Take advantage of our Real Estate Leasing Occupation and Operation practice which represents landlords and tenants, lessors and lessees in all aspects of real estate leasing.
Commercial and industrial leases
Whether you are looking to lease commercial buildings, medical centers, office developments, retail malls, distribution centers, warehouses, industrial parks, mixed use developments and residential developments, rely on our extensive experience helping a wide range of clients navigate all associated legal issues.
Benefit from a group that works on diverse issues like sale and leaseback transactions (both on an individual unit basis and entire development basis), as well as issues relating to long term leases, including amalgamation, subdivision and parceling of land, easements, wayleaves, licenses and other land rights and land issues. Our experience also extends to special category properties and the regulations governing the lease and use of such properties, including private-public partnership schemes like the Urban Redevelopment Authority, JTC Corporation, Housing & Development Board and Executive Condominium properties.
Moreover, our team regularly manages large commercial leasing portfolios for clients comprised of major developers and institutional investors. Some of the major commercial and industrial leasing projects in our portfolio include: VivoCity, United Square, Raffles City, One Marina Boulevard, HarbourFront Towers and UOB Plaza.
Long term and custom built leases
Our team advises on the diverse issues relating to long term leases. These include amalgamation, subdivision and parceling of land plots, easements, wayleaves, licenses and other land rights and land issues.
We handle state and government land lease tenders and long term leases of specialist and custom built facilities and projects for Ascendas and Oxley Capital.
April 28, 2016
April 1, 2015
Under the Planning Act (Cap 232), leases of certain tenure (taking into consideration their renewal terms, if any) may constitute a subdivision for which subdivision permission is required. This issue was considered and analysed in detail in the seminal case of Golden Village Multiplex Pte Ltd v Marina Centre Holdings Pte Ltd  2 Sing. L.R. (R.) 450. Read more
The Court of Appeal made inroads into the law of contract and misrepresentation in the recent decision of RBC Properties Pte Ltd v Defu Furniture Pte Ltd  SGCA 62. The insights given by the apex court in Singapore would be of interest to any commercial person interested in negotiating exclusion clauses and the possible pitfalls of pre-contractual representations. Read more