STANDARD MULTI-TENANT OFFICE LEASE -
AIR COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATION
Provisions ("Basic Provisions").
This Lease (" Lease"), dated for reference purposes only February 16, 2009 , is made by and between 0000
Xxxxx Xxxxx, LLC
and E World USA Holdings
(collectively the "Parties", or individually
That certain portion of the Project (as defined below), known as Suite Numbers(s) 211 , floor(s), consisting of approximately
480 rentable square feet and approximately useable square feet("Premises"). The Premises are located at:
0000 Xxxxx Xxxxx , in the City of El Monte , County of Los Angeles , State of California , with zip
code . 91731 In addition to Lessee's rights to use and occupy the Premises as hereinafter specified, Lessee shall have non-exclusive
rights to the Common Areas (as defined in Paragraph 2.7 below) as hereinafter specified, but shall not have any rights to the roof,
the exterior walls, the area above the dropped ceilings, or the utility raceways of the building containing the Premises ("
Building") or to any other buildings in the Project. The Premises, the Building, the Common Areas, the land upon which
they are located, along with all other buildings and improvements thereon, are herein collectively referred to as the " Project."
The Project consists of approximately 77000 rentable square feet. (See also Paragraph 2)
0 unreserved and 0 reserved vehicle parking spaces at a monthly cost of $ per
unreserved space and $ per
reserved space. (See Paragraph 2.6)
3 years and 0 months ("Original
Term") commencing Feb 16, 2009 ("Commencement Date") and
ending February 15, 2012 ("Expiration Date"). (See also Paragraph
Possession Date"). (See also Paragraphs 3.2 and 3.3)
Rent: $ 800 per month ("Base Rent)", payable on the 1st
day of each month commencing February 16, 2009 . (See
also Paragraph 4)
þ If this box is checked,
there are provisions in this Lease for the Base Rent to be adjusted. See Paragraph 50
Share of Operating Expense Increase: Three years with fixed rate $800 per month percent
(1%) ("Lessee's Share"). In the event that that size of the Premises and/or the Project are modified during
the term of this Lease, Lessor shall recalculate Lessee's Share to reflect such modification.
Rent and Other Monies Paid Upon Execution:
Rent: $800 for the period February 2009.
Deposit: $800 ("Security Deposit"). (See also Paragraph 5)
$0.00 for the period.
$0.00 for 0.
Due Upon Execution of this Lease: $1,200.00 .
Use: Office use Only
. (See also Paragraph 6)
Year; Insuring Party. The Base Year is 2009 . Lessor is the "Insuring Party". (See also Paragraphs
4.2 and 8)
Estate Brokers: (See also Paragraph 15)
(a) Representation: The following real
estate brokers ( the " Brokers") and brokerage relationships exist in this transaction (check applicable boxes):
Lessor exclusively ("Lessor's Broker");
þ represents Lessee exclusively ("Lessee's Broker"); or
represents both Lessor and Lessee ("Dual Agency").
(b) Payment to Brokers: Upon execution
and delivery of this Lease by both Parties, Lessor shall pay to the Brokers for the brokerage services rendered by the Brokers
the fee agreed to in the attached separate written agreement or if no such agreement is attached, the sum of
of the total Base Rent payable for the Original Term, the sum of
of the total Base Rent payable during any period of time that the Lessee occupies the Premises subsequent to the Original Term,
and/or the sum of
% of the purchase price in the event that the Lessee or anyone affiliated with Lessee acquires from Lessor any rights to the Premises.
The obligations of the Lessee under this Lease shall be guaranteed by Xx Xxxx Xxx Xxxx
("Guarantor"). (See also
Hours for the Building: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mondays through Fridays (except Building Holidays) and n/a a.m.
to n/a p.m. on Saturdays (except Building Holidays). " Building Holidays" shall mean the dates of observation
of New Year's Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and ____________________.
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Supplied Services. Notwithstanding the provisions of Paragraph 11.1, Lessor is NOT obligated to provide the following within
-- Janitorial services
-- Other (specify):
Attached hereto are the following, all of which constitute a part of this Lease:
-- an Addendum consisting of Paragraphs
____________ through ___________;
-- a plot plan depicting the Premises;
-- a current set of the Rules and Regulations;
-- a Work Letter;
-- a janitorial schedule;
-- other (specify):
Lessor hereby leases to Lessee, and Lessee hereby leases from Lessor, the Premises, for the term, at the rental, and upon all of
the terms, covenants and conditions set forth in this Lease. While the approximate square footage of the Premises may have been
used in the marketing of the Premises for purposes of comparison, the Base Rent stated herein is NOT tied to square footage and
is not subject to adjustment should the actual size be determined to be different. Note: Lessee is advised to verify the actual
size prior to executing this Lease.
Lessor shall deliver the Premises to Lessee in a clean condition on the Commencement Date or the Early Possession Date, whichever
first occurs (" Start Date"), and warrants that the existing electrical, plumbing, fire sprinkler, lighting, heating,
ventilating and air conditioning systems ("HVAC"), and all other items which the Lessor is obligated to construct
pursuant to the W ork Letter attached hereto, if any, other than those constructed by Lessee, shall be in good operating condition
on said date, that the structural elements of the roof, bearing walls and foundation of the Unit shall be free of material defects,
and that the Premises do not contain hazardous levels of any m old or fungi defined as toxic under applicable state or federal
Lessor warrants to the best of its knowledge that the improvements com prising the Premises and the Common Areas comply with
the building codes that were in effect at the time that each such improvement, or portion thereof, was constructed, and also with
all applicable laws, covenants or restrictions of record, regulations, and ordinances ("Applicable Requirements")
in effect on the Start Date. Said warranty does not apply to the use to which Lessee will put the Premises, modifications which
may be required by the Americans with Disabilities Act or any similar laws as a result of Lessee's use (see Paragraph 49), or to
any Alterations or Utility Installations (as defined in Paragraph 7.3(a)) made or to be made by Lessee. NOTE: Lessee is responsible
for determining whether or not the zoning and other Applicable Requirements are appropriate for Lessee's intended use, and acknowledges
that past uses of the Premises may no longer be allowed. If the Premises do not comply with said warranty, Lessor shall, except
as otherwise provided, promptly after receipt of written notice from Lessee setting forth with specificity the nature and extent
of such non-compliance, rectify the same. If the Applicable Requirements are hereafter changed so as to require during the term
of this Lease the construction of an addition to or an alteration of the Premises, the remediation of any Hazardous Substance,
or the reinforcement or other physical modification of the Premises ("Capital Expenditure"), Lessor and Lessee
shall allocate the cost of such work as follows:
(a) Subject to Paragraph 2.3(c) below, if such Capital Expenditures
are required as a result of the specific and unique use of the Premises by Lessee as compared with uses by tenants in general,
Lessee shall be fully responsible for the cost thereof, provided, however that if such Capital Expenditure is required during
the last 2 years of this Lease and the cost thereof exceeds 6 months' Base Rent, Lessee may instead terminate this Lease unless
Lessor notifies Lessee, in writing, within 10 days after receipt of Lessee's termination notice that Lessor has elected to pay
the difference between the actual cost thereof and the amount equal to 6 months' Base Rent. If Lessee elects termination, Lessee
shall immediately cease the use of the Prem ises which requires such Capital Expenditure and deliver to Lessor written notice
specifying a termination date at least 90 days thereafter. Such termination date shall, however, in no event be earlier than the
last day that Lessee could legally utilize the Premises without commencing such Capital Expenditure.
(b) If such Capital Expenditure is not the
result of the specific and unique use of the Premises by Lessee (such as, governmentally mandated seismic modifications), then
Lessor shall pay for such Capital Expenditure and Lessee shall only be obligated to pay, each month during the remainder of the
term of this Lease or any extension thereof, on the date that on which the Base Rent is due, an amount equal to 1/144th of the
portion of such costs reasonably attributable to the Premises. Lessee shall pay Interest on the balance but may prepay its obligation
at any xxx x. If, however, such Capital Expenditure is required during the last 2 years of this Lease or if Lessor reasonably
determines that it is not economically feasible to pay its share thereof, Lessor shall have the option to terminate this Lease
upon 90 days prior written notice to Lessee unless Lessee notifies Lessor, in writing, within 10 days after receipt of Lessor's
termination notice that Lessee will pay for such Capital Expenditure. If Lessor does not elect to terminate, and fails to tender
its share of any such Capital Expenditure, Lessee may advance such funds and deduct same, with Interest, from Rent until Lessor's
share of such costs have been fully paid. If Lessee is unable to finance Lessor's share, or if the balance of the Rent due and
payable for the remainder of this Lease is not sufficient to fully reimburse Lessee on an offset basis, Lessee shall have the
right to terminate this Lease upon 30 days written notice to Lessor.
(c) Notwithstanding the above, the provisions concerning Capital
Expenditures are intended to apply only to nonvoluntary, unexpected, and new Applicable Requirements. If the Capital Expenditures
are instead triggered by Lessee as a result of an actual or proposed change in use, change in intensity of use, or modification
to the Premises then, and in that event, Lessee shall either: (i) immediately cease such changed use or intensity of use and/or
take such other steps as m ay be necessary to eliminate the requirement for such Capital Expenditure, or (ii) complete such Capital
Expenditure at its own expense. Lessee shall not have any right to terminate this Lease.
Lessee acknowledges that: (a) it has been given an opportunity to inspect and measure the Premises, (b) Lessee has been advised
by Lessor and/or Brokers to satisfy itself with respect to the size and condition of the Premises (including but not limited to
the electrical, HVAC and fire sprinkler systems, security, environmental aspects, and compliance with Applicable Requirements),
and their suitability for Lessee's intended use, (c) Lessee has made such investigation as it deems necessary with reference to
such matters and assumes all responsibility therefor as the same relate to its occupancy of the Premises, (d) it is not relying
on any representation as to the size of the Premises made by Brokers or Lessor, (e) the square footage of the Premises was not
material to Lessee's decision to lease the Premises and pay the Rent stated herein, and (f) neither Lessor, Lessor's agents, nor
Brokers have made any oral or written representations or warranties with respect to said matters other than as set forth in this
Lease. In addition, Lessor acknowledges that: (i) Brokers have made no representations, promises or warranties concerning Lessee's
ability to honor the Lease or suitability to occupy the Premises, and (ii) it is Lessor's sole responsibility to investigate the
financial capability and/or suitability of all proposed tenants.
as Prior Owner/Occupant. The warranties made by Lessor in Paragraph 2 shall be of no force or effect if immediately prior to
the Start Date, Lessee was the owner or occupant of the Premises. In such event, Lessee shall be responsible for any necessary
Parking. So long as Lessee is not in default, and subject to the Rules and Regulations attached hereto, and as established
by Lessor from time to time, Lessee shall be entitled to rent and use the number of parking spaces specified in Paragraph 1.2(b)
at the rental rate applicable from time to time for monthly parking as set by Lessor and/or its licensee.
(a) If Lessee commits, permits
or allows any of the prohibited activities described in the Lease or the rules then in effect, then Lessor shall have the right,
without notice, in addition to such other rights and remedies that it may have, to remove or tow away the vehicle involved and
charge the cost to Lessee, which cost shall be immediately payable upon demand by Lessor.
(b) The monthly rent per parking space
specified in Paragraph 1.2(b) is subject to change upon 30 days prior written notice to
Lessee. The rent for the parking is payable one month in advance
prior to the first day of each calendar month.
Areas - Definition. The term "Common Areas" is defined as all areas and facilities outside the Premises and
within the exterior boundary line of the Project and interior utility raceways and installations within the Premises that are provided
and designated by the Lessor from time to time for the general nonexclusive use of Lessor, Lessee and other tenants of the Project
and their respective employees, suppliers, shippers, customers, contractors and invitees, including, but not limited to, common
entrances, lobbies, corridors, stairwells, public restrooms, elevators, parking areas, loading and unloading areas, trash areas,
roadways, walkways, driveways and landscaped areas.
Areas - Lessee's Rights. Lessor grants to Lessee, for the benefit of Lessee and its employees, suppliers, shippers, contractors,
customers and invitees, during the term of this Lease, the nonexclusive right to use, in common with others entitled to such use,
the Common Areas as they exist from time to time, subject to any rights, powers, and privileges reserved by Lessor under the terms
hereof or under the terms of any rules and regulations or restrictions governing the use of the Project. Under no circumstances
shall the right herein granted to use the Common Areas be deemed to include the right to store any property, temporarily or permanently,
in the Common Areas. Any such storage shall be permitted only by the prior written consent of Lessor or Lessor's designated agent,
which consent may be revoked at any time. In the event that any unauthorized storage shall occur then Lessor shall have the right,
without notice, in addition to such other rights and remedies that it may have, to remove the property and charge the cost to
Lessee, which cost shall be immediately payable upon demand by Lessor.
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Areas - Rules and Regulations. Lessor or such other person(s) as Lessor may appoint shall have the exclusive control and management
of the Common Areas and shall have the right, from time to time, to adopt, modify, amend and enforce reasonable rules and regulations
("Rules and Regulations") for the management, safety, care, and cleanliness of the grounds, the parking and unloading
of vehicles and the preservation of good order, as well as for the convenience of other occupants or tenants of the Building and
the Project and their invitees. The Lessee agrees to abide by and conform to all such Rules and Regulations, and shall use its
best efforts to cause its employees, suppliers, shippers, customers, contractors and invitees to so abide and conform. Lessor
shall not be responsible to Lessee for the noncompliance with said Rules and Regulations by other tenants of the Project.
Areas - Changes. Lessor shall have the right, in Lessor's sole discretion, from time to time:
make changes to the Common Areas, including, without limitation, changes in the location, size, shape and number of the lobbies,
windows, stairways, air shafts, elevators, escalators, restrooms, driveways, entrances, parking spaces, parking areas, loading
and unloading areas, ingress, egress, direction of traffic, landscaped areas, walkways and utility raceways;
close temporarily any of the Common Areas for maintenance purposes so long as reasonable access to the Premises remains available;
portion thereof; and
designate other land outside the boundaries of the Project to be a part of the Common Areas;
add additional buildings and improvements to the Common Areas;
use the Common Areas while engaged in making additional improvem ents, repairs or alterations to the Project, or any
do and perform such other acts and make such other changes in, to or with respect to the Common Areas and Project as Lessor may,
in the exercise of sound business judgment, deem to be appropriate.
