8-K

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 6, 2018

 

 

Arsanis, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   001-38295   27-3181608

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

890 Winter Street, Suite 230

Waltham, Massachusetts

  02451
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (781) 819-5704

Not applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

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Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company  ☒

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  ☒

 

 

 


Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

On June 6, 2018, Arsanis, Inc. (the “Company”) entered into an Indenture of Lease (the “Lease Agreement”) with BP Bay Colony LLC (“Lessor”) pursuant to which the Company has agreed to lease 10,290 square feet of property to be used for general office purposes (the “Leased Property”) located at 950 Winter Street in Waltham, Massachusetts. The Company intends to move all of its operations currently conducted at 890 Winter Street, Suite 230, Waltham, Massachusetts to the Leased Property.

The term of the Lease Agreement commences on the earlier of (a) the later to occur of (x) that date on which the premises are ready for occupancy and (y) December 1, 2018, or (b) the date on which the Company commences occupancy (the “Commencement Date”) and expires approximately five years from the Commencement Date. The Company currently anticipates that the term will begin on December 1, 2018. The Company has the option to extend the term for one additional five-year period upon the Company’s written notice to the Lessor at least nine months and no more than 12 months in advance of the extension. The Lease Agreement also grants the Company a one-time right of first offer, subject to certain terms and conditions, for additional space containing approximately 4,000 square feet.

The total cash obligation for the base rent over the initial term of the Lease Agreement is approximately $2.2 million. In addition to the base rent, the Company is also responsible for its share of operating expenses, electricity and real estate taxes, in accordance with the terms of the Lease Agreement. The Company will provide a security deposit in the amount of $117,048.75 to the Lessor.

If the Company is considered in default under the terms of the Lease Agreement (a “Default”) and fails to cure such Default in the applicable time period prescribed under the Lease Agreement, the Lessor may terminate the Lease Agreement and the Company will be required to pay the difference between the remaining rent payments through the expiration of the Lease Agreement and any rental income from reletting the Leased Property over such time period, after deducting any expenses incurred in connection with such reletting. Alternatively, the Lessor may elect to receive, by notice to the Company and as final damages in lieu of all other damages beyond the date of such notice, an amount equal to the excess (if any) of the discounted present values, at a discount rate of 6%, of (i) the remaining rent payments through the expiration of the Lease Agreement over (ii) the remaining rent payments that the Lessor would receive if the premises were re-leased at the fair market rate prevailing at the time of such notice for the remainder of the original lease term. Circumstances which may be considered a Default under the Lease Agreement include the failure to timely pay any rent obligations and the filing by the Company of a petition for liquidation or reorganization under bankruptcy law.

The foregoing is a summary of the Lease Agreement and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Lease Agreement, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 10.1 and is incorporated into this Item 1.01 by reference.

 

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

 

Exhibit No.

  

Description

10.1    Indenture of Lease, dated June 6 2018, by and between the Company and BP Bay Colony LLC


SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

    ARSANIS, INC.
Date: June 12, 2018     By:  

/s/ Michael P. Gray

      Michael P. Gray
      Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer
EX-10.1

Exhibit 10.1

BAY COLONY CORPORATE CENTER

950 WINTER STREET

WALTHAM, MASSACHUSETTS

Lease Dated June 6, 2018

THIS INSTRUMENT IS AN INDENTURE OF LEASE in which the Landlord and the Tenant are the parties hereinafter named, and which relates to space in a certain building (the “Building”) known as, and with an address at, 950 Winter Street, Waltham, Massachusetts 02451.

The parties to this Indenture of Lease hereby agree with each other as follows:

ARTICLE I

Reference Data

 

1.1 Subjects Referred To

Each reference in this Lease to any of the following subjects shall be construed to incorporate the data stated for that subject in this Article:

 

Landlord:

   BP BAY COLONY LLC, a Delaware limited liability company

Landlord’s Original Address

  

c/o Boston Properties Limited Partnership

Prudential Center

800 Boylston Street, Suite 1900

Boston, Massachusetts 02199-8103

Landlord’s Construction Representative:

   Kara Must

Tenant:

   ARSANIS, INC., a Delaware corporation

Tenant’s Original Address:

  

890 Winter Street, Suite 230

Waltham, MA 02451

Tenant’s Email Address for Information Regarding Billings and Statements:

   invoices@arsanis.com

Tenant’s Construction Representative:

  

Noah Oshry

(noah.oshry@arsanis.com)

 


Commencement Date:

   As defined in Section 2.4 of this Lease and in Exhibit B-1.

Estimated Commencement Date:

   December 1, 2018

Outside Completion Date:

   March 1, 2019

Term or Lease Term (sometimes called the “Original Term”):

   Sixty (60) calendar months (plus the partial month, if any, immediately following the Commencement Date), unless extended or sooner terminated as provided in this Lease.

Extension Option:

   One (1) period of five (5) years as provided in and on the terms set forth in Section 9.18 hereof.

Rent Year:

   Any twelve (12) month period during the Term of the Lease commencing as of the Commencement Date, or as of any anniversary of the Commencement Date, except that if the Commencement Date does not occur on the first day of a calendar month, then (i) the first Rent Year shall further include the partial calendar month in which the first anniversary of the Commencement Date occurs, and (ii) the remaining Rent Years shall be the successive twelve-(12)-month periods following the end of such first Rent Year.

The Site:

   That certain parcel of land known as and numbered 950 Winter Street, Waltham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

The Building:

   The Building known as and numbered 950 Winter Street, Waltham, Massachusetts.

The Property:

   The Building together with all common areas, parking areas, decks and the Site.

Office Park:

   That certain office park known as Bay Colony Corporate Center, containing the Building and the additional buildings known as and numbered 1000, 1050 and 1100 Winter Street, Waltham, Massachusetts, located on the property more particularly described in Exhibit A attached hereto.

 

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Tenant’s Premises:

   A portion of the third (3rd) floor of the Building shown as the “Leased Premises” on the floor plan annexed hereto as Exhibit D and incorporated herein by reference.

Number of Parking Spaces:

   Thirty-one (31) (being three (3) spaces per 1,000 square feet of the Rentable Floor Area of the Premises).

Annual Fixed Rent:

  

(a) During the Original Term of this Lease, Annual Fixed Rent shall be payable by Tenant as follows:

 

(i) During the first (1st) Rent Year, at an annual rate of $304,500.00 (being the product of (x) $43.50, and (y) 7,000 rentable square feet (it being agreed that notwithstanding that the Premises contain the “Rentable Floor Area of the Premises” (as defined in this Section 1.1), Landlord shall only charge Annual Fixed Rent on 7,000 rentable square feet during the first (1st) Rent Year);

 

(ii) During the second (2nd) Rent Year, at an annual rate of $457,905.00 (being the product of (x) $44.50, and (y) the Rentable Floor Area of the Premises (being 10,290 square feet));

 

(iii) During the third (3rd) Rent Year, at an annual rate of $468,195.00 (being the product of (x) $45.50, and (y) the Rentable Floor Area of the Premises);

 

(iv) During the fourth (4th) Rent Year, at an annual rate of $478,485.00 (being the product of (x) $46.50, and (y) the Rentable Floor Area of the Premises); and

 

(v) During the fifth (5th) Rent Year, at an annual rate of $488,775.00 (being the product of (x) $47.50, and (y) the Rentable Floor Area of the Premises).

 

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   (b) During the extension option period (if exercised), as determined pursuant to Section 9.18.

Base Operating Expenses:

   Landlord’s Operating Expenses (as hereinafter defined in Section 2.6) for calendar year 2019, being January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.

Base Taxes:

   Landlord’s Tax Expenses (as hereinafter defined in Section 2.7) for fiscal tax year 2019, being July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.

Tenant Electricity:

   As provided in Section 2.8.

Additional Rent:

   All charges and other sums payable by Tenant as set forth in this Lease, in addition to Annual Fixed Rent.

Rentable Floor Area of the Premises:

   10,290 square feet.

Total Rentable Floor Area of the Building:

   269,499 square feet.

Permitted Use:

   General office purposes.

Broker:

   T3 Advisors

Security Deposit:

   $117,048.75

Guarantor:

   None.

 

1.2 Table of Articles and Sections

 

ARTICLE I      1  

Reference Data

     1  

1.1

 

Subjects Referred To

     1  

1.2

 

Table of Articles and Sections

     4  

1.3

 

Exhibits

     7  
ARTICLE II      7  

Building, Premises, Term and Rent

     7  

2.1

 

The Premises

     7  

2.2

 

Rights to Use Common Facilities

     7  

 

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2.3

 

Landlord’s Reservations

     8  

2.4

 

Habendum

     9  

2.5

 

Fixed Rent Payments

     9  

2.6

 

Operating Expenses

     10  

2.7

 

Real Estate Taxes

     15  

2.8

 

Tenant Electricity

     17  

2.9

 

Tenant’s One-Time Right of First Offer

     18  
ARTICLE III      22  

Condition of Premises; Alterations

     22  

3.1

 

Preparation of Premises

     22  
ARTICLE IV      22  

Landlord’s Covenants; Interruptions and Delays

     22  

4.1

 

Landlord Covenants

     22  

4.2

 

Interruptions and Delays in Services and Repairs, Etc.

     23  
ARTICLE V      24  

Tenant’s Covenants

     24  

5.1

 

Payments

     24  

5.2

 

Repair and Yield Up

     25  

5.3

 

Use

     25  

5.4

 

Obstructions; Items Visible From Exterior; Rules and Regulations

     26  

5.5

 

Safety Appliances

     26  

5.6

 

Assignment; Sublease

     26  

5.7

 

Right of Entry

     33  

5.8

 

Floor Load; Prevention of Vibration and Noise

     33  

5.9

 

Personal Property Taxes

     33  

5.10

 

Compliance with Laws

     33  

5.11

 

Payment of Litigation Expenses

     34  

5.12

 

Alterations

     34  

5.13

 

Vendors

     36  

5.14

 

OFAC

     36  
ARTICLE VI      37  

Casualty and Taking

     37  

6.1

 

Damage Resulting from Casualty

     37  

6.2

 

Uninsured Casualty

     39  

6.3

 

Rights of Termination for Taking

     39  

6.4

 

Award

     40  
ARTICLE VII      40  

Default

     40  

7.1

 

Tenant’s Default

     40  

7.2

 

Landlord’s Default

     44  

 

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ARTICLE VIII      45  

Insurance and Indemnity

     45  

8.1

 

Tenant’s Indemnity

     45  

8.2

 

Tenant’s Risk

     47  

8.3

 

Tenant’s Commercial General Liability Insurance

     48  

8.4

 

Tenant’s Property Insurance

     48  

8.5

 

Tenant’s Other Insurance

     49  

8.6

 

Requirements for Tenant’s Insurance

     49  

8.7

 

Additional Insureds

     50  

8.8

 

Certificates of Insurance

     50  

8.9

 

Subtenants and Other Occupants

     51  

8.10

 

No Violation of Building Policies

     51  

8.11

 

Tenant to Pay Premium Increases

     51  

8.12

 

Landlord’s Insurance

     51  

8.13

 

Waiver of Subrogation

     52  

8.14

 

Tenant’s Work

     53  
ARTICLE IX      53  

Miscellaneous Provisions

     53  

9.1

 

Waiver

     53  

9.2

 

Cumulative Remedies

     54  

9.3

 

Quiet Enjoyment

     54  

9.4

 

Notice to Mortgagee and Ground Lessor

     55  

9.5

 

Assignment of Rents

     55  

9.6

 

Surrender

     56  

9.7

 

Brokerage

     56  

9.8

 

Invalidity of Particular Provisions

     57  

9.9

 

Provisions Binding, Etc.

     57  

9.10

 

Recording

     57  

9.11

 

Notices

     58  

9.12

 

When Lease Becomes Binding and Authority

     58  

9.13

 

Section Headings

     59  

9.14

 

Rights of Mortgagee

     59  

9.15

 

Status Reports and Financial Statements

     60  

9.16

 

Self-Help

     60  

9.17

 

Holding Over

     61  

9.18

 

Extension Option

     61  

9.19

 

Security Deposit

     62  

9.20

 

Late Payment

     63  

9.21

 

Tenant’s Payments

     64  

9.22

 

Waiver of Trial By Jury

     65  

9.23

 

Electronic Signatures

     65  

9.24

 

Governing Law

     65  

9.25

 

Light and Air

     65  

9.26

 

Name of Building

     65  

 

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1.3 Exhibits

There are incorporated as part of this Lease:

 

Exhibit A    —      Description of Office Park
Exhibit B-1    —      Work Agreement
Exhibit B-2    —      Plans and Turnkey Matrix
Exhibit C    —      Landlord’s Services
Exhibit D    —      Floor Plan
Exhibit E    —      Form of Declaration Affixing the Commencement Date of Lease
Exhibit F    —      Broker Determination
Exhibit G    —      Form of Letter of Credit
Exhibit H    —      Memorandum Re: Procedure for Allocation of Electricity Costs
Exhibit I    —      Form of Certificate of Insurance
Exhibit J    —      List of Mortgages

ARTICLE II

Building, Premises, Term and Rent

 

2.1 The Premises

Commencing on the Commencement Date, Landlord hereby demises and leases to Tenant, and Tenant hereby hires and accepts from Landlord, Tenant’s Premises in the Building excluding exterior faces of exterior walls, the common stairways and stairwells, elevators and elevator wells, fan rooms, electric and telephone closets, janitor closets, freight elevator vestibules, and pipes, ducts, conduits, wires and appurtenant fixtures serving exclusively or in common other parts of the Building and if Tenant’s Premises includes less than the entire rentable area of any floor, excluding the common corridors, elevator lobbies and toilets located on such floor. Tenant’s Premises with such exclusions is hereinafter referred to as the “Premises.”

 

2.2 Rights to Use Common Facilities

Subject to Landlord’s right to change or alter any of the following in Landlord’s discretion as herein provided, Tenant shall have, as appurtenant to the Premises, the non- exclusive right to use in common with others, subject to reasonable rules of general applicability to tenants of the Building from time to time made by Landlord of which Tenant is given notice: (a) the common lobbies, corridors, stairways, elevators and loading platform of the Building, and the pipes, ducts, conduits, wires and appurtenant meters and equipment serving the Premises in common with others, (b) common walkways and driveways necessary for access to the Building, and (c) if the Premises include less than the entire rentable floor area of any floor, the common toilets, corridors and elevator lobby of such floor. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, Landlord has no obligation to allow any particular telecommunication service provider to have access to the Building or to the

 

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Premises except as may be required by applicable law; provided, however, Landlord covenants that at least one telecommunications service provider will have access to the Building and the Premises. If Tenant requests access for a telecommunications service provider who is not already providing service to the Building, and if Landlord permits such access, Landlord may condition such access upon the payment to Landlord by the service provider of fees assessed by Landlord in its sole discretion.

 

  2.2.1 Tenant’s Parking

In addition, Tenant shall have the right to use in the parking area the Number of Parking Spaces (referred to in Section 1.1) for the parking of automobiles, in common with use by other tenants from time to time of the Property, provided, however, that Landlord shall not be obligated to furnish stalls or spaces on the Site specifically designated for Tenant’s use. In the event that the Rentable Floor Area of the Premises decreases at any time during the Lease Term, the Number of Parking Spaces provided to Tenant hereunder shall be reduced proportionately. Tenant covenants and agrees that it and all persons claiming by, through and under it, shall at all times abide by all reasonable rules and regulations promulgated by Landlord with respect to the use of the parking areas on the Site. The parking privileges granted herein are non-transferable except to a permitted assignee or subtenant as provided in Section 5.6. Further, Landlord assumes no responsibility whatsoever for loss or damage due to fire, theft or otherwise to any automobile(s) parked on the Site or to any personal property therein, however caused, and Tenant covenants and agrees, upon request from Landlord from time to time, to notify its officers, employees, agents and invitees of such limitation of liability. Tenant acknowledges and agrees that a license only is hereby granted, and no bailment is intended or shall be created.

 

2.3 Landlord’s Reservations

Landlord reserves the right from time to time, without unreasonable interference with Tenant’s use: (a) to install, use, maintain, repair, replace and relocate for service to the Premises and other parts of the Building, or either, pipes, ducts, conduits, wires and appurtenant fixtures, wherever located in the Premises or Building, (b) to perform, or cause to be performed, construction in the common areas and facilities or other leased areas on the Property or in the Office Park and (c) to reduce, increase, enclose or otherwise change at any time and from time to time the size, number, location, lay-out and nature of the common areas and facilities and other tenancies and premises on the Property or in the Office Park, to create additional rentable areas through use or enclosure of common areas, and to dedicate roads within the Office Park for public use. Installations, replacements and relocations referred to in clause (a) above shall be located so far as practicable in the central core area of the Building, above ceiling surfaces, below floor surfaces or within perimeter walls of the Premises. Except in the case of emergencies or for normal cleaning and maintenance operations when no notice shall be required, Landlord agrees to use its best efforts to give Tenant reasonable advance notice of any of the foregoing activities which require work in the Premises (or outside of the Premises but materially affecting Tenant’s use of or access to the Premises).

 

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2.4 Habendum

Tenant shall have and hold the Premises for a period commencing on the earlier of (a) the later to occur of (x) that date on which the Premises are ready for occupancy (as defined in Section 3.1 and Exhibit B-1 hereof), and (y) the Estimated Commencement Date, or (b) that date on which Tenant commences occupancy of any portion of the Premises for the Permitted Uses (the “Commencement Date”), and continuing for the Term, unless sooner terminated as provided in Article VI or Article VII or unless extended as provided in Section 9.18.

As soon as may be convenient after the date has been determined on which the Term commences as aforesaid, Landlord and Tenant agree to join with each other in the execution of a written Declaration Affixing the Commencement Date of Lease, in the form of Exhibit E, in which the date on which the Term commences as aforesaid and the Term of this Lease shall be stated. If Tenant fails to execute such Declaration Affixing the Commencement Date of Lease, the Commencement Date and Lease Term shall be as reasonably determined by Landlord in accordance with the terms of this Lease.

 

2.5 Fixed Rent Payments

Tenant agrees to pay to Landlord, (1) (a) on the Commencement Date (defined in Section 1.1 hereof) and thereafter monthly, in advance, on the first day of each and every calendar month during the Original Term, a sum equal to one twelfth (1/12th) of the Annual Fixed Rent (sometimes hereinafter referred to as “fixed rent”) and (b) on the Commencement Date and thereafter monthly, in advance, on the first day of each and every calendar month during the Original Term, an amount estimated by Landlord from time to time to cover Tenant’s monthly payments for electricity under Section 2.8 and (2) on the first day of each and every calendar month during the extension option period (if exercised), a sum equal to (a) one twelfth (1/12th) of the Annual Fixed Rent as determined in Section 9.18 for the extension option period plus (b) then applicable monthly electricity charges under Section 2.8. Until notice of some other designation is given, fixed rent and all other charges for which provision is herein made shall be paid by remittance to or for the order of Landlord either (i) by ACH transfer to Bank of America in Dallas, Texas, Bank Routing Number 111 000 012 or (ii) by mail to P.O. Box 3557, Boston, Massachusetts 02241-3557, and in the case of (i) referencing Account Number 3756454460, Account Name of Boston Properties, LP, Tenant’s name and the Property address. All remittances received by Boston Properties Limited Partnership as aforesaid, or by any subsequently designated recipient, shall be treated as payment to Landlord.

Annual Fixed Rent for any partial month shall be paid by Tenant to Landlord at such rate on a pro rata basis, and, if the Commencement Date is a day other than the first day of a calendar month, the first payment of Annual Fixed Rent which Tenant shall make to Landlord shall be a payment equal to a proportionate part of such monthly Annual Fixed Rent for the partial month from the Commencement Date to the first day of the succeeding calendar month.

 

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Additional Rent payable by Tenant on a monthly basis, as hereinafter provided, likewise shall be prorated, and the first payment on account thereof shall be determined in similar fashion but shall commence on the Commencement Date; and other provisions of this Lease calling for monthly payments shall be read as incorporating this undertaking by Tenant.

The Annual Fixed Rent and all other charges for which provision is herein made shall be paid by Tenant to Landlord, without offset, deduction or abatement except as otherwise specifically set forth in this Lease.

 

2.6 Operating Expenses

“Landlord’s Operating Expenses” means the cost of operation of the Building and the Site (including, without limitation, costs associated with the operation of other portions of the Office Park, to the extent allocable to the Property) which shall exclude costs of special services rendered to tenants (including Tenant) for which a separate charge is made, but shall include, without limitation, the following: premiums for insurance carried with respect to the Building and the Site (including, without limitation, liability insurance, insurance against loss in case of fire or casualty and insurance of monthly installments of fixed rent and any Additional Rent which may be due under this Lease and other leases of space in the Building for not more than 12 months in the case of both fixed rent and Additional Rent and if there be any first mortgage of the Property, including such insurance as may be required by the holder of such first mortgage); compensation and all fringe benefits, worker’s compensation insurance premiums and payroll taxes paid to, for or with respect to all persons engaged in the operating, maintaining or cleaning of the Building or Site; water, sewer, electric, gas, oil and telephone charges associated with the common areas of the Building and the Site (excluding heating, ventilating and air conditioning, electricity and utility charges separately chargeable to tenants for additional or special services); cost of building and cleaning supplies and equipment; cost of maintenance, cleaning and repairs (other than repairs not properly chargeable against income or reimbursed from contractors under guarantees); cost of snow removal and care of landscaping; cost of operating, maintaining and cleaning the cafeteria, fitness center and any shared conference facilities serving the Building; payments under service contracts with independent contractors; management fees at reasonable rates for self-managed buildings consistent with the type of occupancy and the service rendered; costs of maintaining a regional property management office in connection with the operation, management and maintenance of the Building; all costs of applying and reporting for the Building or any part thereof to seek or maintain certification under the U.S. EPA’s Energy Star® rating system, the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system or a similar system or standard; and all other reasonable and necessary expenses paid in connection with the operation, cleaning and maintenance of the Building and the Site and properly chargeable against income. Landlord’s Operating Expenses shall include depreciation for capital expenditures made by Landlord during the Lease Term (i) to reduce Landlord’s Operating Expenses if Landlord shall have reasonably determined that the annual reduction in Landlord’s

 

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Operating Expenses shall exceed depreciation therefor or (ii) to comply with applicable laws, rules, regulations, requirements, statutes, ordinances, by-laws and court decisions of all public authorities which are hereafter in force and first apply to the Building after the date of this Lease (the capital expenditures described in subsections (i) and (ii) being hereinafter referred to as “Permitted Capital Expenditures”), plus in the case of both (i) and (ii) an interest factor, reasonably determined by Landlord, as being the interest rate then charged for long term mortgages by institutional lenders on like properties within the locality in which the Building is located, and depreciation in the case of both (i) and (ii) shall be determined by dividing the original cost of such capital expenditure by the number of years of useful life of the capital item acquired and the useful life shall be reasonably determined by Landlord in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and practices in effect at the time of acquisition of the capital item; provided, however, if Landlord reasonably concludes on the basis of engineering estimates that a particular capital expenditure will effect savings in other Landlord’s Operating Expenses, including, without limitation, energy related costs, and that such projected savings will, on an annual basis (“Projected Annual Savings”), exceed the annual depreciation therefor, then and in such event the amount of depreciation for such capital expenditure shall be increased to an amount equal to the Projected Annual Savings; and in such circumstance, the increased depreciation (in the amount of the Projected Annual Savings) shall be made for such period of time as it would take to fully amortize the cost of the item in question, together with interest thereon at the interest rate as aforesaid in equal monthly payments, each in the amount of 1/12th of the Projected Annual Savings, with such payment to be applied first to interest and the balance to principal.

To the extent that Landlord owns other buildings in the Office Park, Landlord’s Operating Expenses that relate to the common areas of the Office Park (and not exclusively to the Building or exclusively to any other buildings within the Office Park) shall be reasonably allocated by Landlord among all such buildings in the Office Park.

