Tag Archives: Commercial Leases

  1. Canadian Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance Program (CECRA)


    By: Gillian Thiel, Law Student June 30, 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted many small businesses in BC. On April 24th, 2020, the Government of Canada announced a new program – the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance Program (CECRA) – to provide financial assistance to small business tenants and their landlords suffering from the…

  2. Commercial Leases – COVID-19 Implications

    April 15, 2020 Many commercial tenants are reaching out to their landlords during these COVID-19 social distancing times (orders) to discuss their commercial lease and their monthly rental payment. For many business owners, the cash burn rate on their fixed expenses cannot survive weeks let alone months of zero or nominal revenue. Eyebrows were raised…

  3. Commercial Leases – Tenant’s Perspective

    For people who do not review and negotiate commercial leases on a regular basis, their main focus during a lease negotiation is typically the rental rates, the lease term and the rights of renewal. Everything else is assumed to be pretty standard, right? The assumption is that surely, by now, landlords and tenants…