The Commencement Date, Expiration Date and Original Term of this Lease are as specified in Paragraph 1.3.
Possession. Any provision herein granting Lessee Early Possession of the Premises is subject to and conditioned upon the Premises
being available for such possession prior to the Commencement Date. Any grant of Early Possession only conveys a non-exclusive
right to occupy the Premises. If Lessee totally or partially occupies the Premises prior to the Commencement Date, the obligation
to pay Base Rent shall be abated for the period of such Early Possession. All other term s of this Lease (including but not limited
to the obligations to pay Lessee's Share of the Operating Expense Increase) shall be in effect during such period. Any such Early
Possession shall not affect the Expiration Date.
In Possession. Lessor agrees to use its best com mercially reasonable efforts to deliver possession of the Premises to Lessee
by the Commencement Date. If, despite said efforts, Lessor is unable to deliver possession by such date, Lessor shall not be subject
to any liability therefor, nor shall such failure affect the validity of this Lease or change the Expiration Date. Lessee shall
not, however, be obligated to pay Rent or perform its other obligations until Lessor delivers possession of the Premises and any
period of rent abatement that Lessee would otherwise have enjoyed shall run from the date of delivery of possession and continue
for a period equal to what Lessee would otherwise have enjoyed under the terms hereof, but minus any days of delay caused by the
acts or omissions of Lessee. If possession is not delivered within 60 days after the Commencement Date, as the same may be extended
under the terms of any W ork Letter executed be Parties, Lessee may, at its option, by notice in writing within 10 days after
the end of such 60 day period, cancel this Lease, in which event the Parties shall be discharged from all obligations hereunder.
If such written notice is not received by Lessor within said 10 day period, Lessee's right to cancel shall terminate. If possession
of the Premises is not delivered within 120 days after the Commencement Date, this Lease shall terminate unless other agreements
are reached between Lessor and Lessee, in writing.
Compliance. Lessor shall not be required to deliver possession of the Premises to Lessee until Lessee complies with its obligation
to provide evidence of insurance (Paragraph 8.5). Pending delivery of such evidence, Lessee shall be required to perform all of
its obligations under this Lease from and after the Start Date, including the payment of Rent, notwithstanding Lessor's election
to withhold possession pending receipt of such evidence of insurance. Further, if Lessee is required to perform any other conditions
prior to or concurrent with the Start Date, the Start Date shall occur but Lessor may elect to withhold possession until such conditions
Defined. All monetary obligations of Lessee to Lessor under the terms of this Lease (except for the Security Deposit) are deemed
to be rent ("Rent").
Expense Increase. Lessee shall pay to Lessor during the term hereof, in addition to the Base Rent, Lessee's Share of the amount
by which all Operating Expenses for each Comparison Year exceeds the amount of all Operating Expenses for the Base Year, such excess
being hereinafter referred to as the "Operating Expense Increase", in accordance with the following provisions:
Year" is as specified in Paragraph 1.9.
Year" is defined as each calendar year during the term of this Lease subsequent to the Base Year; provided, however, Lessee
shall have no obligation to pay a share of the Operating Expense Increase applicable to the first 12 months of the Lease Term (other
than such as are mandated by a governmental authority, as to which government mandated expenses Lessee shall pay Lessee's Share,
notwithstanding they occur during the first twelve (12) months). Lessee's Share of the Operating Expense Increase for the first
and last Comparison Years of the Lease Term shall be prorated according to that portion of such Comparison Year as to which Lessee
is responsible for a share of such increase.
following costs relating to the ownership and operation of the Project, calculated as if the Project was at least 95%occupied,
are defined as "Operating Expenses" :
relating to the operation, repair, and maintenance in neat, clean, safe, good order and condition, but not the replacement (see
subparagraph (g)), of the following:
Common Areas, including their surfaces, coverings, decorative items, carpets, drapes and window coverings, and including parking
areas, loading and unloading areas, trash areas, roadways, sidewalks, walkways, stairways, parkways, driveways, landscaped areas,
striping, bumpers, irrigation systems, Common Area lighting facilities, building exteriors and roofs, fences and gates;
heating, air conditioning, plumbing, electrical systems, life safety equipment, communication systems and other equipment used
in common by, or for the benefit of, tenants or occupants of the Project, including elevators and escalators, tenant directories,
fire detection systems including sprinkler system maintenance and repair.
other areas and improvements that are within the exterior boundaries of the Project but outside of the Premises and/or any other
space occupied by a tenant.
cost of trash disposal, janitorial and security services, pest control services, and the costs of any environmental inspections;
cost of any other service to be provided by Lessor that is elsewhere in this Lease stated to be an
cost of the prem iums for the insurance policies maintained by Lessor pursuant to paragraph 8 and any deductible portion of an
insured loss concerning the Building or the Common Areas;
amount of the Real Property Taxes payable by Lessor pursuant to paragraph 10;
cost of water, sewer, gas, electricity, and other publicly m andated services not separately metered;
salaries, and applicable fringe benefits and costs, materials, supplies and tools, used in maintaining and/or cleaning the Project
and accounting and management fees attributable to the operation of the Project;
cost of any capital improvement to the Building or the Project not covered under the provisions of Paragraph 2.3 provided; however,
that Lessor shall allocate the cost of any such capital improvement over a 12 year period and Lessee shall not be required to
pay more than Lessee's Share of 1/144th of the cost of such Capital Expenditure in any given month;
cost to replace equipment or improvements that have a useful life for accounting purposes of 5 years or less. equipment.
set aside for maintenance, repair and/or replacement of Common Area improvements and
item of Operating Expense that is specifically attributable to the Premises, the Building or to any other building in the
Project or to the operation, repair and maintenance thereof, shall be allocated entirely to such Premises, Building, or other
building. However, any such item that is not specifically attributable to the Building or to any other building or to the
operation, repair and maintenance thereof, shall be equitably allocated by Lessor to all buildings in the Project.
(e) The inclusion of the improvements, facilities and services set
forth in Subparagraph 4.2(c) shall not be deemed to impose an obligation upon Lessor to either have said improvements or
facilities or to provide those services unless the Project already has the same, Lessor already provides the services, or
Lessor has agreed elsewhere in this Lease to provide the same or some of them.
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Share of Operating Expense Increase is payable m onthly on the same day as the Base Rent is due hereunder. The amount of such
payments shall be based on Lessor's estimate of the Operating Expense Expenses. W ithin 60 days after written request (but not
more than once each year) Lessor shall deliver to Lessee a reasonably detailed statement showing Lessee's Share of the actual
Common Area Operating Expenses for the preceding year. If Lessee's payments during such Year exceed Lessee's Share, Lessee shall
credit the amount of such over-payment against Lessee's future payments. If Lessee's payments during such Year were less than
Lessee's Share, Lessee shall pay to Lessor the amount of the deficiency within 10 days after delivery by Lessor to Lessee of said
statement. Lessor and Lessee shall forthwith adjust between them by cash payment any balance determined to exist with respect
to that portion of the last Comparison Year for which Lessee is responsible as to Operating Expense Increases, notwithstanding
that the Lease term may have terminated before the end of such Comparison Year.
Expenses shall not include the costs of replacement for equipment or capital components such as the roof, foundations, exterior
walls or a Common Area capital improvement, such as the parking lot paving, elevators, fences that have a useful life for accounting
purposes of 5 years or more.
(h) Operating Expenses shall not include
any expenses paid by any tenant directly to third parties, or as to which Lessor is otherwise reimbursed by any third party, other
tenant, or by insurance proceeds.
Lessee shall cause payment of Rent to be received by Lessor in lawful money of the United States on or before the day on which
it is due, without offset or deduction (except as specifically permitted in this Lease). All monetary am ounts shall be rounded
to the nearest whole dollar. In the event that any invoice prepared by Lessor is inaccurate such inaccuracy shall not constitute
a waiver and Lessee shall be obligated to pay the amount set forth in this Lease. Rent for any period during the term hereof which
is for less than one full calendar month shall be prorated based upon the actual number of days of said month. Payment of Rent
shall be made to Lessor at its address stated herein or to such other persons or place as Lessor may from time to time designate
in writing. Acceptance of a payment which is less than the amount then due shall not be a waiver of Lessor's rights to the balance
of such Rent, regardless of Lessor's endorsement of any check so stating. In the event that any check, draft, or other instrument
of payment given by Lessee to Lessor is dishonored for any reason, Lessee agrees to pay to Lessor the sum of $25 in addition to
any Late Charge and Lessor, at its option, may require all future Rent be paid by cashier's check. Payments will be applied first
to accrued late charges and attorney's fees, second to accrued interest, then to Base Rent and Comm on Area Operating Expenses,
and any remaining amount to any other outstanding charges or costs.
Deposit. Lessee shall deposit with Lessor upon execution hereof the Security Deposit as security for Lessee's faithful performance
of its obligations under this Lease. If Lessee fails to pay Rent, or otherwise Defaults under this Lease, Lessor may use, apply
or retain all or any portion of said Security Deposit for the payment of any amount already due Lessor, for Rents which will be
due in the future, and/ or to reimburse or compensate Lessor for any liability, expense, loss or damage which Lessor may suffer
or incur by reason thereof. If Lessor uses or applies all or any portion of the Security Deposit, Lessee shall within 10 days after
written request therefor deposit monies with Lessor sufficient to restore said Security Deposit to the full am ount required by
this Lease. If the Base Rent increases during the term of this Lease, Lessee shall, upon written request from Lessor, deposit additional
m onies with Lessor so that the total amount of the Security Deposit shall at all times bear the same proportion to the increased
Base Rent as the initial Security Deposit bore to the initial Base Rent. Should the Agreed Use be amended to accommodate a material
change in the business of Lessee or to accomm odate a sublessee or assignee, Lessor shall have the right to increase the Security
Deposit to the extent necessary, in Lessor's reasonable judgment, to account for any increased wear and tear that the Premises
may suffer as a result thereof. If a change in control of Lessee occurs during this Lease and following such change the financial
condition of Lessee is, in Lessor's reasonable judgment, significantly reduced, Lessee shall deposit such additional m onies
with Lessor as shall be sufficient to cause the Security Deposit to be at a commercially reasonable level based on such change
in financial condition. Lessor shall not be required to keep the Security Deposit separate from its general accounts. W ithin 90
days after the expiration or termination of this Lease, Lessor shall return that portion of the Security Deposit not used or applied
by Lessor. No part of the Security Deposit shall be considered to be held in trust, to bear interest or to be prepayment for any
monies to be paid by Lessee under this Lease.
Lessee shall use and occupy the Premises only for the Agreed Use, or any other legal use which is reasonably comparable thereto,
and for no other purpose. Lessee shall not use or permit the use of the Premises in a manner that is unlawful, creates damage,
waste or a nuisance, or that disturbs occupants of or causes damage to neighboring premises or properties. Other than guide, signal
and seeing eye dogs, Lessee shall not keep or allow in the Premises any pets, animals, birds, fish, or reptiles. Lessor shall
not unreasonably withhold or delay its consent to any written request for a modification of the Agreed Use, so long as the same
will not im pair the structural integrity of the improvements of the Building, will not adversely affect the mechanical, electrical,
HVAC, and other system s of the Building, and/or will not affect the exterior appearance of the Building. If Lessor elects to
withhold consent, Lessor shall within 7 days after such request give written notification of xxx e, which notice shall include
an explanation of Lessor's objections to the change in the Agreed Use.
(a) Reportable Uses Require Consent.
The term " Hazardous Substance" as used in this Lease shall m ean any product, substance, or waste whose presence,
use, manufacture, disposal, transportation, or release, either by itself or in combination with other materials expected to be
on the Premises, is either: (i) potentially injurious to the public health, safety or welfare, the environment or the Premises,
(ii) regulated or monitored by any governmental authority, or (iii) a basis for potential liability of Lessor to any governmental
agency or third party under any applicable statute or common law theory. Hazardous Substances shall include, but not be limited
to, hydrocarbons, petroleum, gasoline, and/or crude oil or any products, byproducts or fractions thereof. Lessee shall not engage
in any activity in or on the Premises which constitutes a Reportable Use of Hazardous Substances without the express prior written
consent of Lessor and timely compliance (at Lessee's expense) with all Applicable Requirements. " Reportable Use"
shall mean (i) the installation or use of any above or below ground storage tank, (ii) the generation, possession, storage, use,
transportation, or disposal of a Hazardous Substance that requires a permit from, or with respect to which a report, notice, registration
or business plan is required to be filed with, any governmental authority, and/or (iii) the presence at the Premises of a Hazardous
Substance with respect to which any Applicable Requirements requires that a notice be given to persons entering or occupying the
Premises or neighboring properties. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Lessee may use any ordinary and customary materials reasonably
required to be used in the normal course of the Agreed Use such as ordinary office supplies (copier toner, liquid paper, glue,
etc.) and common household cleaning materials, so long as such use is in compliance with all Applicable Requirements, is not a
Reportable Use, and does not expose the Premises or neighboring property to any m eaningful risk of contamination or damage
or expose Lessor to any liability therefor. In addition, Lessor may condition its consent to any Reportable Use upon receiving
such additional assurances as Lessor reasonably deems necessary to protect itself, the public, the Premises and/or the environment
against damage, contamination, injury and/or liability, including, but not limited to, the installation (and removal on or before
Lease expiration or termination) of protective modifications (such as concrete encasements) and/or increasing the Security Deposit.
(b) Duty to Inform Lessor. If Lessee
knows, or has reasonable cause to believe, that a Hazardous Substance has com e to be located in, on, under or about the Premises,
other than as previously consented to by Lessor, Lessee shall immediately give written notice of such fact to Lessor, and provide
Lessor with a copy of any report, notice, claim or other documentation which it has concerning the presence of such Hazardous
(c) Lessee Remediation. Lessee shall
not cause or permit any Hazardous Substance to be spilled or released in, on, under, or about the Premises (including through
the plumbing or sanitary sewer system) and shall promptly, at Lessee's expense, comply with all Applicable Requirements and take
all investigatory and/or remedial action reasonably recommended, whether or not formally ordered or required, for the cleanup
of any contamination of, and for the maintenance, security and/or m onitoring of the Premises or neighboring properties, that
was caused or materially contributed to by Lessee, or pertaining to or involving any Hazardous Substance brought onto the Premises
during the term of this Lease, by or for Lessee, or any third party.