Notwithstanding anything contained herein to the contrary, Landlord’s Operating Expenses shall exclude the following:

 

  (1) depreciation for the Building;

 

  (2) capital improvements to the Property other than Permitted Capital Expenditures;

 

  (3) legal fees, space planner’s fees, architect’s fees, leasing and brokerage commissions, advertising and promotional expenditures and any other marketing expense incurred in connection with the leasing of space in the Building (including new leases, lease amendments, lease terminations and lease renewals);

 

  (4) the cost of performing work or furnishing service to or for any tenant other than Tenant, at Landlord’s expense, to the extent such work or service is in excess of any work or service Landlord is obligated to provide to Tenant or generally to other tenants in the Building at Landlord’s expense;

 

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  (5) fees, costs and expenses incurred by Landlord in connection with or relating to claims against or disputes with tenants of the Building;

 

  (6) legal, auditing, consulting and professional fees and other costs paid or incurred in connection with financings, refinancings or sales of any interest in Landlord or of Landlord’s interest in the Building or the Site or in connection with any ground lease (including, without limitation, recording costs, mortgage recording taxes, title insurance premiums and other similar costs, but excluding those legal, auditing, consulting and professional fees and other costs incurred in connection with the normal and routine maintenance and operation of the Building and/or the Site);

 

  (7) interest, fines or penalties for late payment or violations of Legal Requirements by Landlord, if any, except to the extent incurring such expense is either (a) a reasonable business expense under the circumstances or (b) caused by a corresponding late payment or violation of a Legal Requirement by Tenant, in which event Tenant shall be responsible for the full amount of such expense;

 

  (8) salaries and all other compensation (including fringe benefits) of partners, officers and executives above the grade of Regional Property Manager;

 

  (9) principal or interest on indebtedness, debt amortization or ground rent paid by Landlord in connection with any mortgages, deeds of trust or other financing encumbrances, or ground leases of the Building or the Site; and

 

  (10) the cost of remediation and removal of “Hazardous Materials” (as that term is defined in Section 5.3 below) in the Building or on the Site required by “Hazardous Materials Laws” (as that term is defined in Section 5.3 below), provided, however, that the provisions of this clause 11 shall not preclude the inclusion of costs with respect to materials (whether existing at the Property as of the date of this Lease or subsequently introduced to the Property) which are not as of the date of this Lease (or as of the date of introduction) deemed to be Hazardous Materials under applicable Hazardous Materials Laws but which are subsequently deemed to be Hazardous Materials under applicable Hazardous Materials Laws (it being understood and agreed that Tenant shall nonetheless be responsible under Section 5.3 of this Lease for all costs of remediation and removal of Hazardous Materials to the extent caused by Tenant Parties).

“Operating Expenses Allocable to the Premises” shall mean the same proportion of Landlord’s Operating Expenses for and pertaining to the Building and the Site as the Rentable Floor Area of the Premises bears to 95% of the Total Rentable Floor Area of the Building.

 

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“Base Operating Expenses” is hereinbefore defined in Section 1.1. Base Operating Expenses shall not include (i) market-wide cost increases due to extraordinary circumstances, including but not limited to Force Majeure (as defined in Section 6.1), conservation surcharges, security concerns, boycotts, strikes, embargoes or shortages and (ii) the costs of any Permitted Capital Expenditures.

“Base Operating Expenses Allocable to the Premises” means the same proportion of Base Operating Expenses for and pertaining to the Building and the Site as the Rentable Floor Area of the Premises bears to 95% of the Total Rentable Floor Area of the Building.

If with respect to any calendar year falling within the Term, or fraction of a calendar year falling within the Term at the beginning or end thereof, the Operating Expenses Allocable to the Premises for a full calendar year exceed Base Operating Expenses Allocable to the Premises, or for any such fraction of a calendar year exceed the corresponding fraction of Base Operating Expenses Allocable to the Premises, then Tenant shall pay to Landlord, as Additional Rent, the amount of such excess. Such payments shall be made at the times and in the manner hereinafter provided in this Section 2.6.

Not later than one hundred and twenty (120) days after the end of the first calendar year or fraction thereof ending December 31 and of each succeeding calendar year during the Term or fraction thereof at the end of the Term, Landlord shall render Tenant a statement in reasonable detail and according to usual accounting practices certified by a representative of Landlord, showing for the preceding calendar year or fraction thereof, as the case may be, Landlord’s Operating Expenses and Operating Expenses Allocable to the Premises. Said statement to be rendered to Tenant shall also show for the preceding year or fraction thereof as the case may be the amounts of operating expenses already paid by Tenant as Additional Rent, and the amount of operating expenses remaining due from, or overpaid by, Tenant for the year or other period covered by the statement. Within thirty (30) days after the date of delivery of such statement, Tenant shall pay to Landlord the balance of the amounts, if any, required to be paid pursuant to the above provisions of this Section 2.6 with respect to the preceding year or fraction thereof, or Landlord shall credit any amounts due from it to Tenant pursuant to the above provisions of this Section 2.6 against (i) monthly installments of fixed rent next thereafter coming due or (ii) any sums then due from Tenant to Landlord under this Lease (or refund such portion of the overpayment as aforesaid if the Term has ended and Tenant has no further obligation to Landlord).

In addition, Tenant shall make payments monthly on account of Tenant’s share of increases in Landlord’s Operating Expenses anticipated for the then current year at the time and in the fashion herein provided for the payment of Annual Fixed Rent. The amount to be paid to Landlord shall be an amount reasonably estimated annually by Landlord to be sufficient to cover, in the aggregate, a sum equal to Tenant’s share of such increases in Landlord’s Operating Expenses for each calendar year during the Term.

 

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Notwithstanding the foregoing, in determining the amount of Landlord’s Operating Expenses for any calendar year or portion thereof falling within the Lease Term, if less than ninety-five percent (95%) of the Total Rentable Floor Area of the Building shall have been occupied by tenants at any time during the period in question, then, at Landlord’s election, those components of Landlord’s Operating Expenses that vary based on occupancy for such period shall be adjusted to equal the amount such components of Landlord’s Operating Expenses would have been for such period had occupancy been ninety-five percent (95%) throughout such period.

 

  2.6.1 Subject to the provisions of this Section 2.6.1 and provided that no Event of Default of Tenant exists, Tenant shall have the right, at Tenant’s sole cost and expense, to examine the correctness of Landlord’s Operating Expense statement or any item contained therein:

 

  1. Any request for examination in respect of any “Operating Year” (as defined hereinbelow) may be made by notice from Tenant to Landlord no more than sixty (60) days after the date (the “Operating Expense Statement Date”) Landlord provides Tenant a statement of the actual amount of the Landlord’s Operating Expenses in respect of such Operating Year and only if Tenant shall have fully paid such amount. Such notice shall set forth in reasonable detail the matters questioned. Any examination must be completed and the results communicated to Landlord no more than one hundred eighty (180) days after the Operating Expense Statement Date. “Operating Year” shall mean a period of twelve (12) consecutive calendar months, commencing on the first day of January in each year, except that the first Lease Year of the Lease Term hereof shall be the period commencing on the Commencement Date and ending on the succeeding December 31, and the last Lease Year of the Lease Term hereof shall be the period commencing on January 1 of the calendar year in which the Lease Term ends, and ending with the date on which the Lease Term ends.

 

  2. Tenant hereby acknowledges and agrees that Tenant’s sole right to contest the Landlord’s Operating Expense statement shall be as expressly set forth in this Section. Tenant hereby waives any and all other rights provided pursuant to applicable laws to inspect Landlord’s books and records and/or to contest the Landlord’s Operating Expense statement. If Tenant shall fail to timely exercise Tenant’s right to inspect Landlord’s books and records as provided in this Section, or if Tenant shall fail to timely communicate to Landlord the results of Tenant’s examination as provided in this Section, with respect to any Operating Year Landlord’s statement of Landlord’s Operating Expenses shall be conclusive and binding on Tenant.

 

  3. So much of Landlord’s books and records pertaining to the Landlord’s Operating Expenses for the specific matters questioned by Tenant for the Operating Year included in Landlord’s statement shall be made available to Tenant within a reasonable time after Landlord timely receives the notice from Tenant to make such examination pursuant to this Section, either electronically or during normal business hours at the offices where Landlord keeps such books and records or at another location, as determined by Landlord.

 

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  4. Tenant shall have the right to make such examination no more than once in respect of any Operating Year in which Landlord has given Tenant a statement of the Landlord’s Operating Expenses.

 

  5. Such examination may be made only by a qualified employee of Tenant or a qualified independent certified public accounting firm approved by Landlord. No examination shall be conducted by an examiner who is to be compensated, in whole or in part, on a contingent fee basis.

 

  6. As a condition to performing any such examination, Tenant and its examiners shall be required to execute and deliver to Landlord an agreement, in form acceptable to Landlord, agreeing to keep confidential any information which it discovers about Landlord or the Building in connection with such examination.

 

  7. No subtenant shall have any right to conduct any such examination and no assignee may conduct any such examination with respect to any period during which the assignee was not in possession of the Premises.

 

2.7 Real Estate Taxes

If with respect to any full Tax Year or fraction of a Tax Year falling within the Term, Landlord’s Tax Expenses Allocable to the Premises as hereinafter defined for a full Tax Year exceed Base Taxes Allocable to the Premises, or for any such fraction of a Tax Year exceed the corresponding fraction of Base Taxes Allocable to the Premises then, on or before the thirtieth (30th) day following receipt by Tenant of the certified statement referred to below in this Section 2.7, then Tenant shall pay to Landlord, as Additional Rent, the amount of such excess. Not later than ninety (90) days after Landlord’s Tax Expenses Allocable to the Premises are determined for the first such Tax Year or fraction thereof and for each succeeding Tax Year or fraction thereof during the Term, Landlord shall render Tenant a statement in reasonable detail certified by a representative of Landlord showing for the preceding year or fraction thereof, as the case may be, real estate taxes on the Building and the Site and abatements and refunds of any taxes and assessments. At Tenant’s request, Landlord shall furnish Tenant with copies of the tax bills used to prepare such statement. Expenditures for legal fees and for other expenses incurred in seeking the tax refund or abatement may be charged against the tax refund or abatement before the adjustments are made for the Tax Year. Only Landlord shall have the right to institute tax reduction or other proceedings to reduce real estate taxes or the valuation of the Building and the Site. Said statement to be rendered to Tenant shall also show for the preceding Tax Year or fraction thereof as the case may be the amounts of real estate taxes already paid by Tenant as Additional Rent, and the amount of real estate taxes remaining due from, or overpaid by, Tenant for the year or other period covered by the statement. Within thirty

 

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(30) days after the date of delivery of the foregoing statement, Tenant shall pay to Landlord the balance of the amounts, if any, required to be paid pursuant to the above provisions of this Section 2.7 with respect to the preceding Tax Year or fraction thereof, or Landlord shall credit any amounts due from it to Tenant pursuant to the provisions of this Section 2.7 against (i) monthly installments of fixed rent next thereafter coming due or (ii) any sums then due from Tenant to Landlord under this Lease (or refund such portion of the over-payment as aforesaid if the Term has ended and Tenant has no further obligation to Landlord).

In addition, payments by Tenant on account of increases in real estate taxes anticipated for the then current year shall be made monthly at the time and in the fashion herein provided for the payment of fixed rent. The amount so to be paid to Landlord shall be an amount reasonably estimated by Landlord to be sufficient to provide Landlord, in the aggregate, a sum equal to Tenant’s share of such increases, at least ten (10) days before the day on which such payments by Landlord would become delinquent.

To the extent that real estate taxes shall be payable to the taxing authority in installments with respect to periods less than a Tax Year, the foregoing statement shall be rendered and payments made on account of such installments.

Terms used herein are defined as follows:

 

  (i) “Tax Year” means the twelve-month period beginning July 1 each year during the Term or if the appropriate governmental tax fiscal period shall begin on any date other than July 1, such other date.

 

  (ii) “Landlord’s Tax Expenses Allocable to the Premises” shall mean the same proportion of Landlord’s Tax Expenses for and pertaining to the Building and the Site as the Rentable Floor Area of the Premises bears to 95% of the Total Rentable Floor Area of the Building.

 

  (iii) “Landlord’s Tax Expenses” with respect to any Tax Year means the aggregate real estate taxes on the Building and Site with respect to that Tax Year, reduced by any abatement receipts with respect to that Tax Year.

 

  (iv) “Base Taxes” is hereinbefore defined in Section 1.1.

 

  (v) “Base Taxes Allocable to the Premises” means the same proportion of Base Taxes for and pertaining to the Building and the Site as the Rentable Floor Area of the Premises bears to 95% of the Total Rentable Floor Area of the Building.

 

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  (vi) “Real estate taxes” means all taxes and special assessments of every kind and nature and user fees and other like fees assessed by any governmental authority (including, but not limited to, any tax, assessment or charge resulting from the creation of a special improvement district) on the Building or Site which the Landlord shall become obligated to pay because of or in connection with the ownership, leasing and operation of the Site, the Building and the Property (including without limitation, if applicable, the excise prescribed by Massachusetts General Laws (Ter Ed) Chapter 121A, Section 10 and amounts in excess thereof paid to the City of Waltham pursuant to agreement between Landlord and the City) and reasonable expenses of and fees for any formal or informal proceedings for negotiation or abatement of taxes (collectively, “Abatement Expenses”), which Abatement Expenses shall be excluded from Base Taxes and from real estate taxes in any subsequent year if such expenses relate to a Tax Year outside the Lease Term. The amount of special taxes or special assessments to be included shall be limited to the amount of the installment (plus any interest, other than penalty interest, payable thereon) of such special tax or special assessment required to be paid during the year in respect of which such taxes are being determined. There shall be excluded from such taxes (a) any penalties or interest owing by reason of Landlord’s failure to pay such taxes when due, and (b) all income, estate, succession, inheritance and transfer taxes; provided, however, that if at any time during the Term the present system of ad valorem taxation of real property shall be changed so that in lieu of the whole or any part of the ad valorem tax on real property there shall be assessed on Landlord a capital levy or other tax on the gross rents received with respect to the Site or Building or Property, federal, state, county, municipal, or other local income, franchise, excise or similar tax, assessment, levy or charge (distinct from any now in effect in the jurisdiction in which the Property is located) measured by or based, in whole or in part, upon any such gross rents, then any and all of such taxes, assessments, levies or charges, to the extent so measured or based, shall be deemed to be included within the term “real estate taxes” but only to the extent that the same would be payable if the Site and Buildings were the only property of Landlord.

 

  (vii) If during the Lease Term the Tax Year is changed by applicable law to less than a full 12-month period, the Base Taxes and Base Taxes Allocable to the Premises shall each be proportionately reduced.

 

2.8 Tenant Electricity

Landlord shall allocate the costs of furnishing electricity for lights and plugs and the distribution components of the heating, ventilating and air conditioning system to Tenant in accordance with the procedure contained in Exhibit H, and Tenant shall pay for such costs as provided in said Exhibit H.

 

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2.9 Tenant’s One-Time Right of First Offer

(A) Right of First Offer Conditions. During the Lease Term and subject to the Prior Rights (as hereinafter defined), on the conditions (which conditions Landlord may waive by written notice to Tenant) that both at the time that any Available ROFO Space (as hereinafter defined) first becomes available for reletting and as of the date upon which the Available ROFO Space which Tenant has elected to lease pursuant to this Section 2.9 would have otherwise become incorporated into the Premises: (i) there exists no monetary or material non-monetary Event of Default, (ii) this Lease is still in full force and effect, and (iii) Tenant has not assigned this Lease (excluding any assignment to a Permitted Transferee which is permitted in accordance with Section 5.6.4) and Tenant (together with any Permitted Transferee permitted under Section 5.6.4) is not subleasing any portion of the Premises originally demised herein, prior to accepting any offer to lease Available ROFO Space to a third party other than a third party with Prior Rights, Landlord will first offer such Available ROFO Space to Tenant for lease pursuant to this Section 2.9.

(B) Available ROFO Space. For the purposes hereof, the “Available ROFO Space” shall be defined as all or any portion of that certain premises consisting of approximately 4,000 square feet of rentable floor area on the third (3rd) floor of the Building and approximately as shown as the “ROFO Premises” shown on Exhibit D attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference as and when such space becomes available for reletting. In connection therewith, it is acknowledged and agreed that (i) the Available ROFO Space is vacant as of the date hereof, and (ii) Landlord shall have the right to initially lease the Available ROFO Space to third parties as Landlord deems appropriate in its sole discretion, prior to triggering Tenant’s right of first offer under this Section 2.9. Such initial leases and the terms thereof (including, but not limited to, the original terms, any options to extend the terms, any expansion rights or options and any amendments thereto) are hereinafter called the “Initial Leases” and the tenants under the Initial Leases are hereinafter called the “Initial Tenants.” Available ROFO Space shall be deemed “available for reletting” when Landlord reasonably determines that the then current tenant of the applicable Available ROFO Space will vacate the Available ROFO Space at the expiration or earlier termination of such tenant’s lease and any applicable Prior Rights (as defined below) have lapsed or been waived.

(C) Exercise of Right to Lease Available ROFO Space. Landlord shall give Tenant written notice (“Landlord’s ROFO Notice”) at the time that Landlord determines, as aforesaid, that an Available ROFO Space will become available for reletting and any applicable Prior Rights have lapsed or been waived. Landlord’s ROFO Notice shall set forth (i) the size, configuration and exact location of the Available ROFO Space, (ii) Landlord’s quotation of a proposed annual fixed rent for the Available ROFO Space, (iii) the date on which it is estimated that the Available ROFO Space will be available for actual delivery to Tenant (the “Estimated ROFO Commencement Date”) and (iv) all other material terms and conditions which will apply to the Available ROFO Space. Except as otherwise provided in Section 2.9(D) below, the term for the Available ROFO Space shall be coterminous with the Original Lease Term (including extension terms timely and properly exercised pursuant to Section 9.18).

 

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Tenant shall have the right, exercisable by written notice (“Tenant’s ROFO Exercise Notice”) delivered to Landlord within twelve (12) days after Tenant’s receipt of Landlord’s ROFO Notice, to elect either (w) to inform Landlord that it desires to lease all of the Available ROFO Space and to use all or a portion thereof for research laboratory purposes, (x) to lease all of the Available ROFO Space, on the terms set forth in Landlord’s ROFO Notice, (y) to lease all of the Available ROFO Space, but reject the quotation of annual fixed rent set forth in Landlord’s ROFO Notice, or (z) reject Landlord’s ROFO Notice.

If Tenant fails timely to give Tenant’s ROFO Exercise Notice, time being of the essence, Tenant shall be deemed to have rejected Landlord’s ROFO Notice and to have waived its rights under this Section 2.9. If Tenant timely rejects or is deemed to have rejected Landlord’s ROFO Notice, Landlord shall be free to lease such Available ROFO Space to a third party on terms and conditions acceptable to Landlord and Tenant’s rights under this Section 2.9 as to the Available ROFO Space identified in Landlord’s ROFO Notice shall forever terminate.

If Tenant timely delivers the Tenant’s ROFO Exercise Notice that informs Landlord that Tenant desires to lease all of the Available ROFO Space and to use all or a portion thereof for research laboratory purposes under clause (C)(w) above, then Landlord shall give Tenant written notice (“Landlord’s Revised ROFO Notice”) setting forth all material terms and conditions which will apply to such use of the Available ROFO Space for research laboratory purposes and any other amendments or modifications to the terms set forth in Landlord’s ROFO Notice related to such use. Tenant shall have the right, exercisable by written notice (“Tenant’s Lab ROFO Exercise Notice”) delivered to Landlord within ten (10) days after Tenant’s receipt of Landlord’s Revised ROFO Notice, to elect either (1) to lease all of the Available ROFO Space, on the terms set forth in Landlord’s ROFO Notice as modified by Landlord’s Revised ROFO Notice, or (2) reject Landlord’s Revised ROFO Notice. If Tenant fails timely to give Tenant’s Lab ROFO Exercise Notice, time being of the essence, Tenant shall be deemed to have rejected both Landlord’s ROFO Notice and Landlord’s Revised ROFO Notice and to have waived its rights under this Section 2.9. If Tenant timely rejects or is deemed to have rejected Landlord’s Revised ROFO Notice, Landlord shall be free to lease such Available ROFO Space to a third party on terms and conditions acceptable to Landlord and Tenant’s rights under this Section 2.9 as to the Available ROFO Space identified in Landlord’s ROFO Notice shall forever terminate. If Tenant timely delivers the Tenant’s Lab ROFO Exercise Notice that accepts the terms of Landlord’s Revised ROFO Notice under clause (C)(1) above, Landlord shall lease and demise to Tenant and Tenant shall hire and take from Landlord such Available ROFO Space upon the terms set forth in Landlord’s ROFO Notice as modified by Landlord’s Revised ROFO Notice and otherwise upon all of the same terms and conditions of the Lease except as otherwise hereinafter set forth.

If Tenant timely delivers the Tenant’s ROFO Exercise Notice that accepts the terms of Landlord’s ROFO Notice under clause (C)(x) above, Landlord shall lease and demise to Tenant and Tenant shall hire and take from Landlord such Available ROFO Space upon the terms set forth in Landlord’s ROFO Notice and otherwise upon all of the same terms and conditions of the Lease except as otherwise hereinafter set forth.

 

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If Tenant timely delivers the Tenant’s ROFO Exercise Notice that elects to lease the Available ROFO Space but rejects Landlord’s quotation of the annual fixed rent for the Available ROFO Space under clause (C)(y) above, then the parties shall negotiate in good faith for a period of thirty (30) days after the delivery of Tenant’s ROFO Exercise Notice (“ROFO Negotiation Period”) to reach agreement on the Prevailing Market Rent (as defined in Exhibit F) for the Available ROFO Space. If the parties reach such agreement within the ROFO Negotiation Period, then the Annual Fixed Rent shall be the amount so agreed to by the parties and if the Landlord and Tenant do not agree upon the Prevailing Market Rent for such Available ROFO Space during the ROFO Negotiation Period, then Tenant may initiate the Broker Determination procedure set forth in Exhibit F attached hereto to determine the Prevailing Market Rent by giving notice to Landlord of such election not later than ten (10) days after the end of such ROFO Negotiation Period. If Tenant fails to timely initiate the Broker Determination of the Prevailing Market Rent pursuant to Exhibit F within such additional ten (10) day period, Landlord’s determination of the Prevailing Market Rent set forth in the Landlord’s ROFO Notice shall be binding on the parties.

(D) Lease Provisions Applying to Available ROFO Space. The leasing to Tenant of such Available ROFO Space shall be upon all of the same terms and conditions of the Lease, except as follows:

 

  (1) Commencement Date; Occupancy Date. The term as to the Available ROFO Space shall be co-terminous with the term of this Lease subject, however, to the terms of subsection 4 below. The Commencement Date in respect of such Available ROFO Space shall be the later of: (x) the Estimated ROFO Commencement Date or (y) the date that Landlord delivers such Available ROFO Space to Tenant in the condition specified in Landlord’s ROFO Notice, as modified by Landlord’s Revised ROFO Notice, if applicable.

 

  (2) Fixed Annual Rent. The Annual Fixed Rent in respect of such Available ROFO Space shall be as determined in accordance with the provisions of sub-section (C) above.

 

  (3) Condition of Available ROFO Space. Tenant shall take such Available ROFO Space “as-is” in its then (i.e., as of the date of delivery) state of construction, finish, and decoration, without any obligation on the part of Landlord to construct or prepare any Available ROFO Space for Tenant’s occupancy, and with no obligation on the part of Landlord to provide any contribution or other work allowance in respect of such Available ROFO Space unless otherwise specified in Landlord’s ROFO, as modified by Landlord’s Revised ROFO Notice, if applicable.

 

  (4)

End of Lease Term. If the Available ROFO Space shall be available for delivery to Tenant at any time during the last twenty-four (24) months of the Original Lease Term or the Extended Term, as the case may be, then: (a) if Tenant has no further right to extend the term of the Lease (e.g. because Tenant’s right to extend the term of the Lease pursuant to Section 9.18 has been irrevocably waived by Tenant or has lapsed unexercised),

 

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  then Tenant shall not be entitled to lease the Available ROFO Space under this Section 2.9, and (b) if Tenant then has a right to extend the term of the Lease pursuant to Section 9.18 which has not either lapsed unexercised or been irrevocably waived), then Tenant shall have no right to lease such Available ROFO Space unless, prior to, or simultaneously with, the giving of Tenant’s ROFO Exercise Notice, Tenant timely and properly exercises such extension option. Notwithstanding Tenant’s exercise of its extension option in accordance with the foregoing, the Annual Fixed Rent for the original Premises for such Extended Term shall be determined at the same time and in the same manner such Annual Fixed Rent would have been determined if Tenant had exercised the extension option within the time periods for such exercise set forth in Section 9.18(B) of this Lease.

(E) Prior Rights. For purposes of this Lease, it is agreed that the term “Prior Rights” means with respect to Available ROFO Space (y) any rights of first offer, first refusal, expansion, renewal, extension or other rights to lease that encumber what would otherwise have been Available ROFO Space which rights were granted prior to the date hereof, and (z) any rights of first offer, first refusal, expansion, renewal, extension or other rights to lease that encumber what would otherwise have been Available ROFO Space which rights were granted at any time to Initial Tenants leasing any of the Available ROFO Space pursuant to an Initial Lease regardless of whether the leases for such space expressly provide tenants with extension or renewal rights. Tenant expressly acknowledges and agrees that Landlord shall have the right to renew or extend Initial Tenants of any Available ROFO Space before offering any Available ROFO Space to Tenant and regardless of whether such existing tenants have express extension rights in their respective leases. Landlord represents that United Healthcare Services, Inc. has a right of first offer to the Available ROFO Space that constitutes a Prior Right pursuant to clause (y) above.

