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The Keys to Successful Commercial Leasing Presented by Real Estate Group

Lerch, Early & Brewer’s Real Estate group presented “8 ½ Keys to Successful Commercial Leasing in Mixed-Use Projects” at Cesco Osteria in downtown Bethesda on June 27. The seminar’s four panelists gave an overview of the issues that accompany mixed-use projects for an inquisitive audience of developers, brokers and public sector attorneys.

The 8 ½ keys discussed at the seminar included:

  • Why leasing office or retail space in a mixed-use project is special
  • Project documents
  • Lender issues
  • Construction issues
  • Lease coordination with project documents
  • CAM/operating costs
  • Parking
  • Operations uses and restrictions


Sharon Nelson Craig is a real estate attorney at Lerch, Early & Brewer who regularly represents owners and tenants of shopping centers and retail or mixed-use projects.

Larry Lerman is a real estate attorney at Lerch, Early & Brewer who represents parties that are buying, selling, leasing and financing commercial real estate.

Ann Marie Mehlert is a real estate attorney at Lerch, Early & Brewer who works with real estate developers, investors and owners on all aspects of commercial real estate. 

For a copy of the seminar handouts, contact:

Anne Core at


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