Landlord Must Complete Improvements to Collect Rent Under Lease
Facts: A marine supply store signed a lease for retail space. Under the lease, the owner of the space needed to complete improvements to the property before delivering possession. The lease included the following in its definition of “delivery”: “Landlord shall be deemed to have delivered possession of the Premises to Tenant when Landlord has given Tenant ten (10) days’ written notice that Landlord has substantially completed . . .