(d) Lessee Indemnification. Lessee
shall indemnify, defend and hold Lessor, its agents, employees, lenders and ground lessor, if any, harmless from and against any
and all loss of rents and/or damages, liabilities, judgments, claims, expenses, penalties, and attorneys' and consultants' fees
arising out of or involving any Hazardous Substance brought onto the Premises by or for Lessee, or any third party (provided,
however, that Lessee shall have no liability under this Lease with respect to underground migration of any Hazardous Substance
under the Prem ises from areas outside of the Project not caused or contributed to by Lessee). Lessee's obligations shall include,
but not be limited to, the effects of any contamination or injury to person, property or the environment created or suffered by
Lessee, and the cost of investigation, removal, remediation, restoration and/or abatement, and shall survive the expiration or
termination of this Lease. No termination, cancellation or release agreement entered into by Lessor and Lessee shall release Lessee
from its obligations under this Lease with respect to Hazardous Substances, unless specifically so agreed by Lessor in writing
at the time of such agreement.
(e) Lessor Indemnification. Lessor and its successors and assigns shall indemnify, defend,
reimburse and hold Lessee, its employees and lenders, harmless from and against any and all environmental damages, including the
cost of remediation, which result from Hazardous Substances which existed on the Premises prior to Lessee's occupancy or which
are caused by the gross negligence or willful misconduct of Lessor, its agents or employees. Lessor's obligations, as and when
required by the Applicable Requirements, shall include, but not be limited to, the cost of investigation, removal, remediation,
restoration and/or abatement, and shall survive the expiration or termination of this Lease.
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(f) Investigations and Remediations.
Lessor shall retain the responsibility and pay for any investigations or remediation measures required by governmental entities
having jurisdiction with respect to the existence of Hazardous Substances on the Premises prior to Lessee's occupancy, unless
such remediation measure is required as a result of Lessee's use (including "Alterations", as defined in paragraph 7.3(a)
below) of the Premises, in which event Lessee shall be responsible for such payment. Lessee shall cooperate fully in any such
activities at the request of Lessor, including allowing Lessor and Lessor's agents to have reasonable access to the Premises at
reasonable times in order to carry out Lessor's investigative and remedial responsibilities.
(g) Lessor Termination Option. If
a Hazardous Substance Condition (see Paragraph 9.1(e)) occurs during the term of this Lease, unless Lessee is legally responsible
therefor (in which case Lessee shall make the investigation and remediation thereof required by the Applicable Requirements and
this Lease shall continue in full force and effect, but subject to Lessor's rights under Paragraph 6.2(d) and Paragraph 13), Lessor
may, at Lessor's option, either (i) investigate and remediate such Hazardous Substance Condition, if required, as soon as reasonably
possible at Lessor's expense, in which event this Lease shall continue in full force and effect, or (ii) if the estimated cost
to remediate such condition exceeds 12 times the then monthly Base Rent or $100,000, whichever is greater, give written notice
to Lessee, within 30 days after receipt by Lessor of knowledge of the occurrence of such Hazardous Substance Condition, of Lessor's
desire to terminate this Lease as of the date 60 days following the date of such notice. In the event Lessor elects to give a
termination notice, Lessee may, within 10 days thereafter, give written notice to Lessor of Lessee's commitment to pay the amount
by which the cost of the remediation of such Hazardous Substance Condition exceeds an amount equal to 12 times the then monthly
Base Rent or $100,000, whichever is greater. Lessee shall provide Lessor with said funds or satisfactory assurance thereof within
30 days following such commitment. In such event, this Lease shall continue in full force and effect, and Lessor shall proceed
to make such remediation as soon as reasonably possible after the required funds are available. If Lessee does not give such notice
and provide the required funds or assurance thereof within the time provided, this Lease shall terminate as of the date specified
in Lessor's notice of termination.
Compliance with Applicable Requirements. Except as otherwise provided in this Lease, Lessee shall, at Lessee's sole expense,
fully, diligently and in a timely manner, materially comply with all Applicable Requirements, the requirements of any applicable
fire insurance underwriter or rating bureau, and the recommendations of Lessor's engineers and/or consultants which relate in
any manner to the Premises, without regard to whether said requirements are now in effect or become effective after the Start
Date. Lessee shall, within 10 days after receipt of Lessor's written request, provide Lessor with copies of all permits and other
docum ents, and other information evidencing Lessee's compliance with any Applicable Requirements specified by Lessor, and shall
immediately upon receipt, notify Lessor in writing (with copies of any docum ents involved) of any threatened or actual claim
, notice, citation, warning, complaint or report pertaining to or involving the failure of Lessee or the Premises to comply with
any Applicable Requirements. Likewise, Lessee shall im mediately give written notice to Lessor of: (i) any water damage to the
Premises and any suspected seepage, pooling, dampness or other condition conducive to the production of mold; or (ii) any mustiness
or other odors that m ight indicate the presence of mold in the Premises.
Compliance. Lessor and Lessor's "Lender" (as defined in Paragraph 30) and consultants shall have the right
to enter into Premises at any time, in the case of an em ergency, and otherwise at reasonable times, after reasonable notice,
for the purpose of inspecting the condition of the Premises and for verifying compliance by Lessee with this Lease. The cost of
any such inspections shall be paid by Lessor, unless a violation of Applicable Requirements, or a Hazardous Substance Condition
(see paragraph 9.1e) is found to exist or be imminent, or the inspection is requested or ordered by a governmental authority.
In such case, Lessee shall upon request reimburse Lessor for the cost of such inspection, so long as such inspection is reasonably
related to the violation or contamination. In addition, Lessee shall provide copies of all relevant material safety data sheets
(MSDS) to Lessor within 10 days of the receipt of written request therefor.
Repairs; Utility Installations; Trade Fixtures and Alterations.
Obligations. Notwithstanding Lessor's obligation to keep the Premises in good condition and repair, Lessee shall be responsible
for payment of the cost thereof to Lessor as additional rent for that portion of the cost of any maintenance and repair of the
Premises, or any equipment (wherever located) that serves only Lessee or the Premises, to the extent such cost is attributable
to abuse or misuse. Lessee shall be responsible for the cost of painting, repairing or replacing wall coverings, and to repair
or replace any improvements with the Premises. Lessor may, at its option, upon reasonable notice, elect to have Lessee perform
any particular such maintenance or repairs the cost of which is otherwise Lessee's responsibility hereunder.
Obligations. Subject to the provisions of Paragraphs 2.2 (Condition), 2.3 (Compliance), 4.2 (Operating Expenses), 6 (Use),
7.1 (Lessee's Obligations), 9 (Damage or Destruction) and 14 (Condemnation), Lessor, subject to reimbursement pursuant to Paragraph
4.2, shall keep in good order, condition and repair the foundations, exterior walls, structural condition of interior bearing
walls, exterior roof, fire sprinkler system, fire alarm and/or smoke detection systems, fire hydrants, and the Common Areas. Lessee
expressly waives the benefit of any statute now or hereafter in effect to the extent it is inconsistent with the terms of this
7.3 Utility Installations; Trade Fixtures; Alterations.
(a) Definitions. The term " Utility Installations"
refers to all floor and window coverings, air lines, vacuum lines, power panels, electrical distribution, security and fire protection
systems, communication cabling, lighting fixtures, HVAC equipment, and plumbing in or on the Premises. The term " Trade
Fixtures" shall mean Lessee's machinery and equipment that can be removed without doing material damage to the Premises.
The term " Alterations" shall mean any modification of the improvements, other than Utility Installations or Trade
Fixtures, whether by addition or deletion. " Lessee Owned Alterations and/or Utility Installations" are defined
as Alterations and/or Utility Installations made by Lessee that are not yet owned by Lessor pursuant to Paragraph 7.4(a).
(b) Consent. Lessee shall not m ake
any Alterations or Utility Installations to the Premises without Lessor's prior written consent. Lessee may, however, make non-structural
Alterations or Utility Installations to the interior of the Premises (excluding the roof) without such consent but upon notice
to Lessor, as long as they are not visible from the outside, do not involve puncturing, relocating or removing the roof, ceilings,
floors or any existing walls, will not affect the electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and/or life safety systems, and the cumulative cost
thereof during this Lease as extended does not exceed $2000. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Lessee shall not make or permit any
roof penetrations and/or install anything on the roof without the prior written approval of Lessor. Lessor m ay, as a precondition
to granting such approval, require Lessee to utilize a contractor chosen and/or approved by Lessor. Any Alterations or Utility
Installations that Lessee shall desire to m ake and which require the consent of the Lessor shall be presented to Lessor in written
form with detailed plans. Consent shall be deemed conditioned upon Lessee's: (i) acquiring all applicable governmental permits,
(ii) furnishing Lessor with copies of both the permits and the plans and specifications prior to commencem ent of the work, and
(iii) compliance with all conditions of said permits and other Applicable Requirements in a prompt and expeditious manner. Any
Alterations or Utility Installations shall be performed in a workmanlike manner with good and sufficient m aterials. Lessee shall
promptly upon completion furnish Lessor with asbuilt plans and specifications. For work which costs an amount in excess of one
month's Base Rent, Lessor may condition its consent upon Lessee providing a lien and completion bond in an amount equal to 150%
of the estimated cost of such Alteration or Utility Installation and/or upon Lessee's posting an additional Security Deposit with
(c) Liens; Bonds. Lessee shall pay,
when due, all claims for labor or materials furnished or alleged to have been furnished to or for Lessee at or for use on the
Premises, which claims are or may be secured by any mechanic's or materialmen's lien against the Premises or any interest therein.
Lessee shall give Lessor not less than 10 days notice prior to the commencement of any work in, on or about the Premises, and
Lessor shall have the right to post notices of non-responsibility. If Lessee shall contest the validity of any such lien, claim
or demand, then Lessee shall, at its sole expense defend and protect itself, Lessor and the Premises against the same and shall
pay and satisfy any such adverse judgment that may be rendered thereon before the enforcement thereof. If Lessor shall require,
Lessee shall furnish a surety bond in an amount equal to 150% of the amount of such contested lien, claim or demand, indemnifying
Lessor against liability for the same. If Lessor elects to participate in any such action, Lessee shall pay Lessor's attorneys'
fees and costs.
Removal; Surrender; and Restoration.
(a) Ownership. Subject to Lessor's right to require removal
or elect ownership as hereinafter provided, all Alterations and Utility Installations made by Lessee shall be the property of Lessee,
but considered a part of the Premises. Lessor may, at any time, elect in writing to be the owner of all or any specified part of
the Lessee Owned Alterations and Utility Installations. Unless otherwise instructed per paragraph 7.4(b) hereof, all Lessee Owned
Alterations and Utility Installations shall, at the expiration or termination of this Lease, become the property of Lessor and
be surrendered by Lessee with the Premises.
(b) Removal. By delivery to Lessee of written notice
from Lessor not earlier than 90 and not later than 30 days prior to the end of the term of this Lease, Lessor may require that
any or all Lessee Owned Alterations or Utility Installations be removed by the expiration or termination of this Lease. Lessor
may require the removal at any time of all or any part of any Lessee Owned Alterations or Utility Installations made without the
(c) Surrender; Restoration.
Lessee shall surrender the Prem ises by the Expiration Date or any earlier termination date, with all of the improvements,
parts and surfaces thereof clean and free of debris, and in good operating order, condition and state of repair, ordinary
wear and tear excepted. "Ordinary wear and tear" shall not include any damage or deterioration that would have been
prevented by good maintenance practice. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if this Lease is for 12 months or less, then Lessee
shall surrender the Premises in the same condition as delivered to Lessee on the Start Date with NO allowance for ordinary
wear and tear. Lessee shall repair any damage occasioned by the installation, maintenance or removal of Trade Fixtures,
Lessee owned Alterations and/or Utility Installations, furnishings, and equipment as well as the removal of any storage tank
installed by or for Lessee. Lessee shall also completely remove from the Prem ises any and all Hazardous Substances brought
onto the Premises by or for Lessee, or any third party (except Hazardous Substances which were deposited via underground
migration from areas outside of the Premises) even if such removal would require Lessee to perform or pay for work that
exceeds statutory requirements. Trade Fixtures shall remain the property of Lessee and shall be removed by Lessee. Any
personal property of Lessee not removed on or before the Expiration Date or any earlier termination date shall be deemed to
have been abandoned by Lessee and may be disposed of or retained by Lessor as Lessor m ay desire. The failure by Lessee to
timely vacate the Premises pursuant to this Paragraph 7.4(c) without the express written consent of Lessor shall constitute a
holdover under the provisions of Paragraph 26 below.
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Premiums. The cost of the premiums for the insurance policies maintained by Lessor pursuant to paragraph 8 are included as
Operating Expenses (see paragraph 4.2 (c)(iv)). Said costs shall include increases in the premiums resulting from additional coverage
related to requirements of the holder of a mortgage or deed of trust covering the Premises, Building and/or Project, increased
valuation of the Premises, Building and/or Project, and/or a general premium rate increase. Said costs shall not, however, include
any prem ium increases resulting from the nature of the occupancy of any other tenant of the Building. If the Project was not
insured for the entirety of the Base Year, then the base premium shall be the lowest annual premium reasonably obtainable for
the required insurance as of the Start Date, assuming the most nominal use possible of the Building and/or Project. In no event,
however, shall Lessee be responsible for any portion of the prem ium cost attributable to liability insurance coverage in excess
of $2,000,000 procured under Paragraph 8.2(b).
