Real Estate Glossary

What is Percentage Lease (Retail)?

Percentage Lease - A percentage lease is a type of lease commonly used in the retail industry. Under this type of lease, the tenant pays a base rent, as well as a percentage of their sales above a certain threshold. This type of lease is beneficial to landlords as it allows them to share in the success of the tenant's business, while also providing the tenant with more flexibility in their rent payments.