(F) Holdover Tenants. If Tenant shall timely exercise its rights under this Section 2.9 with respect to any Available ROFO Space designated in Landlord’s ROFO Notice, and if, thereafter, the then occupant of the applicable Available ROFO Premises with respect to which Tenant shall have so exercised such right wrongfully fails to deliver possession of such Available ROFO Space at the time when its tenancy is scheduled to expire, commencement of the term of Tenant’s occupancy and lease of such additional space shall, in the event of such holding over by such occupant, be deferred until possession of the additional space is delivered to Tenant. Landlord shall use commercially reasonable efforts to obtain possession of such ROFO Premises; provided, however, Landlord shall not be obligated commence legal proceedings against the holdover tenant. Except as set forth in this paragraph, the failure of the then occupant of such premises to so vacate shall not give Tenant any right to terminate this Lease or to deduct from, offset against, or withhold Annual Fixed Rent or Additional Rent or other charges payable under this Lease or any portions thereof. If any such hold-over exceeds six (6) months, then Tenant may, within ten (10) business days after such date, cancel the exercise of its option to lease the Available ROFO Space by giving to Landlord a written cancellation notice, provided, however, that if Landlord delivers the Available ROFO Space to Tenant on or before the date thirty (30) days after Landlord receives such cancellation notice, such cancellation notice shall be void and without further force or effect.

 

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(G) One Time Right. Tenant’s rights under this Section 2.9 with respect to each Available ROFO Space is a one-time right to be effective only once during the Term, so that after Landlord delivers to Tenant a Landlord’s ROFO Notice for the applicable Available ROFO Space and Tenant elects not to lease the Available ROFO Space, either by express rejection or by failure to timely deliver an acceptance notice to Landlord within the time period required in this Section 2.9, Tenant’s rights hereunder shall immediately and forever terminate as to the Available ROFO Space that was offered to Tenant in such Landlord’s ROFO Notice and, thereafter, Landlord will have no further obligation to offer to Tenant the option to lease any of the previously offered Available ROFO Space

ARTICLE III

Condition of Premises; Alterations

 

3.1 Preparation of Premises

The condition of the Premises upon Landlord’s delivery along with any work to be performed by either Landlord or Tenant shall be as set forth in the Work Agreement attached hereto as Exhibit B-1 and made a part hereof.

ARTICLE IV

Landlord’s Covenants; Interruptions and Delays

 

4.1 Landlord Covenants

 

  4.1.1 Services Furnished by Landlord

To furnish services, utilities, facilities and supplies set forth in Exhibit C equal to those customarily provided by landlords in high quality buildings in the Boston West Suburban Market subject to escalation reimbursement in accordance with Section 2.6 (except as may otherwise be expressly provided in said Exhibit C).

 

  4.1.2 Additional Services Available to Tenant

To furnish, at Tenant’s expense, reasonable additional Building operation services which are usual and customary in similar office buildings in the Boston West Suburban Market upon reasonable advance request of Tenant at reasonable and equitable rates from time to time established by Landlord. Tenant agrees to pay to Landlord, as Additional Rent, the cost of any such additional Building services requested by Tenant and for the cost of any additions, alterations, improvements or other work performed by Landlord in the Premises at the request of Tenant within thirty (30) days after being billed therefor.

 

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  4.1.3 Roof, Exterior Wall, Floor Slab and Common Facility Repairs

Except for (a) normal and reasonable wear and use, and (b) damage caused by fire and casualty and by eminent domain, and except as otherwise provided in Article VI and subject to the escalation provisions of Section 2.6, (i) to make such repairs to the roof, exterior walls, floor slabs and common areas and facilities as may be necessary to keep them in serviceable condition and (ii) to maintain the Building (exclusive of Tenant’s responsibilities under this Lease) in a first class manner comparable to the maintenance of similar properties in the Boston West Suburban Market.

 

  4.1.4 Door Signs

To provide and install, at Landlord’s expense, letters or numerals on exterior doors in the Premises to identify Tenant’s official name and Building address; all such letters and numerals shall be in the building standard graphics and no others shall be used or permitted on the Premises.

 

4.2 Interruptions and Delays in Services and Repairs, Etc.

Landlord shall not be liable to Tenant for any compensation or reduction of rent by reason of inconvenience or annoyance or for loss of business arising from the necessity of Landlord or its agents entering the Premises for any of the purposes in this Lease authorized, or for repairing the Premises or any portion of the Building however the necessity may occur. In case Landlord is prevented or delayed from making any repairs, alterations or improvements, or furnishing any services or performing any other covenant or duty to be performed on Landlord’s part, by reason of any cause reasonably beyond Landlord’s control, including without limitation by reason of Force Majeure (as defined in Section 6.1 hereof), Landlord shall not be liable to Tenant therefor, nor, except as expressly otherwise provided in Article VI, shall Tenant be entitled to any abatement or reduction of rent by reason thereof, or right to terminate this Lease, nor shall the same give rise to a claim in Tenant’s favor that such failure constitutes actual or constructive, total or partial, eviction from the Premises.

Landlord reserves the right to stop any service or utility system, when necessary by reason of accident or emergency, or until necessary repairs have been completed; provided, however, that in each instance of stoppage, Landlord shall exercise reasonable diligence to eliminate the cause thereof. Except in case of emergency repairs, Landlord will give Tenant reasonable advance notice of any contemplated stoppage and will use reasonable efforts to avoid unnecessary inconvenience to Tenant by reason thereof.

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Lease contained, if due to any of the following (collectively “Abatement Events”): (i) any repairs, alterations, replacements, or improvements made by Landlord, (ii) Landlord’s failure to make any repairs, alterations, or improvements required to be made by Landlord hereunder, or to provide any service required to be provided by Landlord hereunder, or (iii) failure of electric supply, any portion of the Premises becomes untenantable or it is impracticable for Tenant to conduct

 

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its business in the Premises, in either case, so that for the Premises Untenantability Cure Period (as hereinafter defined) the continued operation in the ordinary course of Tenant’s business is materially adversely affected, then, provided that Tenant ceases to use the affected portion of the Premises during the entirety of the Premises Untenantability Cure Period by reason of such untenantability, and that such untenantability and Landlord’s inability to cure such condition is not caused by the fault or neglect of Tenant or Tenant’s agents, employees or contractors, Annual Fixed Rent, Tenant’s share of increases in Landlord’s Operating Expenses, and Tenant’s share of increases in Landlord’s Tax Expenses shall thereafter be abated in proportion to such untenantability and its impact on the continued operation in the ordinary course of Tenant’s business until the day such condition is completely corrected (the amount of such abatement being referred to herein as “Tenant’s Abatement Amount”). For the purposes hereof, the “Premises Untenantability Cure Period” shall be defined as seven (7) consecutive business days after Landlord’s receipt of written notice from Tenant of the condition causing untenantability or impracticability in the Premises; provided however, that the Premises Untenantability Cure Period shall be ten (10) consecutive business days after Landlord’s receipt of written notice from Tenant of such condition causing untenantability in the Premises if either the condition was caused by causes beyond Landlord’s control or Landlord is unable to cure such condition as the result of causes beyond Landlord’s control. The provisions of this paragraph shall not apply in the event of untenantability caused by casualty or taking, which are addressed separately in Article VI of this Lease.

ARTICLE V

Tenant’s Covenants

Tenant covenants and agrees to the following during the Term and such further time as Tenant occupies any part of the Premises:

 

5.1 Payments

To pay when due all fixed rent and Additional Rent and all charges for utility services rendered to the Premises (except as otherwise provided in Exhibit C) and, as further Additional Rent, all charges for additional services rendered pursuant to Section 4.1.2. In the event Tenant pays any utilities for the Premises directly to the utility company or provider, Tenant shall grant Landlord access to Tenant’s account with such utility company or provider so that Landlord can review the utility bills relating to the Premises.

 

5.2 Repair and Yield Up

Except as otherwise provided in Article VI and Section 4.1.3 to keep the Premises in good order, repair and condition, reasonable wear and tear only excepted, and all glass in windows (except glass in exterior walls unless the damage thereto is attributable to Tenant’s negligence or misuse) and doors of the Premises whole and in good condition with glass of the same type and quality as that injured or broken, damage by fire or taking under the power of eminent domain only excepted, and at the expiration or termination of

 

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this Lease peaceably to yield up the Premises all construction, work, improvements, and all alterations and additions thereto in good order, repair and condition, reasonable wear and tear only excepted, first removing all goods and effects of Tenant and, to the extent specified by Landlord by notice to Tenant given at least ten (10) days before such expiration or termination, the wiring installed by Tenant for Tenant’s computer, telephone and other communication systems and equipment whether located in the Premises or in any other portion of the Building, including all risers and all alterations and additions made by Tenant and all partitions installed by Tenant, and repairing any damage caused by such removal and restoring the Premises and leaving them clean and neat. Tenant shall not permit or commit any waste, and Tenant shall be responsible for the cost of repairs which may be made necessary by reason of damage to common areas in the Building, to the Site or to the other buildings caused by Tenant, Tenant’s agents, contractors, employees, sublessees, licensees, concessionaires or invitees.

 

5.3 Use

From the commencement of the Term to use and occupy the Premises for the Permitted Use only, and not to injure or deface the Premises, Building, the Additional Building, the Site or any other part of the Property nor to permit in the Premises or on the Site any auction sale, vending machine, or inflammable fluids or chemicals, or nuisance, or the emission from the Premises of any objectionable noise or odor, nor to permit in the Premises anything which would in any way result in the leakage of fluid or the growth of mold, and not to use or devote the Premises or any part thereof for any purpose other than the Permitted Uses, nor any use thereof which is inconsistent with the maintenance of the Building as an office building of the first class in the quality of its maintenance, use and occupancy, or which is improper, offensive, contrary to law or ordinance or liable to invalidate or increase the premiums for any insurance on the Building or its contents or liable to render necessary any alteration or addition to the Building. Further, (i) Tenant shall not, nor shall Tenant permit its employees, invitees, agents, independent contractors, contractors, assignees or subtenants to, keep, maintain, store or dispose of (into the sewage or waste disposal system or otherwise) or engage in any activity which might produce or generate any substance which is or may hereafter be classified as a hazardous material, waste or substance (collectively “Hazardous Materials”), under federal, state or local laws, rules and regulations, including, without limitation, 42 U.S.C. Section 6901 et seq., 42 U.S.C. Section 9601 et seq., 42 U.S.C. Section 2601 et seq., 49 U.S.C. Section 1802 et seq. and Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 21E and the rules and regulations promulgated under any of the foregoing, as such laws, rules and regulations may be amended from time to time (collectively “Hazardous Materials Laws”); provided, however, Tenant shall have the right to store and use reasonable quantities of office and cleaning supplies used in the ordinary course of the use and occupancy of the Premises for the Permitted Use that are kept, maintained, stored and disposed of in accordance with all applicable Hazardous Materials Laws, (ii) Tenant shall immediately notify Landlord of any incident in, on or about the Premises, the Building or the Site that would require the filing of a notice under any Hazardous Materials Laws, (iii) Tenant shall comply and shall cause its employees, invitees, agents, independent contractors, contractors, assignees and subtenants to comply with each of the foregoing and (iv) Landlord shall have the right to make such inspections (including testing) as Landlord shall elect from time to time, upon reasonable prior notice to Tenant, to determine that Tenant is complying with the foregoing.

 

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5.4 Obstructions; Items Visible From Exterior; Rules and Regulations

Not to obstruct in any manner any portion of the Building not hereby leased or any portion thereof or of the other buildings or of the Site used by Tenant in common with others; not without prior consent of Landlord to permit the painting or placing of any signs, curtains, blinds, shades, awnings, aerials or flagpoles, or the like, visible from outside the Premises; and to comply with all reasonable rules and regulations or the requirements of any customer handbook currently in existence or hereafter implemented by Landlord which are of uniform application to all occupants of the Building recognizing that differing circumstances may justify different treatment, of which Tenant has been given notice, for the care and use of the Building and Site and their facilities and approaches; Landlord shall not be liable to Tenant for the failure of other occupants of the Buildings to conform to such rules and regulations. If and to the extent there is any conflict between the provisions of this Lease and any rules and regulations or customer handbook for the Building, the provisions of this Lease shall control.

 

5.5 Safety Appliances

To keep the Premises equipped with all safety appliances required by any public authority because of any use made by Tenant other than normal office use, and to procure all licenses and permits so required because of such use and, if requested by Landlord, to do any work so required because of such use, it being understood that the foregoing provisions shall not be construed to broaden in any way Tenant’s Permitted Use.

 

5.6 Assignment; Sublease

Except as otherwise expressly provided herein, Tenant covenants and agrees that it shall not assign, mortgage, pledge, hypothecate or otherwise transfer this Lease and/or Tenant’s interest in this Lease or sublet (which term, without limitation, shall include granting of concessions, licenses or the like) the whole or any part of the Premises. If and so long as Tenant is a corporation with fewer than five hundred (500) shareholders or a limited liability company or a partnership, an assignment, within the meaning of this Section 5.6, shall be deemed to include one or more sales or transfers of stock or membership or partnership interests, by operation of law or otherwise, or the issuance of new stock or membership or partnership interests, by which an aggregate of more than fifty percent (50%) of Tenant’s stock or membership or partnership interests shall be vested in a party or parties who are not stockholders or members or partners as of the date hereof (a “Majority Interest Transfer”). Notwithstanding the foregoing, if Tenant is a corporation, the stock of which is traded through a national or regional stock exchange, the sale or transfer of the capital stock of Tenant on such stock exchange in the ordinary course of business shall not constitute an assignment within the meaning of this Section 5.6. For the purpose of this Section 5.6, ownership of stock or membership or partnership interests shall be determined in accordance with the principles set forth in Section 544 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended from time to time, or the corresponding provisions of

 

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any subsequent law. In addition, the following shall be deemed an assignment within the meaning of this Section 5.6: (a) the merger or consolidation of Tenant into or with any other entity, or the sale of all or substantially all of its assets, and (b) the establishment by the Tenant or a permitted successor or assignee of one or more series of series of (1) members, managers, limited liability company interests or assets, which may have separate rights, powers or duties with respect to specified property or obligations of the Tenant (or such successor or assignee) or profits or losses associated with specified property or obligations of the Tenant (or such successor or assignee), pursuant to §18-215 of the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act, as amended, or similar laws of other states or otherwise, or (2) limited partners, general partners, partnership interests or assets, which may have separate rights, powers or duties with respect to specified property or obligations of the Tenant (or such successor or assignee) or profits or losses associated with specified property or obligations of the Tenant (or such successor or assignee) pursuant to §17-218 of the Delaware Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act, as amended, or similar laws of other states or otherwise (a “Series Reorganization”); provided, however, the foregoing clause (b) shall not be deemed an assignment so long as Tenant is a corporation, the stock of which is traded through a national or regional stock exchange. Any assignment, mortgage, pledge, hypothecation, transfer or subletting not expressly permitted in or consented to by Landlord under this Section 5.6 shall, at Landlord’s election, be void; shall be of no force and effect; and shall confer no rights on or in favor of third parties. In addition, Landlord shall be entitled to seek specific performance of or other equitable relief with respect to the provisions hereof. The limitations of this Section 5.6 shall be deemed to apply to any guarantor(s) of this Lease.

 

  5.6.1 Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 5.6 above, in the event Tenant desires to assign this Lease or to sublet all or a part of the Premises, Tenant shall give Landlord notice (the “Proposed Transfer Notice”) of any proposed sublease or assignment, and said notice shall specify the provisions of the proposed assignment or subletting, including (a) the name and address of the proposed assignee or subtenant, (b) in the case of a proposed assignment or subletting pursuant to Section 5.6.3 below, such information as to the proposed assignee’s or proposed subtenant’s net worth and financial capability and standing as may reasonably be required for Landlord to make the determination referred to in said Section 5.6.3 (provided, however, that Landlord shall hold such information confidential having the right to release same to its officers, accountants, attorneys and mortgage lenders on a confidential basis), (c) all of the terms and provisions upon which the proposed assignment or subletting is to be made, (d) in the case of a proposed assignment or subletting pursuant to Section 5.6.3 below, all other information necessary to make the determination referred to in said Section 5.6.3 and (e) in the case of a proposed assignment or subletting pursuant to Section 5.6.4 below, such information as may be reasonably required by Landlord to determine that such proposed assignment or subletting complies with the requirements of said Section 5.6.4.

 

  5.6.2

In the event that Tenant shall propose to assign its interest in the Lease or to sublet the whole (but not part) of the Premises for all or substantially all of the remainder of the Lease Term, Landlord shall have the right at its sole option, to be exercised

 

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  within thirty (30) days after receipt of Tenant’s Proposed Transfer Notice (the “Acceptance Period”), to terminate this Lease as of a date specified in a notice to Tenant, which date shall not be earlier than sixty (60) days nor later than one hundred and twenty (120) days after Landlord’s notice to Tenant; provided, however, that upon the termination date as set forth in Landlord’s notice, all obligations relating to the period after such termination date (but not those relating to the period before such termination date) shall cease and promptly upon being billed therefor by Landlord, Tenant shall make final payment of all Annual Fixed Rent and Additional Rent due from Tenant through the termination date. In the event that Landlord shall not exercise its termination rights as aforesaid, or shall fail to give any or timely notice pursuant to this Section the provisions of Sections 5.6.3, 5.6.5 and 5.6.6 shall be applicable. This Section 5.6.2 shall not be applicable to an assignment or sublease pursuant to Section 5.6.4.

 

  5.6.3 Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 5.6 above, but subject to the provisions of this Section 5.6.3 and the provisions of Sections 5.6.5 and 5.6.6 below, in the event of a sublease of less than all of the Premises or a sublease for less than all or substantially all of the remainder of the Lease Term (where Landlord shall not have the right to terminate this Lease as set forth in Section 5.6.2), or in the event that Landlord shall not have exercised the termination right as set forth in Section 5.6.2, or shall have failed to give any or timely notice under Section 5.6.2, then for a period of ninety (90) days (i) after the receipt of Landlord’s notice stating that Landlord does not elect the termination right, or (ii) after the expiration of the Acceptance Period, in the event Landlord shall not give any or timely notice under Section 5.6.2 as the case may be, Tenant shall have the right to assign this Lease or sublet the whole or part of the Premises in accordance with the Proposed Transfer Notice provided that, in each instance, Tenant first obtains the express prior written consent of Landlord, which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld or delayed.

Without limiting the foregoing standard, Landlord shall not be deemed to be unreasonably withholding its consent to such a proposed assignment or subleasing if:

 

  (a) the proposed assignee or subtenant is an occupant of the Building or elsewhere within the Office Park (and Landlord has available space in the Office Park) or is in active negotiation with Landlord or an affiliate of Landlord for premises in the Building or elsewhere within the Office Park or is not of a character consistent with the operation of a first class office building (by way of example Landlord shall not be deemed to be unreasonably withholding its consent to an assignment or subleasing to any governmental or quasi-governmental agency), or

 

  (b) the proposed assignee or subtenant is not of good character and reputation, or

 

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  (c) the proposed assignee or subtenant does not possess adequate financial capability to perform the Tenant obligations as and when due or required, or

 

  (d) the assignee or subtenant proposes to use the Premises (or part thereof) for a purpose other than the purpose for which the Premises may be used as stated in Section 1.1 hereof, or

 

  (e) the character of the business to be conducted or the proposed use of the Premises by the proposed subtenant or assignee shall (i) be likely to increase Landlord’s Operating Expenses beyond that which Landlord now incurs for use by Tenant; (ii) be likely to increase the burden on elevators or other Building systems or equipment over the burden generated by normal and customary office usage; or (iii) violate or be likely to violate any provisions or restrictions contained herein relating to the use or occupancy of the Premises, or

 

  (f) there shall be existing an Event of Default (defined in Section 7.1) or there have been three (3) or more Event of Default occurrences during the Term, or

 

  (g) Tenant has publically advertised a proposed rent and other charges to be payable by the proposed assignee or subtenant that are less than the market rent and other charges for first class sublease office space for properties of a similar character in the Boston West Suburban market, or

 

  (h) any part of the rent payable under the proposed assignment or sublease shall be based in whole or in part on the income or profits derived from the Premises or if any proposed assignment or sublease shall potentially have any adverse effect on the real estate investment trust qualification requirements applicable to Landlord and its affiliates, or

 

  (i) the holder of any mortgage or ground lease on property which includes the Premises does not approve of the proposed assignment or sublease (in the event that such holder has an approval right pursuant to the mortgage or ground lease), or

 

  (j) due to the identity or business of a proposed assignee or subtenant, such approval would cause Landlord to be in violation of any covenant or restriction contained in another lease or other agreement affecting space in the Building or elsewhere in the Property.

If Landlord shall consent to the proposed assignment or subletting, as the case may be, then, in such event, Tenant may thereafter sublease or assign pursuant to

 

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Tenant’s notice, as given hereunder; provided, however, that if such assignment or sublease shall not be executed and delivered to Landlord within ninety (90) days after the date of Landlord’s consent, the consent shall be deemed null and void and the provisions of Section 5.6.1 shall be applicable.

 

  5.6.4 Notwithstanding the provisions of Sections 5.6, 5.6.2, 5.6.3 and 5.6.5, but subject to the provisions of Sections 5.6.1 and 5.6.6, Tenant shall have the right:

(x) to assign this Lease or to sublet the Premises (in whole or in part) to any other entity (the “Successor Entity”) (i) which controls or is controlled by Tenant or Tenant’s parent corporation or which is under common control with Tenant, provided that such transfer or transaction is for a legitimate business purpose of Tenant other than a transfer of Tenant’s interest in this Lease, or (ii) which purchases all or substantially all of the assets of Tenant, or (iii) which purchases all or substantially all of the stock of (or other ownership or membership interests in) Tenant or (iv) which merges or combines with Tenant, or

(y) to effect a Series Reorganization, or

(z) to engage in a Majority Interest Transfer,

provided that in any of the foregoing events described in clauses (y) and (z) above, the transaction is for a legitimate business purpose of Tenant other than the limitation or segregation of the liabilities of Tenant, and provided further that in any of the foregoing events described in in (x), (y) and (z) the entity to which this Lease is so assigned or which so sublets all of the Premises or the series established by the Series Reorganization has a credit worthiness (e.g. net assets on a pro forma basis using generally accepted accounting principles consistently applied and using the most recent financial statements) which with respect to an assignment or a sublease of all of the Premises is the same or better than the lesser of (i) that of the Tenant as of the date of this Lease, or (ii) $25,000,000, or with respect to a partial sublease has the financial capability that in Landlord’s reasonable opinion is sufficient to perform the obligations of the Tenant with respect to the subleased premises (the foregoing transferees referred to, individually or collectively, as a “Permitted Transferee”). Except in cases of statutory merger or a Series Reorganization, in which case the surviving entity in the merger or the series to which this Lease has been designated shall be liable as the Tenant under this Lease, Tenant shall continue to remain fully liable under this Lease, on a joint and several basis with the Permitted Transferee. If any parent, affiliate or subsidiary of Tenant to which this Lease is assigned or the Premises sublet (in whole or in part) shall cease to be such a parent, affiliate or subsidiary, such cessation shall be considered an assignment or subletting requiring Landlord’s consent.

 

  5.6.5

In the case of any assignment or subleasing as to which Landlord may consent (other than an assignment or subletting permitted under Section 5.6.4 above) such consent shall be upon the express and further condition, covenant and agreement,

 

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and Tenant hereby covenants and agrees that, in addition to the Annual Fixed Rent, Additional Rent and other charges to be paid pursuant to this Lease, fifty percent (50%) of the “Assignment/Sublease Profits” (hereinafter defined), if any, shall be paid to Landlord. The “Assignment/Sublease Profits” shall be the excess, if any, of (a) the “Assignment/Sublease Net Revenues” as hereinafter defined over (b) the Annual Fixed Rent and Additional Rent and other charges provided in this Lease (provided, however, that for the purpose of calculating the Assignment/Sublease Profits in the case of a sublease, appropriate prorations in the applicable Annual Fixed Rent, Additional Rent and other charges under this Lease shall be made based on the percentage of the Premises subleased and on the terms of the sublease). The “Assignment/Sublease Net Revenues” shall be the fixed rent, Additional Rent and all other charges and sums payable either initially or over the term of the sublease or assignment plus all other profits and increases to be derived by Tenant as a result of such subletting or assignment, less the reasonable costs of Tenant incurred in such subleasing or assignment (the definition of which shall be limited to brokerage commissions and alteration expenses and allowances, and legal fees in each case actually paid), as set forth in a statement certified by an appropriate officer of Tenant and delivered to Landlord within thirty (30) days of the full execution of the sublease or assignment document, amortized over the term of the sublease or assignment.

