September 2021

A Prospective on Future Force Majeure Court Decisions: Past Will (Mostly) be Prologue

A few months ago deep into the pandemic, many landlords were understandably concerned (with good reasons) that a few outlier court decisions on force majeure might totally upend some of their leases that they assumed were on solid grounds. The Newbury, LLC…

Recent Market Trends in Suburban Office Parks in Northern New England

As we head into fall, Partner John H. Sokul, Jr. shares a market trend involving suburban office parks in northern New England.Covid’s impact to the office market remains in flux. Many predicted that there would be a flight to safety from downtown locati…

July 2021

Subleasing: An Important Tool for Tenants and Landlords During the Pandemic and After

This article was featured in New England Real Estate Journal on July 30, 2021. To view the original, please click here.With the U.S. hitting an all-time high of 158 million s/f of subleased space as of July 2021, the spike in subleasing during the pandemic…

What it’s Like to be a First Year Associate in a Pandemic

Most first year associates worry about networking, deadlines, and new colleagues, but for two new associates at Hinckley Allen’s Boston office, the first year experience came with a new concern: the global pandemic. Despite the unusual circumstances, bot…

June 2021

How COVID-19 Has Impacted Office Leasing

To say that the effects of COVID-19 has transformed office leasing is an understatement. When COVID-19 was at its peak, office spaces were practically abandoned either through governmental mandates or through actions taken by businesses themselves. Relati…

May 2021

Current State of the Industrial & Distribution Real Estate Market

This article was featured in New England Real Estate Journal on June 11, 2021.Overall, the industrial, distribution and logistics real estate market is as popular as ever, and many believe that it will only get more competitive in the near future.With the …