Food Hall and Entertainment Use Leasing: Practical Considerations, Key Provisions for Landlords and Tenants
A live 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with interactive Q&A
This CLE course will explore the unique issues facing landlords and tenants negotiating leases for food halls and entertainment uses--from motion picture theaters to concert venues to sports arenas. Our panel will advise on how best to draft basic lease provisions, construction issues, percentage rent, co-tenancy, maintenance, and other vital issues, as well as provide guidance on addressing the risks associated with such arrangements.
- Food halls
- Structuring the deal
- Design, layout, and construction
- Permitting considerations (i.e., alcohol permitting)
- Use and exclusive use clauses in a food hall environment
- Replacing underperforming or poorly operated food stalls
- Structuring of tenant reimbursements
- Management of food hall tenants and patrons
- Entertainment uses
- Access and visibility
- Construction and noise
- Percentage rent
- Permitted uses
- Continuous operation
- Protected uses
- Prohibited uses
- Practical considerations and best practices
The panel will review these and other critical issues:
- What are the practical considerations of entering into food hall or entertainment use leases?
- How has COVID-19 affected food halls and entertainment use leases?
- What are the risks associated with such unique arrangements?
- What are solutions to conflicts with REAs, covenants, and existing leases?
Partner, Chair, Real Estate Group
Ms. Bouskila is the Chair of the Real Estate Group of Helbraun Levey. She has deep legal and business acumen and... | Read More
Ms. Bouskila is the Chair of the Real Estate Group of Helbraun Levey. She has deep legal and business acumen and is known for her strategic solutioning skills while advising clients. Her practice focuses on commercial leasing, restructuring deals, joint ventures, acquisitions, dispositions, equity purchase agreements, management agreements, and due diligence. Before joining the firm, she practiced law in Sydney, Australia, at leading international law firms, where she managed and executed complex real estate capital transactions, including acquisition and disposal of commercial office buildings, industrial estates, retail centers, infrastructure, and corporate deals, primarily for national and international listed property trusts, real estate funds, private equity groups, investment banks, international investors, high net worth family offices and major property developers.Close
John B. Gessner
Partner; National Co-Chair of Hospitality Practice Group
Mr. Gessner is a seasoned corporate lawyer who provides comprehensive legal guidance to growth-stage businesses,... | Read More
Mr. Gessner is a seasoned corporate lawyer who provides comprehensive legal guidance to growth-stage businesses, primarily in the food and beverage and hospitality sectors. He is adept at helping companies chart a path for growth by identifying and achieving their short- and long-term goals. Mr. Gessner leverages significant experience working in-house with multiple restaurant development companies where he built his skills as a legal adviser to emerging brands. In addition, he has deep experience defending hospitality clients in employment and commercial litigation, as well as class actions. Mr. Gessner has represented clients before the EEOC, the Department of Labor and OSHA. He is also well versed in licensing and compliance actions before the alcoholic beverage regulatory agencies. He is a frequent lecturer on hospitality topics and since 2005 has been a regular participant in the Cornell University Hospitality Roundtable.Close
Early Discount (through 11/05/21)
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Early Discount (through 11/05/21)
You may pre-order a recording to listen at your convenience. Recordings are available 48 hours after the webinar. Strafford will process CLE credit for one person on each recording. All formats include course handouts.