(a) Carried by Lessee. Lessee shall
obtain and keep in force a Commercial General Liability policy of insurance protecting Lessee and Lessor as an additional insured
against claims for bodily injury, personal injury and property dam age based upon or arising out of the ownership, use, occupancy
or maintenance of the Premises and all areas appurtenant thereto. Such insurance shall be on an occurrence basis providing single
limit coverage in an amount not less than $1,000,000 per occurrence with an annual aggregate of not less than $2,000,000. Lessee
shall add Lessor as an additional insured by m eans of an endorsement at least as broad as the Insurance Service Organization's
"Additional Insured-Managers or Lessors of Premises" Endorsement and coverage shall also be extended to include dam
age caused by heat, smoke or fumes from a hostile fire. The policy shall not contain any intra-insured exclusions as between insured
persons or organizations, but shall include coverage for liability assumed under this Lease as an " insured contract"
for the performance of Lessee's indemnity obligations under this Lease. The limits of said insurance shall not, however, limit
the liability of Lessee nor relieve Lessee of any obligation hereunder. Lessee shall provide an endorsement on its liability policy(ies)
which provides that its insurance shall be primary to and not contributory with any similar insurance carried by Lessor, whose
insurance shall be considered excess insurance only.
(b) Carried by Lessor. Lessor shall maintain liability
insurance as described in Paragraph 8.2(a), in addition to, and not in lieu of, the insurance required to be maintained by Lessee.
Lessee shall not be named as an additional insured therein.
Insurance - Building, Improvements and Rental Value.
(a) Building and Improvements. Lessor shall obtain and
keep in force a policy or policies of insurance in the name of Lessor, with loss payable to Lessor, any ground-lessor, and to any
Lender insuring loss or damage to the Building and/or Project. The amount of such insurance shall be equal to the full insurable
replacement cost of the Building and/or Project, as the same shall exist from time to time, or the amount required by any Lender,
but in no event more than the commercially reasonable and available insurable value thereof. Lessee Owned Alterations and Utility
Installations, Trade Fixtures, and Lessee's personal property shall be insured by Lessee not by Lessor. If the coverage is available
and commercially appropriate, such policy or policies shall insure against all risks of direct physical loss or damage (except
the perils of flood and/or earthquake unless required by a Lender), including coverage for debris removal and the enforcement of
any Applicable Requirements requiring the upgrading, demolition, reconstruction or replacement of any portion of the Premises as
the result of a covered loss. Said policy or policies shall also contain an agreed valuation provision in lieu of any coinsurance
clause, waiver of subrogation, and inflation guard protection causing an increase in the annual property insurance coverage amount
by a factor of not less than the adjusted U.S. Department of Labor Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers for the city nearest
to where the Premises are located. If such insurance coverage has a deductible clause, the deductible amount shall not exceed $5,000
(b) Rental Value. Lessor shall also obtain and keep in
force a policy or policies in the name of Lessor with loss payable to Lessor and any Lender, insuring the loss of the full Rent
for one year with an extended period of indemnity for an additional 180 days ("Rental Value insurance"). Said
insurance shall contain an agreed valuation provision in lieu of any coinsurance clause, and the am ount of coverage shall be
adjusted annually to reflect the projected Rent otherwise payable by Lessee, for the next 12 month period.
(c) Adjacent Premises. Lessee shall
pay for any increase in the premiums for the property insurance of the Building and for the Common Areas or other buildings in
the Project if said increase is caused by Lessee's acts, omissions, use or occupancy of the Premises.
(d) Lessee's Improvements. Since Lessor is the Insuring
Party, Lessor shall not be required to insure Lessee Owned Alterations and Utility Installations unless the item in question has
become the property of Lessor under the terms of this Lease.
Property; Business Interruption Insurance; Worker's Compensation Insurance.
(a) Property Damage. Lessee shall
obtain and maintain insurance coverage on all of Lessee's personal property, Trade Fixtures, and Lessee Owned Alterations and
Utility Installations. Such insurance shall be full replacement cost coverage with a deductible of not to exceed $1,000 per occurrence.
The proceeds from any such insurance shall be used by Lessee for the replacement of personal property, Trade Fixtures and Lessee
Owned Alterations and Utility Installations. Lessee shall provide Lessor with written evidence that such insurance is in force.
(b) Worker's Compensation Insurance. Lessee
shall obtain and m aintain Worker’s Compensation Insurance in such amount as may be required by Applicable Requirements.
(c) Business Interruption. Lessee
shall obtain and maintain loss of income and extra expense insurance in amounts as will reimburse Lessee for direct or indirect
loss of earnings attributable to all perils commonly insured against by prudent lessees in the business of Lessee or attributable
to prevention of access to the Premises as a result of such perils.
(d) No Representation of Adequate Coverage. Lessor makes
no representation that the limits or forms of coverage of insurance specified herein are adequate to cover Lessee's property,
business operations or obligations under this Lease.
Policies. Insurance required herein shall be by companies maintaining during the policy term a "General Policyholders
Rating" of at least A-, VII, as set forth in the most current issue of "Best's Insurance Guide", or such other rating
as may be required by a Lender. Lessee shall not do or permit to be done anything which invalidates the required insurance policies.
Lessee shall, prior to the Start Date, deliver to Lessor certified copies of policies of such insurance or certificates with copies
of the required endorsements evidencing the existence and amounts of the required insurance. No such policy shall be cancelable
or subject to m odification except after 10 days prior written notice to Lessor. Lessee shall, at least 30 days prior to the expiration
of such policies, furnish Lessor with evidence of renewals or "insurance binders" evidencing renewal thereof, or Lessor
may order such insurance and charge the cost thereof to Lessee, which amount shall be payable by Lessee to Lessor upon demand.
Such policies shall be for a term of at least one year, or the length of the remaining term of this Lease, whichever is less. If
either Party shall fail to procure and maintain the insurance required to be carried by it, the other Party may, but shall not
be required to, procure and maintain the same.
of Subrogation. W ithout affecting any other rights or remedies, Lessee and Lessor each hereby release and relieve the other,
and waive their entire right to recover damages against the other, for loss of or damage to its property arising out of or incident
to the perils required to be insured against herein. The effect of such releases and waivers is not limited by the amount of insurance
carried or required, or by any deductibles applicable hereto. The Parties agree to have their respective property damage insurance
carriers waive any right to subrogation that such companies may have against Lessor or Lessee, as the case may be, so long as the
insurance is not invalidated thereby.
Except for Lessor's gross negligence or willful misconduct, Lessee shall indemnify, protect, defend and hold harmless the Premises,
Lessor and its agents, Lessor's master or ground lessor, partners and Lenders, from and against any and all claims, loss of rents
and/or damages, liens, judgments, penalties, attorneys' and consultants' fees, expenses and/or liabilities arising out of, involving,
or in connection with, the use and/or occupancy of the Premises by Lessee. If any action or proceeding is brought against Lessor
by reason of any of the foregoing matters, Lessee shall upon notice defend the same at Lessee's expense by counsel reasonably satisfactory
to Lessor and Lessor shall cooperate with Lessee in such defense. Lessor need not have first paid any such claim in order to be
defended or indemnified.
of Lessor and its Agents from Liability. Notwithstanding the negligence or breach of this Lease by Lessor or its agents, neither
Lessor nor its agents shall be liable under any circumstances for: (i) injury or damage to the person or goods, wares, merchandise
or other property of Lessee, Lessee's employees, contractors, invitees, customers, or any other person in or about the Premises,
whether such damage or injury is caused by or results from fire, steam, electricity, gas, water or rain, indoor air quality, the
presence of mold or from the breakage, leakage, obstruction or other defects of pipes, fire sprinklers, wires, appliances, plumbing,
HVAC or lighting fixtures, or from any other cause, whether the said injury or damage results from conditions arising upon the
Premises or upon other portions of the Building, or from other sources or places, (ii) any damages arising from any act or neglect
of any other tenant of Lessor or from the failure of Lessor or its agents to enforce the provisions of any other lease in the Project,
or (iii) injury to Lessee's business or for any loss of income or profit therefrom. Instead, it is intended that Lessee's sole
recourse in the event of such damages or injury be to file a claim on the insurance policy(ies) that Lessee is required to maintain
pursuant to the provisions of paragraph 8.
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to Provide Insurance. Lessee acknowledges that any failure on its part to obtain or maintain the insurance required herein
will expose Lessor to risks and potentially cause Lessor to incur costs not contemplated by this Lease, the extent of which will
be extremely difficult to ascertain. Accordingly, for any month or portion thereof that Lessee does not maintain the required
insurance and/or does not provide Lessor with the required binders or certificates evidencing the existence of the required insurance,
the Base Rent shall be automatically increased, without any requirement for notice to Lessee, by an amount equal to 10% of the
then existing Base Rent or $100, whichever is greater. The parties agree that such increase in Base Rent represents fair and reasonable
compensation for the additional risk/costs that Lessor will incur by reason of Lessee's failure to maintain the required insurance.
Such increase in Base Rent shall in no event constitute a waiver of Lessee's Default or Breach with respect to the failure to
maintain such insurance, prevent the exercise of any of the other rights and remedies granted hereunder, nor relieve Lessee of
its obligation to maintain the insurance specified in this Lease.
(a) "Premises Partial Damage"
shall mean damage or destruction to the improvements on the Premises, other than Lessee Owned Alterations and Utility Installations,
which can reasonably be repaired in 3 months or less from the date of the damage or destruction, and the cost thereof does not
exceed a sum equal to 6 month's Base Rent. Lessor shall notify Lessee in writing within 30 days from the date of the damage or
destruction as to whether or not the damage is Partial or Total.
(b) "Premises Total Destruction"
shall mean damage or destruction to the improvements on the Premises, other than Lessee Owned Alterations and Utility Installations
and Trade Fixtures, which cannot reasonably be repaired in 3 months or less from the date of the damage or destruction and/or
the cost thereof exceeds a sum equal to 6 month's Base Rent. Lessor shall notify Lessee in writing within 30 days from the
date of the damage or destruction as to whether or not the damage is Partial or Total.
(c) "Insured Loss" shall
mean damage or destruction to improvements on the Premises, other than Lessee Owned Alterations and Utility Installations and
Trade Fixtures, which was caused by an event required to be covered by the insurance described in Paragraph 8.3(a), irrespective
of any deductible amounts or coverage limits involved.
(d) "Replacement Cost" shall
mean the cost to repair or rebuild the improvements owned by Lessor at the time of the occurrence to their condition existing
immediately prior thereto, including demolition, debris removal and upgrading required by the operation of Applicable Requirements,
and without deduction for depreciation.
(e) "Hazardous Substance Condition" shall mean the occurrence or discovery
of a condition involving the presence of, or a contamination by, a Hazardous Substance, in, on, or under the Premises which requires
Damage - Insured Loss. If a Premises Partial Damage that is an Insured Loss occurs, then Lessor shall, at Lessor's expense,
repair such dam age (but not Lessee's Trade Fixtures or Lessee Owned Alterations and Utility Installations) as soon as reasonably
possible and this Lease shall continue in full force and effect; provided, however, that Lessee shall, at Lessor's election, make
the repair of any damage or destruction the total cost to repair of which is $5,000 or less, and, in such event, Lessor shall
make any applicable insurance proceeds available to Lessee on a reasonable basis for that purpose. Notwithstanding the foregoing,
if the required insurance was not in force or the insurance proceeds are not sufficient to effect such repair, the Insuring Party
shall promptly contribute the shortage in proceeds as and when required to complete said repairs. In the event, however, such
shortage was due to the fact that, by reason of the unique nature of the improvements, full replacement cost insurance coverage
was not commercially reasonable and available, Lessor shall have no obligation to pay for the shortage in insurance proceeds or
to fully restore the unique aspects of the Premises unless Lessee provides Lessor with the funds to cover same, or adequate assurance
thereof, within 10 days following receipt of written notice of such shortage and request therefor. If Lessor receives said funds
or adequate assurance thereof within said 10 day period, the party responsible for making the repairs shall complete them as soon
as reasonably possible and this Lease shall remain in full force and effect. If such funds or assurance are not received, Lessor
may nevertheless elect by written notice to Lessee within 10 days thereafter to: (i) m ake such restoration and repair as is
commercially reasonable with Lessor paying any shortage in proceeds, in which case this Lease shall rem ain in full force and
effect, or (ii) have this Lease terminate 30 days thereafter. Lessee shall not be entitled to reimbursement of any funds contributed
by Lessee to repair any such damage or destruction. Premises Partial Damage due to flood or earthquake shall be subject to Paragraph
9.3, notwithstanding that there may be some insurance coverage, but the net proceeds of any such insurance shall be m ade available
for the repairs if made by either Party.
Damage - Uninsured Loss. If a Premises Partial Damage that is not an Insured Loss occurs, unless caused by a negligent or
willful act of Lessee (in which event Lessee shall make the repairs at Lessee's expense), Lessor may either: (i) repair such damage
as soon as reasonably possible at Lessor's expense, in which event this Lease shall continue in full force and effect, or (ii)
terminate this Lease by giving written notice to Lessee within 30 days after receipt by Lessor of knowledge of the occurrence
of such damage. Such termination shall be effective 60 days following the date of such notice. In the event Lessor elects to terminate
this Lease, Lessee shall have the right within 10 days after receipt of the termination notice to give written notice to Lessor
of Lessee's commitment to pay for the repair of such damage without reimbursement from Lessor. Lessee shall provide Lessor with
said funds or satisfactory assurance thereof within 30 days after making such comm itment. In such event this Lease shall continue
in full force and effect, and Lessor shall proceed to m ake such repairs as soon as reasonably possible after the required
funds are available. If Lessee does not make the required commitment, this Lease shall terminate as of the date specified in the
Destruction. Notwithstanding any other provision hereof, if a Premises Total Destruction occurs, this Lease shall terminate
60 days following such Destruction. If the damage or destruction was caused by the gross negligence or willful misconduct of Lessee,
Lessor shall have the right to recover Lessor's damages from Lessee, except as provided in Paragraph 8.6.
