date: December 01 2019 title: Tenant Leasing Illustrated – December 2019 – Bond. Lease Bond. url: https://mintzandgold.com/newsletter/tenant-leasing-illustrated-december-2019-bond-lease-bond excerpt: With the prevalence of office leasing by technology and start-up companies and the increase of those same companies running into financial difficulties, landlords have understandably focused on obtaining protection through larger security deposits or guaranties. The marketplace has recently come up with a commercial tenant lease bond to try to address the landlords' concerns while also providing needed flexibility to tenants. In today's newsletter we discuss these lease bonds and provide seven suggestions when acting as sublandlord being asked to accept a lease bond in lieu of a letter of credit or guaranty.