1. To determine the strength of the tenant.
2. This applies in a percentage rent situation, landlord does not want competiting business to draw away from your sales.
3. Yes, this is part of the negotiations.
4. Yes, but it's generally bad form.
5. Yes, pretty typical but do you should do that homework ahead of time.
These are actually all pretty common questions asked by tenants. A good broker should be able to assist.
Oct 9, 2012