Commercial leases and options for landlords and tenants

Skills for Rhode Island’s Future
Immediately Hiring: Honeywell in Smithfield, RI

Skills for Rhode Island’s Future has partnered with Honeywell to help recruit talent to immediately join the Honeywell Safety division in Smithfield, RI. Honeywell is ramping up manufacturing production of critical N95 safety masks.
A Message from Senator Sheldon Whitehouse
about Stimulus Relief for Rhode Islanders

«I know Rhode Islanders are making painful sacrifices to keep the community healthy, and those difficult decisions have left many families suddenly in need of a financial lifeline. The legislation that passed the Senate provides a bridge to help Rhode Islanders get through this.»
Mayor Elorza Announces Additional Guidance Related
to COVID-19, Extends State of Emergency through April 17

Mayor Jorge O. Elorza has signed an Executive Order that extends all current restrictions and guidelines issued by the City through April 17. This new Emergency Declaration supplements Executive Order 2020-1 issued March 12 in which the declaration of an emergency covered the period through March 30.
Adler Pollock & Sheehan: Potential Impact of COVID-19 on
Commercial Leases and Options for Landlords and Tenants

The lens through which parties should first view the prevailing circumstances is practicality. Tenants who need relief from rent obligations should first discuss the issue with their landlords. Landlords, knowing that some of their tenants’ businesses have closed or have been severely curtailed, should contact those tenants to open a dialogue.
The website,, makes it easier for Rhode Islanders to support small businesses impacted by COVID-19. The team at Oceanside Graphics is volunteering their time to manage the ‘Gift it Forward’ website.
This is an opportunity to think creatively and envision the potential of what could be. With full remote capabilities, Office Direct communicates daily with over 400 manufacturers and is able to share with you all of their offerings and services for professional settings.