Continuous Operation Clause | Keep Open Condition of Retail Lease

Continuous Operation Clause

Continuous Operation Clause | Keep Open Clause 1. A clause in a lease of retail premises that specifies that the tenant is required to keep the premises open for business during normal business hours or during hours specified in the lease. As a rule, there is no implied covenant in a lease of retail property that the premises should be maintained open for business, although most leases of retail premises expressly provide hours for ‘continuous operation’ and provide the landlord with a … [Read more...]