Project Based Learning

Leasing Space in New York City: A Practical Guide for Technology Start-Ups

On behalf of the New York City Economic Development Corporation, the Center for Real Estate Studies’ Capstone Seminar examined the various issues that growth-stage technology companies face when leasing office space in New York City.  After compiling data from a variety of sources, including interviews with real estate and technology sector stakeholders and substantial legal research, the authors developed a practical guide for start-ups to use when negotiating a lease for office space.  The guide identifies, in depth, the issues facing growth-stage technology companies in lease negotiations, provides practical advice on how to address those those issues, and suggests strategies for drafting the lease.

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