During the rental period there may arise a need to make changes in the lease, in its installations, or perhaps a complete remodeling to make the lease more modern. Also the law can suddenly require a remodeling of your lease.
It is important that you are aware of the fact that changes to the rented property may only be carried out with the landlord's written consent.
A change may be the dismantling of a wall between two rooms, changing of a window section in a shop, or the installation of air conditioning in an office lease. Sometimes it is perhaps small simple changes, but it must always be approved by the landlord before you as a tenant may begin to rebuild.
We recommend you initially to address yourselves to the property's janitor and submit your wishes and plans. The janitor can usually assist with clarifying questions to installations trays and the like. When you are ready to apply for permission to make changes to the lease, please contact the project leader who must approve the property's remodeling.
In the case of large and complex remodeling it is often necessary to let professionals manage the conversion process in relation to time, economy and quality, which DEAS can assist with. We have extensive experience with the implementation of building projects, while there are users in the lease, and we're used to take account of other tenants in the building.
Payment for the remodeling
Before remodeling begins, it must be clarified whether the remodeling must be paid by the tenant himself or will it be funded by an increase in improvement. If we are talking about a very large conversion, it may be that the landlord considers that the tenant shall pay a deposit as security for restoration in connection with moving out.
Needs and desires are changing all the time, but the most important thing is to bear in mind that changes to the lease may only be carried out after receiving the landlord's written consent.