Take Two Steps to Push Owner into Returning Funds at Lease's End
If you’re close to the end of your lease for space at an office building or shopping center, and you’ve had a good experience with the owner, you might not foresee any issues. Or maybe there have been various problems on either your or the owner’s side of the deal. But regardless of the reason you’re moving out of that space, you could have a hard time recouping money that the owner rightfully owes you. The most common item that office building or retail owners refuse to refund to a tenant is the security deposit or excess prepayment.