May 4, 2015

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.