As many businesses are re-opening, employees have begun returning to work at their companies’ physical office space and landlords of commercial office buildings are encountering practical questions regarding how best to re-open their commercial office buildings. This article provides some practices and precautions that landlords of commercial office buildings should consider as tenants return to the office or continue operations.
The above practices and precautions are only general suggestions and may not be applicable to many buildings. However, Landlords of commercial office buildings should review the above considerations, evaluate their applicability/feasibility, and remain attentive and adaptable to industry standards which will continue to evolve over the coming weeks and months. Notwithstanding the foregoing, before any of these considerations are implemented, landlords should review their leases to confirm that any actions taken are not inconsistent with the terms and conditions of such leases. For more information about recommended steps and lease review, please contact your Foley relationship partner.
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