signed the lease nor matches the use specified in the lease. Can they do this?
Real Estate Attorney
not if the lease prohibits it.
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Landlord / Tenant Lawyer
Dear can they do this?
Not if the lease specifies a particular use and the new name and new use are not covered by the lease.
The answer provided to you is in the nature of general information. The general proposition being that you should try to avoid a bad outcome if you can.
Personal Injury Lawyer
look at your lease and see whether there is a language that prohibits this.
Real Estate Attorney
I'm not sure how you've determined from the sign on the door that the tenant is using the premises in a manner prohibited by the lease but it seems to me another issue is that your tenant (the one whose name is on the lease) may be subletting the premises to this other company. Generally a lease for office space would contain at least some restrictions on the tenant's ability to sublet the premises. So your tenant may be violating multiple lease clauses.