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Office Leasing Committee

Office Leasing Committee

Welcome to the Office Leasing Committee

The OFFICE LEASING COMMITTEE focuses on topical legal issues relating to the leasing of office space. Through programming and publications, the Committee explores current trends and issues facing office landlords, tenants, and property managers and strives to provide practical solutions to resolve common challenges in office leasing transactions. We invite you to join and become an active member of our Committee.

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Committee Leadership

Scott W. Dibbs, of Hill Ward Henderson in Tampa, is a shareholder in the firm's Real Estate and Corporate and Tax Groups. Mr. Dibbs's real estate practice primarily involves commercial leasing, and he has extensive experience representing national and regional landlords and tenants in a wide range of office, retail, industrial, and mixed use lease transactions. Mr. Dibbs is a member of the National Association of Office and Industrial Properties (NAIOP) and of the Landlord/Tenant Committee of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar. Mr. Dibbs is a frequent speaker and author on various commercial leasing topics.

Deborah J. Moench is a member of Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein& Hilbert LLC in New Orleans. Ms. Moench is a business/transactional lawyer whose practice covers a broad range of commercial, real estate and business law. Ms. Moench is actively involved in all facets of commercial development, landlord/tenant relations, and owner/purchaser relations. Ms. Moench was admitted to the Louisiana State Bar in 1983 and is a member of the American Bar Association, Louisiana Bar Association and the New Orleans Bar Association.

Upcoming Leasing Group Events

Committee Events

FREE- Expansion Rights in Office Leases

May 30, 2012
Leasing Group (Office Leasing Committee) Group Call
Wednesday, May 30, 2012, 4:00 - 5:00 PM CT
Dial-in phone#: 866-646-6488, Passcode: 5577419753

This one (1) hour call will focus on expansion rights in office leases. Speakers Art Menor of Shutts & Bowen in West Palm Beach and Scott Fielding of Sherrard & Roe in Nashville will explore the different types of expansion rights typically found in office deals, including rights of first offer and rights of first refusal. Art and Scott will discuss the different challenges faced by landlord and tenants in dealing with these types of rights and will provide practical negotiating and drafting tips for office leasing practitioners.

 
Section Events

    Installment Sales to Grantor Trusts: When to use this Strategy and How Best to Structure It

    05/02/2017-05/02/2017

    For many years, the installment sale to grantor trust strategy has been used by estate planners to shift appreciation downstream to younger generations. This technique can be preferable to a GRAT because it can result in greater leverage of the generation-skipping transfer tax exemption. However, there ...

    Tax Traps & Opportunities -- Overcoming Common Tax Concerns in Real Estate Transactions

    05/03/2017-05/03/2017

    The panelists will discuss fundamental tax issues involved in common real estate and financing transactions. Topics will include: Choice of Entity Like-Kind Exchanges Common Implications of International Real Estate Transactions Debt Forgiveness Income Capital Gain Versus Ordinary ...

    Contributing Business Interests to Charity

    05/09/2017-05/09/2017

    This panel will discuss various techniques for giving business interests to charity, including selecting the right kind of charitable donee and matching the appropriate technique to the nature of the business interest being

List Serv

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RPTE-OFFICELEASES@mail.americanbar.org

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Leadership

Chair:

Gardner, G

Vice-Chair:

Fielding, Scott

Committee Roster  

Modified by Adam Bielawski on July 1, 2014

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