Near End of Term. If at any time during the last 6 months of this Lease there is damage for which the cost to repair exceeds
one month's Base Rent, whether or not an Insured Loss, Lessor may terminate this Lease effective 60 days following the date of
occurrence of such damage by giving a written termination notice to Lessee within 30 days after the date of occurrence of such
damage. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if Lessee at that time has an exercisable option to extend this Lease or to purchase the
Premises, then Lessee may preserve this Lease by, (a) exercising such option and (b) providing Lessor with any shortage in insurance
proceeds (or adequate assurance thereof) needed to make the repairs on or before the earlier of (i) the date which is 10 days
after Lessee's receipt of Lessor's written notice purporting to terminate this Lease, or (ii) the day prior to the date upon which
such option expires. If Lessee duly exercises such option during such period and provides Lessor with funds (or adequate assurance
thereof) to cover any shortage in insurance proceeds, Lessor shall, at Lessor's com mercially reasonable expense, repair such
damage as soon as reasonably possible and this Lease shall continue in full force and effect. If Lessee fails to exercise such
option and provide such funds or assurance during such period, then this Lease shall terminate on the date specified in the termination
notice and Lessee's option shall be extinguished.
of Rent; Lessee's Remedies.
(a) Abatement. In the event of Premises Partial Damage
or Premises Total Destruction or a Hazardous Substance Condition for which Lessee is not responsible under this Lease, the Rent
payable by Lessee for the period required for the repair, remediation or restoration of such damage shall be abated in proportion
to the degree to which Lessee's use of the Premises is impaired, but not to exceed the proceeds received from the Rental Value
insurance. All other obligations of Lessee hereunder shall be performed by Lessee, and Lessor shall have no liability for any such
damage, destruction, remediation, repair or restoration except as provided herein.
(b) Remedies. If Lessor is obligated to repair or restore
the Premises and does not comm ence, in a substantial and meaningful way, such repair or restoration within 90 days after such
obligation shall accrue, Lessee may, at any time prior to the commencement of such repair or restoration, give written notice to
Lessor and to any Lenders of which Lessee has actual notice, of Lessee's election to terminate this Lease on a date not less than
60 days following the giving of such notice. If Lessee gives such notice and such repair or restoration is not commenced within
30 days thereafter, this Lease shall terminate as of the date specified in said notice. If the repair or restoration is commenced
within such 30 days, this Lease shall continue in full force and effect. "Commence" shall mean either the unconditional
authorization of the preparation of the required plans, or the beginning of the actual work on the Premises, whichever first occurs.
Advance Payments. Upon termination of this Lease pursuant to Paragraph 6.2(g) or Paragraph 9, an equitable adjustment shall
be made concerning advance Base Rent and any other advance payments made by Lessee to Lessor. Lessor shall, in addition, return
to Lessee so much of Lessee's Security Deposit as has not been, or is not then required to be, used by Lessor.
As used herein, the term " Real Property Taxes" shall include any form of assessment; real estate, general, special,
ordinary or extraordinary, or rental levy or tax (other than inheritance, personal income or estate taxes); improvem ent bond;
and/or license fee imposed upon or levied against any legal or equitable interest of Lessor in the Project, Lessor's right to
other income therefrom , and/or Lessor's business of leasing, by any authority having the direct or indirect power to tax and
where the funds are generated with reference to the Project address and where the proceeds so generated are to be applied by the
city, county or other local taxing authority of a jurisdiction within which the Project is located. "Real
Property Taxes" shall also include any tax, fee, levy, assessment or charge, or any increase therein: (i) imposed by
reason of events occurring during the term of this Lease, including but not limited to, a change in the ownership of the Project,
(ii) a change in the im provements thereon, and/or (iii) levied or assessed on machinery or equipment provided by Lessor to Lessee
pursuant to this Lease.
of Taxes. Except as otherwise provided in Paragraph 10.3, Lessor shall pay the Real Property Taxes applicable to the Project,
and said payments shall be included in the calculation of Operating Expenses in accordance with the provisions of Paragraph 4.2.
10.3 Additional Improvements. Operating Expenses shall not include
Real Property Taxes specified in the tax assessor's records and work sheets as being caused by additional improvements placed
upon the Project by other lessees or by Lessor for the exclusive enjoyment of such other lessees. Notwithstanding Paragraph 10.2
hereof, Lessee shall, however, pay to Lessor at the time Operating Expenses are payable under Paragraph 4.2, the entirety of any
increase in Real Property Taxes if assessed solely by reason of Alterations, Trade Fixtures or Utility Installations placed upon the Premises by Lessee or at Lessee's request or
by reason of any alterations or improvem ents to the Premises made by Lessor subsequent to the execution of this Lease by the
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Assessment. If the Building is not separately assessed, Real Property Taxes allocated to the Building shall be an equitable
proportion of the Real Property Taxes for all of the land and improvements included within the tax parcel assessed, such proportion
to be determined by Lessor from the respective valuations assigned in the assessor's work sheets or such other information as may
be reasonably available. Lessor's reasonable determination thereof, in good faith, shall be conclusive.
Property Taxes. Lessee shall pay prior to delinquency all taxes assessed against and levied upon Lessee Owned Alterations and
Utility Installations, Trade Fixtures, furnishings, equipment and all personal property of Lessee contained in the Premises. W hen
possible, Lessee shall cause its Lessee Owned Alterations and Utility Installations, Trade Fixtures, furnishings, equipment and
all other personal property to be assessed and billed separately from the real property of Lessor. If any of Lessee's said property
shall be assessed with Lessor's real property, Lessee shall pay Lessor the taxes attributable to Lessee's property within 10 days
after receipt of a written statement setting forth the taxes applicable to Lessee's property.
Provided by Lessor. Lessor shall provide heating, ventilation, air conditioning, reasonable amounts of electricity for normal
lighting and office machines, water for reasonable and norm al drinking and lavatory use in connection with an office, and replacement
light bulbs and/or fluorescent tubes and ballasts for standard overhead fixtures. Lessor shall also provide janitorial services
to the Premises and Common Areas 5 times per week, excluding Building Holidays, or pursuant to the attached janitorial schedule,
if any. Lessor shall not, however, be required to provide janitorial services to kitchens or storage areas included within the
11.2 Services Exclusive to Lessee. Lessee
shall pay for all water, gas, light, power, telephone and other utilities and services specially or exclusively supplied and/or
metered exclusively to the Premises or to Lessee, together with any taxes thereon. If a service is deleted by Paragraph
1.13 and such service is not separately
metered to the Premises, Lessee shall pay at Lessor's option, either Lessee's Share or a reasonable proportion to be determined
by Lessor of all charges for such jointly metered service.
11.3 Hours of Service. Said services
and utilities shall be provided during times set forth in Paragraph 1.12. Utilities and services required at other times shall
be subject to advance request and reimbursement by Lessee to Lessor of the cost thereof.
11.4 Excess Usage by Lessee. Lessee
shall not make connection to the utilities except by or through existing outlets and shall not install or use machinery or equipment
in or about the Premises that uses excess water, lighting or power, or suffer or permit any act that causes extra burden upon
the utilities or services, including but not limited to security and trash services, over standard office usage for the Project.
Lessor shall require Lessee to reimburse Lessor for any excess expenses or costs that may arise out of a breach of this subparagraph
by Lessee. Lessor may, in its sole discretion, install at Lessee's expense supplemental equipment and/or separate metering applicable
to Lessee's excess usage or loading.
11.5 Interruptions. There shall be no abatement of rent and Lessor shall not be liable
in any respect whatsoever for the inadequacy, stoppage, interruption or discontinuance of any utility or service due to riot,
strike, labor dispute, breakdown, accident, repair or other cause beyond Lessor's reasonable control or in cooperation with governmental
request or directions.
(a) Lessee shall not voluntarily or by operation of law assign,
transfer, mortgage or encumber (collectively, " assign or assignment") or sublet all or any part of Lessee's
interest in this Lease or in the Premises without Lessor's prior written consent.
(b) Unless Lessee is a corporation and its
stock is publicly traded on a national stock exchange, a change in the control of Lessee shall constitute an assignment requiring
consent. The transfer, on a cum ulative basis, of 25% or more of the voting control of Lessee shall constitute a change in control
for this purpose.
(c) The involvement of Lessee or its assets
in any transaction, or series of transactions (by way of merger, sale, acquisition, financing, transfer, leveraged buyout or otherwise),
whether or not a formal assignment or hypothecation of this Lease or Lessee's assets occurs, which results or will result in a
reduction of the Net W xxxx of Lessee by an amount greater than 25% of such Net W xxxx as it was represented at the time of the
execution of this Lease or at the time of the most recent assignment to which Lessor has consented, or as it exists immediately
prior to said transaction or transactions constituting such reduction, whichever was or is greater, shall be considered an assignment
of this Lease to which Lessor may withhold its consent. " Net Worth of Lessee" shall mean the net worth of Lessee
(excluding any guarantors) established under generally accepted accounting principles.
(d) An assignment or subletting without consent
shall, at Lessor's option, be a Default curable after notice per Paragraph 13.1(c), or a noncurable Breach without the necessity
of any notice and grace period. If Lessor elects to treat such unapproved assignm ent or subletting as a noncurable Breach,
Lessor may either: (i) terminate this Lease, or (ii) upon 30 days written notice, increase the monthly Base Rent to 110% of the
Base Rent then in effect. Further, in the event of such Breach and rental adjustment, (i) the purchase price of any option to
purchase the Premises held by Lessee shall be subject to similar adjustment to 110% of the price previously in effect, and (ii)
all fixed and non-fixed rental adjustments scheduled during the remainder of the Lease term shall be increased to 110% of the
scheduled adjusted rent.
(e) Lessee's remedy for any breach of Paragraph
12.1 by Lessor shall be limited to compensatory dam ages and/or injunctive relief.
(f) Lessor may reasonably withhold consent
to a proposed assignment or subletting if Lessee is in Default at the time consent is requested.
(g) Notwithstanding the foregoing,
allowing a de minimis portion of the Premises, i e. 20 square feet or less, to be used by a third party vendor in connection
with the installation of a vending machine or payphone shall not constitute a subletting.
and Conditions Applicable to Assignment and Subletting.
(a) Regardless of Lessor's consent, no assignment or subletting
shall: (i) be effective without the express written assumption by such assignee or sublessee of the obligations of Lessee under
this Lease, (ii) release Lessee of any obligations hereunder, or (iii) alter the primary liability of Lessee for the payment of
Rent or for the performance of any other obligations to be perform ed by Lessee.
(b) Lessor may accept Rent or performance of Lessee's obligations
from any person other than Lessee pending approval or disapproval of an assignment. Neither a delay in the approval or disapproval
of such assignment nor the acceptance of Rent or performance shall constitute a waiver or estoppel of Lessor's right to exercise
its remedies for Lessee's Default or Breach.
(c) Lessor's consent to any assignment or
subletting shall not constitute a consent to any subsequent assignment or subletting. (d) In the event of any Default or Breach
by Lessee, Lessor may proceed directly against Lessee, any Guarantors or anyone else responsible for the performance of Lessee's
obligations under this Lease, including any assignee or sublessee, without first exhausting Lessor's remedies against any other
person or entity responsible therefore to Lessor, or any security held by Lessor.
(e) Each request for consent to an assignm
ent or subletting shall be in writing, accompanied by information relevant to Lessor's determination as to the financial and operational
responsibility and appropriateness of the proposed assignee or sublessee, including but not limited to the intended use and/or
required modification of the Premises, if any, together with a fee of $500 as consideration for Lessor's considering and processing
said request. Lessee agrees to provide Lessor with such other or additional information and/or documentation as may be reasonably
requested. (See also Paragraph 36)
(f) Any assignee of, or sublessee under,
this Lease shall, by reason of accepting such assignment, entering into such sublease, or entering into possession of the Premises
or any portion thereof, be deemed to have assumed and agreed to conform and comply with each and every term, covenant, condition
and obligation herein to be observed or performed by Lessee during the term of said assignment or sublease, other than such obligations
as are contrary to or inconsistent with provisions of an assignment or sublease to which Lessor has specifically consented to
(g) Lessor's consent to any assignment or subletting shall not transfer to the assignee or sublessee any Option granted
to the original Lessee by this Lease unless such transfer is specifically consented to by Lessor in writing. (See Paragraph 39.2)
Terms and Conditions Applicable to Subletting. The following terms and conditions shall apply to any subletting by Lessee
of all or any part of the Premises and shall be deemed included in all subleases under this Lease whether or not expressly incorporated
(a) Lessee hereby assigns and transfers to
Lessor all of Lessee's interest in all Rent payable on any sublease, and Lessor may collect such Rent and apply same toward Lessee's
obligations under this Lease; provided, however, that until a Breach shall occur in the performance of Lessee's obligations, Lessee
may collect said Rent. In the event that the amount collected by Lessor exceeds Lessee's then outstanding obligations any such
excess shall be refunded to Lessee. Lessor shall not, by reason of the foregoing or any assignment of such sublease, nor by reason
of the collection of Rent, be deemed liable to the sublessee for any failure of Lessee to perform and comply with any of Lessee's
obligations to such sublessee. Lessee hereby irrevocably authorizes and directs any such sublessee, upon receipt of a written
notice from Lessor stating that a Breach exists in the perform ance of Lessee's obligations under this Lease, to pay to Lessor
all Rent due and to become due under the sublease. Sublessee shall rely upon any such notice from Lessor and shall pay all Rents
to Lessor without any obligation or right to inquire as to whether such Breach exists, notwithstanding any claim from Lessee to
(b) In the event of a Breach by Lessee, Lessor may, at its option, require sublessee to attorn to Lessor, in which
event Lessor shall undertake the obligations of the sublessor under such sublease from the time of the exercise of said option
to the expiration of such sublease; provided, however, Lessor shall not be liable for any prepaid rents or security deposit paid
by such sublessee to such sublessor or for any prior Defaults or
Breaches of such sublessor.
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(c) Any matter requiring the consent of the
sublessor under a sublease shall also require the consent of Lessor.
(d) No sublessee shall further assign
or sublet all or any part of the Prem ises without Lessor's prior written consent.
(e) Lessor shall deliver a copy of any
notice of Default or Breach by Lessee to the sublessee, who shall have the right to cure the Default of Lessee within the
grace period, if any, specified in such notice. The sublessee shall have a right of reimbursement and offset from and against
Lessee for any such Defaults cured by the sublessee.
