Tue 05/ 1/ 18

Top 5 Ways The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act May Affect The Outlet Center Business

By |2018-05-17T19:03:48+00:00May 1st, 2018|

VRN, May 2018 Top 5 Ways The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act May Affect The Outlet Center Business By: Benno Rothschild, Whalen Kuller and Cristine Sivec The "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act", signed into law on December 22, 2017, is the most significant revision to the tax code since 1986. This legislation includes major changes [...]

Mon 07/ 24/ 17

We Finally Got A Piece of The Pie – Perimeter And Outparcel Development

By |2017-07-30T19:59:07+00:00July 24th, 2017|

Probate & Property – Benno Rothschild July/August 2017 There have always been marketplace-driven changes, and outparcel development has long been part of the mix. But Internet sales and general economic sluggishness are driving a unique flip-flop away from parking-intensive megastores that were once a fixture of shopping center developments, creating new opportunities that the original [...]

Mon 05/ 1/ 17

Letter of Intent: Less Can Be More

By |2018-02-12T22:43:23+00:00May 1st, 2017|

VRN, May 2017 Letter of Intent: Less Can Be More By: Lori Kilberg and Benno Rothschild Retail lease negotiations can be time consuming and costly. In almost every instance, we recommend outlining in writing the basic lease terms before drafting the actual lease agreement, whether or not the parties execute a formal Letter of Intent [...]

Fri 03/ 17/ 17

ScottStrong Silent Auction

By |2017-07-24T02:00:39+00:00March 17th, 2017|

Please join us at Smith’s Olde Bar for a fun filled night in honor of ICSC Member Scott Selig. The evening will feature live music, and a silent auction to benefit the Southeastern Assistance in Healthcare (www.aih.org/newnan) - Scott’s charity of choice. The silent auction will feature numerous items such as: Atlanta Falcons’ Devonta Freeman and Julio [...]

Sun 05/ 1/ 16

Leasing Headache No. 1: Inclusion of Exclusions

By |2018-02-12T22:36:05+00:00May 1st, 2016|

VRN, May 2016 Leasing Headache No. 1: Inclusion of Exclusions By: Lori Kilberg and Benno Rothschild Exclusive covenants have been part of the retail leasing landscape for many years. They represent an important facet of the push-and-pull relationship between landlords and tenants: Tenants want to maximize sales by restricting or prohibiting other tenants in a [...]

Fri 05/ 1/ 15

Outlet Lawsuits Highlight the Need to Update Leases

By |2018-02-12T22:27:33+00:00May 1st, 2015|

VRN, May 2015 Outlet Lawsuits Highlight the Need to Update Leases By: Lori Kilberg, Benno Rothschild, and Katherine Silverman One of the distinguishing features of outlet leases is the specific requirement in use provisions that the majority of the merchandise must be offered for sale at discounted rates. This is done to support the value [...]

Thu 05/ 1/ 14

Untangling Lease Co-tenancy

By |2018-02-12T22:16:37+00:00May 1st, 2014|

VRN, May 2014 Untangling Lease Co-tenancy By: Lori Kilberg and Benno Rothschild Co-tenancy provisions have become commonplace in outlet-center leases, regardless of whether the project is a new phase 1 development, an existing center or a conversion from a traditional retail center. Successful outlet sites require a certain mix of well-known, national tenants to draw [...]

Wed 05/ 1/ 13

The Fab Five: Outlet Clauses to Live By

By |2018-02-12T22:18:58+00:00May 1st, 2013|

VRN, May 2013 The Fab Five: Outlet Clauses to Live By By: Lori Kilberg and Benno Rothschild Outlet centers are proliferating, and new players seeking a foothold in this thriving sector should be aware of certain unique features of outlet leases. Although many lease provisions will look familiar to real-estate veterans, there are certain unusual [...]