All payments of the Assignment/Sublease Profits due Landlord shall be made within ten (10) days of receipt of same by Tenant.

 

  5.6.6 (A)It shall be a condition of the validity of any assignment or subletting consented to under Section 5.6.3 above, or any assignment or subletting of right under Section 5.6.4 above, that both Tenant and the assignee or sublessee enter into a separate written instrument directly with Landlord in a form and containing terms and provisions reasonably required by Landlord, including, without limitation, the agreement of the assignee or sublessee to be bound directly to Landlord for all the obligations of the Tenant under this Lease (including any amendments or extensions thereof), including, without limitation, the obligation (a) to pay the rent and other amounts provided for under this Lease (but in the case of a subletting, such subtenant shall agree to be bound by such obligations only to the extent assumed or incorporated in its sublease), (b) to comply with the provisions of Sections 5.6 through 5.6.6 hereof and (c) to indemnify the “Landlord Parties” (as defined in Section 8.13) as provided in Section 8.1 hereof. Such assignment or subletting shall not relieve the Tenant named herein of any of the obligations of the Tenant hereunder and Tenant shall remain fully and primarily liable therefor and the liability of Tenant and such assignee (or subtenant, as the case may be) shall be joint and several. Further, and notwithstanding the foregoing, the provisions hereof shall not constitute a recognition of the sublease or the subtenant thereunder, as the case may be, and at Landlord’s option, upon the termination or expiration of the Lease (whether such termination is based upon a cause beyond Tenant’s control, a default of Tenant, the agreement of Tenant and Landlord or any other reason), the sublease shall be terminated.

 

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(B) As Additional Rent, Tenant shall pay to Landlord as a fee for Landlord’s review of any proposed assignment or sublease requested by Tenant and the preparation of any associated documentation in connection therewith, within thirty (30) days after receipt of an invoice from Landlord, an amount equal to the sum of (i) $1,000.00 and/or (ii) reasonable out of pocket legal fees or other expenses incurred by Landlord in connection with such request.

(C) If this Lease be assigned, or if the Premises or any part thereof be sublet or occupied by anyone other than Tenant, Landlord may upon prior notice to Tenant, at any time and from time to time, collect rent and other charges from the assignee, sublessee or occupant and apply the net amount collected to the rent and other charges herein reserved, but no such assignment, subletting, occupancy or collection shall be deemed a waiver of this covenant, or a waiver of the provisions of Sections 5.6 through 5.6.6 hereof, or the acceptance of the assignee, sublessee or occupant as a tenant or a release of Tenant from the further performance by Tenant of covenants on the part of Tenant herein contained, the Tenant herein named to remain primarily liable under this Lease.

(D) The consent by Landlord to an assignment or subletting under Section 5.6.3 above, or the consummation of an assignment or subletting of right under Section 5.6.4 above, shall in no way be construed to relieve Tenant from obtaining the express consent in writing of Landlord to any further assignment or subletting.

(E) On or after the occurrence of an “Event of Default” (defined in Section 7.1), Landlord shall be entitled to one hundred percent (100%) of any Assignment/Sublease Profits.

(F) Without limiting Tenant’s obligations under Section 5.12, Tenant shall be responsible, at Tenant’s sole cost and expense, for performing all work necessary to comply with Legal Requirements and Insurance Requirements in connection with any assignment or subletting hereunder including, without limitation, any work in connection with such assignment or subletting.

(G) In addition to the other requirements set forth in this Lease and notwithstanding any other provision of this Lease, partial sublettings of the Premises shall only be permitted under the following terms and conditions: (i) the layout of both the subleased premises and the remainder of the Premises must comply with applicable laws, ordinances, rules and/or regulations and be approved by Landlord, including, without limitation, all requirements concerning access and egress; (ii) in the event the subleased premises are separately physically demised from the remainder of the Premises, Tenant shall pay all costs of separately physically demising the subleased premises; and (iii) there shall be no more than one (1) sublease in effect in the Premises at any given time.

 

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  5.7 Right of Entry

To permit Landlord and its agents to examine the Premises at reasonable times and upon reasonable prior notice (except in an emergency) and, if Landlord shall so elect, to make any alterations, additions or improvements contemplated by this Lease or any repairs or replacements Landlord may deem necessary in accordance with the terms and provisions of this Lease; to remove, at Tenant’s expense, any alterations, addition, signs, curtains, blinds, shades, awnings, aerials, flagpoles, or the like not consented to in writing; and to show the Premises to prospective tenants during the eleven (11) months preceding expiration of the Term and to prospective purchasers and mortgagees at all reasonable times.

In the event Tenant sends a notice alleging the existence of a dangerous or unsafe condition, any requirements for prior notice or limitations on Landlord’s access to the Premises contained in this Lease shall be deemed waived by Tenant so that Landlord may immediately exercise its rights under this Section 5.7 and Section 9.16 in such manner as Landlord deems necessary in its sole discretion to remedy such dangerous or unsafe condition.

 

  5.8 Floor Load; Prevention of Vibration and Noise

Not to place a load upon the Premises exceeding an average rate of 70 pounds of live load per square foot of floor area (partitions shall be considered as part of the live load); and not to move any safe, vault or other heavy equipment in, about or out of the Premises except in such manner and at such time as Landlord shall in each instance authorize; Tenant’s business machines and mechanical equipment which cause vibration or noise that may be transmitted to the Building structure or to any other space in the Building shall be so installed, maintained and used by Tenant so as to eliminate such vibration or noise.

 

  5.9 Personal Property Taxes

To pay promptly when due all taxes which may be imposed upon “Tenant’s Property” (as defined in Section 8.4 hereof) in the Premises to whomever assessed.

 

  5.10 Compliance with Laws

To comply with all applicable Legal Requirements now or hereafter in force regarding the operation of Tenant’s business and the use, condition, configuration and occupancy of the Premises. In addition, Tenant shall, at its sole cost and expense, promptly comply with any Legal Requirements that relate to the Base Building (as hereinafter defined), but only to the extent such obligations are triggered by Tenant’s particular manner of use of the Premises, other than for general office use, or alterations, additions or improvements in the Premises performed or requested by Tenant. “Base Building” shall include the structural portions of the Building, the public restrooms and the Building mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems and equipment located in the internal core of the Building on the floor or floors on which the Premises are located. Tenant shall promptly pay all fines, penalties and damages that may arise out of or be imposed because of its failure to comply with the provisions of this Section 5.10.

 

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  5.11 Payment of Litigation Expenses

As Additional Rent, to pay all reasonable costs, counsel and other fees incurred by Landlord in connection with the successful enforcement by Landlord of any obligations of Tenant under this Lease or in connection with any bankruptcy case involving Tenant or any guarantor.

 

  5.12 Alterations

Tenant shall not make alterations and additions to Tenant’s Premises except in accordance with plans and specifications therefor first approved by Landlord, which approval shall not be unreasonably withheld. However, Landlord’s determination of matters relating to aesthetic issues relating to alterations, additions or improvements which are visible outside the Premises (including, without limitation, from common lobbies within the Building) shall be in Landlord’s sole discretion. Without limiting such standard Landlord shall not be deemed unreasonable for withholding approval of any alterations or additions (including, without limitation, any alterations or additions to be performed by Tenant under Article III) which (a) in Landlord’s opinion might adversely affect any structural or exterior element of the Building, any area or element outside of the Premises, or any facility or base building mechanical system serving any area of the Building outside of the Premises, or (b) involve or affect the exterior design, size, height, or other exterior dimensions of the Building or (c) will require unusual expense to readapt the Premises to normal office use on Lease termination or expiration or increase the cost of construction or of insurance or taxes on the Building or of the services called for by Section 4.1 unless Tenant first gives assurance acceptable to Landlord for payment of such increased cost and that such readaptation will be made prior to such termination or expiration without expense to Landlord, (d) enlarge the Rentable Floor Area of the Premises, or (e) are inconsistent, in Landlord’s judgment, with alterations satisfying Landlord’s standards for new alterations in the Building. Tenant covenants and agrees that any alterations, additions or improvements made by it to or upon the Premises pursuant to this Section 5.12 shall be done in a good and workmanlike manner and in compliance with all Legal Requirements (as defined in Exhibit B-1) and all Insurance Requirements (as hereinafter defined). Landlord’s review and approval of any such plans and specifications and consent to perform work described therein shall not be deemed an agreement by Landlord that such plans, specifications and work conform with applicable Legal Requirements and requirements of insurers of the Building and the other requirements of this Lease with respect to Tenant’s insurance obligations (herein called “Insurance Requirements”) nor deemed a waiver of Tenant’s obligations under this Lease with respect to applicable Legal Requirements and Insurance Requirements nor impose any liability or obligation upon Landlord with respect to the completeness, design sufficiency or compliance of such plans, specifications and work with applicable Legal Requirements and Insurance Requirements nor give right to any other parties. Further, Tenant acknowledges that Tenant is acting for its own benefit and account, and that Tenant shall not be acting as Landlord’s agent in performing any work in the Premises, accordingly, no contractor, subcontractor or supplier

 

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shall have a right to lien Landlord’s interest in the Property in connection with any such work. Within thirty (30) days after receipt of an invoice from Landlord, Tenant shall pay to Landlord as a fee for Landlord’s review of any work or plans (excluding any review respecting initial improvements performed pursuant to Article III hereof for which a fee has previously been paid but including any review of plans or work relating to any assignment or subletting), as Additional Rent, an amount equal to the sum of: (i) $150.00 per hour for time spent by Landlord’s in-house personnel beyond the first four (4) hours for which there shall be no charge, plus (ii) third party expenses incurred by Landlord to review Tenant’s plans and Tenant’s work. All alterations and additions shall be part of the Building unless and until Landlord shall specify the same for removal pursuant to Section 5.2. All of Tenant’s alterations and additions and installation of furnishings shall be coordinated with any work being performed by Landlord and in such manner as to maintain harmonious labor relations and not to damage the Buildings or Site or interfere with construction or operation of the Buildings and other improvements to the Site and, except for installation of furnishings, shall be performed by Landlord’s general contractor or by contractors or workers first approved by Landlord. Except for work by Landlord’s general contractor, Tenant, before its work is started, shall secure all licenses and permits necessary therefor; deliver to Landlord a statement of the names of all its contractors and subcontractors and the estimated cost of all labor and material to be furnished by them and security satisfactory to Landlord protecting Landlord against liens arising out of the furnishing of such labor and material; and cause each contractor to carry insurance in accordance with Section 8.14 herein, and to deliver to Landlord certificates of all such insurance. Tenant shall also prepare and submit to Landlord a set of as-built plans, in both print and electronic forms, showing such work performed by Tenant to the Premises promptly after any such alterations, improvements or installations are substantially complete and promptly after any wiring or cabling for Tenant’s computer, telephone and other communications systems is installed by Tenant or Tenant’s contractor. Without limiting any of Tenant’s obligations hereunder, Tenant shall be responsible, as Additional Rent, for the costs of any alterations, additions or improvements in or to the Building that are required in order to comply with Legal Requirements as a result of any work performed by Tenant. Landlord shall have the right to provide such rules and regulations relative to the performance of any alterations, additions, improvements and installations by Tenant hereunder and Tenant shall abide by all such reasonable rules and regulations and shall cause all of its contractors to so abide including, without limitation, payment for the costs of using Building services. Tenant agrees to pay promptly when due the entire cost of any work done on the Premises by Tenant, its agents, employees, or independent contractors, and not to cause or permit any liens for labor or materials performed or furnished in connection therewith to attach to the Premises or the Buildings or the Site and immediately to discharge any such liens which may so attach. Tenant shall pay, as Additional Rent, 100% of any real estate taxes on the Property which shall, at any time after commencement of the Term, result from any alteration, addition or improvement to the Premises made by Tenant. Tenant acknowledges and agrees that Landlord shall be the owner of any additions, alterations and improvements in the Premises or the Building to the extent paid for by Landlord.

 

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Notwithstanding the terms of Section 5.12, Tenant shall have the right, without obtaining the prior consent of Landlord but upon notice to Landlord given ten (10) days prior to the commencement of any work (which notice shall specify the nature of the work in reasonable detail), to make alterations, additions or improvements to the Premises where:

 

  (i) the same are within the interior of the Premises within the Building, and do not affect the exterior of the Premises and the Building (including no signs on windows);

 

  (ii) the same are cosmetic alterations and do not affect the roof, any structural element of the Building, the mechanical, electrical, plumbing, heating, ventilating, air-conditioning and fire protection systems of the Building;

 

  (iii) the aggregate cost of said alterations, additions or improvements made by Tenant during the Lease Term shall not exceed $25,000.00 in cost; and

 

  (iv) Tenant shall comply with the provisions of this Lease and if such work increases the cost of insurance or taxes or of services, Tenant shall pay for any such increase in cost;

provided, however, that Tenant shall, within fifteen (15) days after the making of such changes, send to Landlord plans and specifications describing the same in reasonable detail and provided further that Landlord, by notice to Tenant given at least thirty (30) days prior to the expiration or earlier termination of the Lease Term, may require Tenant to restore the Premises to its condition prior to such alteration, addition or improvement at the expiration or earlier termination of the Lease Term.

 

  5.13 Vendors

Any vendors engaged by Tenant to perform services in or to the Premises including, without limitation, janitorial contractors and moving contractors shall be coordinated with any work being performed by or for Landlord and in such manner as to maintain harmonious labor relations and not to damage the Building or the Property or interfere with Building construction or operation and shall be performed by vendors first approved by Landlord.

 

  5.14 OFAC

As an inducement to Landlord to enter into this Lease, Tenant hereby represents and warrants that: (i) Tenant is not, nor is it owned or controlled directly or indirectly by, any person, group, entity or nation named on the Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List maintained by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the United States Treasury (“OFAC”) (any such person, group, entity or nation being hereinafter referred to as a “Prohibited Person”); (ii) Tenant is not (nor is it owned, controlled, directly or indirectly, by any person, group, entity or nation which is) acting directly or indirectly for or on behalf of any Prohibited Person; and (iii) Tenant (and any person, group, or entity which Tenant controls, directly or indirectly) has not conducted nor will conduct business

 

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nor has engaged nor will engage in any transaction or dealing with any Prohibited Person that either may cause or causes Landlord to be in violation of any OFAC rule or regulation, including without limitation any assignment of this Lease or any subletting of all or any portion of the Premises. In connection with the foregoing, it is expressly understood and agreed that (x) any breach by Tenant of the foregoing representations and warranties shall be deemed an immediate Event of Default by Tenant under Section 7.1 of this Lease (without the benefit of notice or grace) and shall be covered by the indemnity provisions of Section 8.1 below, and (y) the representations and warranties contained in this subsection shall be continuing in nature and shall survive the expiration or earlier termination of this Lease.

ARTICLE VI

Casualty and Taking

 

  6.1 Damage Resulting from Casualty

In case the Building or the Site are damaged by fire or casualty and such fire or casualty damage cannot, in the ordinary course, reasonably be expected to be repaired within one hundred twenty (120) days from the time that repair work would commence, Landlord may, at its election, terminate this Lease by notice given to Tenant within sixty (60) days after the date of such fire or other casualty, specifying the effective date of termination. The effective date of termination specified by Landlord shall not be less than thirty (30) days nor more than forty-five (45) days after the date of notice of such termination.

In case during the last year of the Lease Term, the Premises are damaged by fire or casualty and such fire or casualty damage cannot, in the ordinary course, reasonably be expected to be repaired within one hundred fifty (150) days (and/or as to special work or work which requires long lead time then if such work cannot reasonably be expected to be repaired within such additional time as is reasonable under the circumstances given the nature of the work) from the time that repair work would commence, Tenant may, at its election, terminate this Lease by notice given to Landlord within sixty (60) days after the date of such fire or other casualty, specifying the effective date of termination. The effective date of termination specified by Tenant shall be not less than thirty (30) days nor more than forty-five (45) days after the date of notice of such termination.

Unless terminated pursuant to the foregoing provisions, this Lease shall remain in full force and effect following any such damage subject, however, to the following provisions.

If the Building or the Site or any part thereof are damaged by fire or other casualty and this Lease is not so terminated, or Landlord or Tenant have no right to terminate this Lease, and in any such case the holder of any mortgage which includes the Building as a part of the mortgaged premises or any ground lessor of any ground lease which includes the Site as part of the demised premises allows the net insurance proceeds to be applied to the restoration of the Building (and/or the Site), Landlord promptly after such damage and the determination of the net amount of insurance proceeds available shall use due diligence to

 

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restore the Premises and the Building in the event of damage thereto (excluding “Tenant’s Property” (as defined in Section 8.4 hereof), except as expressly provided in the immediately following paragraph of this Section 6.1) into proper condition for use and occupation and a just proportion of the Annual Fixed Rent, Tenant’s share of Operating Costs and Tenant’s share of real estate taxes according to the nature and extent of the injury to the Premises shall be abated until the Premises shall have been put by Landlord substantially into such condition except for punch list items and long lead items (provided that the Premises can be occupied by Tenant for the conduct of its business notwithstanding the lack of completion of such long lead items). Notwithstanding anything herein contained to the contrary, Landlord shall not be obligated to expend for such repair and restoration any amount in excess of the net insurance proceeds (plus any amount that Landlord elects to self-insure pursuant to Section 8.12).

Notwithstanding the foregoing, if Landlord is proceeding with the restoration of the Building and the Premises in accordance with the previous paragraph, Landlord shall also restore any alterations, additions or improvements within the Premises that are part of Tenant’s Property (x) which have previously been approved by Landlord in accordance with the terms and provisions of this Lease or which are existing in the Premises as of the date of this Lease, and (y) with respect to which Tenant has carried “all risk” insurance covering the loss or damage in accordance with Section 8.4 below and pays the proceeds of such insurance (or an amount equivalent thereto) to Landlord within ten (10) business days following Landlord’s written request); provided, however, that in no event shall Landlord be required to fund any insufficiency in the insurance proceeds (or equivalent amount) provided by Tenant with respect to such loss or damage (or to fund any of the costs of restoration in the absence of any payment by Tenant).

Unless such restoration is completed within two hundred seventy (270) days from the date of the casualty or taking, such period to be subject, however, to extension where the delay in completion of such work is due to Force Majeure, as defined hereinbelow (but in no event beyond fifteen (15) months from the date of the casualty or taking), Tenant, as its sole and exclusive remedy, shall have the right to terminate this Lease at any time after the expiration of such two hundred seventy (270) (as extended) period until the restoration is substantially completed, such termination to take effect as of the thirtieth (30th) day after the date of receipt by Landlord of Tenant’s notice, with the same force and effect as if such date were the date originally established as the expiration date hereof unless, within thirty (30) days after Landlord’s receipt of Tenant’s notice, such restoration is substantially completed, in which case Tenant’s notice of termination shall be of no force and effect and this Lease and the Lease Term shall continue in full force and effect. When used herein, “Force Majeure” shall mean any prevention, delay or stoppage due to governmental regulation, strikes, lockouts, acts of God, acts of war, terrorists acts, civil commotions, unusual scarcity of or inability to obtain labor or materials, labor difficulties, fire or other casualty (including the time necessary to repair any damage caused thereby) or other causes reasonably beyond Landlord’s control (excluding Landlord’s financial difficulties) or attributable to Tenant’s action or inaction.

 

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  6.2 Uninsured Casualty

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Lease, if the Building or the Premises shall be substantially damaged by fire or casualty as the result of a risk not covered by the forms of casualty insurance at the time maintained by Landlord (or would have been maintained by Landlord had it not elected to self-insure pursuant to Section 8.12) and such fire or casualty damage cannot, in the ordinary course, reasonably be expected to be repaired within ninety (90) days from the time that repair work would commence, Landlord may, at its election, terminate the Term of this Lease by notice to the Tenant given within sixty (60) days after such loss. If Landlord shall give such notice, then this Lease shall terminate as of the date of such notice with the same force and effect as if such date were the date originally established as the expiration date hereof.

 

  6.3 Rights of Termination for Taking

If the entire Building, or such portion of the Premises or the Common Areas of the Office Park required to access the Premises as to render the balance (if reconstructed to the maximum extent practicable in the circumstances) unsuitable for Tenant’s purposes, shall be taken by condemnation or right of eminent domain, Landlord or Tenant shall have the right to terminate this Lease by notice to the other of its desire to do so, provided that such notice is given not later than thirty (30) days after Tenant has been deprived of possession. If either party shall give such notice, then this Lease shall terminate as of the date of such notice with the same force and effect as if such date were the date originally established as the expiration date hereof.

Further, if so much of the Building shall be so taken that continued operation of the Building would be uneconomic as a result of the taking, Landlord shall have the right to terminate this Lease by giving notice to Tenant of Landlord’s desire to do so not later than thirty (30) days after Tenant has been deprived of possession of the Premises (or such portion thereof as may be taken). If Landlord shall give such notice, then this Lease shall terminate as of the date of such notice with the same force and effect as if such date were the date originally established as the expiration date hereof.

Should any part of the Premises be so taken or condemned during the Lease Term hereof, and should this Lease not be terminated in accordance with the foregoing provisions, and the holder of any mortgage which includes the Premises as part of the mortgaged premises or any ground lessor of any ground lease which includes the Site as part of the demised premises allows the net condemnation proceeds to be applied to the restoration of the Building, Landlord agrees that after the determination of the net amount of condemnation proceeds available to Landlord, Landlord shall use due diligence to put what may remain of the Premises into proper condition for use and occupation as nearly like the condition of the Premises prior to such taking as shall be practicable (excluding Tenant’s Property). Notwithstanding the foregoing, Landlord shall not be obligated to expend for such repair and restoration any amount in excess of the net condemnation proceeds made available to it.

 

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If the Premises shall be affected by any exercise of the power of eminent domain, then the Annual Fixed Rent, Tenant’s share of operating costs and Tenant’s share of real estate taxes shall be justly and equitably abated and reduced according to the nature and extent of the loss of use thereof suffered by Tenant; and in case of a taking which permanently reduces the Rentable Floor Area of the Premises, a just proportion of the Annual Fixed Rent, Tenant’s share of operating costs and Tenant’s share of real estate taxes shall be abated for the remainder of the Lease Term.

 

  6.4 Award

Landlord shall have and hereby reserves to itself any and all rights to receive awards made for damages to the Premises, the Buildings, the Property and the Site and the leasehold hereby created, or any one or more of them, accruing by reason of exercise of eminent domain or by reason of anything lawfully done in pursuance of public or other authority. Tenant hereby grants, releases and assigns to Landlord all Tenant’s rights to such awards, and covenants to execute and deliver such further assignments and assurances thereof as Landlord may from time to time request, and if Tenant shall fail to execute and deliver the same within fifteen (15) days after notice from Landlord, Tenant hereby covenants and agrees that Landlord shall be irrevocably designated and appointed as its attorney-in-fact to execute and deliver in Tenant’s name and behalf all such further assignments thereof which conform with the provisions hereof.

Nothing contained herein shall be construed to prevent Tenant from prosecuting in any condemnation proceeding a claim for the value of any improvements or alterations performed at Tenant’s expense and which Tenant is permitted to remove upon the expiration or earlier termination of the Term and any of Tenant’s usual trade fixtures installed in the Premises by Tenant at Tenant’s expense and for relocation and moving expenses, provided that such action and any resulting award shall not affect or diminish the amount of compensation otherwise recoverable by Landlord from the taking authority.