Breach. A " Default" is defined as a failure by the Lessee to comply with or perform any of the terms, covenants,
conditions or Rules and Regulations under this Lease. A " Breach" is defined as the occurrence of one or more
of the following Defaults, and the failure of Lessee to cure such Default within any applicable grace period:
(a) The abandonment of the Premises; or the
vacating of the Premises without providing a com mercially reasonable level of security, or where the coverage of the property
insurance described in Paragraph 8.3 is jeopardized as a result thereof, or without providing reasonable assurances to minimize
(b) The failure of Lessee to m ake any payment
of Rent or any Security Deposit required to be made by Lessee hereunder, whether to Lessor or to a third party, when due, to provide
reasonable evidence of insurance or surety bond, or to fulfill any obligation under this Lease which endangers or threatens life
or property, where such failure continues for a period of 3 business days following written notice to Lessee. THE ACCEPTANCE BY
LESSOR OF A PARTIAL PAYMENT OF RENT OR SECURITY DEPOSIT SHALL NOT CONSTITUTE A W AIVER OF ANY OF LESSOR'S RIGHTS, INCLUDING
LESSOR'S RIGHT TO RECOVER POSSESSION OF THE PREMISES.
(c) The failure of Lessee to allow Lessor
and/or its agents access to the Premises or the commission of waste, act or acts constituting public or private nuisance, and/or
an illegal activity on the Premises by Lessee, where such actions continue for a period of 3 business days following written notice
(d) The failure by Lessee to provide (i)
reasonable written evidence of compliance with Applicable Requirements, (ii) the service contracts, (iii) the rescission of an
unauthorized assignment or subletting, (iv) an Estoppel Certificate or financial statements, (v) a requested subordination, (vi)
evidence concerning any guaranty and/or Guarantor, (vii) any document requested under Xxxxxxxxx 00, (xxxx) m aterial data safety
sheets (MSDS), or (ix) any other docum entation or information which Lessor may reasonably require of Lessee under the terms of
this Lease, where any such failure continues for a period of 10 days following written notice to Lessee.
(e) A Default by Lessee as to the terms,
covenants, conditions or provisions of this Lease, or of the rules adopted under Paragraph 2.9 hereof, other than those described
in subparagraphs 13.1(a), (b) or (c), above, where such Default continues for a period of 30 days after written notice; provided,
however, that if the nature of Lessee's Default is such that m ore than 30 days are reasonably required for its cure, then it
shall not be deemed to be a Breach if Lessee commences such cure within said 30 day period and thereafter diligently prosecutes
such cure to completion.
(f) The occurrence of any of the following
events: (i) the making of any general arrangement or assignment for the benefit of creditors; (ii) becoming a "debtor"
as defined in 11 U.S.C. § 101 or any successor statute thereto (unless, in the case of a petition filed against Lessee, the
same is dismissed within 60 days); (iii) the appointm ent of a trustee or receiver to take possession of substantially all of
Lessee's assets located at the Premises or of Lessee's interest in this Lease, where possession is not restored to Lessee within
30 days; or (iv) the attachment, execution or other judicial seizure of substantially all of Lessee's assets located at the Premises
or of Lessee's interest in this Lease, where such seizure is not discharged within 30 days; provided, however, in the event that
any provision of this subparagraph is contrary to any applicable law, such provision shall be of no force or effect, and not affect
the validity of the remaining provisions.
(g) The discovery that any financial statement
of Lessee or of any Guarantor given to Lessor was materially false.
(h) If the performance of Lessee's obligations under this
Lease is guaranteed: (i) the death of a Guarantor, (ii) the termination of a Guarantor's liability with respect to this Lease
other than in accordance with the terms of such guaranty, (iii) a Guarantor's becoming insolvent or the subject of a bankruptcy
filing, (iv) a Guarantor's refusal to honor the guaranty, or (v) a Guarantor's breach of its guaranty obligation on an anticipatory
basis, and Lessee's failure, within 60 days following written notice of any such event, to provide written alternative assurance
or security, which, when coupled with the then existing resources of Lessee, equals or exceeds the com bined financial resources
of Lessee and the Guarantors that existed at the time of execution of this Lease.
If Lessee fails to perform any of its affirmative duties or obligations, within 10 days after written notice (or in case of an
emergency, without notice), Lessor may, at its option, perform such duty or obligation on Lessee's behalf, including but not limited
to the obtaining of reasonably required bonds, insurance policies, or governmental licenses, permits or approvals. Lessee shall
pay to Lessor an amount equal to 115% of the costs and expenses incurred by Lessor in such performance upon receipt of an invoice
therefor. In the event of a Breach, Lessor may, with or without further notice or demand, and without limiting Lessor in the exercise
of any right or remedy which Lessor may have by reason of such Breach:
(a) Terminate Lessee's right to possession
of the Premises by any lawful means, in which case this Lease shall terminate and Lessee shall immediately surrender possession
to Lessor. In such event Lessor shall be entitled to recover from Lessee: (i) the unpaid Rent which had been earned at the time
of termination; (ii) the worth at the time of award of the amount by which the unpaid rent which would have been earned after
termination until the time of award exceeds the am ount of such rental loss that the Lessee proves could have been reasonably
avoided; (iii) the worth at the time of award of the amount by which the unpaid rent for the balance of the term after the time
of award exceeds the amount of such rental loss that the Lessee proves could be reasonably avoided; and (iv) any other amount
necessary to compensate Lessor for all the detriment proximately caused by the Lessee's failure to perform its obligations under
this Lease or which in the ordinary course of things would be likely to result therefrom, including but not limited to the cost
of recovering possession of the Premises, expenses of reletting, including necessary renovation and alteration of the Premises,
reasonable attorneys' fees, and that portion of any leasing com mission paid by Lessor in connection with this Lease applicable
to the unexpired term of this Lease. The worth at the time of award of the amount referred to in provision (iii) of the immediately
preceding sentence shall be computed by discounting such amount at the discount rate of the Federal Reserve Bank of the District
within which the Premises are located at the time of award plus one percent. Efforts by Lessor to mitigate damages caused by Lessee's
Breach of this Lease shall not waive Lessor's right to recover damages under Paragraph 12. If termination of this Lease is obtained
through the provisional remedy of unlawful detainer, Lessor shall have the right to recover in such proceeding any unpaid Rent
and damages as are recoverable therein, or Lessor may reserve the right to recover all or any part thereof in a separate suit.
If a notice and grace period required under Paragraph 13.1 was not previously given, a notice to pay rent or quit, or to perform
or quit given to Lessee under the unlawful detainer statute shall also constitute the notice required by Paragraph 13.1. In such
case, the applicable grace period required by Paragraph 13.1 and the unlawful detainer statute shall run concurrently, and the
failure of Lessee to cure the Default within the greater of the two such grace periods shall constitute both an unlawful detainer
and a Breach of this Lease entitling Lessor to the remedies provided for in this Lease and/or by said statute.
(b) Continue the Lease and Lessee's right
to possession and recover the Rent as it becomes due, in which event Lessee may sublet or assign, subject only to reasonable lim
itations. Acts of maintenance, efforts to relet, and/or the appointment of a receiver to protect the Lessor's interests, shall
not constitute a termination of the Lessee's right to possession.
(c) Pursue any other remedy now or hereafter available under
the laws or judicial decisions of the state wherein the Premises are located. The expiration or termination of this Lease and/or
the termination of Lessee's right to possession shall not relieve Lessee from liability under any indemnity provisions of this
Lease as to matters occurring or accruing during the term hereof or by reason of Lessee's occupancy of the Premises.
Recapture. Any agreement for free or abated rent or other charges, or for the giving or paying by Lessor to or for Lessee of
any cash or other bonus, inducement or consideration for Lessee's entering into this Lease, all of which concessions are hereinafter
referred to as "Inducement Provisions", shall be deemed conditioned upon Lessee's full and faithful performance
of all of the terms, covenants and conditions of this Lease. Upon Breach of this Lease by Lessee, any such Inducement Provision
shall automatically be deemed deleted from this Lease and of no further force or effect, and any rent, other charge, bonus, inducement
or consideration theretofore abated, given or paid by Lessor under such an Inducement Provision shall be imm ediately due and payable
by Lessee to Lessor, notwithstanding any subsequent cure of said Breach by Lessee. The acceptance by Lessor of rent or the cure
of the Breach which initiated the operation of this paragraph shall not be deemed a waiver by Lessor of the provisions of this
paragraph unless specifically so stated in writing by Lessor at the time of such acceptance.
Charges. Lessee hereby acknowledges that late payment by Lessee of Rent will cause Lessor to incur costs not contemplated
by this Lease, the exact amount of which will be extremely difficult to ascertain. Such costs include, but are not limited to,
processing and accounting charges, and late charges which may be imposed upon Lessor by any Lender. Accordingly, if any Rent shall
not be received by Lessor within 5 days after such amount shall be due, then, without any requirement for notice to Lessee, Lessee
shall immediately pay to Lessor a one-time late charge equal to 10% of each such overdue amount or $100, whichever is greater.
The parties hereby agree that such late charge represents a fair and reasonable estimate of the costs Lessor will incur by reason
of such late payment. Acceptance of such late charge by Lessor shall in no event constitute a waiver of Lessee's Default or Breach
with respect to such overdue amount, nor prevent the exercise of any of the other rights and remedies granted hereunder. In the
event that a late charge is payable hereunder, whether or not collected, for 3 consecutive installments of Base Rent, then notwithstanding
any provision of this Lease to the contrary, Base Rent shall, at Lessor's option, become due and payable quarterly in advance.
Any m onetary payment due Lessor hereunder, other than late charges, not received by Lessor, when due as to scheduled payments
(such as Base Rent) or within 30 days following the date on which it was due for nonscheduled payment, shall bear interest from
the date when due, as to scheduled payments, or the 31st day after it was due as to nonscheduled payments. The interest ("
Interest") charged shall be computed at the rate of 10% per annum but shall not exceed the maximum rate allowed by
law. Interest is payable in addition to the potential late charge provided for in Paragraph 13.4.
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(a) Notice of Breach. Lessor shall
not be deemed in breach of this Lease unless Lessor fails within a reasonable time to perform an obligation required to be performed
by Lessor. For purposes of this Paragraph, a reasonable time shall in no event be less than 30 days after receipt by Lessor, and
any Lender whose name and address shall have been furnished Lessee in writing for such purpose, of written notice specifying wherein
such obligation of Lessor has not been performed; provided, however, that if the nature of Lessor's obligation is such that m ore
than 30 days are reasonably required for its performance, then Lessor shall not be in breach if performance is comm enced within
such 30 day period and thereafter diligently pursued to completion.
(b) Performance by Lessee on Behalf of Lessor. In the
event that neither Lessor nor Lender cures said breach within 30 days after receipt of said notice, or if having commenced said
cure they do not diligently pursue it to completion, then Lessee may elect to cure said breach at Lessee's expense and offset
from Rent the actual and reasonable cost to perform such cure, provided however, that such offset shall not exceed an amount equal
to the greater of one month's Base Rent or the Security Deposit, reserving Lessee's right to seek reimbursement from Lessor for
any such expense in excess of such offset. Lessee shall document the cost of said cure and supply said documentation to Lessor.
If the Premises or any portion thereof are taken under the power of em inent domain or sold under the threat of the exercise of
said power (collectively " Condemnation"), this Lease shall terminate as to the part taken as of the date the
condemning authority takes title or possession, whichever first occurs. If more than 10% of the rentable floor area of the Premises,
or more than 25% of Lessee's Reserved Parking Spaces, if any, are taken by Condemnation, Lessee may, at Lessee's option, to be
exercised in writing within 10 days after Lessor shall have given Lessee written notice of such taking (or in the absence of such
notice, within 10 days after the condemning authority shall have taken possession) terminate this Lease as of the date the condemning
authority takes such possession. If Lessee does not terminate this Lease in accordance with the foregoing, this Lease shall remain
in full force and effect as to the portion of the Premises remaining, except that the Base Rent shall be reduced in proportion
to the reduction in utility of the Prem ises caused by such Condemnation. Condemnation awards and/or payments shall be the property
of Lessor, whether such award shall be made as compensation for diminution in value of the leasehold, the value of the part taken,
or for severance damages; provided, however, that Lessee shall be entitled to any compensation paid by the condemnor for Lessee's
relocation expenses, loss of business goodwill and/or Trade Fixtures, without regard to whether or not this Lease is terminated
pursuant to the provisions of this Paragraph. All Alterations and Utility Installations made to the Premises by Lessee, for purposes
of Condemnation only, shall be considered the property of the Lessee and Lessee shall be entitled to any and all compensation which
is payable therefor. In the event that this Lease is not terminated by reason of the Condemnation, Lessor shall repair any damage
to the Premises caused by such Condemnation.
Commission. If a separate brokerage fee agreement is attached then in addition to the payments owed pursuant to Paragraph 1.10
above, and unless Lessor and the Brokers otherwise agree in writing, Lessor agrees that: (a) if Lessee exercises any Option, (b)
if Lessee or anyone affiliated with Lessee acquires from Lessor any rights to the Premises or other premises owned by Lessor and
located within the Project, (c) if Lessee remains in possession of the Premises, with the consent of Lessor, after the expiration
of this Lease, or (d) if Base Rent is increased, whether by agreement or operation of an escalation clause herein, then, Lessor
shall pay Brokers a fee in accordance with the schedule attached to such brokerage fee agreement.
of Obligations. Any buyer or transferee of Lessor's interest in this Lease shall be deemed to have assum xx Xxxxxx'x obligation
hereunder. Brokers shall be third party beneficiaries of the provisions of Paragraphs 1.10, 15, 22 and 31. If Lessor fails to
pay to Brokers any amounts due as and for brokerage fees pertaining to this Lease when due, then such amounts shall accrue Interest.
