• COMMERCIAL V RESIDENTIAL LEASE

    How does a commercial lease differ from a residential lease: Massachusetts commercial tenant Lease agreements are governed under Massachusetts General Law Chapter 186; the statute is very clear about the rights and obligations of the tenant and landlord with reference to residential property. However, the law does not draw such a bright line rule when […]

  • DAMAGED COMMERCIAL PROPERTY

    I rent a commercial space but the conditions of the building are affecting my business: Massachusetts First things first…look to your lease, specifically the maintenance and repairs provision. If it says you are responsible for what is causing the condition that is interrupting your business then you will need to make those repairs. However, if […]