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Understanding the Sale Leaseback Transaction

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Produced on November 28, 2017

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Course Information

Time 1h 3m
Difficulty Advanced
Topics covered in this course: Real Estate

Course Description

In this course, Laura McCabe Brandt, Founding Attorney of Brandt Law PLLC, discusses the sale leaseback transaction. She’ll discuss what a sale leaseback transaction is - including the basics of a commercial lease - and the circumstances of the parties that could lead to a sale leaseback transaction in the first place. Additionally, she will address the mechanics and possible pitfalls of utilizing sale leaseback transaction.   

Join Ms. Brandt for a deep dive into the sale leaseback transaction and learn about this fascinating “2-in-1” property transaction!

Learning Objectives:

  1. Address the structure and purpose of a Sale Leaseback Transaction
  2. Discuss the basics of a purchase/sale agreement
  3. Identify the components of a commercial lease
  4. Consider the impact on negotiations for this combined transaction as opposed to separate and distinct purchase/sale agreement and lease agreement negotiations
  5. Consider potential pitfalls and how to avoid or minimize such risks, based on the circumstances of the parties leading to the sale leaseback transaction

Credit Information

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Laura McCabe Brandt

Brandt Law PLLC

Prior to the formation of Brandt Law PLLC, Laura gained extensive experience serving as senior in-house counsel:

-          General Counsel for fashion retailers H&M, Syms Corp., Filene's Basement and C. Wonder;

-          Associate General Counsel at Apple Core Hotels, a hotel and property management company operating multiple hotels, office buildings, and an assortment of other real estate and investment assets; and

-          Associate General Counsel for Ranieri & Co., Inc., a private investment firm.

In these roles, Laura provided strategic and operational advice and counsel to facilitate the formation, operation and growth of these businesses and their assets. Laura’s responsibilities were wide and deep in scope to include the legal areas of real estate, construction, corporate governance, labor and employment, regulatory compliance, contracts, licensing, and litigation oversight. As such, Brandt Law PLLC is in the position to provide i) one-stop legal services, ii) expertise in specific areas of the law depending on a client’s preferences and needs, and iii) appropriate referrals as needed.

Laura has presented at the NYC Bar Association, Association of Corporation Counsel, Touro Law Center, Fordham Law School Fashion Law Institute, the National Retail Federation, and Lawline.


Donald A.

the best

Ryanne S.

Excellent and comprehensive presentation.

Opal B.

Top-notch instructor and terrific course with extremely helpful course materials. I am a real estate professional these days, and I learned a lot from this course.

Helene R.

Presenter was very engaging

Thomas B.

Well done and informative overview.

Miles H.


James D.

Excellent presentation of the subject matter!

Robert Mel G.

all good

Steven B.

good. very knowledgeable!!

John K.

Great presenter. Covered a lot of ground and hit the issues. Really enjoyed the presentation.

Joseph C.

Well done - covered a lot of material in an effective fashion

Michael I. C.


Sunita K.

very interesting .

Robert D.

Ms McCabe Brandt was a great presenter. The ) formation was concise and well presented

Cory R.

Excellent presentation and materials. Thank you.

Shannon C.

Great and practical course.

Christina T.

The presentation was concise and to the point even though the material was complex.

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