In addition, if Lessor fails to pay any amounts to Lessee's Broker when due, Lessee's Broker m ay send written notice to Lessor
and Lessee of such failure and if Lessor fails to pay such amounts within 10 days after said notice, Lessee shall pay said monies
to its Broker and offset such amounts against Rent. In addition, Lessee's Broker shall be deemed to be a third party beneficiary
of any commission agreement entered into by and/or between Lessor and Lessor's Broker for the limited purpose of collecting any
brokerage fee owed.
and Indemnities of Broker Relationships. Lessee and Lessor each represent and warrant to the other that it has had no dealings
with any person, firm, broker or finder (other than the Brokers, if any) in connection with this Lease, and that no one other
than said named Brokers is entitled to any commission or finder's fee in connection herewith. Lessee and Lessor do each hereby
agree to indemnify, protect, defend and hold the other harmless from and against liability for compensation or charges which may
be claimed by any such unnamed broker, finder or other similar party by reason of any dealings or actions of the indemnifying
Party, including any costs, expenses, attorneys' fees reasonably incurred with respect thereto.
(a) Each Party (as " Responding Party")
shall within 10 days after written notice from the other Party (the " Requesting Party") execute, acknowledge
and deliver to the Requesting Party a statement in writing in form similar to the then most current " Estoppel Certificate"
form published by the AIRCommercial Real Estate Association, plus such additional information, confirmation and/or statements
as may be reasonably requested by the Requesting Party.
(b) If the Responding Party shall fail to
execute or deliver the Estoppel Certificate within such 10 day period, the Requesting Party may execute an Estoppel Certificate
stating that: (i) the Lease is in full force and effect without m odification except as may be represented by the Requesting
Party, (ii) there are no uncured defaults in the Requesting Party's performance, and (iii) if Lessor is the Requesting Party,
not m ore than one month's rent has been paid in advance. Prospective purchasers and encumbrancers may rely upon the Requesting
Party's Estoppel Certificate, and the Responding Party shall be estopped from denying the truth of the facts contained in said
(c) If Lessor desires to finance, refinance, or sell the Premises, or any part thereof, Lessee and all Guarantors
shall within 10 days after written notice from Lessor deliver to any potential lender or purchaser designated by Lessor such financial
statements as m ay be reasonably required by such lender or purchaser, including but not limited to Lessee's financial statements
for the past 3 years. All such financial statements shall
be received by Lessor and such lender or purchaser in confidence
and shall be used only for the purposes herein set forth.
of Lessor. The term " Lessor" as used herein shall mean the owner or owners at the time in question of the
fee title to the Premises, or, if this is a sublease, of the Lessee's interest in the prior lease. In the event of a transfer of
Lessor's title or interest in the Premises or this Lease, Lessor shall deliver to the transferee or assignee (in cash or by credit)
any unused Security Deposit held by Lessor. Upon such transfer or assignment and delivery of the Security Deposit, as aforesaid,
the prior Lessor shall be relieved of all liability with respect to the obligations and/or covenants under this Lease thereafter
to be performed by the Lessor. Subject to the foregoing, the obligations and/or covenants in this Lease to be performed by the
Lessor shall be binding only upon the Lessor as hereinabove defined.
The invalidity of any provision of this Lease, as determined by a court of competent jurisdiction, shall in no way affect the validity
of any other provision hereof.
Unless otherwise specifically indicated to the contrary, the word "days" as used in this Lease shall mean and
refer to calendar days.
on Liability. The obligations of Lessor under this Lease shall not constitute personal obligations of Lessor or its partners,
members, directors, officers or shareholders, and Lessee shall look to the Project, and to no other assets of Lessor, for the satisfaction
of any liability of Lessor with respect to this Lease, and shall not seek recourse against Lessor's partners, members, directors,
officers or shareholders, or any of their personal assets for such satisfaction.
of Essence. Time is of the essence with respect to the performance of all obligations to be performed or observed by the Parties
under this Lease.
Prior or Other Agreements; Broker Disclaimer. This Lease contains all agreements between the Parties with respect to any m
atter mentioned herein, and no other prior or contemporaneous agreement or understanding shall be effective. Lessor and Lessee
each represents and warrants to the Brokers that it has made, and is relying solely upon, its own investigation as to the nature,
quality, character and financial responsibility of the other Party to this Lease and as to the use, nature, quality and character
of the Premises. Brokers have no responsibility with respect thereto or with respect to any default or breach hereof by either
23.1 Notice Requirements. All notices required or permitted
by this Lease or applicable law shall be in writing and may be delivered in person (by hand or by courier) or m ay be sent by regular,
certified or registered mail or U.S. Postal Service Express Mail, with postage prepaid, or by facsimile transmission, and shall
be deemed sufficiently given if served in a manner specified in this Paragraph 23. The addresses noted adjacent to a Party's signature
on this Lease shall be that Party's address for delivery or mailing of notices. Either Party may by written notice to the other
specify a different address for notice, except that upon Lessee's taking possession of the Prem ises, the Premises shall constitute
Lessee's address for notice. A copy of all notices to Lessor shall be concurrently transmitted to such party or parties at such
addresses as Lessor may from time to time hereafter designate in writing.
23.2 Date of Notice. Any notice
sent by registered or certified mail, return receipt requested, shall be deemed given on the date of delivery shown on the receipt
card, or if no delivery date is shown, the postmark thereon. If sent by regular mail the notice shall be deemed given 72 hours
after the same is addressed as required herein and mailed with postage prepaid. Notices delivered by United States Express Mail
or overnight courier that guarantees next day delivery shall be deemed given 24 hours after delivery of the same to the Postal
Service or courier. Notices transmitted by facsimile transmission or similar means shall be deemed delivered upon telephone confirmation
of receipt (confirmation report from fax machine is sufficient), provided a copy is also delivered via delivery or mail. If notice
is received on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, it shall be deemed received on the next business day.
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waiver by Lessor of the Default or Breach of any term, covenant or condition hereof by Lessee, shall be deemed a waiver of any
other term, covenant or condition hereof, or of any subsequent Default or Breach by Lessee of the same or of any other term, covenant
or condition hereof. Lessor's consent to, or approval of, any act shall not be deemed to render unnecessary the obtaining of Lessor's
consent to, or approval of, any subsequent or similar act by Lessee, or be construed as the basis of an estoppel to enforce the
provision or provisions of this Lease requiring such consent.
acceptance of Rent by Lessor shall not be a waiver of any Default or Breach by Lessee. Any payment by Lessee may be accepted by
Lessor on account of moneys or damages due Lessor, notwithstanding any qualifying statements or conditions made by Lessee in connection
therewith, which such statements and/or conditions shall be of no force or effect whatsoever unless specifically agreed to in
writing by Lessor at or before the time of deposit of such payment.
PARTIES AGREE THAT THE TERMS OF THIS LEASE SHALL GOVERN W ITH REGARD TO ALL MATTERS RELATED THERETO AND HEREBY W AIVE THE PROVISIONS
OF ANY PRESENT OR FUTURE STATUTE TO THE EXTENT THAT SUCH STATUTE IS INCONSISTENT WITH THIS LEASE.
Regarding The Nature of a Real Estate Agency Relationship.
entering into a discussion with a real estate agent regarding a real estate transaction, a Lessor or Lessee should from the outset
understand what type of agency relationship or representation it has with the agent or agents in the transaction. Lessor and Lessee
acknowledge being advised by the Brokers in this transaction, as follows:
Agent. A Lessor's agent under a listing agreement with the Lessor acts as the agent for the Lessor only. A Lessor's agent
or subagent has the following affirmative obligations: To the Lessor: A fiduciary duty of utmost care, integrity, honesty,
and loyalty in dealings with the Lessor. To the Lessee and the Lessor: a. Diligent exercise of reasonable skills and care
in performance of the agent's duties. b. A duty of honest and fair dealing and good faith. c. A duty to disclose all facts known
to the agent materially affecting the value or desirability of the property that are not known to, or within the diligent attention
and observation of, the Parties. An agent is not obligated to reveal to either Party any confidential information obtained from
the other Party which does not involve the affirm ative duties set forth above.
Agent. An agent can agree to act as agent for the Lessee only. In these situations, the agent is not the Lessor's agent, even
if by agreement the agent may receive compensation for services rendered, either in full or in part from the Lessor. An agent
acting only for a Lessee has the following affirmative obligations. To
the Lessee: A fiduciary duty of utmost care, integrity, honesty, and loyalty in dealings with the Lessee. To the Lessee
and the Lessor: a. Diligent exercise of reasonable skills and care in performance of the agent's duties. b. A duty of honest
and fair dealing and good faith. c. A duty to disclose all facts known to the agent materially affecting the value or desirability
of the property that are not known to, or within the diligent attention and observation of, the Parties. An agent is not obligated
to reveal to either Party any confidential information obtained from the other Party which does not involve the affirmative duties
set forth above.
(iii) Agent Representing Both Lessor and Lessee. A real
estate agent, either acting directly or through one or more associate licenses, can legally be the agent of both the Lessor and
the Lessee in a transaction, but only with the knowledge and consent of both the Lessor and the Lessee. In a dual agency situation,
the agent has the following affirmative obligations to both the Lessor and the Lessee: a. A fiduciary duty of utmost care, integrity,
honesty and loyalty in the dealings with either Lesser or the Lessee. b. Other duties to the Lessor and the Lessee as stated above
in subparagraphs (i) or (ii). In representing both Lessor and Lessee, the agent may not without the express permission of the
respective Party, disclose to the other Party that the Lessor will accept rent in an am ount less than that indicated in the listing
or that the Lessee is willing to pay a higher rent than that offered. The above duties of the agent in a real estate transaction
do not relieve a Lessor or Lessee from the responsibility to protect their own interests. Lessor and Lessee should carefully read
all agreements to assure that they adequately express their understanding of the transaction. A real estate agent is a person
qualified to advise about real estate. If legal or tax advise is desired, consult a competent professional.
have no responsibility with respect to any default or breach hereof by either Party. The Parties agree that no lawsuit or other
legal proceeding involving any breach of duty, error or omission relating to this Lease may be brought against Broker more than
one year after the Start Date and that the liability (including court costs and attorneys' fees), of any Broker with respect to
any such lawsuit and/or legal proceeding shall not exceed the fee received by such Broker pursuant to this Lease; provided, however,
that the foregoing limitation on each Broker's liability shall not be applicable to any gross negligence or willful misconduct
of such Broker.
(c) Lessor and Lessee agree to identify to Brokers as
"Confidential" any communication or information given Brokers that is considered by such Party to be confidential.
Right To Holdover. Lessee has no right to retain possession of the Premises or any part thereof beyond the expiration or termination
of this Lease. In the event that Lessee holds over, then the Base Rent shall be increased to 150% of the Base Rent applicable immediately
preceding the expiration or termination. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as consent by Lessor to any holding over by
Remedies. No remedy or election hereunder shall be deemed exclusive but shall, wherever possible, be cumulative with all other
remedies at law or in equity.
and Conditions; Construction of Agreement. All provisions of this Lease to be observed or performed by Lessee are both covenants
and conditions. In construing this Lease, all headings and titles are for the convenience of the Parties only and shall not be
considered a part of this Lease. W henever required by the context, the singular shall include the plural and vice versa. This
Lease shall not be construed as if prepared by one of the Parties, but rather according to its fair meaning as a whole, as if both
Parties had prepared it.
Effect; Choice of Law. This Lease shall be binding upon the Parties, their personal representatives, successors and assigns
and be governed by the laws of the State in which the Premises are located. Any litigation between the Parties hereto concerning
this Lease shall be initiated in the county in which the Premises are located.
This Lease and any Option granted hereby shall be subject and subordinate to any ground lease, mortgage, deed of trust, or other
hypothecation or security device (collectively, " Security Device"), now or hereafter placed upon the Premises,
to any and all advances made on the security thereof, and to all renewals, modifications, and extensions thereof. Lessee agrees
that the holders of any such Security Devices (in this Lease together referred to as " Lender") shall have no
liability or obligation to perform any of the obligations of Lessor under this Lease. Any Lender may elect to have this Lease and/or
any Option granted hereby superior to the lien of its Security Device by giving written notice thereof to Lessee, whereupon this
Lease and such Options shall be deemed prior to such Security Device, notwithstanding the relative dates of the documentation or
In the event that Lessor transfers title to the Premises, or the Premises are acquired by another upon the foreclosure or termination
of a Security Devise to which this Lease is subordinated (i) Lessee shall, subject to the non-disturbance provisions of Paragraph
30.3, attorn to such new owner, and upon request, enter into a new lease, containing all of the terms and provisions of this Lease,
with such new owner for the remainder of the term hereof, or, at the election of the new owner, this Lease will automatically become
a new lease between Lessee and such new owner, and (ii) Lessor shall thereafter be relieved of any further obligations hereunder
and such new owner shall assume all of Lessor's obligations, except that such new owner shall not: (a) be liable for any act or
omission of any prior lessor or with respect to events occurring prior to acquisition of ownership; (b) be subject to any offsets
or defenses which Lessee might have against any prior lessor, (c) be bound by prepayment of more than one month's rent, or (d)
be liable for the return of any security deposit paid to any prior lessor which was not paid or credited to such new owner.
W ith respect to Security Devices entered into by Lessor after the execution of this Lease, Lessee's subordination of this Lease
shall be subject to receiving a com mercially reasonable non-disturbance agreement (a " Non-Disturbance Agreement")
from the Lender which Non-Disturbance Agreement provides that Lessee's possession of the Premises, and this Lease, including any
options to extend the term hereof, will not be disturbed so long as Lessee is not in Breach hereof and attorns to the record owner
of the Prem ises. Further, within 60 days after the execution of this Lease, Lessor shall, if requested by Lessee, use its comm ercially
reasonable efforts to obtain a Non-Disturbance Agreement from the holder of any pre-existing Security Device which is secured by
the Prem ises. In the event that Lessor is unable to provide the Non-Disturbance Agreement within said 60 days, then Lessee
may, at Lessee's option, directly contact Lender and attempt to negotiate for the execution and delivery of a Non-Disturbance Agreement.
The agreements contained in this Paragraph 30 shall be effective without the execution of any further docum ents; provided, however,
that, upon written request from Lessor or a Lender in connection with a sale, financing or refinancing of the Premises, Lessee
and Lessor shall execute such further writings as may be reasonably required to separately document any subordination, attornment
and/or Non-Disturbance Agreement provided for herein.
