Jack Fersko, Co-Chair of the firm’s Real Estate Department, will be session leader for the presentation “The Time is NOW to Rethink your Leasing Strategies: How has COVID, Climate Change and the Growth of the Cannabis Industry Affected Today’s and Tomorrow’s Lease Agreements?” at the 2023 American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL) Mid-Year Meeting, which will be held at the Charleston Place Hotel in Charleston, SC on March 16-19, 2023.
This presentation will present a dynamic set of issues that will directly impact future lease agreements, including:
- Hot issues of post-COVID lease considerations, including evolving landlord and tenant considerations
- Emerging federal, state and local legislation designed to reign in greenhouse gas emissions, and the economic consequences for both landlords and tenants
- The ever-growing cannabis industry and the real issues facing landlords and tenants when all the smoke clears
Mr. Fersko’s legal services emphasize industrial and commercial real estate activities, with a particular focus on industrial leasing, project financing, sustainable development and alternative energy initiatives, urban redevelopment, and the impact of environmental laws on commercial real estate transactions, including the acquisition and redevelopment of environmentally contaminated sites. He counsels clients on issues related to the business and legal impacts of a New Jersey-based cannabis industry and chairs the firm’s Cannabis Industry Practice Group. A longtime ACREL Fellow, he currently serves as Chair of the College’s Programs Committee.
ACREL is a national association of preeminent commercial real estate lawyers focused on service to clients, colleagues and the profession. Founded in 1978, admission is by invitation only after a rigorous screening process. Election to fellowship is based on outstanding legal ability, experience and high standards of professional and ethical conduct in the practice of real estate law. Additional information on the ACREL website.