When there is a lease agreement between a landlord and tenant for the commercial occupation of accommodation, for example offices, a warehouse, retail or commercial operations, the lease will contain covenants, amongst others, in respect of how a tenant must maintain a property during their occupation and give it back (yield up) at lease end (termination).
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A schedule of condition is a building ‘snap shot’. If there is adjacent demolition or planned construction, it is wise to record the condition of adjacent buildings before work begins, so that it can be subsequently decided if any damage that appears after the works is attributable to the works or not.