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Commercial Leasing Resources

General Real Property Treatises and Practice Guides

In conducting research regarding commercial leasing, you may need to consult a general resource on real property to fully understand the law. The following resources are available online and in print in the Law Library.


Miller & Starr California Real Estate (4th ed.), KFC 140 .M522 (First Floor)

California Real Estate Law & Practice by Don Augustine, et al.


Palomar on Title Insurance  

Patton & Palomar on Land Titles (3rd ed.), KF 670 .P3 (Second Floor) 

Powell on Real Property, KF 570 .P57 (Second Floor) 

Tiffany on Real Property 

Commercial Leasing Treatises and Practice Guides

There are a few excellent resources dealing specifically with leasing available both online and in print in the Law Library. Note that most of these resources discuss both commercial and residential leasing, so you should be alert and make sure the section(s) you are looking at are applicable in commercial situations. These resources should note when the law differs in residential and commercial contexts.


Rutter California Practice Guide: Landlord-Tenant by Terry B. Friedman, et al., KFC 145.F75 (First Floor) 

California Landlord-Tenant Litigation by Andrew E. Westley & Michael J. Saltz

California Landlord-Tenant Practice (2nd ed.) by Myron Moskovitz, et al., KFC 145 .C365 (First Floor) 


Friedman on Leases (6th ed.), KF 590 .F75 (Second Floor)

Commercial Real Estate Leasing (2nd ed.) by Stuary M. Saft