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WeirTalking Leasing: A Podcast by WeirFoulds LLP
44 minutes | Nov 6, 2020
S2E6. Health Emergencies And Pandemics – Are You Prepared For The Future
Karsten Lee and Alexandra DiCenzo explore ways in which landlords and tenants can both be proactive with respect to pandemics and safeguarding their business interests in the next few months and into the future. Aside from the adjustments that many businesses have made during COVID-19, they dig deep into recommended clauses that can be introduced to leasing agreements and also touch on business interruption insurance with the additional rider that may help tenants obtain coverage during a pandemic. This episode was recorded in September 2020.
34 minutes | Nov 6, 2020
S2E5. - Default Tug-Of-War Landlords Vs. Tenants
Caitlin Steven and Krista Chaytor discuss an increasingly common situation amid the COVID-19 pandemic: tenants being in default of rent, but landlords being unwilling or legally unable to terminate the lease because of that default. They then dive into alternative options that landlords may have to enforce their rights under a lease and what tenants need to consider before withholding payment of rent. This episode was recorded in September 2020
50 minutes | Nov 6, 2020
S2E4. Navigating The Real Estate Market With Fred And Jay Waks
Lisa Borsook sits down with Toronto real-estate entrepreneurs Fred and Jay Waks to chat about the current real estate market and the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. They share their experiences that have shaped them into the real-estate experts they are today and discuss the current real estate crisis addressing challenges in land acquisition, financing and what it will take to get back to a normal economy. This episode was recorded August 2020.
27 minutes | Apr 14, 2020
S2E3. Keepin’ it Tight with Co-tenancy Clauses
Karsten Lee and Robert Eisenberg discuss the application of co-tenancy clauses in lease agreements, touching on the issues raised in the insolvency cases of Target and Sears in Canada, and providing tips for ensuring your agreement is tight and enforceable.
25 minutes | Apr 14, 2020
S2E2. Distribution Centre Leases – Suited for You?
Lisa Borsook and David Thompson dig deep into two types of distribution centre leases – build to suit and existing industrial premises. They discuss why these types of leases are not like the others, the essential things to think about when negotiating these types of leases and other issues that are specific to this form of lease – such as Planning Act and Land Transfer Tax Act compliance, construction financing, and other unusual challenges.
20 minutes | Apr 14, 2020
S2E1. Deconstructing The Construction Act
Caitlin Steven sits down with Faren Bogach and Krista Chaytor to chat about the recent substantial changes in the Construction Act. They cover the changes that impact tenant and leasehold improvement allowances; common lien issues; the introduction of prompt payment; and a new process called “adjudication.”
22 minutes | Sep 18, 2019
S1E8. Office Sharing
Lawyers Lisa Borsook and David Thompson discuss everything office sharing. Find out what is driving this global trend; the various kinds of office sharing arrangements and how all of this works in practical terms.
30 minutes | Sep 18, 2019
S1E7. Good Faith in Leasing Law
Lawyers David Thompson and Karsten Lee set you on the right track with respect to the duty of good faith in commercial leasing.
21 minutes | Sep 18, 2019
S1E6. Terminating Commercial Leases for Non-Rent Defaults
Lawyers Krista Chaytor and Caitlin Steven discuss termination issues in the commercial leasing context. Understand your rights, obligations and risks when there’s a breach of a lease for something other than the payment of rent.
20 minutes | Sep 18, 2019
S1E5. Property Technology and Commercial Leasing
Lawyers Lisa Borsook and David Thompson talk Prop Tech. In 2018, we saw an explosion of property technology. Find out what is driving this movement, from AI, to automated valuation models, to the "internet of things" and much more.
24 minutes | Sep 18, 2019
S1E4. Unattractive Properties
Lawyers Karsten Lee and Robert Eisenberg talk “unattractive properties.” What exactly do we mean when we’re taking about unattractive properties? Tune in to find out!
28 minutes | Sep 18, 2019
S1E3. Food Halls in Commercial Leasing
Out with the old (traditional food courts) and in with the new (food halls). This innovative approach to dining and shopping is on the rise and poses a new opportunity for property owners.
20 minutes | Sep 18, 2019
S1E2. Cannabis and Leasing - Part 2
Lawyers Karsten Lee and Robert Eisenberg talk about how cannabis is the new “big thing” in retail. They provide a detailed breakdown of the various challenges that cannabis leasing can present in the Canadian context. This is part two of a two-part series.
16 minutes | Sep 18, 2019
S1E1. Cannabis and Leasing - Part 1
Lawyers Karsten Lee and Robert Eisenberg talk about how cannabis is the new “big thing” in retail. They provide a detailed breakdown of the various challenges that cannabis leasing can present in the Canadian context. This is part one of a two-part series.
4 minutes | Sep 13, 2019
WeirTalking Leasing: Teaser
Introducing WeirTalking Leasing: an eight-episode podcast series from WeirFoulds LLP's commercial leasing group. Listen to a preview of an upcoming episode on leasing issues in cannabis.
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