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  • Writer's pictureHoward Kline

Landlord Due Diligence in a Coronavirus World

Updated: Jan 22, 2021

Free Webinar on January 27, 2021 at 11:00 am, PST

The novel Coronavirus pandemic has imposed unique challenges to both commercial landlords and tenants, alike. Many have negotiated tenant rent relief simply deferring rent payments for a specified period of time and others have negotiated longer term changes in their leases utilizing rent payment terms and calculations typical of retail tenants. Click Here to watch Tenant Rent Relief in a Coronavirus World.

In this webinar, Kenneth Lamy, Peter Morris, Jeff Kreshek and I, (Howard F. Kline, Esq.) discuss what due diligence landlords need to conduct when considering a tenant's request for rent relief during the pandemic and after. This webinar will arm a commercial landlord with the initial and practical strategies to maximize the collection of rents, while instructing tenants on the timing and documentation likely necessary to obtain the best rent relief possible.



Mr. Lamy is an internationally recognized results-driven professional with 35 plus years of deep experience in CRE / Retail real estate. LAMY is considered a global subject matter expert on retail leases, including rent, sales analysis, revenue/data verification, restaurant operations consulting, lease language consulting, analytics and retail sales, compliance and specialty examinations. LAMY clients include CRE retail owners, managers, developers, REITS, Realty Advisors, etc. throughout North America & the Caribbean. (Thousands of assets: 1 Billion SF of GLA). Board, volunteer and speaker roles include: International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), National Association of Real Estate Companies (NAREC), Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), Urban Land Institute (ULI) and National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT).


As Senior Vice President – West Coast Leasing, Jeff oversees the day to day leasing activities of the West coast Portfolio. Primary responsibilities include sourcing new retailer relationships, negotiating all leases and lease related documents, and overseeing and directing third party real estate professionals. Prior to joining Federal Realty, Jeff was the Principal in charge of Leasing for The CIM Group. As a member of the senior staff, Jeff was responsible for formulating the leasing strategy on CIM’s commercial portfolio of approximately twelve million square feet. Prior to joining The CIM Group, Jeff was the Vice President of Development and Operations for Regent Properties, Inc.


Peter Morris is the founder and CEO of The Greenstead Group. Peter is a highly credentialed real estate executive with almost 40 years of global experience including all of North America, South America, South East Asia, China and the Middle East; as well as covering most asset classes from both the owner and occupier perspective to provide a true 3600 advantage for his clients. He is widely recognized as an industry leader, commentator, author and educator.


Howard has been representing commercial landlords and tenants for over 4 decades. His law practice focuses on commercial landlord tenant relations, including evictions, rent collections, lease negotiations, as well as arbitrations and mediation of landlord/tenant disputes. Howard is also the founder and CEO of CRE Radio & TV and has conducted hundreds of interviews of some of the most high profile and influential people in the commercial industry since 2010.

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