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Florida Commercial Real Estate

Commercial real estate refers to a building or land designed to generate profit from capital gain or rental income, such as a storefront, apartment complex, office building, mall, etc. Commercial real estate transactions can be must more complicated than residential real estate transactions. Hiring a Florida commercial real estate attorney is essential. Always have a...

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Climate Change & Miami Real Estate

Regardless of its causes, climate change poses real problems for Florida businesses. When it comes to sea level rise, Miami is the 9th most at-risk city in the world. (Source: OECD) The cost of keeping the iconic south Florida city above water is expensive. Flood-prone Alton Road in Miami Beach is currently undergoing a $400 million...

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Post-hurricane assessment issues

Commercial leases are different than residential agreements. Boyer Law Firm, P.L. handles the leasing, purchases, sales, and disputes that come with commercial real estate transactions. For Tenants When drafting a commercial lease, it’s important to stipulate who is responsible for damage due to natural disasters. After Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, businesses in southeastern U.S. are...

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Rebuilding after Irma & Harvey

Florida is beautiful, but it is also very vulnerable. While we don’t have state income tax, it’s expensive for Florida businesses and individuals to recover from a natural disaster. Citigroup estimates the economic damage from Hurricane Irma is about $50 billion, which is much lower than pre-storm estimates. Although most Floridians made it through the storm...

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Real Estate Law: The Basics

Real Estate law is usually state-specific.  A standard form will not provide the type of Florida-specific language you need to make sure your rental agreement is legal and in your favor. At a minimum, if you must use an online template, take it to an experienced attorney to review and finalize it with you. If...

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Terminating a Commercial Lease

The Lease Agreement In any landlord-tenant relationship, the most important document is the lease agreement.  The lease agreement is the contract between the landlord and tenant that lays out the terms of the lease.  These terms include payment, duties, liabilities, utilities, renewal, conditions, and termination.  To be enforceable, the contract must be signed by both...