From the Perspective of a Commercial Real Estate Attorney: Lessons to be Learned from the Fall of WeWork.
- posted: Feb 12, 2020
WeWork highlights some dangers of investing in fad real estate arrangements. Fads are short term and most leases are long-term. Real estate owners should be aware of the risks of leasing to occupants engaged in this type of business model to incorporate the additional risk posed by market fluctuations. The final takeaway is this: Sometimes it is worthwhile to pursue a high-risk tenant if the benefits outweigh the potential costs. Just be aware of the circumstances that may arise from this type of arrangement and mitigate your risks as much as possible. Read More