Commercial Leasing


As part of our comprehensive Real Estate practice, Michael Best represents local, regional, and national clients in a wide range of commercial leasing matters. We have extensive experience advising brokers, landlords, tenants, and real estate management companies in the Midwest and across the nation.

Our attorneys help clients structure and execute complex leasing arrangements, including ground leases, master leases, sale-leaseback transactions, synthetic leases, build-to-suit leases, subleasing arrangements, and leases involving tax credits and incentives. We also assist with negotiating and drafting commercial property management agreements, as well as other legal matters related to the landlord-tenant relationship and property ownership.

Our commercial leasing work encompasses major asset classes such as:

  • Healthcare facilities and medical offices
  • Higher education institutions
  • Manufacturing, industrial, and warehouse properties
  • Mixed-use developments
  • Office buildings and parks
  • Retail complexes
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