lease to

lease (something) to (someone or something)

To rent a property to some person, group, or company. We actually lease the land to the oil companies while the dig for oil, and we get a percentage of the profit should they find anything. I'm leasing the office to my son-in-law while he gets his business set up.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

lease something (out) to someone

to rent something to someone. The company leases cars out to its customers. Can you lease this building to me for two years? Lease out only the first two floors.
See also: lease, to
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Under both the prior version of the Bankruptcy Code and BAPCPA, debtors may assign their rights in a lease to an entity that then designates who the replacement tenant is for the remaining lease term.
SECURITY DEPOSITS: It's fairly common for a lease to require you to pay the lessor a security deposit.
In an August 20 letter from TEI President Charles Shewbridge, the Institute explained that subsection 136.1(1) was enacted to treat each leasing period as a separate supply to ensure that either GST or HST (harmonized sales tax) was imposed, based on the physical location of the leased good at the beginning of the "leasing interval." Proposed amendments to the subsection would deem the exercise of an option to purchase tangible personal property under a lease to occur at the time and place at which the person begins to have possession as a purchaser.
On the other hand, you can lease that same car for less than $500 per month and roll over the lease to another new model at the end of four years.
The term excludes lease renewal options (and any other period for which the parties reasonably expect the lease to be renewed) if 75% or more of the lease acquisition cost is attributable to the lease term remaining at the acquisition date.
You'll also want the lease to stipulate that your company has the right to "quietly enjoy" uninterrupted use of the equipment as long as you continue to pay the leasing fees and comply with the lease terms.
* Rents that are based on a percentage of lessee receipts or that reflect the lessee's obligation under the lease to pay certain lessor costs.
Leases within Hartz's northern New Jersey industrial holdings accounted for much of the quarter's activity, with a large office lease to Kenneth Cole at Harmon Meadow in Secaucus.
Thus, a recharacterization from an operating lease to a financing lease or vice versa would not be treated as a change in method of accounting.
Firms that have renewed their leases or expanded their space include: IDAMAR Enterprises, which expanded its long-term lease to include both the entire 4,623-square-foot 20th floor and 1,310 square feet of the 13th floor; the renewal by the law firm of Levy, Ehrlich & Petriello of its long-term 5,725-square-foot lease, a space they have occupied since 1958.
As part of its reorganization strategy, planned to reassign the lease to Radical Media, which would pay $350,000 for the lease and the telephone system and another $150,000 for reimbursement of's security deposit.
The failure of the lease to address the issue of tax refund allows the plaintiff to seek recovery of the refund on the theory of unjust enrichment.
A debtor-tenant has the right under bankruptcy law, under certain conditions, to "assume" a lease for its ongoing business, or to assume and assign the lease to someone else for the profit of the bankruptcy estate.
"There's a provision where the owner is supposed to countersign and return the lease to the tenant within 30 days of the owner's receipt of the renewal lease as signed by tenant.
A landlord's most drastic, and often most effective remedy where a tenant is in default is to - following the procedures of the so-called "conditional limitation" clause - declare the lease to be terminated.