ARTICLE VII

Default

 

7.1 Tenant’s Default

 

  (a) If at any time subsequent to the date of this Lease any one or more of the following events (herein sometimes called an “Event of Default”) shall occur:

 

  (i) Tenant shall fail to pay any installment of the Annual Fixed Rent, Additional Rent or other charges for which provision is made herein on or before the date on which the same become due and payable, and the same continues for three (3) days after notice from Landlord thereof; or

 

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  (ii) Landlord having rightfully given the notice specified in subdivision (i) above twice in any calendar year, Tenant shall thereafter in the same calendar year fail to pay the Annual Fixed Rent, Additional Rent or any other monetary amount due under this Lease on or before the date on which the same become due and payable; or

 

  (iii) Tenant shall assign its interest in this Lease or sublet any portion of the Premises in violation of the requirements of Sections 5.6 through 5.6.6 of this Lease; or

 

  (iv) Tenant shall fail to perform or observe some term or condition of this Lease which, because of its character, would immediately jeopardize Landlord’s interest (such as, but without limitation, failure to maintain general liability insurance, or the employment of labor and contractors within the Premises which interfere with Landlord’s work, in violation of Exhibit B-1), and such failure continues for five (5) days after notice from Landlord to Tenant thereof; or

 

  (v) Tenant shall neglect or fail to perform or observe any other covenant herein contained on Tenant’s part to be performed or observed and Tenant shall fail to remedy the same within thirty (30) days after notice to Tenant specifying such neglect or failure, or if such neglect or failure is of such a nature that Tenant cannot reasonably remedy the same within such thirty (30) day period, Tenant shall fail to commence promptly to remedy the same and to prosecute such remedy to completion with diligence and continuity; or

 

  (vi) Tenant’s leasehold interest in the Premises shall be taken on execution or by other process of law directed against Tenant; or

 

  (vii) Tenant shall make an assignment for the benefit of creditors or shall file a voluntary petition in bankruptcy or shall be adjudicated bankrupt or insolvent, or shall file any petition or answer seeking any reorganization, arrangement, composition, readjustment, liquidation, dissolution or similar relief for itself under any present or future federal, state or other statute, law or regulation for the relief of debtors, or shall seek or consent to or acquiesce in the appointment of any trustee, receiver or liquidator of Tenant or of all or any substantial part of its properties, or shall admit in writing its inability to pay its debts generally as they become due; or

 

  (viii)

A petition shall be filed against Tenant in bankruptcy or under any other law seeking any reorganization, arrangement, composition, readjustment, liquidation, dissolution, or similar relief under any

 

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  present or future Federal, State or other statute, law or regulation and shall remain undismissed or unstayed for an aggregate of sixty (60) days (whether or not consecutive), or if any debtor in possession (whether or not Tenant) trustee, receiver or liquidator of Tenant or of all or any substantial part of its properties or of the Premises shall be appointed without the consent or acquiescence of Tenant and such appointment shall remain unvacated or unstayed for an aggregate of sixty (60) days (whether or not consecutive) then, and in any of said cases (notwithstanding any license of a former breach of covenant or waiver of the benefit hereof or consent in a former instance).

Landlord lawfully may, immediately or at any time thereafter, and without demand or further notice terminate this Lease by notice to Tenant, specifying a date not less than ten (10) days after the giving of such notice on which this Lease shall terminate, and this Lease shall come to an end on the date specified therein as fully and completely as if such date were the date herein originally fixed for the expiration of the Lease Term (Tenant hereby waiving any rights of redemption), and Tenant will then quit and surrender the Premises to Landlord, but Tenant shall remain liable as hereinafter provided.

 

  (b) If this Lease shall have been terminated as provided in this Article, then Landlord may, without notice, re-enter the Premises, either by force, summary proceedings, ejectment or otherwise, and remove and dispossess Tenant and all other persons and any and all property from the same, as if this Lease had not been made, and Tenant hereby waives the service of notice of intention to re-enter or to institute legal proceedings to that end.

 

  (c) In the event that this Lease is terminated under any of the provisions contained in Section 7.1 (a) or shall be otherwise terminated by breach of any obligation of Tenant, Tenant covenants and agrees forthwith to pay and be liable for, on the days originally fixed herein for the payment thereof, amounts equal to the several installments of rent and other charges reserved as they would, under the terms of this Lease, become due if this Lease had not been terminated or if Landlord had not entered or re-entered, as aforesaid, and whether the Premises be relet or remain vacant, in whole or in part, or for a period less than the remainder of the Term, and for the whole thereof, but in the event the Premises be relet by Landlord, Tenant shall be entitled to a credit in the net amount of rent and other charges received by Landlord in reletting, after deduction of all expenses incurred in reletting the Premises (including, without limitation, remodeling costs, brokerage fees and the like), and in collecting the rent in connection therewith, in the following manner:

Amounts received by Landlord after reletting shall first be applied against such Landlord’s expenses, until the same are recovered, and until such recovery, Tenant shall pay, as of each day when a payment would fall due under this Lease, the amount which Tenant is obligated to pay under the

 

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terms of this Lease (Tenant’s liability prior to any such reletting and such recovery not in any way to be diminished as a result of the fact that such reletting might be for a rent higher than the rent provided for in this Lease); when and if such expenses have been completely recovered, the amounts received from reletting by Landlord as have not previously been applied shall be credited against Tenant’s obligations as of each day when a payment would fall due under this Lease, and only the net amount thereof shall be payable by Tenant. Further, amounts received by Landlord from such reletting for any period shall be credited only against obligations of Tenant allocable to such period, and shall not be credited against obligations of Tenant hereunder accruing subsequent or prior to such period; nor shall any credit of any kind be due for any period after the date when the term of this Lease is scheduled to expire according to its terms.

Landlord agrees to use reasonable efforts to relet the Premises after Tenant vacates the same in the event this Lease is terminated based upon an Event of Default by Tenant hereunder. The marketing of the Premises in a manner similar to the manner in which Landlord markets other premises within Landlord’s control within the Building shall be deemed to have satisfied Landlord’s obligation to use “reasonable efforts” hereunder. In no event shall Landlord be required to (i) solicit or entertain negotiations with any other prospective tenant for the Premises until Landlord obtains full and complete possession of the Premises (including, without limitation, the final and unappealable legal right to relet the Premises free of any claim of Tenant), (ii) relet the Premises before leasing other vacant space in the Building, or (iii) lease the Premises for a rental less than the current fair market rent then prevailing for similar office space in the Building.

 

  (d) (i) In the alternative, Landlord may elect, by notice given to Tenant at any time after such termination and whether or not Landlord shall have collected any damages under subsection (c) above, but as final damages and in lieu of all other damages beyond the date of such notice, to require Tenant to pay such a sum as at the time of the giving of such notice represents the amount of the excess, if any, of (a) the discounted present value, at a discount rate of 6%, of the Annual Fixed Rent, Additional Rent and other charges which would have been payable by Tenant under this Lease from the date of such notice for what would be the then unexpired Lease Term if the Lease terms had been fully complied with by Tenant, over and above (b) the discounted present value, at a discount rate of 6%, of the Annual Fixed Rent, Additional Rent and other charges that would be received by Landlord if the Premises were re- leased at the time of such notice for the remainder of the Lease Term at the fair market value (including provisions regarding periodic increases in Annual Fixed Rent and Additional Rent if such are applicable) prevailing at the time of such notice as reasonably determined by Landlord, plus all expenses which Landlord may have incurred with respect to the collection of such damages.

 

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(ii) For the purposes of this Article, if Landlord elects to require Tenant to pay damages in accordance with the immediately preceding paragraph, the total rent shall be computed by assuming that Tenant’s share of excess taxes, Tenant’s share of excess operating costs and Tenant’s share of excess electrical costs would be, for the balance of the unexpired Term from the date of such notice, the amount thereof (if any) for the immediately preceding annual period payable by Tenant to Landlord.

 

  (e) In case of any Event of Default, re-entry, dispossession by summary proceedings or otherwise, Landlord may (i) re-let the Premises or any part or parts thereof, either in the name of Landlord or otherwise, for a term or terms which may at Landlord’s option be equal to or less than or exceed the period which would otherwise have constituted the balance of the Term of this Lease and may grant concessions, abatements or free rent to the extent that Landlord considers advisable or necessary to re-let the same and (ii) may make such alterations, repairs and decorations in the Premises as Landlord in its sole judgment considers advisable or necessary for the purpose of reletting the Premises; and the making of such alterations, repairs and decorations shall not operate or be construed to release Tenant from liability hereunder as aforesaid. Landlord shall in no event be liable in any way whatsoever for failure to re-let the Premises, or, in the event that the Premises are re-let, for failure to collect the rent under re-letting. Tenant hereby expressly waives any and all rights of redemption granted by or under any present or future laws in the event of Tenant being evicted or dispossessed, or in the event of Landlord obtaining possession of the Premises, by reason of the violation by Tenant of any of the covenants and conditions of this Lease.

 

  (f) The specified remedies to which Landlord may resort hereunder are not intended to be exclusive of any remedies or means of redress to which Landlord may at any time be entitled lawfully, and Landlord may invoke any remedy (including the remedy of specific performance) allowed at law or in equity as if specific remedies were not herein provided for. Further, nothing contained in this Lease shall limit or prejudice the right of Landlord to prove for and obtain in proceedings for bankruptcy or insolvency by reason of the termination of this Lease, an amount equal to the maximum allowed by any statute or rule of law in effect at the time when, and governing the proceedings in which, the damages are to be proved, whether or not the amount be greater, equal to, or less than the amount of the loss or damages referred to above.

 

7.2 Landlord’s Default

Landlord shall in no event be in default in the performance of any of Landlord’s obligations hereunder unless and until Landlord shall have failed to perform such obligations within thirty (30) days after notice by Tenant to Landlord properly specifying wherein Landlord has failed to perform any such obligation; provided, however, that if such failure is of such a nature that Landlord cannot reasonably remedy the same within such thirty (30) day period and Landlord has commenced such cure within such thirty (30) day period, Landlord shall have such additional time as is reasonably required to cure any such default provided

 

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that Landlord diligently and continually prosecutes such cure to completion. Landlord agrees to commence cure promptly after receipt of notice from Tenant and prosecute the same with all due diligence. The Tenant shall not assert any right to deduct the cost of repairs or any monetary claim against the Landlord from rent thereafter due and payable, but shall look solely to the Landlord for satisfaction of such claim.

 

7.3 Waiver.

In no event shall Tenant ever be liable for any indirect or consequential damages or loss of profits or the like; provided, however, that the foregoing shall not limit or alter any procedural right or remedy of Landlord under this Lease nor shall the same apply to the obligations of Tenant with respect to any holdover by Tenant after the expiration or earlier termination of this Lease.

ARTICLE VIII

Insurance and Indemnity

 

8.1 Tenant’s Indemnity

(a) Indemnity. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Tenant waives any right to contribution against the Landlord Parties (as hereinafter defined) and agrees to indemnify and save harmless the Landlord Parties from and against all claims of whatever nature by a third party arising from or claimed to have arisen from (i) any act, omission or negligence of the Tenant Parties (as hereinafter defined); (ii) any accident, injury or damage whatsoever caused to any person, or to the property of any person, occurring in or about the Premises from the earlier of (A) the date on which any Tenant Party first enters the Premises for any reason or (B) the Commencement Date, and thereafter throughout and until the end of the Lease Term, and after the end of the Lease Term for so long after the end of the Lease Term as any of Tenant’s Property (as defined in Section 8.4) remains on the Premises, or Tenant or anyone acting by, through or under Tenant may use, be in occupancy of any part of, or have access to the Premises or any portion thereof; (iii) any accident, injury or damage whatsoever occurring outside the Premises but within the Building, or on common areas or the Office Park, where such accident, injury or damage results, or is claimed to have resulted, from any act, omission or negligence on the part of any of the Tenant Parties; or (iv) any breach of this Lease by Tenant. Tenant shall pay such indemnified amounts as they are incurred by the Landlord Parties. This indemnification shall not be construed to deny or reduce any other rights or obligations of indemnity that any of the Landlord Parties may have under this Lease. The indemnification rights of Landlord Parties provided in this Lease are their exclusive indemnification rights with respect to this Lease. Landlord Parties waive any additional rights to indemnification they may have against Tenant Parties with respect to this Lease under common law. Notwithstanding anything contained herein to the contrary, Tenant shall not be obligated to indemnify a Landlord Party for any claims to the extent that such Landlord Party’s damages in fact result from matters included in Landlord’s indemnity in Section 8.1.1 of this Article.

 

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(b) Breach. In the event that Tenant breaches any of its indemnity obligations hereunder: (i) Tenant shall pay to the Landlord Parties all liabilities, loss, cost, or expense (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) incurred as a result of said breach; and (ii) the Landlord Parties may deduct and offset from any amounts due to Tenant under this Lease any amounts owed by Tenant pursuant to this Section 8.1(b).

(c) No limitation. The indemnification obligations under this Section 8.1 shall not be limited in any way by any limitation on the amount or type of damages, compensation or benefits payable by or for Tenant or any subtenant or other occupant of the Premises under workers’ compensation acts, disability benefit acts, or other employee benefit acts. Tenant waives any immunity from or limitation on its indemnity or contribution liability to the Landlord Parties based upon such acts.

(d) Subtenants and other occupants. Tenant shall require its subtenants and other occupants of the Premises to provide similar indemnities to the Landlord Parties in a form reasonably acceptable to Landlord.

(e) Survival. The terms of this Section 8.1 shall survive any termination or expiration of this Lease.

(f) Costs. The foregoing indemnity and hold harmless agreement shall include indemnity for all costs, expenses and liabilities (including, without limitation, attorneys’ fees and disbursements) incurred by the Landlord Parties in connection with any such claim or any action or proceeding brought thereon, and the defense thereof. In addition, in the event that any action or proceeding shall be brought against one or more Landlord Parties by reason of any such claim, Tenant, upon request from the Landlord Party, shall resist and defend such action or proceeding on behalf of the Landlord Party by counsel appointed by Tenant’s insurer (if such claim is covered by insurance without reservation) or otherwise by counsel reasonably satisfactory to the Landlord Party. The Landlord Parties shall not be bound by any compromise or settlement of any such claim, action or proceeding without the prior written consent of such Landlord Parties.

(g) Landlord Parties and Tenant Parties. The term “Landlord Party” or “Landlord Parties” shall mean Landlord, any affiliate of Landlord, Landlord’s managing agents for the Building, each mortgagee (if any), each ground lessor (if any), and each of their respective direct or indirect partners, officers, shareholders, directors, members, trustees, beneficiaries, servants, employees, principals, contractors, licensees, agents or representatives. For the purposes of this Lease, the term “Tenant Party” or “Tenant Parties” shall mean Tenant, any affiliate of Tenant, any permitted subtenant or any other permitted occupant of the Premises, and each of their respective direct or indirect partners, officers, shareholders, directors, members, trustees, beneficiaries, servants, employees, principals, contractors, licensees, agents, invitees or representatives.

 

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  8.1.1 Landlord’s Indemnity. Subject to the limitations in Section 9.3 and in Section 8.2 and Section 8.13 of this Article, and to the extent not resulting from any act, omission, fault, negligence or misconduct of Tenant or its contractors, licensees, invitees, agents, servants or employees, Landlord waives its right to contribution and agrees to indemnify and save harmless Tenant from and against any claim by a third party arising from any injury to any person occurring in the Premises or in the Complex after the date that possession of the Premises is first delivered to Tenant and until the expiration or earlier termination of the Lease Term, to the extent such injury results from the negligence or willful misconduct of Landlord or Landlord’s employees, or from any breach or default by Landlord in the performance or observance of its covenants or obligations under this Lease; provided, however, that in no event shall the aforesaid indemnity render Landlord responsible or liable for any loss or damage to fixtures, personal property or other property of Tenant, and Landlord shall in no event be liable for any indirect or consequential damages. Tenant shall provide notice of any such third party claim to Landlord as soon as practicable. Landlord shall have the right, but not the duty, to defend the claim. The provisions of this Section shall not be applicable to (i) the holder of any mortgage now or hereafter on the Property or Building (whether or not such holder shall be a mortgagee in possession of or shall have exercised any rights under a conditional, collateral or other assignment of leases and/or rents respecting the Property or Building), or (ii) any person acquiring title as a result of, or subsequent to, a foreclosure of any such mortgage or a deed in lieu of foreclosure, except to the extent of liability insurance maintained by either of the foregoing. The indemnification rights of Tenant provided in this Lease are its exclusive indemnification rights with respect to this Lease. Tenant waives any additional rights to indemnification it may have against Landlord Parties with respect to this Lease under common law.

 

8.2 Tenant’s Risk

Tenant agrees to use and occupy the Premises, and to use such other portions of the Building and the Office Park as Tenant is given the right to use by this Lease at Tenant’s own risk. The Landlord Parties shall not be liable to the Tenant Parties for any damage, injury, loss, compensation, or claim (including, but not limited to, claims for the interruption of or loss to a Tenant Party’s business) based on, arising out of or resulting from any cause whatsoever, including, but not limited to, repairs to any portion of the Premises or the Building or the Office Park, any fire, robbery, theft, mysterious disappearance, or any other crime or casualty, the actions of any other tenants of the Building or of any other person or persons, or any leakage in any part or portion of the Premises or the Building or the Office Park, or from water, rain or snow that may leak into, or flow from any part of the Premises or the Building or the Office Park, or from drains, pipes or plumbing fixtures in the Building or the Office Park. Any goods, property or personal effects stored or placed in or about the Premises shall be at the sole risk of the Tenant Party, and neither the Landlord Parties nor their insurers shall in any manner be held responsible therefor. The Landlord Parties shall not be responsible or liable to a Tenant Party, or to those claiming by, through or under a Tenant Party, for any loss or damage that may be occasioned by or through the acts or omissions of persons occupying adjoining

 

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premises or any part of the premises adjacent to or connecting with the Premises or any part of the Building or otherwise. The provisions of this section shall be applicable to the fullest extent permitted by law, and until the expiration or earlier termination of the Lease Term, and during such further period as any of Tenant’s Property remains on the Premises, or Tenant or anyone acting by, through or under Tenant may use, be in occupancy of any part of, or have access to the Premises or of the Building.

 

8.3 Tenant’s Commercial General Liability Insurance

Tenant agrees to maintain in full force on or before the earlier of (i) the date on which any Tenant Party first enters the Premises for any reason or (ii) the Commencement Date, and thereafter throughout and until the end of the Lease Term, and after the end of the Lease Term for so long as any of Tenant’s Property remains on the Premises, or Tenant or anyone acting by, through or under Tenant may use, be in occupancy of any part of, or have access to the Premises or any portion thereof, a policy of commercial general liability insurance, on an occurrence basis, issued on a form at least as broad as Insurance Services Office (“ISO”) Commercial General Liability Coverage “occurrence” form CG 00 01 10 01 or another Commercial General Liability “occurrence” form providing equivalent coverage. Such insurance shall include contractual liability coverage, specifically covering but not limited to the indemnification obligations undertaken by Tenant in this Lease. The minimum limits of liability of such insurance shall be Five Million and 00/100 Dollars ($5,000,000.00) per occurrence, which may be satisfied through a combination of primary and excess/umbrella insurance. In addition, in the event Tenant hosts a function in the Premises, in the Building or on the Property, Tenant agrees to obtain, and cause any persons or parties providing services for such function to obtain, the appropriate insurance coverages as determined by Landlord (including liquor liability coverage, if applicable) and provide Landlord with evidence of the same.

 

8.4 Tenant’s Property Insurance

Tenant shall maintain at all times during the Term of this Lease, and during such earlier or later time as Tenant may be performing work in or to the Premises or have property, fixtures, furniture, equipment, machinery, goods, supplies, wares or merchandise on the Premises, and continuing thereafter so long as any of Tenant’s Property, remains on the Premises, or Tenant or anyone acting by, through or under Tenant may use, be in occupancy of or have access to, any part of the Premises, business interruption insurance and insurance against loss or damage covered by the so-called “all risk” or equivalent type insurance coverage with respect to (i) Tenant’s property, fixtures, furniture, equipment, machinery, goods, supplies, wares and merchandise, and other property of Tenant located at the Premises, (ii) all additions, alterations and improvements made by or on behalf of the Tenant in the Premises (except to the extent paid for by Landlord in connection with this Lease) or existing in the Premises as of the date of this Lease (“Leasehold Improvements”), and (iii) any property of third parties, including but not limited to leased or rented property, in the Premises in Tenant’s care, custody, use or control, provided that such insurance in the case of (iii) may be maintained by such third parties, (collectively, “Tenant’s Property”). At the request of Landlord, Tenant shall provide to Landlord a detailed description of the Leasehold Improvements made by or on behalf of Tenant and the cost

 

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thereof. The business interruption insurance required by this section shall be in minimum amounts typically carried by prudent tenants engaged in similar operations, but in no event shall be in an amount less than the Annual Fixed Rent then in effect during any year during the Term, plus any Additional Rent due and payable for the immediately preceding year during the Term. The “all risk” insurance required by this section shall be in an amount at least equal to the full replacement cost of Tenant’s Property. In addition, during such time as Tenant is performing work in or to the Premises, Tenant, at Tenant’s expense, shall also maintain, or shall cause its contractor(s) to maintain, builder’s risk insurance for the full insurable value of such work. Landlord and such additional persons or entities as Landlord may reasonably request shall be named as loss payees, as their interests may appear, on the policy or policies required by this section for Leasehold Improvements. In the event of loss or damage covered by the “all risk” insurance required by this Lease, the responsibilities for repairing or restoring the loss or damage shall be determined in accordance with Article VI. To the extent that Landlord is obligated to pay for the repair or restoration of the loss or damage covered by the policy, Landlord shall be paid the proceeds of the “all risk” insurance covering the loss or damage. To the extent Tenant is obligated to pay for the repair or restoration of the loss or damage, covered by the policy, Tenant shall be paid the proceeds of the “all risk” insurance covering the loss or damage. If both Landlord and Tenant are obligated to pay for the repair or restoration of the loss or damage covered by the policy, the insurance proceeds shall be paid to each of them in the pro rata proportion of their obligations to repair or restore the loss or damage. If the loss or damage is not repaired or restored (for example, if the Lease is terminated pursuant to Article VI), the insurance proceeds shall be paid to Landlord and Tenant in the pro rata proportion of their relative contributions to the cost of the leasehold improvements covered by the policy.

 

8.5 Tenant’s Other Insurance

Tenant agrees to maintain in full force on or before the earlier of (i) the date on which any Tenant Party first enters the Premises for any reason or (ii) the Commencement Date, and thereafter throughout the end of the Term, and after the end of the Term for so long after the end of the Term any of Tenant’s Property remains on the Premises or as Tenant or anyone acting by, through or under Tenant may use, be in occupancy of, or have access to the Premises or any portion thereof, (1) automobile liability insurance (covering any automobiles owned or operated by Tenant at the Site); (2) worker’s compensation insurance as required by law; and (3) employer’s liability insurance. Such automobile liability insurance shall be in an amount not less than One Million Dollars ($1,000,000) for each accident. Such employer’s liability insurance shall be in an amount not less than One Million Dollars ($1,000,000) for each accident, One Million Dollars ($1,000,000) disease-policy limit, and One Million Dollars ($1,000,000) disease-each employee.

 

8.6 Requirements for Tenant’s Insurance

All insurance required to be maintained by Tenant pursuant to this Lease shall be maintained with responsible companies that are admitted to do business, and are in good standing in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and that have a rating of at least “A” and are within a financial size category of not less than “Class X” in the most current Best’s Key Rating Guide or such similar rating as may be reasonably selected by Landlord. All

 

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such insurance shall be acceptable in form and content to Landlord. Tenant shall immediately notify Landlord upon any cancellation or failure to renew with respect to any such insurance. All commercial general liability, excess/umbrella liability and automobile liability insurance policies shall be primary and noncontributory. No such policy shall contain any self-insured retention greater than One Hundred Thousand and 00/100 Dollars ($100,000.00) for property insurance and Twenty-Five Thousand and 00/100 Dollars ($25,000.00) for commercial general liability insurance. Any deductibles and such self-insured retentions shall be deemed to be “insurance” for purposes of the waiver in Section 8.13 below. Landlord reserves the right from time to time to require Tenant to obtain higher minimum amounts of insurance based on such limits as are customarily carried with respect to similar properties in the area in which the Premises are located. The minimum amounts of insurance required by this Lease shall not be reduced by the payment of claims or for any other reason. In the event Tenant shall fail to obtain or maintain any insurance meeting the requirements of this Article, or to deliver such policies or certificates as required by this Article, Landlord may, at its option, on five (5) days’ notice to Tenant, procure such policies for the account of Tenant, and the cost thereof shall be paid to Landlord within five (5) days after delivery to Tenant of bills therefor.

 

8.7 Additional Insureds

To the fullest extent permitted by law, the commercial general liability and auto insurance carried by Tenant pursuant to this Lease, and any additional liability insurance carried by Tenant pursuant to Section 8.5 of this Lease or any other provision of this Lease, shall name Landlord, Landlord’s managing agent, and such other persons as Landlord may reasonably request from time to time as additional insureds with respect to liability arising out of or related to this Lease or the operations of Tenant (collectively “Additional Insureds”). Such insurance shall provide primary coverage without contribution from any other insurance carried by or for the benefit of Landlord, Landlord’s managing agent, or other Additional Insureds. Such insurance shall also waive any right of subrogation against each Additional Insured. For the avoidance of doubt, each primary policy and each excess/umbrella policy through which Tenant satisfies its obligations under this Section 8.7 must provide coverage to the Additional Insureds that is primary and non-contributory.

