This article discusses issues that commonly arise in the negotiation of a lease of office space to a technology company. Specifically, this article covers (1) the tenant’s use and operations, (2) assignment and subleasing, and (3) term provisions and expansion and contraction options. Although this article is written from the tenant’s perspective, the considerations discussed herein are relevant to the landlord and its counsel as well.

This article focuses on leasing issues that arise due to the unique nature of tech companies and does not address general office leasing concerns.

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