South Florida Business Journal – What restaurants, retailers should know as hurricane season ramps up (September 2, 2021)
By Kluger, Kaplan, Silverman, Katzen & Levine, P.L. September 8, 2021
What restaurants, retailers should know as hurricane season ramps up
By Matthew Arrojas
Hurricane season is intensifying, and with that, so is the threat that a major storm could wreak havoc on South Florida businesses.
Far too often, business owners don’t know what they are liable to fix until a hurricane has already caused damage, said Philippe Lieberman, shareholder at Miami-based Kluger Kaplan PL. That’s why he and fellow shareholder Marko Cerenko recommend restaurant and retail managers take some time to review their leases now so they aren’t blindsided once a storm hits.
There may still be time to rework leases or redefine insurance policies, they said.
Here are some of the things Lieberman and Cerenko recommend business owners review in the coming weeks: