Tenant Handbook

Building Rules & Regulations

  1. Tenant shall not obstruct or encumber or use for any purpose other than ingress and egress to and from the Premises any sidewalk, entrance, passage, court, elevator, vestibule, stairway, corridor, hall or other parts of the Building not exclusively occupied by Tenant without Landlord's consent. No bottles, parcels or other articles shall be placed, kept or displayed on window ledges, in windows or in corridors, stairways or other public parts of the Building. Tenant shall not place any showcase, mat or another article outside the Premises without Landlord's consent.
  2. Landlord shall have the right to control and operate the public portions of the Building and the facilities furnished for the common use of the tenants, in such manner as Landlord deems best for the benefit of the tenants generally. Tenant shall not permit the visit to the Premises of persons in such numbers or under such conditions as to interfere with the use and enjoyment of the common area entrances, corridors, elevators and other public portions or facilities of the Building by other tenants. Tenant shall reasonably coordinate in advance with the Landlord's property management department all deliveries to the Building so that arrangements can be made to minimize such interference. Tenant shall not permit its employees and invitees to congregate in the common area elevator lobbies or common area corridors and lobbies of the Building. Canvassing, soliciting and peddling in the Building (other than in the Premises) are prohibited, and Tenant shall cooperate to prevent the same.
  3. Tenant shall not attach, hang or use in connection with an exterior window or door of the Premises any drape, blind, shade or screen, without Landlord's prior written consent. All awnings, drapes projections, curtains, blinds, shades, screens, and other fixtures shall be of a quality, type, design, and color, and shall be attached in a manner, approved in writing by Landlord. Any Tenant-supplied window treatments (that are approved by Landlord) shall be installed behind the Landlord's standard window treatments so that Landlord's standard window treatments will be what is visible to persons outside the Building. Drapes (whether installed by Landlord or Tenant) which are visible from the exterior of the Building shall be cleaned by Tenant at least once a year, without notice from Landlord, at Tenant's own expense.
  4. Tenant shall not use the water fountains, water and wash closets, and plumbing and other fixtures for any purpose other than those for which they were constructed, and Tenant shall not place any debris, rubbish, rag or other substance therein (including, without limitation, coffee grounds). All damages from misuse of fixtures shall be borne by the tenant causing same.
  5. Tenant shall not construct, maintain, use or operate within the Premises any electrical device, wiring or apparatus in connection with a loudspeaker system or other sound system, in connection with any excessively bright, changing, flashing, flickering or moving light or lighting device, or in connection  with  any similar device or system, without Landlord's prior written consent, provided, however, an internal paging system shall be acceptable. Tenant shall not construct, maintain, use or operate any such device or system outside of its Premises or within such Premises so that the same can be heard or seen from outside the Premises. No flashing, neon or searchlights shall be used which can be seen outside the Premises unless otherwise approved by Landlord in its sole discretion.
  6. Tenant shall not bring any bicycle, vehicle, animal, bird or pet of any kind into the Building other than the parking garage, except seeing-eye or hearing-ear dogs for handicapped persons visiting the Premises.
  7. Tenant shall not place on any floor a load exceeding the floor load per square foot which such floor was designed to carry. Landlord shall have the right to prescribe the weight, position, and manner of installation of safes and other heavy equipment and fixtures. Subject to the terms of this Lease to the contrary, Landlord shall have the right to repair at Tenant's expense any damage to the Premises or the Building caused by Tenant's moving property into or out of the Premises or due to the same being in or upon the Premises or to require Tenant to do the same. Tenant shall not receive into the Building or carry in the elevators any safes, freight, furniture, equipment or bulky item except as approved by Landlord,  and any such furniture, equipment, and the bulky item shall be delivered only through the designated delivery entrance of the Building and the designated freight elevator at designated times. Tenant shall remove promptly from any sidewalk adjacent to the Building any furniture, furnishing, equipment or other material there delivered or deposited for Tenant.
