Property

Commercial Leasing

Overview
Expert and cost-efficient leasing services for NZ’s commercial property owners

Brian Coburn heads up our commercial leasing team and he has more than 25 years’ experience with advising property owners. Hesketh Henry provides experienced advice on all aspects of commercial leasing for clients ranging from owners of large high-rise office buildings to owners of smaller commercial property.

As leading commercial leasing specialists, Hesketh Henry represents owners of many premium commercial office buildings in the central business districts of Auckland, Wellington, Blenheim and Nelson. Our commercial leasing clientele include the owners of Bowen House, Wellington which provides office space for the Parliamentary Service and New Zealand’s Members of Parliament.

When providing legal services for commercial leasing, key goals for the team are to de-risk the business of owning commercial property and maximise rental yields. These objectives are achieved through sound advice, robust documentation and pro-active management.

Need advice on Commercial Leasing?
Contact the expert team at Hesketh Henry.
Examples

Examples of work completed by our team include:

  • Managing property investment portfolios for owners  of buildings in all the main centres of the country including Auckland and Wellington;
  • Leasing and development work for Auckland Kindergarten Association and Kindergarten NZ Limited, being early childhood education providers;
  • Advising on the leasing of a complex film studio development lease in Kumeu with ATEED, including a design-build-lease component; and
  • Acting for The Warehouse (including related brands Warehouse Stationery and Noel Leeming) on all aspects of its leasing portfolio.
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11.11.2013 Posted in Commercial Property Law & Property Law
Commercial Tenancies – Parting with Possession
Obtaining landlord consent to an assignment or sublease of your lease is a standard requirement for commercial tenancies. While a tenant wishing to exit a lease will generally remain liable for the ex...
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