July 2018

On the Fence about Geofencing? Learn the Basics First

Technology is evolving and improving rapidly. In these changing times, retailers must adapt to, and embrace, new innovations to stay relevant. Geofencing is one method for retailers and landlords to learn about their customers, enhance the shopping experie…

Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate 2018-2019

As the first half of the year ends, it is time to look ahead to what is next for the real estate market. The Counselors of Real Estate recently announced its annual list of top ten issues affecting commercial real estate. E-Commerce & Logistics.The Co…

November 2014

Vote on Concord Poultry Processing Plant Tabled – Again

February 2014

Site Plan Modifications – Traps for the Unwary

Change is inevitable. Projects evolve. Seemingly simple changes to approved projects can sometimes cause unexpected complications. One project we recently worked on illustrates this. A client had obtained site plan approval for a restaurant. Before beginni…

Recognizing the Difference between a Lease and a License in Connecticut

Although the terms are often used interchangeably, a lease and a license are distinctly different under Connecticut law. In its simplest form, a lease is a contract that conveys an exclusive possessory leasehold interest in property; whereas, a license is …

Franchisor Issues in a Lease to a Franchisee: How to Avoid Allowing the Franchisor to Crash the Party

This article will address issues which arise in the context of a lease by a landlord to a franchisee and the issues raised by a franchisor in a proposed addendum to the lease. The franchisor has legitimate interests it desires to protect. A well-structured…