What You Need To Know About Negotiating Your First Commercial Lease

Summary

Are you starting a business and in the process of choosing a location? Are you in business and thinking about moving or opening a new location?

Ideal for brick and mortar businesses, this workshop will explain the key terms of a commercial lease and advise entrepreneurs on what to look out for. 

During the workshop, we will discuss what to expect in a commercial lease and how to respond or negotiate on certain provisions. There will be an emphasis on the importance of the term sheet.

 

Commercials Lease

Presenters: Christine Wong​ - Principal, Law Offices of Christine Wong

Duration: 60 minutes

Host: SCORE Association

 
 

 


About Presenter Christine Wong

Christine Wong, headshot

The Law Office of Christine Wong concentrates on real estate and corporate matters, and specializes in advising startups and small businesses. The firm has advised corporate entities holding real property and handled real estate transactions on behalf of trusts and foreign buyers. The firm also works with startups and small businesses, drafting and negotiating contracts, and advising them on a range of issues, from commercial leases to investor financing to an acquisition by or merger with another company.

Previously Ms. Wong worked at several NYC law firms, representing individuals and companies in litigation and certain related transactional matters. After a decade at law firms, Ms. Wong decided to become an entrepreneur herself and start her own practice. She maintains the same level of service and attention to detail she exercised as an associate at law firms to her practice today.