Speaking Engagement

Melissa Vandewater to Moderate "From the Ground Up: Digging Into the Complex Issues Raised in Ground Leases" at ABA Spring Symposia

4/21/2017

Denver, CO

Melissa Vandewater, partner of Seyfarth's Real Estate department and Chair of the ABA RPTE Leasing Group's Ground Leasing committee, is moderating "From the Ground Up: Digging Into the Complex Issues Raised in Ground Leases" at the ABA's 29th Annual Spring Symposia in Denver, CO on April 21st.

Ground leases are complex commercial leases that raise unique issues to be considered by the landlord, tenant and lender. The panel will discuss:
  • Rent adjustment and other economic terms
  • Financeability
  • Due diligence
  • Eminent domain and allocation of condemnation proceeds
  • Casualty
  • Ownership of improvements and use restrictions
  • Assignment and subletting