Set Reasonable Limits on Access and Alterations Right
Most leases give the owner broad rights to alter or rearrange the building’s or center’s common areas, including entrances, passageways, corridors, doorways, stairs, elevators, and other public parts of the building or center. But while making such alterations, the owner may decide to, say, widen a hallway adjacent to your space by taking some of it. You may think that doing so would be a violation of your lease. But that may not be true if your lease doesn’t set reasonable limits on the owner’s alterations right.