Broadcast Date: Tuesday, July 14, 2020
from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (ET)


The commercial real estate (CRE) industry continues to develop this 2020. Of notable significance are the general commercial real estate trends and their impact on leasing, bringing the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIORs) to pay more attention to the unique developments in their markets as well as the needs of consumers and owners of the property they serve. However, the process of identifying, negotiating, and signing a commercial lease is long, requiring a great need to understand significant procedural guidelines.

In this LIVE Webcast, real estate attorney Bruce B. May (Jennings Strouss) will present an in-depth analysis of the recent trends and developments in commercial leases. Bruce will also present practical tips and strategies in negotiating and managing a commercially leased property and how to stay apace with this ever-changing industry.

Key Issues:

  • Commercial Real Estate Leases – An Overview
  • Recent Trends and Developments
  • The Role of SIORs in CRE
  • Negotiating Commercially Leased Properties
  • Potential Complexities and Drawbacks
  • Practical Tips and Strategies
  • Outlook


Course Level:



Advance Preparation:

Print and review course materials


Method of Presentation:

On-demand Webcast (CLE)



General knowledge of commercial real estate law


Course Code:



NY Category of CLE Credit:

Areas of Professional Practice


Total Credit:

1.0 CLE


Bruce B. May, Member
Jennings Strouss

Mr. May has devoted his entire career to all aspects of the law and practice of real estate and commercial transactions throughout Arizona. He has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America© and Southwest Super Lawyers in the category of real estate since the inception of both. Mr. May was elected as a Fellow in The American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL) in honor of his state-wide and national accomplishments. He is also a member of the Georgetown Advanced Commercial Leasing Institute {GACLI) in recognition of his expertise in commercial leasing and, while it was active, kept current with his corporate clients as a member of the International Association of Attorneys and Executives in Corporate Real Estate.


Bruce B. MayMember Jennings Strouss

  • Leasing attorneys as risk managers:  Identifying, assessing and allocating risk
  • Revising Lease Provisions for the next “COVID 19” event and the unimaginable (including social discord and collapse of civic order)
  • Leasing strategies for the “New Normal” (or “Radical Normal”)
  • Revisiting “standard” provisions (Old, New or Radical Normal)

Date & Time:

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (ET)

Who Should Attend:

  • Real Estate Professionals
  • Real Estate Lawyers
  • Property Managers
  • Broker-Dealers


Bruce B. MayMember
Jennings Strouss



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