Jacksonville, FL asked in Business Formation, Business Law and Land Use & Zoning for Florida

Q: Hello, I am interesting in leasing a suite and then renting out the rooms to licensed stylist or lash artists

What are the legal implications for doing this in Florida? What is the employer or technically landlord responsible for? Thank you

1 Lawyer Answer
Keith Kanouse
Keith Kanouse
  • Boca Raton, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: I have a client that has done this as a franchisee. You have to find a location and negotiate a master lease with the landlord with the landlord understanding that you will be subdividing and subleasing the premises to various subtenants. You need to check that the zoning will allow the intended uses. You will be responsible for the rent to the landlord paid from the rent that suntenants pay to you.

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