  8. All electrically operated equipment or machinery shall be subject to Landlord's reasonable approval. Tenant shall not install any equipment of any type or nature that will or may necessitate any changes, replacements or additions to, or changes in the use of, the water system, heating system, plumbing system, air-conditioning system or electrical system of the Premises or the Building, without obtaining Landlord's prior written consent. If any machine or equipment of Tenant causes noise or vibration that  may be transmitted to such a degree as to be objectionable to Landlord or any tenant in the Building, then Landlord shall have the right to install at Tenant's expense vibration eliminators or other devices sufficient to reduce such noise and vibration to a level satisfactory to Landlord or to require Tenant to do the same.
  9. Landlord reserves the right to exclude from any portion of the Building outside the Premises at all times any person who does not properly identify himself to the Building management or attendant on duty. Landlord shall have the right to exclude any undesirable or disorderly persons from any portion of the Building at any time. The landlord may require all persons admitted to or leaving the office portion and common areas of the Building to show satisfactory identification and to sign a register.
  10. Tenant shall not permit or encourage any loitering in or about the Premises and shall not use or permit the use of the Premises for lodging, dwelling or sleeping.
  11. Tenant shall not request Landlord's employees to perform any work or do anything outside of such employees' regular duties without Landlord's prior written consent. Tenant's special requirements will be attended to only upon application to Landlord, and any such special requirements shall be billed to Tenant in accordance with the schedule of charges maintained by Landlord from time to time or as is agreed upon in writing in advance by Landlord and Tenant. Tenant shall not employ any of Landlord's employees for any purpose whatsoever without Landlord's prior written consent.
  12. There shall not be used in any space, or in the public halls of the Building, either by any tenant or by jobbers or others in the delivery or receipt of merchandise, any hand trucks, except those equipped with rubber tires and side guards. Tenant shall be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from any deliveries made by or for Tenant.
  13. Tenant shall not install or permit the installation of any wiring for any purpose on the exterior of the Premises (other than as expressly provided in this Lease).
  14. Tenant acknowledges that it is the Landlord's intention that the Building be operated in a manner which is consistent with the highest standards of cleanliness, decency, and morals in the community which it serves. Toward that end, Tenant shall not sell, distribute, display or offer for sale any item which, in Landlord's judgment, is inconsistent with the quality of operation of the Building or may tend to impose or detract from the moral character or image of the Building. Tenant shall not use the Premises for any illegal purpose.
  15. Unless otherwise expressly provided in this Lease, Tenant shall not use, occupy or permit any portion of the Premises to be used or occupied for the storage, manufacture, or sale of liquor.
  16. Tenant shall not remove, alter or replace the ceiling light diffusers, ceiling tiles or air diffusers in any portion of the Premises without the prior written consent of Landlord.
  17. Tenant shall not in any manner deface any part of the Premises or the Building. Except to the extent permitted in accordance with this Lease, no stringing of wires, boring or cutting shall be permitted except with Landlord's prior written consent. Any floor covering installed by Tenant shall have an under the layer of felt rubber, or similar sound deadening substance, which shall not be affixed to the floor by cement or any other non-soluble adhesive materials.
  18. Should Tenant's use and occupancy of the Premises require the installation of supplemental cooling, and should the Building contain a closed loop, Tenant agrees that its supplemental cooling requirements will be serviced by tapping into the Building's closed loop. Tenant shall be responsible for the cost of connecting into the loop and agrees to pay to Landlord as additional rent the monthly tap fee in accordance with Landlord's then-current rate schedule. Should the Building not contain a closed loop, Tenant agrees to be responsible for fees associated with placing equipment on the roof of the Building.
  19. Tenant shall not bring or keep, or permit to be brought or kept, in the Building any weapon (or, any flammable, combustible or explosive fluid, chemical or substance, except for cooking materials that are used in compliance with all Legal Requirements including, without limitation, Environmental Laws.
  20. Tenant shall comply with all workplace smoking Legal Requirements. There shall be no smoking in or about the Building.
  21. Landlord may, upon request of Tenant, waive Tenant's compliance with any of the rules, provided that:
    1. No waiver shall be effective unless signed by the Landlord.
    2. No waiver shall relieve Tenant from the obligation to comply with such rule in the future unless otherwise agreed in writing by Landlord.
    3. No waiver granted to any tenant shall relieve any other tenant from the obligation of complying with these rules and regulations.
    4. No waiver shall relieve Tenant from any liability for any loss or damage resulting from Tenant's failure to comply with any rule.