 

8.8 Certificates of Insurance

On or before the earlier of (i) the date on which any Tenant Party first enters the Premises for any reason or (ii) the Commencement Date, Tenant shall furnish Landlord with certificates evidencing the insurance coverage required by this Lease, and renewal certificates shall be furnished to Landlord at least annually thereafter, and at least thirty (30) days prior to the expiration date of each policy for which a certificate was furnished (acceptable forms of such certificates for liability and property insurance, respectively, as of the date hereof, are attached as Exhibit H, however, other forms of certificates may satisfy the requirements of this Section 8.8). Failure by the Tenant to provide the certificates or letters required by this Section 8.8 shall not be deemed to be a waiver of the requirements in this Section 8.8. Upon request by Landlord, a true and complete copy of any insurance policy required by this Lease shall be delivered to Landlord within ten (10) days following Landlord’s request.

 

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8.9 Subtenants and Other Occupants

Tenant shall require its subtenants and other occupants of the Premises to provide written documentation evidencing the obligation of such subtenant or other occupant to indemnify the Landlord Parties to the same extent that Tenant is required to indemnify the Landlord Parties pursuant to Section 8.1 above, and to maintain insurance that meets the requirements of this Article, and otherwise to comply with the requirements of this Article, provided that the terms of this Section 8.9 shall not relieve Tenant of any of its obligations to comply with the requirements of this Article. Tenant shall require all such subtenants and occupants to supply certificates of insurance evidencing that the insurance requirements of this Article have been met and shall forward such certificates to Landlord on or before the earlier of (i) the date on which the subtenant first enters the Premises or (ii) the commencement of the sublease. Tenant shall be responsible for identifying and remedying any deficiencies in such certificates or policy provisions.

 

8.10 No Violation of Building Policies

Tenant shall not commit or permit any violation of the policies of fire, boiler, sprinkler, water damage or other insurance covering the Office Park and/or the fixtures, equipment and property therein carried by Landlord, or do or permit anything to be done, or keep or permit anything to be kept, in the Premises, which in case of any of the foregoing (i) would result in termination of any such policies, (ii) would adversely affect Landlord’s right of recovery under any of such policies, or (iii) would result in reputable and independent insurance companies refusing to insure the Office Park or the property of Landlord in amounts reasonably satisfactory to Landlord.

 

8.11 Tenant to Pay Premium Increases

If, because of anything done, caused or permitted to be done, or omitted by Tenant (or its subtenant or other occupants of the Premises), the rates for liability, fire, boiler, sprinkler, water damage or other insurance on the Office Park or on the Property and equipment of Landlord or any other tenant or subtenant in the Building shall be higher than they otherwise would be, Tenant shall reimburse Landlord and/or the other tenants and subtenants in the Building for the additional insurance premiums thereafter paid by Landlord or by any of the other tenants and subtenants in the Building which shall have been charged because of the aforesaid reasons, such reimbursement to be made from time to time on Landlord’s demand.

 

8.12 Landlord’s Insurance

(a) Required insurance. Landlord shall maintain insurance against loss or damage with respect to the Building on an “all risk” or equivalent type insurance form, with customary exceptions, subject to such deductibles and self-insured retentions as Landlord may reasonably determine, in an amount equal to at least the replacement value of the Building. Landlord shall also maintain such insurance with respect to any improvements, alterations, and fixtures of Tenant located at the Premises to the extent paid for by Landlord. The cost of such insurance shall be treated as a part of Landlord’s Operating Expenses. Payment for losses thereunder shall be made solely to Landlord.

 

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(b) Optional insurance. Landlord may maintain such additional insurance with respect to the Building and the Office Park, including, without limitation, earthquake insurance, terrorism insurance, flood insurance, liability insurance and/or rent insurance, as Landlord may in its sole discretion elect. Landlord may also maintain such other insurance as may from time to time be required by the holder of any mortgage on the Building or Property. The cost of all such additional insurance shall also be part of the Landlord’s Operating Expenses.

(c) Blanket and self-insurance. Any or all of Landlord’s insurance may be provided by blanket coverage maintained by Landlord or any affiliate of Landlord under its insurance program for its portfolio of properties, or by Landlord or any affiliate of Landlord under a program of self-insurance, and in such event Landlord’s Operating Expenses shall include the portion of the reasonable cost of blanket insurance or self-insurance that is allocated to the Building.

(d) No obligation. Landlord shall not be obligated to insure, and shall not assume any liability of risk of loss for, Tenant’s Property, including any such property or work of Tenant’s subtenants or occupants. Landlord will also have no obligation to carry insurance against, nor be responsible for, any loss suffered by Tenant, subtenants or other occupants due to interruption of Tenant’s or any subtenant’s or occupant’s business.

 

8.13 Waiver of Subrogation

To the fullest extent permitted by law, and notwithstanding any term or provision of this Lease to the contrary, the parties hereto waive and release any and all rights of recovery against the other, and agree not to seek to recover from the other or to make any claim against the other, and in the case of Landlord, against all “Tenant Parties”, and in the case of Tenant, against all “Landlord Parties”, for any loss or damage incurred by the waiving/releasing party to the extent such loss or damage is insured under any insurance policy required by this Lease or which would have been so insured had the party carried the insurance it was required to carry hereunder. Tenant shall obtain from its subtenants and other occupants of the Premises a similar waiver and release of claims against any or all of Tenant or Landlord. In addition, the parties hereto (and in the case of Tenant, its subtenants and other occupants of the Premises) shall procure an appropriate clause in, or endorsement on, any insurance policy required by this Lease pursuant to which the insurance company waives subrogation. The insurance policies required by this Lease shall contain no provision that would invalidate or restrict the parties’ waiver and release of the rights of recovery in this section. The parties hereto covenant that no insurer shall hold any right of subrogation against the parties hereto by virtue of such insurance policy.

 

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8.14 Tenant’s Work

During such times as Tenant is performing work or having work or services performed in or to the Premises, Tenant shall require its contractors, and their subcontractors of all tiers, to obtain and maintain commercial general liability, automobile, workers compensation, employer’s liability, builder’s risk, and equipment/property insurance in such amounts and on such terms as are customarily required of such contractors and subcontractors on similar projects. The amounts and terms of all such insurance are subject to Landlord’s written approval, which approval shall not be unreasonably withheld. The commercial general liability and auto insurance carried by Tenant’s contractors and their subcontractors of all tiers pursuant to this Section 8.14 shall name the Additional Insureds as additional insureds with respect to liability arising out of or related to their work or services. Such insurance shall provide primary coverage without contribution from any other insurance carried by or for the benefit of Landlord, Landlord’s managing agent, or other Additional Insureds. Such insurance shall also waive any right of subrogation against each Additional Insured. Tenant shall obtain and submit to Landlord, prior to the earlier of (i) the entry onto the Premises by such contractors or subcontractors or (ii) commencement of the work or services, certificates of insurance evidencing compliance with the requirements of this Section 8.14.

ARTICLE IX

Miscellaneous Provisions

 

9.1 Waiver

No waiver by Landlord of any condition of this Lease, nor any failure by Tenant to deliver any security deposit, letter of credit, pre-paid rent, financial information, guaranty or other item required upon the execution and delivery of this Lease, shall be construed as excusing satisfaction of any such condition or the delivery of any such item by Tenant, and Landlord reserves the right to declare the failure of Tenant to satisfy any such condition or deliver any such item an Event of Default under this Lease. Further, no waiver at any time of any of the provisions hereof by Landlord or Tenant shall be construed as a waiver of any of the other provisions hereof, and a waiver at any time of any of the provisions hereof shall not be construed as a waiver at any subsequent time of the same provisions. The consent or approval of Landlord or Tenant to or of any action by the other requiring such consent or approval shall not be construed to waive or render unnecessary Landlord’s or Tenant’s consent or approval to or of subsequent similar act by the other.

No payment by Tenant, or acceptance by Landlord, of a lesser amount than shall be due from Tenant to Landlord shall be treated otherwise than as a payment on account. The acceptance by Landlord of a check for a lesser amount with an endorsement or statement thereon, or upon any letter accompanying such check, that such lesser amount is payment in full, shall be given no effect, and Landlord may accept such check without prejudice to any other rights or remedies which Landlord may have against Tenant.

 

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9.2 Cumulative Remedies

Except as expressly provided in this Lease, the specific remedies to which Landlord may resort under the terms of this Lease are cumulative and are not intended to be exclusive of any other remedies or means of redress to which such party may be lawfully entitled in case of any breach or threatened breach by Tenant of any provisions of this Lease. In addition to the other remedies provided in this Lease, Landlord shall be entitled to the restraint by injunction of the violation or attempted or threatened violation of any of the covenants, conditions or provisions of this Lease or to a decree compelling specific performance of any such covenants, conditions or provisions.

 

9.3 Quiet Enjoyment

This Lease is subject and subordinate to all matters of record. Tenant, subject to the terms and provisions of this Lease on payment of the rent and observing, keeping and performing all of the terms and provisions of this Lease on Tenant’s part to be observed, kept and performed, shall lawfully, peaceably and quietly have, hold, occupy and enjoy the Premises during the Term (exclusive of any period during which Tenant is holding over after the expiration or termination of this Lease without the consent of Landlord), without hindrance or ejection by any persons lawfully claiming under Landlord to have title to the Premises superior to Tenant, subject, however, to the terms of this Lease; the foregoing covenant of quiet enjoyment is in lieu of any other covenant, express or implied; and it is understood and agreed that this covenant and any and all other covenants of Landlord contained in this Lease shall be binding upon Landlord and Landlord’s successors, including ground or master lessees, only with respect to breaches occurring during Landlord’s or Landlord’s successors’ respective ownership of Landlord’s interest hereunder, as the case may be.

Further, Tenant specifically agrees to look solely to Landlord’s then equity interest in the Building at the time owned, or in which Landlord holds an interest as ground lessee, for recovery of any judgment from Landlord; it being specifically agreed that neither Landlord (original or successor), nor any beneficiary of any trust of which any person holding Landlord’s interest is trustee, nor any member, manager, partner, director or stockholder, nor Landlord’s managing agent, shall ever be personally liable for any such judgment, or for the payment of any monetary obligation to Tenant. The provision contained in the foregoing sentence is not intended to, and shall not, limit any right that Tenant might otherwise have to obtain injunctive relief against Landlord or Landlord’s successors in interest, or any action not involving the personal liability of Landlord (original or successor), any successor trustee to the persons named herein as Landlord, or any beneficiary of any trust of which any person holding Landlord’s interest is trustee, or of any manager, member, partner, director or stockholder of Landlord or of Landlord’s managing agent to respond in monetary damages from Landlord’s assets other than Landlord’s equity interest aforesaid in the Building, but in no event shall Tenant have the right to terminate or cancel this Lease or to withhold rent or to set-off any claim or damages against rent as a result of any default by Landlord or breach by Landlord of its covenants or any warranties or promises hereunder, except in the case of a wrongful eviction of Tenant from the demised premises (constructive or actual) by Landlord continuing after notice to Landlord thereof and a reasonable opportunity for Landlord to cure the same. In

 

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no event shall Landlord ever be liable to Tenant for any indirect or consequential damages or loss of profits or the like. In the event that Landlord shall be determined to have acted unreasonably in withholding any consent or approval under this Lease, the sole recourse and remedy of Tenant in respect thereof shall be to specifically enforce Landlord’s obligation to grant such consent or approval, and in no event shall the Landlord be responsible for any damages of whatever nature in respect of its failure to give such consent or approval nor shall the same otherwise affect the obligations of Tenant under this Lease or act as any termination of this Lease.

 

9.4 Notice to Mortgagee and Ground Lessor

After receiving notice from any person, firm or other entity that it holds a mortgage which includes the Premises as part of the mortgaged premises, or that it is the ground lessor under a lease with Landlord, as ground lessee, which includes the Premises as a part of the demised premises, no notice from Tenant to Landlord shall be effective unless and until a copy of the same is given to such holder or ground lessor, and the curing of any of Landlord’s defaults by such holder or ground lessor within a reasonable time thereafter (including a reasonable time to obtain possession of the premises if the mortgagee or ground lessor elects to do so) shall be treated as performance by Landlord. For the purposes of this Section 9.4 or Section 9.14, the term “mortgage” includes a mortgage on a leasehold interest of Landlord (but not one on Tenant’s leasehold interest). If any mortgage is listed on Exhibit J then the same shall constitute notice from the holder of such mortgage for the purposes of this Section 9.4. Further no Annual Fixed Rent or Additional Rent may be paid by Tenant more than thirty (30) days in advance except with the prior written consent of all holder(s) of such mortgages and ground leases, and any such payment without such consent shall not be binding on such holder(s).

 

9.5 Assignment of Rents

With reference to any assignment by Landlord of Landlord’s interest in this Lease, or the rents payable hereunder, conditional in nature or otherwise, which assignment is made to the holder of a mortgage or ground lease on property which includes the Premises, Tenant agrees:

 

  (a) That the execution thereof by Landlord, and the acceptance thereof by the holder of such mortgage or the ground lessor, shall never be treated as an assumption by such holder or ground lessor of any of the obligations of Landlord hereunder, unless such holder, or ground lessor, shall, by notice sent to Tenant, specifically otherwise elect; and

 

  (b) That, except as aforesaid, such holder or ground lessor shall be treated as having assumed Landlord’s obligations hereunder only upon foreclosure of such holder’s mortgage and the taking of possession of the Premises, or, in the case of a ground lessor, the assumption of Landlord’s position hereunder by such ground lessor.

 

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In no event shall the acquisition of title to the Building and the land on which the same is located by a purchaser which, simultaneously therewith, leases the entire Building or such land back to the seller thereof be treated as an assumption by such purchaser-lessor, by operation of law or otherwise, of Landlord’s obligations hereunder, but Tenant shall look solely to such seller-lessee, and its successors from time to time in title, for performance of Landlord’s obligations hereunder subject to the provisions of Section 9.3 hereof. In any such event, this Lease shall be subject and subordinate to the lease to such purchaser provided that such purchaser agrees to recognize the right of Tenant to use and occupy the Premises upon the payment of rent and other charges payable by Tenant under this Lease and the performance by Tenant of Tenant’s obligations hereunder and provided that Tenant agrees to attorn to such purchaser. For all purposes, such seller-lessee, and its successors in title, shall be the landlord hereunder unless and until Landlord’s position shall have been assumed by such purchaser-lessor.

 

9.6 Surrender

No act or thing done by Landlord during the Lease Term shall be deemed an acceptance of a surrender of the Premises, and no agreement to accept such surrender shall be valid, unless in writing signed by Landlord. No employee of Landlord or of Landlord’s agents shall have any power to accept the keys of the Premises prior to the termination of this Lease. The delivery of keys to any employee of Landlord or of Landlord’s agents shall not operate as a termination of the Lease or a surrender of the Premises.

 

9.7 Brokerage

(A) Tenant warrants and represents that Tenant has not dealt with any broker in connection with the consummation of this Lease other than the broker, person or firm, if any, designated in Section 1.1 hereof; and in the event any claim is made against the Landlord relative to dealings by Tenant with brokers other than the Brokers, if any, designated in Section 1.1 hereof, Tenant shall defend the claim against Landlord with counsel of Tenant’s selection first approved by Landlord (which approval will not be unreasonably withheld) and save harmless and indemnify Landlord on account of loss, cost or damage which may arise by reason of such claim.

(B) Landlord warrants and represents that Landlord has not dealt with any broker in connection with the consummation of this Lease other than the broker, person or firm, if any, designated in Section 1.1 hereof; and in the event any claim is made against the Tenant relative to dealings by Landlord with brokers other than the Brokers, if any, designated in Section 1.1 hereof, Landlord shall defend the claim against Tenant with counsel of Landlord’s selection first approved by Tenant (which approval will not be unreasonably withheld) and save harmless and indemnify Tenant on account of loss, cost or damage which may arise by reason of such claim. Landlord agrees that it shall be solely responsible for the payment of brokerage commissions to the Broker for the Original Term of this Lease, if any, designated in Section 1.1 hereof.

 

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9.8 Invalidity of Particular Provisions

If any term or provision of this Lease, including but not limited to any waiver of contribution or claims, indemnity, obligation, or limitation of liability or of damages, or the application thereof to any person or circumstance shall, to any extent, be invalid or unenforceable, the remainder of this Lease, or the application of such term or provision to persons or circumstances other than those as to which it is held invalid or unenforceable, shall not be affected thereby, and each term and provision of this Lease shall be valid and be enforced to the fullest extent permitted by law.

 

9.9 Provisions Binding, Etc.

The obligations of this Lease shall run with the land, and except as herein otherwise provided, the terms hereof shall be binding upon and shall inure to the benefit of the successors and assigns, respectively, of Landlord and Tenant and, if Tenant shall be an individual, upon and to his heirs, executors, administrators, successors and assigns. Each term and each provision of this Lease to be performed by Tenant shall be construed to be both a covenant and a condition. The reference contained to successors and assigns of Tenant is not intended to constitute a consent to subletting or assignment by Tenant.

 

9.10 Recording; Confidentiality

Tenant agrees not to record the within Lease, but each party hereto agrees, on the request of the other, to execute a so-called Notice of Lease or short form lease in form recordable and complying with applicable law and reasonably satisfactory to both Landlord’s and Tenant’s attorneys. In no event shall such document set forth rent or other charges payable by Tenant under this Lease; and any such document shall expressly state that it is executed pursuant to the provisions contained in this Lease, and is not intended to vary the terms and conditions of this Lease.

Tenant agrees that this Lease and the terms contained herein will be treated as strictly confidential and except as required by law (or except with the written consent of Landlord) Tenant shall not disclose the same to any third party except for Tenant’s partners, lenders, accountants and attorneys who have been advised of the confidentiality provisions contained herein and agree to be bound by the same. In the event Tenant is required by law to provide this Lease or disclose any of its terms, Tenant shall give Landlord prompt notice of such requirement prior to making disclosure so that Landlord may seek an appropriate protective order. If failing the entry of a protective order Tenant is compelled to make disclosure, Tenant shall only disclose portions of the Lease which Tenant is required to disclose and will exercise reasonable efforts to obtain assurance that confidential treatment will be accorded to the information so disclosed. In connection with the foregoing, it is acknowledged and agreed that Tenant will be required by applicable governmental regulations to disclose this Lease in its public filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.

 

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9.11 Notices

Whenever, by the terms of this Lease, notice shall or may be given either to Landlord or to Tenant, such notice shall be in writing and shall be sent by overnight commercial courier or by registered or certified mail postage or delivery charges prepaid, as the case may be:

If intended for Landlord, addressed to Landlord at the address set forth in Article I of this Lease (or to such other address or addresses as may from time to time hereafter be designated by Landlord by like notice) with a copy to Landlord, Attention: Regional General Counsel.

If intended for Tenant, addressed to Tenant at the address set forth in Article I of this Lease except that from and after the Commencement Date the address of Tenant shall be the Premises (or to such other address or addresses as may from time to time hereafter be designated by Tenant by like notice), with a copy to Foley Hoag LLP, 155 Seaport Boulevard, Boston, MA 02210, Attn: Robert L. Birnbaum, Esq.

Except as otherwise provided herein, all such notices shall be effective when received; provided, that (i) if receipt is refused, notice shall be effective upon the first occasion that such receipt is refused, (ii) if the notice is unable to be delivered due to a change of address of which no notice was given, notice shall be effective upon the date such delivery was attempted, (iii) if the notice address is a post office box number, notice shall be effective the day after such notice is sent as provided hereinabove or (iv) if the notice is to a foreign address, notice shall be effective two (2) days after such notice is sent as provided hereinabove.

Where provision is made for the attention of an individual or department, the notice shall be effective only if the wrapper in which such notice is sent is addressed to the attention of such individual or department.

Any notice given by an attorney on behalf of Landlord or by Landlord’s managing agent shall be considered as given by Landlord and shall be fully effective. Any notice given by an attorney on behalf of Tenant shall be considered as given by Tenant and shall be fully effective.

Time is of the essence with respect to any and all notices and periods for giving notice or taking any action thereto under this Lease.

 

9.12 When Lease Becomes Binding and Authority

Employees or agents of Landlord have no authority to make or agree to make a lease or any other agreement or undertaking in connection herewith. The submission of this document for examination and negotiation does not constitute an offer to lease, or a reservation of, or option for, the Premises, and this document shall become effective and binding only upon the execution and delivery hereof by both Landlord and Tenant. All negotiations, considerations, representations and understandings between Landlord and

 

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Tenant are incorporated herein and may be modified or altered only by written agreement between Landlord and Tenant, and no act or omission of any employee or agent of Landlord shall alter, change or modify any of the provisions hereof. Landlord and Tenant hereby represent and warrant to the other that all necessary action has been taken to enter this Lease and that the person signing this Lease on behalf of Landlord and Tenant has been duly authorized to do so.

 

9.13 Section Headings

The titles of the Articles throughout this Lease are for convenience and reference only, and the words contained therein shall in no way be held to explain, modify, amplify or aid in the interpretation, construction or meaning of the provisions of this Lease.

 

9.14 Rights of Mortgagee

This Lease shall be subject and subordinate to any mortgage now or hereafter on the Site or the Building, or both, and to each advance made or hereafter to be made under any mortgage, and to all renewals, modifications, consolidations, replacements and extensions thereof and all substitutions therefor provided that in the case of a future mortgage the holder of such mortgage agrees to recognize the rights of Tenant under this Lease (including the right to use and occupy the Premises) upon the payment of rent and other charges payable by Tenant under this Lease and the performance by Tenant of Tenant’s obligations hereunder. In confirmation of such subordination and recognition, Tenant shall execute and deliver promptly such instruments of subordination and recognition as such mortgagee may reasonably request subject to receipt of such instruments of recognition from such mortgagee as Tenant may reasonably request (Tenant hereby agreeing to pay any legal or other fees charged by the mortgagee in connection with providing the same). Tenant hereby appoints such mortgagee (from time to time) as Tenant’s attorney-in-fact to execute such subordination upon default of Tenant in complying with such mortgagee’s (from time to time) request. In the event that any mortgagee or its respective successor in title shall succeed to the interest of Landlord, then, this Lease shall nevertheless continue in full force and effect and Tenant shall and does hereby agree to attorn to such mortgagee or successor and to recognize such mortgagee or successor as its landlord. If any holder of a mortgage which includes the Premises, executed and recorded prior to the date of this Lease, shall so elect, this Lease and the rights of Tenant hereunder, shall be superior in right to the rights of such holder, with the same force and effect as if this Lease had been executed, delivered and recorded, or a statutory notice hereof recorded, prior to the execution, delivery and recording of any such mortgage. The election of any such holder shall become effective upon either notice from such holder to Tenant in the same fashion as notices from Landlord to Tenant are to be given hereunder or by the recording in the appropriate registry or recorder’s office of an instrument in which such holder subordinates its rights under such mortgage to this Lease.

If in connection with obtaining financing for the Building or Office Park, a bank, insurance company, pension trust or other institutional lender shall request reasonable modifications in this Lease as a condition to such financing, Tenant will not unreasonably withhold, delay or condition its consent thereto, provided that such modifications do not increase the monetary obligations of Tenant hereunder or materially adversely affect the leasehold interest hereby created.

 

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9.15 Status Reports and Financial Statements

Recognizing that Landlord may find it necessary to establish to third parties, such as accountants, banks, potential or existing mortgagees, potential purchasers or the like, the then current status of performance hereunder, Tenant, within ten (10) business days after the request of Landlord made from time to time, will promptly furnish to Landlord, or any existing or potential holder of any mortgage encumbering the Premises, the Building, the Site and/or the Property or any potential purchaser of the Premises, the Building, the Site and/or the Property, (each an “Interested Party”), a statement of the status of any matter pertaining to this Lease, including, without limitation, acknowledgments that (or the extent to which) each party is in compliance with its obligations under the terms of this Lease. In addition, Tenant shall deliver to Landlord, or any Interested Party designated by Landlord, financial statements of Tenant and any guarantor of Tenant’s obligations under this Lease, as reasonably requested by Landlord, including, but not limited to financial statements for the past three (3) years. Any such status statement or financial statement delivered by Tenant pursuant to this Section 9.15 (or any financial statement otherwise delivered by Tenant in connection with this Lease or any future amendment hereto) may be relied upon by any Interested Party. For so long as Tenant is a publicly-traded entity, Tenant’s obligation to deliver financial statements shall be limited to such statements as are publicly available or required by law to be made public. Landlord shall keep any non-public information provided by Tenant pursuant to this Section 9.15 confidential, and shall not disclose the same other than (i) to Landlord’s officers, employees and consultants (or to any of the Interested Parties) or (ii) to the extent required by applicable law or by any administrative, governmental or judicial proceeding.

