Tenant Handbook


The following standards shall be observed by Tenants for the mutual safety, cleanliness and convenience of all occupants of the Building and shall apply, where applicable, to the Building.

These rules and regulations are contained in each lease document, and may be changed, added, deleted or amended from time to time, as permitted by the lease.

Rules and Regulations

  1. The rights of the tenants in the entrances, corridors, elevators and escalators of the Building are limited to ingress and egress from the tenants’ premises for the tenants and their employees, licensees, and invitees, no tenant shall use, or permit the use of, the entrances, corridors, escalators or elevators for any other purpose. Fire exits and stairways are for emergency use only, and they shall not be used for any other purposes, they shall not encumber or obstruct or permit the encumbrance or obstruction of any of the sidewalks, plazas, entrances, corridors, escalators, elevators, fire exits or stairways of the Building. The Landlord reserves the right to control and operate the public facilities, as well as facilities furnished for the common use of the tenants, in such manner as Landlord, in its sole absolute discretion, deems best for the benefit of the tenants generally.
  2. The cost of repairing any damage to the public portions of the Building or the public facilities or to any facilities used in common with other tenants, caused by a tenant or employees, licensees or invitees of the tenant, shall be paid by such tenant.
  3. The Landlord may refuse admission to the Building, outside of ordinary business hours to any person not known to the watchman in charge, if any, or not having a pass issued by Landlord or not properly identified, and may require all persons admitted to or leaving the Building outside of ordinary business hours to register. Any person whose presence in the Building at any time shall, in the sole judgment of the Landlord, be prejudicial to the safety, character, reputation and interests of the building or its tenants may be denied access to the Building or may be ejected therefrom. In case of invasion, riot, public excitement, or other commotion, Landlord may prevent all access to the Building during the continuance of the same, by closing the doors or otherwise, for the safety of the tenants and protection of the property in the Building. Landlord may require any person leaving the Building with any package or other object to exhibit a pass from the tenant whose premises the package or object is being removed, but the establishment and enforcement of such requirement shall not impose any responsibility on the Landlord for the protection of any tenant against the removal of property from the premises of the tenant. Landlord, shall in no way, be liable to any tenant for damages or loss arising from the premises of any tenant or the Building under the provisions of this rule.
  4. No awnings or other protections over or around the windows shall be installed by any tenant, and only such window blinds as are supplied or permitted by the Landlord shall be used in the tenant’s premises.
  5. There shall not be used in any space, or in the public halls or public portions of the Building, either by any tenant or by jobbers or by others, in the delivery or receipt of merchandise, any and trucks, except those equipped with rubber tires and side guards.
  6. All entrance doors in each tenant’s premises shall be locked when the tenant’s premises are not in use. Entrance doors shall not be left open at any time. All window blinds in each tenant’s premises shall be lowered when reasonably required because of the position of the sun, during the operation of the Building air conditioning system to cool or ventilate the tenant’s premises.
  7. No noise, including the playing of any musical instruments, radio or television, which in the sole judgment of the Landlord, might disturb other tenants in the Building shall be made or permitted by any tenant, and no cooling shall be done in the tenant’s premises except as expressly approved in writing by the Landlord. Nothing shall be done or permitted in any tenant’s premises, and nothing shall be brought into or left in any tenant’s premises, which would impair or interfere with any of the Building services or the proper and economic heating, cleaning, or other servicing of the Building or the premises, nor shall there be installed by any tenant any ventilating, air conditioning, electrical or other equipment of any kind which, in the sole judgment of the Landlord, might cause any such impairment or interference. No dangerous, flammable, combustible or explosive object or material may be brought into the Building by any tenant or with permission of any tenant.
  8. Tenant shall not allow cooking, if so permitted under its lease, or food odors emanating within their demised premises to seep into other portions of the Building.
  9. No acids, vapor, coffee grinds, foreign substances or other materials shall be discharged into the wastelines, vents or flues of the Building, which may damage them. The water and wash closets and other plumbing fixtures in or servicing any tenant’s premises shall not be used for any purpose other than the purpose for which they were designed or constructed, and no sweeping, rubbish, rags, acids, coffee or other foreign substances shall be deposited therein. All damages resulting from any misuse of the fixture shall be borne by the tenant who, or whose servants, employees, agents, visitors, invitees or licensees, shall have caused the same.
  10. No signs, advertisements, notices or other lettering shall be exhibited, inscribed, painted or affixed by any tenant on any part of the outside of the Building without the prior written consent of the Landlord. In the event of the violation of the foregoing by any tenant, Landlord may remove the same without any liability and may charge the expense incurred by such removal to the tenant or tenants violating this rule. Landlord herewith consents to the placement of tenant’s logo on the entrance door of the demised premises, the design of which shall be subject to the Landlord’s reasonable approval. In addition, notwithstanding the aforesaid, Landlord herewith grants to tenant the right to affix identifying sign in the lobby of the building, the exact location and design, subject, however, to the approval of Landlord, which approval shall not be withheld unreasonably. Disapproval, by way of example but not limitation, shall be deemed to be reasonable if Landlord believes that the location, size and design of such logo and identifying signs are not consistent and harmonious with other logos and identifying signs in the Building. Moreover, Landlord, in the event it provides a directory, shall provide tenant with one listing in the directory.
  11. No tenant or occupant shall engage or pay employees in the Building, except those actually working for such tenant or occupant in the Building, nor advertise for laborers giving an address at the Building.
  12. The requirements of tenants will be attended to only upon application at the Management Office. Employees of the Landlord shall not perform any work or do anything outside of the regular duties, unless under special instructions from the office of Landlord.
  13. Each tenant shall at it’s expense, provide artificial light in the premises demised to such tenant for Landlord’s agents, contractors and employees while performing janitorial or other cleaning services and making repairs or alterations in said premises.
  14. The tenant’s employees shall not loiter around the hallways, stairways, elevators, front, roof, lobbies or any other part of the Building used in common by the occupants thereof.
  15. If the premises demised to any tenant become infested with vermin, such tenant, at its expense, shall cause its premises to be exterminated, from time to time, to the satisfaction of the Landlord.
  16. No tenant shall mark, paint, drill into, or in any way deface any part of the Demised Premises or the Building of which they form a part. No boring, cutting or stringing of wires shall be permitted, except with the prior written consent of Landlord, and as Landlord may direct. No tenant shall lay linoleum, or other similar floor covering so that the same shall come in direct contact with the floor of the Demised Premises and, if linoleum or other similar floor covering is desired to be used, an interlining of the builder’s deadening felt shall be first affixed to the floor by a paste or other material, soluble in water. The use of cement or other similar adhesive material is expressly prohibited.
  17. No additional locks and bolts of any kind shall be placed on any of the doors or windows by any tenant, nor shall any changes be made in existing locks and mechanisms thereof. Each tenant, must upon the termination of tenancy, restore to Landlord all keys of stores, offices, toilet rooms, either furnished to, or otherwise procured by, such tenant, and in the event of loss of any keys so furnished, such tenant shall pay to Landlord the cost thereof.