Fees. If any Party or Broker brings an action or proceeding involving the Premises whether founded in tort, contract or equity,
or to declare rights hereunder, the Prevailing Party (as hereafter defined) in any such proceeding, action, or appeal thereon,
shall be entitled to reasonable attorneys' fees. Such fees may be awarded in the same suit or recovered in a separate suit, whether
or not such action or proceeding is pursued to decision or judgment. The term, " Prevailing Party" shall include,
without limitation, a Party or Broker who substantially obtains or defeats the relief sought, as the case may be, whether by compromise,
settlement, judgm ent, or the abandonment by the other Party or Broker of its claim or defense. The attorneys' fees award shall
not be computed in accordance with any court fee schedule, but shall be such as to fully reimburse all attorneys' fees reasonably
incurred. In addition, Lessor shall be entitled to attorneys' fees, costs and expenses incurred in the preparation and service
of notices of Default and consultations in connection therewith, whether or not a legal action is subsequently commenced in connection
with such Default or resulting Breach ($200 is a reasonable minimum per occurrence for such services and consultation).
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Access; Showing Premises; Repairs. Lessor and Lessor's agents shall have the right to enter the Premises at any time, in the
case of an emergency, and otherwise at reasonable times after reasonable prior notice for the purpose of showing the same to prospective
purchasers, lenders, or tenants, and making such alterations, repairs, im provements or additions to the Premises as Lessor may
deem necessary or desirable and the erecting, using and maintaining of utilities, services, pipes and conduits through the Premises
and/or other premises as long as there is no material adverse effect on Lessee's use of the Premises. All such activities shall
be without abatem ent of rent or liability to Lessee.
Lessee shall not conduct, nor permit to be conducted, any auction upon the Premises without Lessor's prior written consent. Lessor
shall not be obligated to exercise any standard of reasonableness in determining whether to permit an auction.
Lessor may place on the Premises ordinary "For Sale" signs at any time and ordinary "For Lease" signs during
the last 6 months of the term hereof. Lessor may not place any sign on the exterior of the Building that covers any of the windows
of the Premises. Except for ordinary "For Sublease" signs which may be placed only on the Premises, Lessee shall not
place any sign upon the Project without Lessor's prior written consent. All signs must comply with all Applicable Requirements.
Merger. Unless specifically stated otherwise in writing by Lessor, the voluntary or other surrender of this Lease by Lessee,
the mutual termination or cancellation hereof, or a termination hereof by Lessor for Breach by Lessee, shall automatically terminate
any sublease or lesser estate in the Premises; provided, however, that Lessor may elect to continue any one or all existing subtenancies.
Lessor's failure within 10 days following any such event to elect to the contrary by written notice to the holder of any such
lesser interest, shall constitute Lessor's election to have such event constitute the termination of such interest.
Except as otherwise provided herein, wherever in this Lease the consent of a Party is required to an act by or for the other Party,
such consent shall not be unreasonably withheld or delayed. Lessor's actual reasonable costs and expenses (including but not limited
to architects', attorneys', engineers' and other consultants' fees) incurred in the consideration of, or response to, a request
by Lessee for any Lessor consent, including but not limited to consents to an assignment, a subletting or the presence or use of
a Hazardous Substance, shall be paid by Lessee upon receipt of an invoice and supporting documentation therefor. Lessor's consent
to any act, assignment or subletting shall not constitute an acknowledgment that no Default or Breach by Lessee of this Lease exists,
nor shall such consent be deemed a waiver of any then existing Default or Breach, except as may be otherwise specifically stated
in writing by Lessor at the time of such consent. The failure to specify herein any particular condition to Lessor's consent shall
not preclude the imposition by Lessor at the time of consent of such further or other conditions as are then reasonable with reference
to the particular matter for which consent is being given. In the event that either Party disagrees with any determination made
by the other hereunder and reasonably requests the reasons for such determination, the determining party shall furnish its reasons
in writing and in reasonable detail within 10 business days following such request.
The Guarantors, if any, shall each execute a guaranty in the form most recently published by the AIR Commercial Real Estate Association.
It shall constitute a Default of the Lessee if any Guarantor fails or refuses, upon request to provide: (a) evidence of the execution
of the guaranty, including the authority of the party signing on Guarantor's behalf to obligate Guarantor, and in the case of a
corporate Guarantor, a certified copy of a resolution of its board of directors authorizing the making of such guaranty, (b) current
financial statements, (c) an Estoppel Certificate, or (d) written confirmation that the guaranty is still in effect.
Possession. Subject to payment by Lessee of the Rent and performance of all of the covenants, conditions and provisions on
Lessee's part to be observed and performed under this Lease, Lessee shall have quiet possession and quiet enjoyment of the Premises
during the term hereof.
If Lessee is granted an Option, as defined below, then the following provisions shall apply.
"Option" shall mean: (a) the right to extend or reduce the term of or renew this Lease or to extend or reduce
the term of or renew any lease that Lessee has on other property of Lessor; (b) the right of first refusal or first offer to lease
either the Premises or other property of Lessor; (c) the right to purchase, the right of first offer to purchase or the right
of first refusal to purchase the Premises or other property of Lessor.
Personal To Original Lessee. Any Option granted to Lessee in this Lease is personal to the original Lessee, and cannot be
assigned or exercised by anyone other than said original Lessee and only while the original Lessee is in full possession of the
Premises and, if requested by Lessor, with Lessee certifying that Lessee has no intention of thereafter assigning or subletting.
Options. In the event that Lessee has any multiple Options to extend or renew this Lease, a later Option cannot be exercised
unless the prior Options have been validly exercised.
39.4 Effect of Default
(a) Lessee shall have no right to exercise
an Option: (i) during the period commencing with the giving of any notice of Default and continuing until said Default is cured,
(ii) during the period of time any Rent is unpaid (without regard to whether notice thereof is given Lessee), (iii) during the
time Lessee is in Breach of this Lease, or (iv) in the event that Lessee has been given 3 or more notices of separate Default,
whether or not the Defaults are cured, during the 12 month period immediately preceding the exercise of the Option.
(b) The period of time within which an Option
may be exercised shall not be extended or enlarged by reason of Lessee's inability to exercise an Option because of the provisions
of Paragraph 39.4(a).
(c) An Option shall terminate and be of no further force or effect, notwithstanding Lessee's due and timely
exercise of the Option, if, after such exercise and prior to the commencement of the extended term or completion of the purchase,
(i) Lessee fails to pay Rent for a period of 30 days after such Rent becomes due (without any necessity of Lessor to give notice
thereof), or (ii) if Lessee commits a Breach of this Lease.
Measures. Lessee hereby acknowledges that the Rent payable to Lessor hereunder does not include the cost of guard service or
other security measures, and that Lessor shall have no obligation whatsoever to provide same. Lessee assumes all responsibility
for the protection of the Premises, Lessee, its agents and invitees and their property from the acts of third parties. In the event,
however, that Lessor should elect to provide security services, then the cost thereof shall be an Operating Expense.
(a) Lessor reserves the right: (i) to grant, without the consent
or joinder of Lessee, such easements, rights and dedications that Lessor deems necessary, (ii) to cause the recordation of parcel
maps and restrictions, (iii) to create and/or install new utility raceways, so long as such easements, rights, dedications, maps,
restrictions, and utility raceways do not unreasonably interfere with the use of the Premises by Lessee. Lessor may also: change
the name, address or title of the Building or Project upon at least 90 days prior written notice; provide and install, at Lessee's
expense, Building standard graphics on the door of the Premises and such portions of the Com mon Areas as Lessor shall reasonably
deem appropriate; grant to any lessee the exclusive right to conduct any business as long as such exclusive right does not conflict
with any rights expressly given herein; and to place such signs, notices or displays as Lessor reasonably deems necessary or advisable
upon the roof, exterior of the Building or the Project or on signs in the Common Areas. Lessee agrees to sign any documents reasonably
requested by Lessor to effectuate such rights. The obstruction of Lessee's view, air, or light by any structure erected in the
vicinity of the Building, whether by Lessor or third parties, shall in no way affect this Lease or impose any liability upon Lessor.
(b) Lessor also reserves the right to move Lessee to other space
of comparable size in the Building or Project. Lessor must provide at least 45 days prior written notice of such move, and the
new space must contain improvements of comparable quality to those contained within the Premises. Lessor shall pay the reasonable
out of pocket costs that Lessee incurs with regard to such relocation, including the expenses of moving and necessary stationary
revision costs. In no event, however, shall Lessor be required to pay an amount in excess of two months Base Rent. Lessee may not
be relocated more than once during the term of this Lease.
(c) Lessee shall not: (i) use a representation (photographic
or otherwise) of the Building or Project or their nam e(s) in connection with Lessee's business; or (ii) suffer or permit anyone,
except in emergency, to go upon the roof of the Building.
Under Protest. If at any xxx e a dispute shall arise as to any amount or sum of money to be paid by one Party to the other
under the provisions hereof, the Party against whom the obligation to pay the money is asserted shall have the right to make payment
"under protest" and such payment shall not be regarded as a voluntary paym ent and there shall survive the right on the
part of said Party to institute suit for recovery of such sum. If it shall be adjudged that there was no legal obligation on the
part of said Party to pay such sum or any part thereof, said Party shall be entitled to recover such sum or so much thereof as
it was not legally required to pay. A Party who does not initiate suit for the recovery of sums paid "under protest"
within 6 months shall be deemed to have waived its right to protest such payment.
Multiple Parties; Execution
(a) If either Party hereto is a corporation, trust, limited
liability company, partnership, or similar entity, each individual executing this Lease on behalf of such entity represents and
warrants that he or she is duly authorized to execute and deliver this Lease on its behalf. Each Party shall, within 30 days after
request, deliver to the other Party satisfactory evidence of such authority.
(b) If this Lease is executed by more than
one person or entity as "Lessee", each such person or entity shall be jointly and severally liable hereunder. It is
agreed that any one of the named Lessees shall be empowered to execute any amendment to this Lease, or other document ancillary
thereto and bind all of the named Lessees, and Lessor may rely on the same as if all of the named Lessees had executed such
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(c) This Lease may be executed by the Parties in counterparts,
each of which shall be deemed an original and all of which together shall constitute one and the same instrument.
Any conflict between the printed provisions of this Lease and the typewritten or handwritten provisions shall be controlled by
the typewritten or handwritten provisions.
Preparation of this Lease by either party or their agent and subm ission of same to the other Party shall not be deemed an offer
to lease to the other Party. This Lease is not intended to be binding until executed and delivered by all Parties hereto.
This Lease may be modified only in writing, signed by the Parties in interest at the time of the modification. As long as they
do not materially change Lessee's obligations hereunder, Lessee agrees to make such reasonable nonmonetary modifications to this
Lease as may be reasonably required by a Lender in connection with the obtaining of normal financing or refinancing of the Premises.
of Jury Trial. THE PARTIES HEREBY WAIVE THEIR RESPECTIVE RIGHTS TO TRIAL BY
JURY IN ANY ACTION OR PROCEEDING INVOLVING THE PROPERTY OR ARISING OUT OF THIS AGREEMENT.
of Disputes. An Addendum requiring the Arbitration of all disputes between the Parties and/or Brokers arising out of this
--is þ is not attached to this Lease.
with Disabilities Act. Since compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is dependent upon Lessee's specific
use of the Premises, Lessor makes no warranty or representation as to whether or not the Premises comply with ADA or any similar
legislation. In the event that Lessee's use of the Premises requires modifications or additions to the Premises in order to be
in ADA compliance, Lessee agrees to make any such necessary modifications and/or additions at Lessee's expense.
50. Commencing April 1, 2012 through January 31, 2014, monthly
base rent to be $12,350
51. One of the suites in this lease is 3477B. If the premises
is to be demolished for purposes of constructing a new building, lessor will give an advanced 6 month notice to lessee. Lessee
will be responsible for all monthly payments at that time. This portion of the lease will be terminated upon the completion of
that 6th month. In the event that this happens, lessee's rent will then change to $9,850 per month for the remainder of this lease
52. Upon fully executed lease contract, lessee's prior leases
for each of the suites listed on page 1 become null and void.
LESSOR AND LESSEE HAVE CAREFULLY READ AND REVIEW ED THIS LEASE
AND EACH TERM AND PROVISION CONTAINED HEREIN, AND BY THE EXECUTION OF THIS LEASE SHOW THEIR INFORMED AND VOLUNTARY CONSENT THERETO.
THE PARTIES HEREBY AGREE THAT, AT THE TIME THIS LEASE IS EXECUTED, THE TERMS OF THIS LEASE ARE COMMERCIALLY REASONABLE AND EFFECTUATE
THE INTENT AND PURPOSE OF LESSOR AND LESSEE WITH RESPECT TO THE PREMISES.
ATTENTION: NO REPRESENTATION OR RECOMMENDATION IS MADE BY
THE AIR COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATION OR BY ANY BROKER AS TO THE LEGAL SUFFICIENCY, LEGAL EFFECT, OR TAX CONSEQUENCES OF THIS
LEASE OR THE TRANSACTION TO WHICH IT RELATES. THE PARTIES ARE URGED TO:
ADVICE OF COUNSEL AS TO THE LEGAL AND TAX CONSEQUENCES OF THIS LEASE.
APPROPRIATE CONSULTANTS TO REVIEW AND INVESTIGATE THE CONDITION OF THE PREMISES. SAID
INVESTIGATION SHOULD INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO: THE POSSIBLE PRESENCE OF HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES, THE ZONING AND SIZE OF THE PREMISES,
THE STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY, THE CONDITION OF THE ROOF AND OPERATING SYSTEMS, COMPLIANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT
AND THE SUITABILITY OF THE PREMISES FOR LESSEE'S INTENDED USE.
WARNING: IF THE PREMISES ARE LOCATED IN A STATE OTHER THAN
CALIFORNIA, CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE LEASE MAY NEED TO BE REVISED TO COMPLY WITH THE LAWS OF THE STATE IN WHICH THE PREMISES ARE
The parties hereto have executed this Lease at the place and
on the dates specified above their respective signatures.
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