Columbia Law School Center for Climate Change Law: New York City Announces Green Lease Project

By J. Cullen Howe, Environmental Law Specialist, Arnold & Porter LLP On April 5, 2011, New York City announced that the law firm of WilmerHale signed a commercial office space lease with the developer of the World Trade Center reconstruction project that incorporates language for sharing the...

Ulmer & Berne LLP: Green Leasing Unveiled - Part II

By John Weber In Part I of our series on the particulars of Green Leasing, we discussed Lease Term and Operating Expenses. Now we turn to a robust area for implementing sustainable processes between Landlords and Tenants: Interior Alterations and Repairs A typical commercial lease...

Foley & Lardner LLP: Letters of Intent for Green Leases for Office and Retail

By Emerson M. Lotzia When a landlord or tenant desires a green or sustainable lease pursuant to (i) internal policies or corporate branding or (ii) requires such a lease because of financing or monetary incentives, addressing the key green or sustainable lease issues in the letter of intent or...