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General Lease Agreement

Commercial & Retail Lease Agreement 

Commercial & Retail  Lease Agreement includes Lease (Commercial, General) which is a general commercial lease that can be adapted to most uses. Suitable for most general commercial properties.

Understanding a Commercial Lease. … A lease is a legally binding contract that gives you certain rights to a property for a set term. A commercial lease is used when leasing property used primarily for a business. You should never sign a lease without understanding all of its terms and conditions.

Commercial Lease & Retail Lease

Commercial Lease is the legal document which sets out the rights and responsibilities of both landlord and tenant of a commercial premises

There are two kinds of Commercial Leases:-

  • 1. Retail Commercial Lease:  wherever goods or services are being  sold to the public from the premises, and;
  • 2. Non-Retail Commercial Lease:  wherever the premises will not be used to sell goods or services to the public, but will still be used for business purposes (e.g. offices, warehouses).

Our Lease (Commercial, General) is 54 pages long and includes:-

  • CONTENTS
  • Part 1      DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATION
  • Part 2      RENT AND OUTGOINGS\
  • Part 3      ABATEMENT
  • Part 4      RESUMPTION AND EASEMENTS
  • Part 5      USE OF PREMISES
  • Part 6      ASSIGNMENT
  • Part 7      MAINTENANCE, REPAIR, ALTERATIONS, ETC.
  • Part 8      Environmental Clauses
  • Part 9      AIR CONDITIONING, FIRE EQUIPMENT, LIFTS AND ESCALATORS
  • Part 10    ELECTRICITY AND OTHER SERVICES
  • Part 11    OPTION TO RENEW
  • Part 12    INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS
  • Part 14    ATTORNEY
  • Part 15    QUIET ENJOYMENT AND HOLDING OVER
  • Part 16    DEFAULT AND TERMINATION
  • Part 18    MISCELLANEOUS
  • Part 19    GUARANTORS
  • Part 20    BANK GUARANTEE
  • Part 21    EXECUTION AND REGISTRATION
  • Part 22    MORTGAGEE CONSENT
  • Part 23    TRUSTS

If this Commercial & Retail Lease Agreement is not what you are looking for please do not hesitate to contact us.

Important Changes to the Retail Leases Act

 

Retail Lease Agreement NSW

The following precedents all relate to Retail Leases, and comply with the Retail Leases Act The Retail Leases Amendment (Review) Bill 2017 commenced on 1 July 2017, changing many aspects of the way Retail Leases operate. Our precedent is fully up to date with the legislative changes, and includes drafting notes which explains the major impact of the 2017 changes.

This Retail Lease Agreement NSW is suitable for use for commercial properties governed by the Retail Leases Act 1994. This Retail Lease, complies with the Retail Leases Act  Fully formatted in Microsoft Word, ready to download edit and use.  30 pages long.

Retail Lease Agreement NSW Includes:-

  • 1          INTRODUCTION
  • 2          CONDITIONS
  • 3          DEFINITIONS & INTERPRETATION
  • 4          RENT
  • 5          RENT REVIEW
  • 6          OUTGOINGS
  • 7          OPTION
  • 8          SECURITY DEPOSIT / BOND
  • 9          COSTS
  • 10       LESSOR’S  OBLIGATIONS
  • 11       LESSEE’S OBLIGATIONS
  • 12       MUTUAL AGREEMENTS AND COVENANTS
  • 13       GST
  • 14       STATUTES
  • 15       NOTICES
  • 16       MITIGATION
  • 17       DISPUTE RESOLUTION
  • 18       PAYMENT AFTER NOTICE
  • 19       DEFAULT
  • 20       TERMINATION
  • 21       SUB-LEASING
  • 22       ASSIGNMENT
  • 23       GUARANTOR
  • 24       DAMAGE & ABATEMENT OF RENT
  • 25       DEMOLITION
  • 26       RELOCATION
  • 27       STRATA TITLE CONVERSION
  • 28       ESSENTIAL TERMS
  • Schedule 1: REFERENCE SCHEDULE
  • AND MUCH MORE…….

 

This Retail Lease Agreement NSW is Current and Updated in accordance with the NSW Retail Leases Amendment (Review) Bill 2016 which  came into effect on 1 July 2017

Commercial Lease Agreement

Commercial Lease Agreement includes a general purpose leasing agreement contract. Suitable for most commercial properties.A Commercial Lease Agreement between a landlord and a business outlining terms and conditions of property rental. A Commercial Lease Agreement is specific to renters using the property for business or other commercial purposes versus residential use.

