Whose Form Is It Anyway? When Using the Tenant's Lease Form, the Points do Matter!
Feb 18, 2015 | Article
Written by Jamie Paquin
(The Six-Minute Commercial Leasing Lawyer 2015)
Veterans of the Canadian commercial leasing industry may remember the days when lease negotiations began simply enough on the landlord’s standard form. This is not to say that it was unheard of or unusual for a tenant to request that its own form be used, but with few exceptions, the norm would be for the lease to be prepared on the landlord’s form for the property in question. These days, though, it is becoming increasingly more common for parties to agree to begin negotiations on the tenant’s field – that is, more and more, landlords are being faced with having to use the tenant’s standard form of lease.
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