Build Out Issues in Office and Retail Leases
Probate and Property, May/June 2000, Volumer 14, Number 3
by Patrick T. Sharkey
Patrick T. Sharkey is a member of Jenkins & Gilchrist, a Professional Corporation, in Houston, Texas, and is a member of the Real Property Division's Decisions (A-2), Asset Management (G-1), Condition of the Premises (K-1) and Remedies and Miscellaneous Clauses (K-5) Committees.
Commercial leases of offices or retail stores in large buildings or shopping centers will usually present issues over the completion, or build out, of the leasehold space for the particular tenant's use. This article discusses various approaches to these issues for office and retail use and then considers steps to take in the review and approval of plans.