The Commercial Lease Agreement Includes:-

  • DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATION
  •    Definitions
  •    Interpretation
  •    RENT AND OUTGOINGS 
  •    Rent Payment
  •    Rent Review
  •    Statement of Outgoings
  •    Outgoings paid by Lessee
  •    GST
  •    Method of Payment
  •    ABATEMENT   
  •    Notice to Rebuild
  •    Notice to Terminate
  •    Termination following Failure to Rebuild
  •    Continued Occupation during Rebuilding
  •    Abatement of Rent
  •    No Requirement to Rebuild
  •    Disputes
  •    RESUMPTION AND EASEMENTS 
  •    Resumption
  •    Easements
  •   USE OF PREMISES 
  •   Permitted Use
  •   No Noxious Use
  •   Use of Accessories
  •   Drains and Wastes
  •   Services to the premises
  •  Walls
  •  Public Address System
  •  Cleaning
  •  Garbage and rubbish
  •   Rubbish Removal
  •  Overloading of Floors
  •  Machinery
  •  Electrical Equipment
  •  Fire safety
  •  Light and Air
  •  Animals
  •  Special Services
  •  Fittings and Fixtures
  •  Window Displays
  •  Glass and Signs
  •  Locks, Doors and Windows
  •  Light Bulbs, Tubes and Illuminated Signs
  •  Painting of Interior
  •  Notices from Public Authorities
  •  Pest Control
  •  Diseases
  •  Notice of Defects
  •  Exterior Signs
  •  Auctions
  •  Pick Up and Delivery
  •  Lessee Not to Cause Rent Reductions
  •  Lessee Not to Prejudice Superior Estate
  •  Smoking
  •  ASSIGNMENT   
  •  Consent to assignment
  •  MAINTENANCE, REPAIR, ALTERATIONS, ETC.
  •  Maintenance and repair
  •  Repairs at end of term
  •  Alterations
  •  Partitioning
  •  Lessor May Enter to Repair
  •  Default in Repairing
  •  Lessor’s Rights to repair and maintain
  •  Notice of Alterations or refurbishment
  •  Liens created by Lessee
  •  Environmental Clauses
  •  Environmental obligations of the Lessee
  •  Lessee to co-operate with Lessor’s Environmental Initiatives
  •  AIR CONDITIONING, FIRE EQUIPMENT, LIFTS AND ESCALATORS     
  •  Repair and Use
  •  Interference with Equipment
  •  Faulty Equipment
  •  Access to Contractors
  •  Lessee to Comply with Regulations
  •  Air Conditioning After Hours
  •  Operating Hours of Building
  •  ELECTRICITY AND OTHER SERVICES     
  •  Lessee to arrange services
  •  Lessee to pay for metered services directly
  •  Failure of services
  •  OPTION TO RENEW   
  •  Exercise of Option to Renew
  •  Purchaser of the premises
  •  INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS     
  •  Lessee to Effect Insurance
  •  Insurance by Sub-Lessees
  •  General Insurance Provisions
  •  Heating and Energy
  •  Insurance Not to be Avoided
  •  Fire Safety Regulations
  •  Additional or increased Premiums
  •  Lessor is the Attorney of the Lessee
  •  INDEMNITIES     
  •  Occupancy at Risk of Lessee
  •  Uninsured loss
  •  Indemnities
  •  No merger
  •  ATTORNEY
  •  Lessor to be attorney of the lessee
  •  QUIET ENJOYMENT AND HOLDING OVER
  •  Quiet Enjoyment
  •  Holding Over
  •  DEFAULT AND TERMINATION 
  •  Re-entry and Surrender of lease
  •  Essential Terms
  •  Payment of Rent after Default
  •  Lessor’s right to Remedy Defaults
  •  Interest on overdue amounts
  •  Yielding Up Possession
  •  Lessee’s Fixtures
  •  Lessee’s Fixtures Not Removed
  •  Payment of Rent upon Default
  •  COMMON AREAS
  •  Access to Common Areas
  •  Use of Common Areas
  •  Exclusion of persons from the building
  •  Maintenance of Common Areas
  •  Rules and Regulations
  •  Control of Common Areas
  •  Kiosks
  •  MISCELLANEOUS       
  •  Warranties
  •  Waiver
  •  Notices
  •  Non-Merger
  •  Moratorium
  •  Consents
  •  Covenants and assignees or successors in title
  •  Transfer to be complete
  •  Costs
  •  ‘For Lease’ Notices
  •  Demolition
  • 18.12. 46
  •  GUARANTORS       
  •  Guarantee and Indemnity
  •  Liability of Guarantor
  •  Continuing Guarantee and Indemnity
  •  BANK GUARANTEE     
  •  Deposit
  •  Increase in Deposit
  •  Appropriation of Deposit
  •  Assignment of Deposit
  •  EXECUTION AND REGISTRATION
  •  Execution
  •  MORTGAGEE CONSENT   
  •  Mortgagee’s Consent
  •  TRUSTS
  •  Lessee’s Trust
  •  Capacity of Trustee

 

Lease Heads of Agreement

Heads of Agreement for a Lease

This Heads of Agreement Contract is for parties intending to enter into a Lease. Includes provisions relating to:

  • Identification of business
  • Identification of property from which the business is operated
  • Payment of holding deposit
  • Vendor’s costs to be paid from deposit
  • Deposit to be returned if lease does not proceed, less costs.
  • Acceptance
  • Terms to be included in contract for sale
  • Terms to be included in lease
  • No binding agreement until contract formalised.

 

Download Heads of Agreement in Word Format

 

 

Retail Lease – Queensland

The Retail Shop Leases Act 1994 (the Act) sets out laws which apply to retail shop leases in Queensland. It is important that as a retail landlord or tenant you are aware of your rights and obligations under the Act before entering into a retail shop lease.

 

 

Rural Lease Agreement

Lease for a rural property or farm.

Tenants and landowners have the right to have the terms of the tenancy agreement put into writing. The use of written agreements by tenants and owners is strongly encouraged to prevent disputes arising during the tenancy.

Rural Lease Agreement – 18 pages long

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