for a commercial property in new york is the landlord entitled to hold a key

I lease a retail space. The landlord wants a key to the property. Am I obligated to provide one. I understand I'm obligated to provide access through the lease agreement, but is he entitled to hold a key to my leased property.
In Leasing Property - Asked by David F. - Mar 7, 2016
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Aliza W.
Brooklyn, NY

Yes, in case of emergency such as flood, fire, Landlord needs to have access at all times, however unless its an emergency landlord has have your consent to enter your space for any other reason that is not emergency.

Mar 8, 2016
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Chris R.
Denton, TX

Absolutely they are entitled - it is their property. There are some landlords who may elect to not do so but most will require a key to be maintained in the owner / manager office.

Mar 18, 2016
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