The article begins with a general overview of customary arrangements regarding common area
usage and security in multi-tenant office buildings.
The now-defunct homeowners association donated the common area
to Willamalane in May 2013 at no cost.
Program additions included an outpatient therapy clinic, community education room and a new 160-registrant, early child development center with outdoor play spaces accessible to and visible from the resident common areas
, suites and balconies.
"Initially I was skeptical about all the common areas
we have and thought they were so much 'wasted space,' but I see now that they're the tool that motivates people to get out of their apartments and get involved with life.
On a divided floor landlords apportion common area
hallways, bathrooms, electrical closets, slop sinks, fan rooms, etc.
ACC has been responsible for dozens of corridor and common area
renovations in the last couple years.
Other capital improvements include common area
hallways and bathroom renovations.
A tenant who is injured in a fall on a sidewalk in a common area
of a senior apartment community may sue the landlord under common law but not under the statutory covenants of habitability, the Court of Appeals ruled recently in Wise at al.
The 7,000-square-foot common area
space includes leasing and management offices, a fitness center, yoga room, cyber cafe, executive center and meet-and-greet area.
* If it is essential that one "use" controls a particular common area
, should that area instead form part of the relevant component or unit?