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Davis & Gilbert, Marks Paneth & Shron and the New York State Restaurant Association Seminar
June 25, 2013

Critical Issues Involved with the Development of a Restaurant Including Negotiating a Restaurant Lease

The development of a restaurant, especially in an urban environment or a mixed use property, involves many issues beyond those which typical “dry goods” retailers focus on. It is especially important to pick the right location for your restaurant and negotiate a lease which provides the flexibility, recognizes the necessary contingencies and affords protections which are critical in developing and, when appropriate, disposing of a restaurant property.

This seminar will focus on the key issues that should be considered in planning the development of a restaurant. Specifically, this seminar will cover, among other issues:

  • General business plan assumptions
  • Developing your budget including build-out and other pre-opening expenses
  • Satisfying the electrical, plumbing and mechanical issues
  • Assignment and subletting rights and the ability to sell your business
  • Determination of downside scenarios and other on-going operational considerations
  • Lease negotiations

Speakers:
Robert A. Karin, Real Estate Partner, Davis & Gilbert
Lawrence Cohen, Hospitality Group Leader, Marks Paneth & Shron

Registration and Breakfast: 8:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Seminar: 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Location:
Davis & Gilbert LLP
1740 Broadway, 19th Floor
New York City

Cost: Free    Legal Credits: 1.5

Target Audience: Commercial Landlords, Retail and Restaurant Business Owners, Property Managers, Directors of Real Estate and Lease Brokers

RSVP: June 21
Laurie Craig
mailto:lcraig@dglaw.com/ 646.673.8338