Month: May 2019

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Florida Real Estate Litigation: Landlord Remedies in Commercial Leases

May 2, 2019

When tenants breach a commercial lease agreement, Florida law provides landlords with three options:

  1. Consider the lease terminated and resume possession of the premises for the landlord’s own purposes (i.e., for the “landlord’s account”);
  1. Hold possession of the premises for the “tenant’s account” and seek general damages for any amount not recovered by re-renting the premises;
  1. Take no immediate action but, rather, wait to sue the tenant as future rent becomes due, or for an accelerated amount if allowed under the lease agreement.

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