Real Estate

Staten Island Real Estate Attorney Manages Commercial Leases

Personal service and attention to detail helps you reach your business goals

For most businesses, renting commercial space makes more sense than purchasing. This is especially true of startups that need to conserve capital for operations. William J. Newstad, Esq., Attorney and Counselor at Law works with businesses in all stages, from formation to expansion, and advises them thoroughly on their commercial real estate options. Since 1997, we have advised commercial tenants and landlords in a variety of businesses in New York and New Jersey, helping them form lease arrangements that meet their business objectives. Our services include:

  • Commercial lease negotiations
  • Lease drafting and review
  • Lease purchase agreements
  • Property tax review
  • Title search
  • Zoning and land use counsel

Steps you should take prior to signing a commercial lease

No matter what business you’re in, there are certain steps a prospective lessee must take to resolve potential issues prior to negotiating a commercial lease:

  • Retain an attorney — A knowledgeable leasing attorney can save you expense and stress in your search for an appropriate commercial property.
  • Contact a real estate broker — Be specific about the type of property your seeking, and don’t settle for a space where you’d have to compromise your business’ vision.
  • Investigate the ownership — Have your attorney review any deeds, mortgages and financing statements. An unstable landlord could be forced to sell the property. That could jeopardize your chances of renewing your lease.
  • Research zoning and land-use restrictions — An otherwise perfect rental location does you no good if you can’t conduct your type of business on site.

William J. Newstad, Esq., Attorney and Counselor at Law believes in educating clients about the law and every term and condition in a proposed lease agreement. We know you can only make the best decision for your business if you have full knowledge of the potential risks and rewards. Our real estate practice is dedicated to assuring that you get sufficient face-to-face contact to resolve any doubts about your best course of action.

Contact a seasoned commercial lease attorney for your New York or New Jersey company

William J. Newstad, Esq., Attorney and Counselor at Law guides lessors and lessees through every step necessary to enter a beneficial commercial lease agreement.

William J. Newstad, Esq., Attorney and Counselor at Law maintains regular business hours in Great Kills Town, near the Great Kills train station. We’re open Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm; Evening appointments available on Wednesdays. To schedule a consultation, call us at 718.815.5800 or contact our Staten Island office online. We also maintain a satellite office in Downtown Staten Island/St. George across from the Staten Island Ferry Terminal by appointment only. If you would prefer to meet at our satellite office please mention this when you contact our office.

office location

William J. Newstad, Attorney at Law
3884 Amboy Road
Staten Island, New York 10308
718.815.5800 Phone
888.419.1547 Fax
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William J. Newstad, Attorney at Law is located in Staten Island, NY and serves clients in and around Staten Island, Breezy Point, Brooklyn, New York, Jamaica, Rockaway Park, Ridgewood, Maspeth, Long Island City, Howard Beach, Middle Village, Sunnyside, Woodhaven, Ozone Park, Woodside, Arverne, Elmhurst, Rego Park, Astoria, South Ozone Park, South Richmond Hill, Richmond Hill, Jackson Heights, Kew Gardens, Forest Hills, Corona, East Elmhurst, Inwood, Springfield Gardens, Bronx, Bronx County, Kings County, Nassau County, New York County, Orange County, Queens County, Richmond County, Rockland County, Suffolk County and Westchester County.