord Respond When a Commercial Tenant is Facing Financial Distress?
Recently, The Real Deal, a prominent South Florida real estate magazine, reported on the financial struggles of mall retailers in the state. In a trend that has been seen throughout the country, traditional mall retailers are having a hard time in this economic environment. Malls are facing fierce competition from online retailers and renewed… Read More »
Commercial Landlord Rights: Liens and Distress for Rent Under Florida Law
Unfortunately, many landlords have been forced to deal with tenants that fail to pay their rent on time. When this happens, the landlord has a legal right to take action, including to force an eviction from their property in accordance with the procedures of Florida law. Of course, if rent is overdue, eviction itself… Read More »
Florida Appeals Court Decision May Have Significant Ramifications for Commercial Leases
A recent court decision out of Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeal is likely to have major ramifications for how commercial leases will be drafted in the future. The case, Genuinely Loving Childcare, LLC v. Bre Mariner Conway Crossings, LLC, was decided on January 13th, 2017 and involves the legal concept of frustration of… Read More »
My Commercial Tenant Defaulted on the Lease, What Happens Now?
Few things cause bigger headaches for commercial landlords than a tenant defaulting on the terms of their lease. Beyond the potential financial damage, it can be difficult for landlords to navigate the complex legal system. All commercial landlords need to know how to protect their rights in the event of a tenant default. If… Read More »
What Happens if My Commercial Tenant Files for Bankruptcy?
As a commercial landlord, you may run into a situation where one of your tenants files for bankruptcy protection. This action could have major ramifications on your rights as a landlord. You need to know how to protect yourself, your business and your legal rights. If your commercial tenant has recently filed for bankruptcy… Read More »
Florida Lawsuit Accuses Commercial Landlord of RICO Violations
The Chattanoogan.com recently posted a story about a lawsuit filed at the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. The legal claim was filed against CBL & Associates, a large real estate investment firm. According to the complaint, there are allegations that CBL has been consistently overcharging its tenants for electricity. Notably,… Read More »