Kelley G. Shirk

Kelley Shirk’s article, “Negotiate ‘Standard’ Terms to Avoid Unexpected Obligations,” was recently published in the Colorado Real Estate Journal. Within the article, Shirk discusses the importance of tenants giving careful consideration to “standard” terms in a commercial lease regarding repair and maintenance responsibilities and if those terms are too broad for the tenants’ business needs. Shirk goes on to provide what those considerations may entail, examples of potential pitfalls of not negotiating a contract’s terms to suit a tenants’ needs, and ways to mitigate the lessee’s liabilities.

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