 

9.16 Self-Help

If Tenant shall at any time default (beyond applicable notice and cure periods) in the performance of any obligation under this Lease (although notice and cure shall not be required either in an emergency or where Tenant has alleged in written notice to Landlord that an unsafe or dangerous condition exists), Landlord shall have the right, but shall not be obligated, to enter upon the Premises and to perform such obligation notwithstanding the fact that no specific provision for such substituted performance by Landlord is made in this Lease with respect to such default. In performing such obligation, Landlord may make any payment of money or perform any other act. All sums so paid by Landlord (together with interest at the rate of two and one-half percentage points over the then prevailing prime rate in Boston as set by Bank of America, N.A., or its successor) (but in no event greater than the maximum rate permitted by applicable law) and all costs and expenses in connection with the performance of any such act by Landlord, shall be deemed to be Additional Rent under this Lease and shall be payable to Landlord immediately on demand. Landlord may exercise the foregoing rights without waiving any other of its rights or releasing Tenant from any of its obligations under this Lease.

 

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9.17 Holding Over

Any holding over by Tenant after the expiration of the term of this Lease shall be treated as a tenancy at sufferance and shall be on the terms and conditions as set forth in this Lease, as far as applicable except that Tenant shall pay as a use and occupancy charge an amount equal to the greater of (x) 150% of the Annual Fixed Rent and Additional Rent calculated (on a daily basis) at the highest rate payable under the terms of this Lease or (y) the fair market rental value of the Premises, in each case for the period measured from the day on which Tenant’s hold-over commences and terminating on the day on which Tenant vacates the Premises. In addition, Tenant shall save Landlord, its agents and employees harmless and will exonerate, defend and indemnify Landlord, its agents and employees from and against any and all damages which Landlord may suffer on account of Tenant’s hold-over in the Premises after the expiration or prior termination of the term of this Lease. Nothing in the foregoing nor any other term or provision of this Lease shall be deemed to permit Tenant to retain possession of the Premises or hold over in the Premises after the expiration or earlier termination of the Lease Term. All property which remains in the Building or the Premises after the expiration or termination of this Lease (unless Tenant is then holding over) shall be conclusively deemed to be abandoned and may either be retained by Landlord as its property or sold or otherwise disposed of in such manner as Landlord may see fit. If any part thereof shall be sold, then Landlord may receive the proceeds of such sale and apply the same, at its option against the expenses of the sale, the cost of moving and storage, any arrears of rent or other charges payable hereunder by Tenant to Landlord and any damages to which Landlord may be entitled under this Lease and at law and in equity.

 

9.18 Extension Option

(A) On the conditions (which conditions Landlord may waive by written notice to Tenant) that both at the time of exercise of the option to extend and as of the commencement of the Extended Term in question (i) there exists no Event of Default (defined in Section 7.1) and there have been no more than two (2) Event of Default occurrences during the Term, (ii) this Lease is still in full force and effect, and (iii) Tenant has neither assigned this Lease nor sublet more than twenty-five percent (25%) of the Rentable Floor Area of the Premises (except for an assignment or subletting permitted without Landlord’s consent under Section 5.6.4 hereof), Tenant shall have the right to extend the Term hereof upon all the same terms, conditions, covenants and agreements herein contained (except for the Annual Fixed Rent which shall be adjusted during the option periods as hereinbelow set forth) for one (1) period of five (5) years as hereinafter set forth. The option period is sometimes herein referred to as the “Extended Term.” Notwithstanding any implication to the contrary Landlord has no obligation to make any additional payment to Tenant in respect of any construction allowance or the like or to perform any work to the Premises as a result of the exercise by Tenant of any such option.

(B) If Tenant desires to exercise said option to extend the Term, then Tenant shall give notice (“Exercise Notice”) to Landlord, not earlier than twelve (12) months nor later than nine (9) months prior to the expiration of the Term of this Lease exercising such option to extend. Promptly after Landlord’s receipt of the Exercise Notice, Landlord shall provide

 

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Landlord’s quotation to Tenant of a proposed annual rent for the Extended Term (“Landlord’s Rent Quotation”). If at the expiration of fifteen (15) days after the date when Landlord provides such quotation to Tenant as aforesaid (the “Negotiation Period”), Landlord and Tenant have not reached agreement on a determination of an Annual Fixed Rent for the Extended Term and executed a written instrument extending the Term of this Lease pursuant to such agreement, then Tenant shall have the right, for fifteen (15) days following the expiration of the Negotiation Period, to make a request to Landlord for a broker determination (the “Broker Determination”) of the Prevailing Market Rent (as defined in Exhibit F) for the Extended Term, which Broker Determination shall be made in the manner set forth in Exhibit F. If Tenant timely shall have requested the Broker Determination, then the Annual Fixed Rent for the Extended Term shall be the greater of (a) the Prevailing Market Rent as determined by the Broker Determination or (b) the Annual Fixed Rent in effect during the last twelve (12) month period of the Lease Term immediately prior to the Extended Term. If Tenant does not timely request the Broker Determination, then the Annual Fixed Rent during the Extended Term shall be equal to the greater of (a) Landlord’s Rent Quotation or (b) the Annual Fixed Rent in effect during the last twelve (12) month period of the Lease Term immediately prior to the Extended Term.

(C) Upon the giving of the Exercise Notice by Tenant to Landlord exercising Tenant’s option to extend the Lease Term in accordance with the provisions of Section B above, this Lease and the Lease Term hereof shall automatically be deemed extended, for the Extended Term, without the necessity for the execution of any additional documents, except that Landlord and Tenant agree to enter into an instrument in writing setting forth the Annual Fixed Rent for the Extended Term as determined in the relevant manner set forth in this Section 9.18; and in such event all references herein to the Lease Term or the term of this Lease shall be construed as referring to the Lease Term, as so extended, unless the context clearly otherwise requires, and except that there shall be no further option to extend the Lease Term.

 

9.19 Security Deposit

Concurrently with the execution of this Lease, Tenant shall pay to Landlord a security deposit in the amount of One Hundred Seventeen Thousand Forty-Eight and 75/100 Dollars ($117,048.75) and Landlord shall hold the same, throughout the Term of this Lease (including the Extended Term, if applicable), unless sooner returned to Tenant as provided in this Section 9.19, as security for the performance by Tenant of all obligations on the part of Tenant to be performed under this Lease. Such deposit shall be in the form of an irrevocable, unconditional, negotiable letter of credit (the “Letter of Credit”). The Letter of Credit shall (i) be issued by and drawn on Silicon Valley Bank, N.A., or such other bank reasonably approved by Landlord and at a minimum having a long term issuer credit rating from Standard and Poor’s Professional Rating Service of BBB+ or a comparable rating from Moody’s Professional Rating Service, (ii) be substantially in the form attached hereto as Exhibit G, (iii) permit one or more draws thereunder to be made accompanied only by certification by Landlord or Landlord’s managing agent that pursuant to the terms of this Lease, Landlord is entitled to draw upon such Letter of Credit, (iv) permit transfers at any time without charge, (v) permit presentment in Boston, Massachusetts or by overnight mail at the issuer’s location within the continental United States, and (vi) provide that any

 

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notices to Landlord be sent to the notice address provided for Landlord in this Lease. If the credit rating for the issuer of such Letter of Credit falls below the standard set forth in (i) above or if the financial condition of such issuer changes in any other material adverse way, Landlord shall have the right to require that Tenant provide a substitute letter of credit that complies in all respects with the requirements of this Section, and Tenant’s failure to provide the same within thirty (30) days following Landlord’s written demand therefor shall entitle Landlord to immediately draw upon the Letter of Credit. Any such Letter of Credit shall be for a term of two (2) years (or for one (1) year if the issuer thereof regularly and customarily only issues letters of credit for a maximum term of one (1) year) and shall in either case provide for automatic renewals through the date which is sixty (60) days subsequent to the scheduled expiration of this Lease (as the same may be extended) or if the issuer will not grant automatic renewals, the Letter of Credit shall be renewed by Tenant each year and each such renewal shall be delivered to and received by Landlord not later than sixty (60) days before the expiration of the then current Letter of Credit (herein called a “Renewal Presentation Date”). In the event of a failure to so deliver any such renewal Letter of Credit on or before the applicable Renewal Presentation Date, Landlord shall be entitled to present the then existing Letter of Credit for payment and to receive the proceeds thereof, which proceeds shall be held as Tenant’s security deposit, subject to the terms of this Section 9.19. Any failure or refusal to honor the Letter of Credit shall be at Tenant’s sole risk and shall not relieve Tenant of its obligation hereunder with regard to the security deposit. Upon the occurrence of any default of Tenant, Landlord shall have the right from time to time without prejudice to any other remedy Landlord may have on account thereof, to draw on all or any portion of such deposit held as a Letter of Credit and to apply the proceeds of such Letter of Credit or any cash held as such deposit, or any part thereof, to Landlord’s damages arising from such default on the part of Tenant under the terms of this Lease. If Landlord so applies all or any portion of such deposit, Tenant shall within seven (7) days after notice from Landlord deposit cash with Landlord in an amount sufficient to restore such deposit to the full amount stated in this Section 9.19. While Landlord holds any cash deposit Landlord shall have no obligation to pay interest on the same and shall have the right to commingle the same with Landlord’s other funds. Neither the holder of a mortgage nor the Landlord in a ground lease on property which includes the Premises shall ever be responsible to Tenant for the return or application of any such deposit, whether or not it succeeds to the position of Landlord hereunder, unless such deposit shall have been received in hand by such holder or ground Landlord.

Tenant not then being in default and having performed all of its obligations under this Lease, including the payment of all Annual Fixed Rent, Landlord shall return the deposit, or so much thereof as shall not have theretofore been applied in accordance with the terms of this Section 9.19, to Tenant on the expiration or earlier termination of the term of this Lease (as the same may have been extended) and surrender possession of the Premises by Tenant to Landlord in the condition required in the Lease at such time.

 

9.20 Late Payment.

If Landlord shall not have received any payment or installment of Annual Fixed Rent or Additional Rent (the “Outstanding Amount”) on or before the date on which the same first becomes payable under this Lease (the “Due Date”), the amount of such payment or

 

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installment shall incur a late charge equal to the sum of: (a) five percent (5%) of the Outstanding Amount for administration and bookkeeping costs associated with the late payment and (b) interest on the Outstanding Amount from the Due Date through and including the date such payment or installment is received by Landlord, at a rate equal to the lesser of (i) the rate announced by Bank of America, N.A. (or its successor) from time to time as its prime or base rate (or if such rate is no longer available, a comparable rate reasonably selected by Landlord), plus two percent (2%), or (ii) the maximum applicable legal rate, if any. Such interest shall be deemed Additional Rent and shall be paid by Tenant to Landlord upon demand. Landlord agrees to waive the late charges due hereunder for the first late payment by Tenant under this Lease per calendar year, provided that Landlord receives such payment from Tenant within five (5) business days of the Due Date (provided further that if such payment is not received within the aforesaid five (5) business day period, interest on the Outstanding Amount will accrue as of the original Due Date). Any other late payments during that same calendar year shall be subject to the imposition of the late charge immediately following the Due Date as set forth above.

 

9.21 Tenant’s Payments

Each and every payment and expenditure, other than Annual Fixed Rent, shall be deemed to be Additional Rent or additional rent hereunder, whether or not the provisions requiring payment of such amounts specifically so state, and shall be payable, unless otherwise provided in this Lease, within ten (10) days after written demand by Landlord, and in the case of the non-payment of any such amount, Landlord shall have, in addition to all of its other rights and remedies, all the rights and remedies available to Landlord hereunder or by law in the case of non-payment of Annual Fixed Rent. Unless expressly otherwise provided in this Lease, the performance and observance by Tenant of all the terms, covenants and conditions of this Lease to be performed and observed by Tenant shall be at Tenant’s sole cost and expense. If Tenant has not objected to any statement of Additional Rent which is rendered by Landlord to Tenant within ninety (90) days after Landlord has rendered the same to Tenant, then the same shall be deemed to be a final account between Landlord and Tenant not subject to any further dispute. In the event that Tenant shall seek Landlord’s consent or approval under this Lease, then Tenant shall reimburse Landlord, upon demand, as Additional Rent, for all reasonable costs and expenses, including legal and architectural costs and expenses, incurred by Landlord in processing such request, whether or not such consent or approval shall be given. Notwithstanding anything in this Lease to the contrary, if Landlord or any affiliate of Landlord has elected to qualify as a real estate investment trust (“REIT”), any service required or permitted to be performed by Landlord pursuant to this Lease, the charge or cost of which may be treated as impermissible tenant service income under the laws governing a REIT, may be performed by a taxable REIT subsidiary that is affiliated with either Landlord or Landlord’s property manager, an independent contractor of Landlord or Landlord’s property manager (the “Service Provider”). If Tenant is subject to a charge under this Lease for any such service, then, at Landlord’s direction, Tenant will pay such charge either to Landlord for further payment to the Service Provider or directly to the Service Provider, and, in either case, (i) Landlord will credit such payment against Additional Rent due from Tenant under this Lease for such service, and (ii) such payment to the Service Provider will not relieve Landlord from any obligation under the Lease concerning the provisions of such service.

 

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9.22 Waiver of Trial By Jury

To induce Landlord to enter into this Lease, Tenant hereby waives any right to trial by jury in any action, proceeding or counterclaim brought by either Landlord or Tenant on any matters whatsoever arising out of or any way connected with this Lease, the relationship of the Landlord and the Tenant, the Tenant’s use or occupancy of the Premises and/or any claim of injury or damage, including but not limited to, any summary process eviction action.

 

9.23 Electronic Signatures

The parties acknowledge and agree that this Lease may be executed by electronic signature, which shall be considered as an original signature for all purposes and shall have the same force and effect as an original signature. Without limitation, “electronic signature” shall include faxed versions of an original signature or electronically scanned and transmitted versions (e.g., via pdf) of an original signature.

 

9.24 Governing Law

This Lease shall be governed exclusively by the provisions hereof and by the law of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, as the same may from time to time exist.

 

9.25 Light and Air

Tenant agrees that no diminution of light, air or view by any structure (inside or outside the Building) which may hereafter be erected or modified (whether or not by Landlord) shall entitle Tenant to any reduction of rent hereunder, result in any liability of Landlord to Tenant, or in any other way affect this Lease.

 

9.26 Name of Building

Tenant shall not use the name of the Building or Office Park for any purpose other than as the address of the business conducted by Tenant in the Premises without the written consent of Landlord. Landlord reserves the right to change the name of the Building and/or the Office Park at any time in its sole discretion by written notice to Tenant and Landlord shall not be liable to Tenant for any loss, cost or expense on account of any such change of name.

[Signatures on Following Page]

 

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EXECUTED in two or more counterparts each of which shall be deemed to be an original.

 

WITNESS:

 

/s/ Patrick Kimble

         

LANDLORD:

 

BP BAY COLONY LLC, a Delaware limited liability company

 

BY: BP BAY COLONY HOLDINGS LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, its sole member

 

BY: BOSTON PROPERTIES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, a Delaware limited partnership, its member

 

BY: BOSTON PROPERTIES, INC., a Delaware Corporation, its general partner

 

BY: /s/ David C Provost                                             

Name: David C Provost

Title: SVP, Leasing

 

WITNESS:     TENANT:
    ARSANIS, INC., a Delaware corporation

/s/ Noah Oshry

    By:  

/s/ Michael P. Gray

    Name:   Michael P. Gray
    Title:   Chief Operating and Chief Financial Officer
      Hereunto duly authorized

 

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EXHIBIT A

DESCRIPTION OF OFFICE PARK

Parcel I:

That certain parcel of land situate in Waltham in the County of Middlesex, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, described as follows:

Northeasterly by Winter Street, eight hundred sixty-six and 87/100 feet;

Easterly by land now or formerly of City of Cambridge, four hundred forty-two and 93/100 feet;

Southwesterly by land now or formerly of Waltham Resources Corp., ten hundred and fifty feet; and

Northerly, by three lines measuring together, four hundred fourteen and 19/100 feet,

Northwesterly, by three lines measuring together, seven hundred forty-three and 28/100 feet,

Southwesterly, being a curving line, three hundred sixty-four and 63/100 feet,

Northwesterly, one hundred forty and 15/100 feet,

Northeasterly, ninety-two and 37/100 feet,

Northwesterly, twenty feet,

Northeasterly, three hundred and eighty-three feet, and

Northwesterly, twenty feet, all by Lot 6 as shown on plan hereinafter mentioned.

Said parcel is shown as Lot 5, Sheet 4, on said plan. (Plan No. 41218C).

All of said boundaries are determined by the Land Court to be located as shown on a subdivision plan, as approved by the Land Court, filed in the Land Registration Office, a copy of which is filed in the Registry of Deeds for the South Registry District of Middlesex County in Registration Book 1051, Page 79, with Certificate 184229.

Parcel II:

That certain parcel of land situate in Waltham in the County of Middlesex, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, described as follows:

 

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Exhibit A


Northeasterly, by Winter Street, four hundred and one feet,

Southeasterly, twenty feet,

Southwesterly, three hundred and eighty-three feet,

Southeasterly, twenty feet,

Southwesterly, ninety-two and 37/100 feet,

Southeasterly, one hundred forty and 19/100 feet,

Northeasterly, being a curving line, three hundred sixty-four and 63/100 feet,

Southeasterly, by three lines measuring together, seven hundred forty-three and 28/100 feet, and

Southerly, by three lines measuring together, four hundred fourteen and 19/100 feet, all by Lot 5 as shown on plan hereinafter mentioned;

Southwesterly by land now or formerly of Waltham Resources Corp., four hundred eighty-nine and 18/100 feet,

Northerly, four hundred twelve and 10/100 feet, and

Northwesterly, three hundred twenty-six and 44/100 feet, by Lot 7 on said plan; and

Northeasterly, thirteen and 10/100 feet,

Northwesterly, three hundred seventy-nine and 63/100 feet,

Northwesterly, again, four hundred forty-seven and 33/100 feet,

Northeasterly, two hundred five and 91/100 feet, and

Northwesterly, twenty feet, all by Lot 8 on said plan.

Said parcel is shown as Lot 6, Sheet 3, on said plan, (Plan No. 41218C).

All of said boundaries are determined by the Land Court to be located as shown on a subdivision plan, as approved by the Land Court, filed in the Land Registration Office, a copy of which is filed in the Registry of Deeds for the South Registry District of Middlesex County in Registration Book 1051, Page 79, with Certificate 184229.

 

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Parcel III:

Those certain parcels of land situate in Waltham in the County of Middlesex, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, being shown as Lots 10 and 11 on a plan entitled “Land Court Plan of Land in Waltham, Mass., Prepared for: London & Leeds Development Corp., scale: 1”-80’, dated May 2, 1995, prepared by Schofield Brothers of New England, Inc., 1071 Worcester Road, Framingham, Mass. 01701, filed in the Land Registration Office as Land Court Plan No. 41218E.

Parcel IV (Appurtenant Rights):

TOGETHER WITH the rights, easements, benefits and appurtenances in the following instruments:

 

A. Declaration of Easement dated April 30, 1984 and filed with the Middlesex South Registry District of the Land Court as Document Number 661086.

 

B. Declaration of Restrictions dated October 20, 1983 and recorded with the Middlesex South Registry of Deeds at Book 15274, Page 590.

 

C. Grant of Utility Easements dated October 20, 1983 and recorded with the Middlesex South Registry of Deeds at Book 15274, Page 577 and filed with the Middlesex South Registry District of the Land Court as Document Number 649824.

 

D. License Agreement dated June 8, 1984 and recorded with the Middlesex South Registry of Deeds at Book 15651, Page 171.

 

E. Declaration of Easements and Covenants dated October 30, 1986 and filed with the Land Court as Document number 726257; as amended by First Amendment of Declaration of Easements and Covenants dated December 15, 1997 and filed with the Land Court as Document Number 1049953.

 

F. Grant of Drainage Easements dated October 20, 1983 and recorded with the Registry of Deeds at Book 15274, Page 597.

 

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EXHIBIT B-1

WORK AGREEMENT

 

1.1

  Substantial Completion      26  

1.2

  Outside Completion Date      29  

1.3

  Quality and Performance of Work      29  

1.4

  Intentionally Omitted      30  

1.5

  Tenant Plan Excess Costs      30  

 

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1.1 Substantial Completion

 

  (A) Plans and Construction Process.

 

  (1) Landlord’s Work. Landlord shall perform the work shown on the plans (the “Plans”) listed on Exhibit B-2 attached to the Lease (“Landlord’s Work”); provided, however, that Landlord shall have no responsibility for the installation or connection of Tenant’s computer, telephone, other communication equipment, systems or wiring. Any items of work requested by Tenant and not shown on the Plans shall be deemed to be Change Proposal(s) (as defined below) and shall be subject to the terms and provisions of subsection (2) below.

 

  (2) Change Orders. Tenant shall have the right, in accordance herewith, to submit for Landlord’s approval change proposals with respect to items of work not shown on the Plans (each, a “Change Proposal”). Landlord agrees to respond to any such Change Proposal within such time as is reasonably necessary (taking into consideration the information contained in such Change Proposal) after the submission thereof by Tenant, advising Tenant of any anticipated increase in costs (“Change Order Costs”) associated with such Change Proposal, as well as an estimate of any delay which would likely result in the completion of the Landlord’s Work if a Change Proposal is made pursuant thereto (“Landlord’s Change Order Response”). Tenant shall have the right to then approve or withdraw such Change Proposal within five (5) days after receipt of Landlord’s Change Order Response. If Tenant fails to respond to Landlord’s Change Order Response within such five (5) day period, such Change Proposal shall be deemed withdrawn. If Tenant approves Landlord’s Change Order Response, then such Change Proposal shall be deemed a “Change Order” hereunder and if the Change Order is made, then the Change Order Costs associated with the Change Order shall be deemed additions to the Tenant Plan Excess Costs and shall be paid in the same manner as Tenant Plan Excess Costs are paid as set forth in Section 1.5 of this Work Agreement.

 

  (3) Tenant Response to Requests for Information and Approvals. Except to the extent that another time period is expressly herein set forth, Tenant shall respond to any request from Landlord, Landlord’s architect, Landlord’s contractor and/or Landlord’s Construction Representative for approvals or information in connection with Landlord’s Work, within two (2) business days of Tenant’s receipt of such request. In addition, Tenant shall, within two (2) business days after receipt thereof from Landlord, execute and deliver to Landlord any affidavits and documentation required in order to obtain all permits and approvals necessary for Landlord to commence and complete Landlord’s Work on a timely basis (“Permit Documentation”).

 

  (4) Time of the Essence. Time is of the essence in connection with Tenant’s obligations under this Section 1.1.

 

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  (B) Substantial Completion; Tenant Delay.

 

  (1) Landlord’s Obligations. Subject to delays due to Tenant Delays (as hereinafter defined) and delays due to Force Majeure, as defined in Section 6.1 of the Lease, Landlord shall use reasonable speed and diligence to have the Landlord’s Work substantially completed on or before the Estimated Commencement Date, but Tenant shall have no claim against Landlord for failure so to complete construction of Landlord’s Work in the Premises, except for the right to terminate the Lease, without further liability to either party, in accordance with the provisions hereinafter specified in Section 1.2 of this Work Agreement.

 

  (2) Definition of Substantial Completion. The Premises shall be treated as having been substantially completed (and ready for occupancy for the purposes of Section 2.4 of the Lease) on the later of:

 

  (a) The date on which Landlord’s Work, together with common facilities for access and services to the Premises, has been completed (or would have been completed except for Tenant Delay as determined by Landlord’s architect in the exercise of its good faith business judgment) except for items of work and adjustment of equipment and fixtures which can be completed after occupancy has been taken without causing substantial interference with Tenant’s use of the Premises (i.e. so-called “punch list” items), or

 

  (b) The date when permission has been obtained from the applicable governmental authority, to the extent required by law, for occupancy by Tenant of the Premises for the Permitted Use, unless the failure to obtain such permission is due to a Tenant Delay.

In the event of any dispute as to the date on which Landlord’s Work has been completed, the reasonable determination of Landlord’s architect as to such date shall be deemed conclusive and binding on both Landlord and Tenant.

 

  (3) Incomplete Work. Landlord shall complete as soon as conditions practically permit any incomplete items of Landlord’s Work, and Tenant shall cooperate with Landlord in providing access as may be required to complete such work in a normal manner.

 

  (4)

Early Access by Tenant. Landlord shall permit Tenant access for installing Tenant’s trade fixtures in portions of the Premises at least ten (10) days prior to substantial completion when it can be done without material interference

 

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with remaining work or with the maintenance of harmonious labor relations. Any such access by Tenant shall be upon all of the terms and conditions of the Lease (other than the payment of Annual Fixed Rent) and shall be at Tenant’s sole risk, and Landlord shall not be responsible for any injury to persons or damage to property resulting from such early access by Tenant.

