Tenants in Bankruptcy: A Commercial Landlord’s Introduction

Every commercial landlord should be familiar with the phrase “retail apocalypse.” It’s a phrase that refers to the recent epidemic of retail store closings, many of which were the result of those companies filing for bankruptcy. Unfortunately for landlords, store closures and other vacancies are trends that do not appear to be slowing. And it’s important that landlords are aware of their rights in bankruptcy and the potential traps involved. Here’s what commercial landlords need to remember as they navigate this dynamic landscape. [More]

Behind the scenes of the Hall of Fame Village

The Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village in Canton is considered to be one of the most complex real estate developments in the region in recent history. Walter | Haverfield has been a key player in the project since it began, and Crain’s Cleveland Business highlights the firm’s collective bench strength in completing the required legal work. [More]