SMDK Attorneys Presented at the International Council of Shopping Centers Regional Retail Development & Law Symposium

Singerman, Mills, Desberg, & Kauntz Co., L.P.A. attorneys Gary Desberg, Frank Santoiemmo, and Jacqueline Hoelting presented at the International Council of Shopping Centers Regional Retail Development & Law Symposium, a conference focusing on current business and legal issues affecting the shopping center industry.

Mr. Desberg moderated a panel discussion, “Property Management: Maintaining and Improving the Pro-Forma – Operational and Management Challenges Not Discussed at the Closing Dinner” which focused on the daily challenges of operating a shopping center which can drastically affect a center’s profitability.

Mr. Santoiemmo was a panelist for a session, “Leasing Survival Kit: Five Lease Provisions that are Critical to Surviving a Lease Negotiation” that focused on hotly negotiated lease provisions.

Ms. Hoelting led a roundtable discussion, “Sorry Mr. Landlord, My Franchisor Requires These Provisions” related to issues that commonly arise in leases with franchise tenants and how to address such issues.

Should you have any questions on retail leasing, please don’t hesitate to contact one of the attorneys that presented at the symposium by phone at (216) 292-5807 or by email:

Mr. Desberg gdesberg@smdklaw.com

Mr. Santoiemmo fsantoiemmo@smdklaw.com

Ms. Hoelting jhoelting@smdklaw.com