 

  (5) Prohibition on Access by Tenant Prior to Actual Substantial Completion. If, prior to the date that the Premises are in fact actually substantially complete, the Premises are deemed to be substantially complete as a result of a “Tenant Delay” (as defined below) (i.e. and the Commencement Date has therefor occurred), Tenant shall not (except with Landlord’s consent) be entitled to take possession of the Premises for the Permitted Use until the Premises are in fact actually substantially complete. Furthermore, other than the payment of Annual Fixed Rent, Additional Rent, and any other charges due hereunder, Tenant shall not be required to perform any obligations under the Lease which cannot be performed without possession of the Premises (such as obligations to maintain the Premises) until such time as the Premises are in fact substantially complete and Tenant is in possession of the Premises.

 

  (C) Tenant Delay.

 

  (1) A “Tenant Delay” shall be defined as the following:

 

  (a) Tenant’s failure timely to respond to any request from Landlord, Landlord’s architect, Landlord’s contractor and/or Landlord’s Construction Representative or to timely provide all required Permit Documentation to Landlord within the applicable time periods set forth in this Work Agreement;

 

  (b) Tenant’s failure to pay the Tenant Plan Excess Costs in accordance with Section 1.5 hereinbelow;

 

  (c) Any delay due to items of work for which there is long lead time in obtaining the materials therefor or which are specially or specifically manufactured, produced or milled for the work in or to the Premises and require additional time for receipt or installation;

 

  (d) Any delay due to changes, alterations or additions required or made by Tenant with respect to items not shown on the Plans including, without limitation, Change Orders; or

 

  (e) Any other delays caused by Tenant, Tenant’s contractors, architects, engineers, or anyone else engaged by Tenant in connection with the preparation of the Premises for Tenant’s occupancy, including, without limitation, utility companies and other entities furnishing communications, data processing or other service, equipment, or furniture.

 

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  (2) Tenant Obligations with Respect to Tenant Delays.

 

  (a) Tenant covenants that no Tenant Delay shall delay commencement of the Term or the obligation to pay Annual Fixed Rent or Additional Rent, regardless of the reason for such Tenant Delay or whether or not it is within the control of Tenant or any such employee. Landlord’s Work shall be deemed substantially completed as of the date when Landlord’s Work would have been substantially completed but for any Tenant Delays, as determined by Landlord in the exercise of its good faith business judgment

 

  (b) Tenant shall reimburse Landlord the amount, if any, by which the cost of Landlord’s Work is increased as the result of any Tenant Delay.

 

  (c) Any amounts due from Tenant to Landlord under this Section 1.1(C)(2) shall be due and payable within thirty (30) days of billing therefor (except that amounts due in connection with Change Orders shall be paid as provided in Section 1.5), and shall be considered to be Additional Rent. Nothing contained in this Section 1.1(C)(2) shall limit or qualify or prejudice any other covenants, agreements, terms, provisions and conditions contained in the Lease.

 

1.2 Outside Completion Date

If Landlord shall have failed substantially to complete Landlord’s Work in the Premises described in the Plans on or before the date that is forty-five (45) days subsequent to the Estimated Commencement Date as defined in Section 1.1 of the Lease (which date shall be extended automatically for such periods of time as Landlord is prevented from proceeding with or completing the same by reason of Landlord’s Force Majeure as defined in Section 6.1 of the Lease or any Tenant Delay without limiting Landlord’s other rights on account thereof), the Annual Fixed Rent shall be abated by one (1) day for each day beyond the date which is forty-five (45) days subsequent to the Estimated Commencement Date (as so extended) that Landlord fails to substantially complete Landlord’s Work; provided, however, that such rental abatement shall not continue beyond the date which is thirty (30) days subsequent to the Outside Completion Date (as the same may be extended as hereinafter described) regardless if Landlord’s Work is substantially complete as of such date. Furthermore, if Landlord shall have failed substantially to complete Landlord’s Work in the Premises described in the Plans on or before the Outside Completion Date as defined in Section 1.1 of the Lease (which date shall be extended automatically for such periods of time as Landlord is prevented from proceeding with or completing the same by reason of Landlord’s Force Majeure as defined in Section 6.1 of the Lease or any act or failure to act of Tenant which interferes with Landlord’s construction of the Premises without limiting

 

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Landlord’s other rights on account thereof), Tenant shall have the right to terminate the Lease by giving notice to Landlord of Tenant’s desire to do so before such completion and within the time period from the Outside Completion Date (as so extended) until the date which is thirty (30) days subsequent to the Outside Completion Date (as so extended); and, upon the giving of such notice, the term of the Lease shall cease and come to an end without further liability or obligation on the part of either party unless, within thirty (30) days after receipt of such notice, Landlord substantially completes Landlord’s Work. The foregoing rent abatement and right of termination shall be Tenant’s sole and exclusive remedy for Landlord’s failure so to complete Landlord’s Work within such time. Each day of Tenant Delay shall be deemed conclusively to cause an equivalent day of delay by Landlord in substantially completing Landlord’s Work pursuant to Section 1.1 of this Work Agreement, and thereby automatically extend for each such equivalent day of delay the date of the Estimated Commencement Date and the Outside Completion Date.

 

1.3 Quality and Performance of Work

Landlord’s Work shall be done in a good and workmanlike manner and in compliance with all applicable laws, ordinances, rules, regulations, statutes, by-laws, court decisions, and orders and requirements of all public authorities (“Legal Requirements”) and all Insurance Requirements (as defined in Section 5.12 of the Lease). Except with respect to Tenant Plan Excess Costs (as defined below), Landlord’s Work shall be performed at Landlord’s expense. Each party may inspect the work of the other at reasonable times and shall promptly give notice of observed defects. Each party authorizes the other to rely in connection with design and construction upon approval and other actions on the party’s behalf by any Construction Representative of the party named in Section 1.1 of the Lease or any person hereafter designated in substitution or addition by notice to the party relying. Except to the extent to which Tenant shall have given Landlord notice of respects in which Landlord has not performed Landlord’s construction obligations under this Work Agreement (if any) (i) not later than the end of the sixth (6th) full calendar month next beginning after the Commencement Date with respect to the heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems servicing the Premises, and (ii) not later than the third (3rd) full calendar month next beginning after the Commencement Date with respect to Landlord’s construction obligations under this Work Agreement not referenced in (i) above, Tenant shall be deemed conclusively to have approved Landlord’s construction and shall have no claim that Landlord has failed to perform any of Landlord’s obligations under this Work Agreement (if any). Landlord agrees to correct or repair at its expense items which are then incomplete or do not conform to the work contemplated under the Plans and as to which, in either case, Tenant shall have given notice to Landlord, as aforesaid.

 

1.4 Intentionally Omitted

 

1.5 Tenant Plan Excess Costs

Notwithstanding anything contained in this Work Agreement to the contrary, it is understood and agreed that Tenant shall be fully responsible for the costs of any items of work not shown on Exhibit B-2 attached to the Lease requested by Tenant pursuant to Section 1.1(A)(2) of this Work Agreement, and the costs of any items of work shown as a

 

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“Tenant Cost” on Exhibit B-2 (by virtue of an “X” being noted in the Tenant Cost column) (the “Tenant Plan Excess Costs”). To the extent, if any, that there are Tenant Plan Excess Costs, Tenant shall pay Landlord, as Additional Rent, fifty percent (50%) of the Tenant Plan Excess Costs prior to the commencement of the Landlord’s Work, with the balance of the Tenant Plan Excess Costs due upon substantial completion of the Landlord’s Work; provided, however, that in the event that the Tenant Plan Excess Costs exceed $10,000.00 (the “Maximum Amount”), then Tenant shall pay to Landlord, as Additional Rent, at the time that Tenant approves any Change Order that causes the Tenant Plan Excess Costs to exceed the Maximum Amount, all Tenant Plan Excess Costs in excess of the Maximum Amount.

 

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EXHIBIT B-2

Plans and Turnkey Matrix

 

LOGO

 

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LOGO

 

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LOGO

 

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EXHIBIT C

LANDLORD SERVICES

 

I. CLEANING

Cleaning and janitorial services shall be provided as needed Monday through Friday, exclusive of holidays observed by the cleaning company and, Saturdays and Sundays.

 

  A. OFFICE AREAS

Cleaning and janitorial services to be provided in the office areas shall include:

 

  1. Vacuuming, damp mopping of resilient floors and trash removal.

 

  2. Dusting of horizontal surfaces within normal reach (tenant equipment to remain in place).

 

  3. High dusting and dusting of vertical blinds to be rendered as needed.

 

  B. LAVATORIES

Cleaning and janitorial services to be provided in the common area lavatories of the building shall include:

 

  1. Dusting, damp mopping of resilient floors, trash removal, sanitizing of basins, bowls and urinals as well as cleaning of mirrors and bright work.

 

  2. Refilling of soap, towel, tissue and sanitary dispensers to be rendered as necessary.

 

  3. High dusting to be rendered as needed.

 

  C. MAIN LOBBIES, ELEVATORS, STAIRWELLS AND COMMON CORRIDORS

Cleaning and janitorial services to be provided in the common areas of the building shall include:

 

  1. Trash removal, vacuuming, dusting and damp mopping of resilient floors and cleaning and sanitizing of water fountains.

 

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  2. High dusting to be rendered as needed.

 

  D. WINDOW CLEANING

All exterior windows shall be washed on the inside and outside surfaces semi-annually.

 

II. HVAC

 

  A. Heating, ventilating and air conditioning equipment will be provided with sufficient capacity to accommodate a maximum population density of one (1) person per one hundred fifty (150) square feet of useable floor area served, and a combined lighting and standard electrical load of 3.0 watts per square foot of useable floor area. In the event Tenant introduces into the Premises personnel or equipment which overloads the system’s ability to adequately perform its proper functions, Landlord shall so notify Tenant in writing and supplementary system(s) may be required and installed by Landlord at Tenant’s expense, if within fifteen (15) days Tenant has not modified its use so as not to cause such overload.

Operating criteria of the basic system shall not be less than the following:

 

  (i) Cooling season indoor temperatures of not in excess of 73 - 79 degrees Fahrenheit when outdoor temperatures are 91 degrees Fahrenheit ambient.

 

  (ii) Heating season minimum room temperature of 68 - 75 degrees Fahrenheit when outdoor temperatures are 6 degrees Fahrenheit ambient.

 

  B. Landlord shall provide heating, ventilating and air conditioning as normal seasonal changes may require during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday (legal holidays in all cases excepted) and during the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturdays.

If Tenant shall require air conditioning (during the air conditioning season) or heating or ventilating during any other time period, Landlord shall use landlord’s best efforts to furnish such services for the area or areas specified by written request of Tenant delivered to the Building Superintendent or the Landlord before 3:00 p.m. of the business day preceding the extra usage. Landlord shall charge Tenant for such extra-hours usage at reasonable rates customary for first-class office buildings in the Boston Suburban market, and Tenant shall pay Landlord, as Additional Rent, upon receipt of billing therefor.

 

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III. ELECTRICAL SERVICES

 

  A. Landlord shall provide electric power for a combined load of 3.0 watts per square foot of useable area for lighting and for office machines through standard receptacles for the typical office space.

 

  B. In the event that Tenant has special equipment (such as computers and reproduction equipment) that requires either 3-phase electric power or any voltage other than 120 volts, or for any other usage in excess of 3.0 watts per square foot of useable area, Landlord may at its option require the installation of separate metering (Tenant being solely responsible for the costs of any such separate meter and the installation thereof) and direct billing to Tenant for the electric power required for any such special equipment.

 

  C. Landlord will furnish and install, at Tenant’s expense, all replacement lighting tubes, lamps and ballasts required by Tenant.

 

IV. ELEVATORS

Provide passenger elevator service.

 

V. WATER

Provide tempered water for lavatory purposes and cold water for drinking, lavatory and toilet purposes.

 

VI. CARD ACCESS SYSTEM

Landlord will provide a card access system at one entry door of the building.

 

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EXHIBIT D

FLOOR PLAN

[Attached]

 

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LOGO

 

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EXHIBIT E

FORM OF DECLARATION AFFIXING THE COMMENCEMENT DATE OF LEASE

THIS AGREEMENT made this         day of             , 200        , by and between [LANDLORD] (hereinafter “Landlord”) and [TENANT] (hereinafter “Tenant”).

W I T N E S S E T H T H A T:

1. This Agreement is made pursuant to Section [2.4] of that certain Lease dated [date], between Landlord and Tenant (the “Lease”).

2. It is hereby stipulated that the Lease Term commenced on [commencement date], (being the “Commencement Date” under the Lease), and shall end and expire on [expiration date], unless sooner terminated or extended, as provided for in the Lease.

WITNESS the execution hereof by persons hereunto duly authorized, the date first above written.

 

LANDLORD:
[INSERT LL SIGNATURE BLOCK]
               By:  

 

  Name:  

 

  Title:  

 

 

    TENANT:
ATTEST:     [TENANT]
By:  

 

    By:  

 

Name:  

 

    Name:  

 

Title:  

 

    Title:  

 

        Hereunto duly authorized

 

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EXHIBIT F

BROKER DETERMINATION OF PREVAILING MARKET RENT

Where in the Lease to which this Exhibit is attached provision is made for a Broker Determination of Prevailing Market Rent, the following procedures and requirements shall apply:

 

1. Tenant’s Request. Tenant shall send a notice to Landlord by the time set for such notice in the applicable section of the Lease, requesting a Broker Determination of the Prevailing Market Rent, which notice to be effective must (i) make explicit reference to the Lease and to the specific section of the Lease pursuant to which said request is being made, (ii) include the name of a broker selected by Tenant to act for Tenant, which broker shall be affiliated with a major Boston commercial real estate brokerage firm selected by Tenant and which broker shall have at least ten (10) years’ experience dealing in properties of a nature and type generally similar to the Building located in the Boston West Suburban Market, and (iii) explicitly state that Landlord is required to notify Tenant within thirty (30) days of an additional broker selected by Landlord.

 

2. Landlord’s Response. Within thirty (30) days after Landlord’s receipt of Tenant’s notice requesting the Broker Determination and stating the name of the broker selected by Tenant, Landlord shall give written notice to Tenant of Landlord’s selection of a broker having at least the affiliation and experience referred to above.

 

3. Selection of Third Broker. Within ten (10) days thereafter the two (2) brokers so selected shall select a third such broker also having at least the affiliation and experience referred to above.

 

4. Rental Value Determination. Within thirty (30) days after the selection of the third broker, the three (3) brokers so selected, by majority opinion, shall make a determination of the annual fair market rental value of the Premises for the period referred to in the Lease. Such annual fair market rental value determination (x) may include provision for annual increases in rent during said term if so determined, (y) shall take into account the as-is condition of the Premises and (z) shall take account of, and be expressed in relation to, the tax and operating cost bases and provisions for paying for so-called tenant electricity as contained in the Lease. The brokers shall advise Landlord and Tenant in writing by the expiration of said thirty (30) day period of the annual fair market rental value which as so determined shall be referred to as the Prevailing Market Rent.

 

5. Resolution of Broker Deadlock. If the Brokers are unable to agree at least by majority on a determination of annual fair market rental value, then the brokers shall send a notice to Landlord and Tenant by the end of the thirty (30) day period for making said determination setting forth their individual determinations of annual fair market rental value, and the highest such determination and the lowest such determination shall be disregarded and the remaining determination shall be deemed to be the determination of annual fair market rental value and shall be referred to as the Prevailing Market Rent.

 

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6. Costs. Each party shall pay the costs and expenses of the broker selected by it and each shall pay one half (1/2) of the costs and expenses of the Third Broker.

 

7. Failure to Select Broker or Failure of Broker to Serve. If Tenant shall have requested a Broker Determination and Landlord shall not have designated a broker within the time period provided therefor above, then Tenant’s Broker shall alone make the determination of Prevailing Market Rent in writing to Landlord and Tenant within thirty (30) days after the expiration of Landlord’s right to designate a broker hereunder. If Tenant and Landlord have both designated brokers but the two brokers so designated do not, within a period of fifteen (15) days after the appointment of the second broker, agree upon and designate the Third Broker willing so to act, the Tenant, the Landlord or either broker previously designated may request the Boston Bar Association (or such organization as may succeed to the Boston Bar Association) to designate the Third Broker willing so to act and a broker so appointed shall, for all purposes, have the same standing and powers as though he had been seasonably appointed by the brokers first appointed. In case of the inability or refusal to serve of any person designated as a broker, or in case any broker for any reason ceases to be such, a broker to fill such vacancy shall be appointed by the Tenant, the Landlord, the brokers first appointed or the Boston Bar Association as the case may be, whichever made the original appointment, or if the person who made the original appointment fails to fill such vacancy, upon application of any broker who continues to act or by the Landlord or Tenant such vacancy may be filled by the Boston Bar Association and any broker so appointed to fill such vacancy shall have the same standing and powers as though originally appointed.

 

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EXHIBIT G

FORM OF LETTER OF CREDIT

[Letterhead of a money center bank acceptable to the Owner]

[Please note the tenant on this Letter of Credit must match the exact tenant entity in the Lease]

[date]

[Landlord]

c/o Boston Properties LP

800 Boylston Street, Suite 1900

Boston, Massachusetts 02199-8103

Attn: Lease Administration, Legal Dept.

Ladies and Gentlemen:

We hereby establish our Irrevocable Letter of Credit and authorize you to draw on us at sight for the account of [Tenant] (“Applicant”), the aggregate amount of [spell out dollar amount] and [__]/100 Dollars [($ )]. You shall have the right to make partial draws against this Letter of Credit from time to time.

Funds under this Letter of Credit are available to the beneficiary hereof as follows:

Any or all of the sums hereunder may be drawn down at any time and from time to time from and after the date hereof by [Landlord] (“Beneficiary”) when accompanied by this Letter of Credit and a written statement signed by an individual purporting to be an authorized agent of Beneficiary, certifying that such moneys are due and owing to Beneficiary, and a sight draft executed and endorsed by such individual.

This Letter of Credit is transferable in its entirety to any successor in interest to Beneficiary as owner of [Property, Address, City/Town, State]. Should a transfer be desired, such transfer will be subject to the return to us of this advice, together with written instructions. Any fees related to such transfer shall be for the account of the Applicant.

The amount of each draft must be endorsed on the reverse hereof by the negotiating bank. We hereby agree that this Letter of Credit shall be duly honored upon presentation and delivery of the certification specified above.

This Letter of Credit shall expire on [Final Expiration Date].

Notwithstanding the above expiration date of this Letter of Credit, the term of this Letter of Credit shall be automatically renewed for successive, additional one (1) year periods unless, at least sixty (60) days prior to any such date of expiration, the undersigned shall give written notice to Beneficiary, by certified mail, return receipt requested and at the address set forth above or at such other address as may be given to the undersigned by Beneficiary, that this Letter of Credit will not be renewed.

 

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If any instructions accompanying a drawing under this Letter of Credit request that payment is to be made by transfer to your account with another bank, we will only effect such payment by fed wire to a U.S. regulated bank, and we and/or such other bank may rely on an account number specified in such instructions even if the number identifies a person or entity different from the intended payee.

This Letter of Credit is governed by the Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits (1993 Revision), International Chamber of Commerce Publication 500.

Very truly yours,

 

[Name of Issuing Bank]
By:  

 

Name:  

 

Title:  

 

 

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EXHIBIT H

PROCEDURE FOR ALLOCATION OF COSTS OF

ELECTRIC POWER USAGE BY TENANTS

This memo outlines the procedure for allocating charges for electric power for lights, plugs, heating, air conditioning and ventilation to the individual tenant premises within the Building.

 

  1. Main electric service will be provided by the local utility company to a central utility metering center. All charges by the utility will be read from these meters and billed to and paid by Landlord at rates established by the utility company.

 

  2. In order to assure that charges for electric service are allocated among tenants in relation to the relative amounts of electricity used by each tenant, meters (known as “check meters”) may be used to monitor tenant electric usage. On each floor there may be one or more check meter(s) serving all of the floor, and on multi-tenant floors Landlord may require that the tenants (at their sole cost and expense) install check meters relating to their premises (to the extent there are no check meters already serving such premises).

 

  3. Landlord will cause the check meters to be read periodically and will perform an analysis of such information for the purpose of determining whether any adjustments are required to achieve an allocation of the costs of electric service among the tenants in relation to the respective amounts of usage of electricity for those tenants. For this purpose, Landlord shall, as far as possible in each case, cause the check meters to be read to determine usage for periods that include one or more entire periods used by the utility company for the reading of the meters located within the central utility metering center (so that the Landlord may, in its discretion, choose periods that are longer than those used by the utility company – for example, quarterly, semi-annual or annual periods).

 

  4. Tenant’s share of electricity shall be determined by Landlord on the following basis:

 

  a. The cost of the total amount of electricity supplied for usage by tenants during the period being measured shall be determined by dividing the total cost of electricity through the central utility metering center as invoiced by the utility company for the same period by the total amount of kilowatt hour usage as measured by the meters located within the central utility metering center (herein called “Cost Per Kilowatt Hour”).

 

  b. Tenant’s allocable share of electricity costs for the period (“Tenant Electricity”) shall be determined by multiplying the Cost Per Kilowatt Hour by the number of kilowatt hours utilized by Tenant for such period as indicated by the check meter(s) for Tenant’s Premises.

 

  c.

Where a floor is occupied by more than one tenant, and where some but not all of the tenant spaces on such floor are not separately check-metered, the cost of Tenant Electricity for tenant spaces that are not separately check-metered shall first be determined by the same procedure as set forth in paragraph (b) above (after subtracting out the usage shown on any check

 

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  meter that runs off such floor meter), and then the allocable share of each tenant on that floor whose space is not separately check-metered shall be determined by multiplying the total costs of Tenant Electricity for that floor by a fraction, the numerator of which is the rentable area leased to such tenant and the denominator of which is the total rentable area under lease from time to time to tenants on said floor (other than those who are separately check metered); provided, however, that if Landlord shall reasonably determine that the cost of electricity furnished to the Tenant at the Premises exceeds the amount being paid under this Subsection (c), then Landlord shall charge Tenant for such excess and Tenant shall promptly pay the same upon billing therefor as Additional Rent under the Lease.

 

  d. Where part or all of the rentable area on a floor has been occupied for less than all of the period for which adjustments are being made, appropriate and equitable modifications shall be made to the allocation formula so that each tenant’s allocable share of costs equitably reflects its period of occupancy, provided that in no event shall the total of all costs as allocated to tenants (or to unoccupied space) be less than the total cost of Tenant Electricity for said period.

 

  e. Tenant shall make estimated payments on account of Tenant Electricity, as reasonably estimated by Landlord, on a monthly basis at the same time and in the same manner as Tenant’s monthly installments of Annual Fixed Rent.

 

  5. a.Tenant shall pay to Landlord Tenant’s allocable share of Tenant Electricity costs for the period within thirty (30) days after billing therefor.

b. In lieu of making payments as provided in subsection (a) above, at Landlord’s option, Tenant shall pay to Landlord an amount from time to time reasonably estimated by Landlord to be sufficient to cover, in the aggregate, a sum equal to the Tenant’s allocable share of Tenant Electricity costs for each calendar year during the Lease Term. No later than one hundred twenty (120) days after the end of the first calendar year or fraction thereof ending December 31 and of each succeeding calendar year during the Lease Term or fraction thereof at the end of the Lease Term, Landlord shall render Tenant a statement in reasonable detail certified by an officer of Landlord, showing for the preceding calendar year or fraction thereof, as the case may be, the Tenant’s allocable share of Tenant Electricity costs. Said statement to be rendered to Tenant also shall show for the preceding year or fraction thereof, as the case may be, the amounts already paid by Tenant on account of Tenant’s allocable share of Tenant Electricity costs and the amount of Tenant’s allocable share of Tenant Electricity costs remaining due from, or overpaid by, Tenant for the year or other period covered by the statement. If such statement shows a balance remaining due to Landlord, Tenant shall pay same to Landlord on or before the thirtieth (30th) day following receipt by Tenant of said statement. Any balance shown as due to Tenant shall be credited against Annual Fixed Rent next due, or refunded to Tenant if the Lease Term has then expired and Tenant has no further obligation to Landlord. Payments by Tenant on account of Tenant’s allocable share of Tenant Electricity costs shall be deemed Additional Rent and shall be made monthly at the time and in the fashion herein provided for the payment of Annual Fixed Rent.

 

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Tenant shall be required to maintain any meter located within its Premises. Further, Tenant agrees that it will not make any material alteration or material addition to the electrical equipment and/or appliances in the Premises without the prior written consent of Landlord in each instance first obtained, which consent will not be unreasonably withheld, and will promptly advise Landlord of any other alteration or addition to such electrical equipment and/or appliances.

 

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EXHIBIT I

FORM OF CERTIFICATE OF INSURANCE

 

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EXHIBIT J

LIST OF MORTGAGES

None.

 

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