Tenant Handbook

Building Rules and Regulations


Please refer to your individual Lease for specific Rules and Regulations as the ones listed below are building standard.


  1. No sign, placard, picture, advertisement, name or notice shall be inscribed, displayed, printed or affixed on or to any part of the outside or inside of the Building without prior written consent of Landlord, and Landlord shall have the right to remove any such sign, placard, picture, advertisement, name and notice without notice to and at the expense of Tenant.  At all times and at its sole discretion, Landlord shall have the express right to control signage outside or inside the Building.

  2. No furniture, freight or equipment of any kind shall be brought into the Building without prior notice to Landlord and all moving of same into or out of the Building shall be done at such time and in such manner as Landlord shall designate.  Landlord shall have the right to prescribe the weight, size and position of all safes and other heavy equipment brought into the Building and, also the times and manner of moving same in and out of the Building.  Safes or other heavy objects shall, if considered necessary by Landlord, stand on supports of such thickness as is necessary to properly distribute the weight.  Landlord shall not be responsible for loss of or damage to any such safe or property from any cause and all damage done to the Building by moving or maintaining any such safe or other property shall be repaired at the expense of Tenant.

  3. The sidewalks, halls, passages, entrances, stairways, elevators and other common areas shall not be obstructed by any tenants, their agents or employees, or used by them for any purpose other than ingress and egress to and from their offices.  Tenant shall cooperate with Landlord in maintaining the good order and cleanliness of all such common areas.

  4. Tenant shall not disturb the occupants of this or adjoining buildings by misuse of any television, radio or musical instrument, making loud or disruptive noises, vibrations or creation of offensive odors.

  5. No cooking shall be done or permitted by Tenant in the Leased Premises; provided, however, Underwriters’ laboratory-approved equipment and microwave ovens may be used in the Leased Premises for heating food and brewing coffee, tea, hot chocolate and similar beverages, provided that such use is in accordance with all applicable Operational Requirements, and does not cause odors which are objectionable to Landlord and/or other tenants.  The Leased Premises shall not be used for storage of merchandise, washing clothes, lodging or any improper, objectionable or immoral purpose.

  6. Tenant shall not use or keep in the Leased Premises or the Project any kerosene, gasoline or inflammable or combustible fluid or material, or use any method of heating or air conditioning other than that supplied by Landlord.

  7. Tenant shall not bring any animals or birds into the Building or the Project (subject to applicable Laws) and shall not permit bicycles or other vehicles inside the Building or on the sidewalks outside the Building or the Project except in areas designated from time to time by Landlord for such purposes.

  8. No additional lock or locks shall be placed by Tenant on any door in the Building without prior written consent of Landlord.  A reasonable number of keys to the Leased Premises and to the restrooms shall be furnished by Landlord, and neither Tenant nor its agents or employees shall have any duplicate key made.  At termination of tenancy, Tenant shall promptly return all keys to offices, restrooms or vaults to Landlord.

  9. Tenant shall give Landlord access to the Leased Premises and to all locked areas at all reasonable times for the purpose of inspecting and maintaining the same.

  10. The toilet rooms, urinals, wash bowls and other apparatus shall not be used for any purpose other than for which they were constructed and no foreign substance of any kind whatsoever shall be thrown therein.  The expense of any breakage, stoppage or damage resulting from the violation of this rule shall be borne by Tenant, or Responsible Parties, whoever shall have caused it.

  11. Tenant shall not employ any person other than the janitor of Landlord for the purpose of cleaning the Leased Premises without prior written consent of Landlord, and without Landlord’s consent, no person or persons shall be permitted to enter the Building for the purpose of cleaning the same.  Tenant shall not cause any unnecessary labor by reason of Tenant’s carelessness or indifference in the preservation of good order and cleanliness.

  12. Canvassing, soliciting and peddling in or about the Project are prohibited.

  13. No window shades, blinds, screens or draperies shall be attached or detached by Tenant without Landlord’s prior written consent.

  14. With the exception of customary office furnishings, decorations and artwork, and as provided in Section 9 of the Lease, Alterations and Additions, Tenant shall not unreasonably mark upon, paint signs upon, cut, drill into, drive nails or screws into, or in any way deface the walls, ceiling, partitions or floors of the Leased Premises or the Building, and any defacement, damage or injury caused by Tenant, its agents or employees, shall be paid for by Tenant.

  15. Tenant shall comply with all Building security procedures as may from time to time be put into effect by Landlord.  Landlord may take such reasonable measures as Landlord deems advisable for the security of the Building and its occupants; evacuating the Building for cause, suspected cause, or for drill purposes; temporarily denying access to the Building; and closing the Building after Normal Business Hours and on Sundays and holidays, subject, however, to Tenant’s right to enter when the Building is closed after Normal Business Hours under such reasonable regulations as Landlord may prescribe from time to time, which may include, by way of example but not limitation, that persons entering or leaving the Building, whether or not during normal business hours, identify themselves to a security officer by registration or otherwise and that such persons establish their right to enter or leave the Building.

  16. For the purpose of providing utilities and services, the Building’s normal business hours shall be 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday; and, provided that Tenant has requested Saturday service at by 4 p.m. on the preceding business day, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday; Sunday and Holidays excluded. 

  17. Prior to leaving the Building, Tenant shall make certain the doors of the Leased Premises are closed and securely locked, all water faucets or water and electrical apparatus are entirely shut off so as to prevent waste or damage (except for those equipment items water or energy efficient and meant to be kept on) and for any default or carelessness Tenant shall make good all injuries sustained by other tenants, occupants, the Building or Tenant.

  18. Tenant shall at all times cooperate with Landlord in preserving a first-class image for the Building.

  19. Neither Tenant nor any of its contractors, agents, employees, invitees or visitors shall smoke in the Leased Premises, in the Building or in any other portion of the Project which is not designated as an area in which smoking is permitted.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, the smoking and use of marijuana is prohibited at all times and in all areas of the Project, the Leased Premises and Building (including but not limited to the Parking Facility, stairwells, elevator lobbies, elevators, public corridors and restrooms).

  20. Landlord reserves the right to make such reasonable additions and amendments to these Rules and Regulations as in its judgment may from time to time be needful and desirable for the safety, security, care, efficiency and cleanliness of the Project and the preservation of good order therein.