Leasing Lessons from California: Is Your Co-Tenancy Clause Enforceable?

WeirFoulds LLP

Most Canadians are familiar with many of California’s notable attributes from Hollywood, to Silicon Valley, giant redwoods, the former “Governator”, Napa Valley wines and Alcatraz. However, outside of certain high-profile criminal cases we rarely hear about California court decisions. Nevertheless, landlords and tenants should take note of a recent California Court of Appeal decision dealing with an issue that has not received much attention in Canada: Are co-tenancy clauses in commercial leases enforceable?Download the PDF to read the entire update.