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John Smith

Position Description

   
LeaseMatrix Companies
100 N Tryon Street, Suite 1000
Charlotte, NC 28202
 (704) 750-1031
@ support@lease.io
Leasing Glossary

HVAC

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning. A general term encompassing any system designed to heat and cool a building in its entirety.

Landlord

A person or entity that grants a lease to another; a person or entity that leases property as a the "Lessor".

Lease Guaranty

Agreement whereby the guarantor assures satisfaction or performance of the obligations of another if and when the lessor fails to do so.

Lease Term

The specific period of time in which the Landlord grants to the tenant the right to possession of real estate. 

Lessee

A person or entity to whom a lease is given; a person or entity that leases property as a tenant.

Lessor

A person or entity that grants a lease to another; a person or entity that leases property as a landlord.

Letter of Credit (LOC)

A pledge by a bank, or other financial entity, made on behalf of a tenant for funds to be demanded by a landlord in the event of a default pursuant to the specific terms of a lease agreement. Many landlords require a "Letter of Credit"" for companies who lack substantial financial history or assets."

Letter of Intent (LOI)

A non-binding agreement between two or more parties before the agreement is finalized.

Listing Agent

The real estate agent hired by the property owner to lease a property on their behalf. The agent obtains a listing agreement, which calls for that agent to act on the owner's behalf as a fiduciary in leasing the property. 

Load Factor

The multiplier to a tenant's useable space that accounts for the tenant's proportionate share of the common area (restrooms, elevator lobby, mechanical rooms, etc.). The quotient of the rentable area divided by the useable area yields the Load Factor. The load factor is usually expressed as a percentage.

Loss Factor

The percentage of the building's area shared by tenants or space that are dedicated to the common areas of a building used to calculate the difference between the net (useable) and gross (rentable) area

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