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Attorney - Leasing

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Aug 21, 2021

Valid Through

Dec 04, 2021

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Nov 27, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Buffalo, NY, United States

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Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Attorney - Leasing
The candidate will communicate with leasing agents regarding lease documents and deals made with tenants or proposed tenants. Assist leasing agents with prospective tenant proposals, including LOI’s and check restrictions. Meet with leasing agents to review lease terms, status. Present proposed and existing lease deals, lease modifications and completed leases, and react/respond to changes as requested. Negotiate leases, lease amendments, waivers, subordination agreements, estoppels and termination agreements with tenants, attorneys and brokers. Draft and revise leases and lease amendments for new and existing tenants. Collect information and exhibits from other departments for final lease review. Provide information and direction to administrative staff in implementing lease terms (i.e. providing dates necessary for lease commencement) Answer questions regarding leases. Assist in preparing purchase and sale contracts. Work on due diligence requirements in preparing for closings. Negotiate ancillary lease forms, such as waivers, subordination agreements, estoppels, termination agreements, rental agreements, etc. Maintain awareness of lease terms, obligations and responsibilities required in each lease (such as meeting penalty and dead dates), and exclusives and restrictions to avoid violations of existing leases. Prepare post lease execution documents such as waivers, SNDA’s and TI allowance. Provide assistance to departments regarding insurance claims, lease claims and tenant disputes regarding lease terms and collections. Assist in handling all aspects of eminent domain matters. Assist with all aspects of complying with and applying for government incentive (i.e. Industrial Development Agency benefits). Insure completion of weekly lease listing.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have JD degree. Must have 3+ years of practicing law. Specific knowledge of commercial real estate leasing a plus. Experience in contract negotiations is essential. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal a necessity; proficiency in Microsoft Office applications; Proven ability to multitask, managing multiple real estate files in an effective and efficient manner.

Additional info

Requisition Number: ATTOR01105

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Benderson Development
570 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202


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