The Swig Company


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Building Rules & Regulations

The following rules and regulations shall apply to the Premises, the Building, the Project, the parking garage associated, and the appurtenances thereto:

  1. The sidewalks, halls, passages, exits, vestibules, entrances, public areas, elevators and stairways of the Building shall not be obstructed by any of the Tenants or used by them for any purpose other than ingress to and egress from their respective Premises. Building stairwells are to be used for emergency purposes only. The halls, passages, exits, entrances, elevators and stairways are not for the general public, and Landlord shall, in all cases, retain the right to control and prevent access thereto by all persons whose presence in the judgment of Landlord would be prejudicial to the safety, character, reputation and interests of the Building and its Tenants, provided that nothing herein contained shall be construed to prevent such access to persons with whom any Tenant normally deals in the ordinary course of its business, unless such persons are engaged in illegal activities. No Tenant and no employee or invitee of any Tenant shall go upon the roof of the Building. If the Premises are situated on the ground floor with direct access to the street, then Tenant shall, at Tenant's expense, keep the sidewalks and curbs directly in front of the Premises clean and free from dirt, refuse and other obstructions.
  2. No sign, placard, picture, name, advertisement or notice visible from the exterior of any Tenant's Premises shall be inscribed, painted, affixed or otherwise displayed by any Tenant on any part of the Building without the prior written consent of Landlord. Landlord shall have the right to remove, at Tenant's expense and without notice or liability, any sign installed or displayed in violation of this rule. All approved signs or lettering on doors, windows and walls shall be printed, painted, affixed or inscribed at the expense of the Tenant by a person or entity selected by Landlord, using materials of Landlord's choice and in a style and format approved by Landlord. Written material visible from outside the Building will not be permitted. Landlord shall place Tenant's name on the directory in the lobby of the Building and on the individual floor directory, if available. Landlord reserves the right to restrict the amount of directory space utilized by Tenant. Tenant shall not have the right to have additional names placed on the directory without Landlord's prior written consent. If such consent is given, the addition of such names shall be at Tenant's expense.
  3. The Premises shall not be used for the storage of merchandise held for sale to the general public, for lodging or sleeping. No cooking shall be done or permitted by any Tenant on the Premises, except the use by the Tenant of Underwriter's Laboratory approved microwave oven or equipment for brewing coffee, tea, hot chocolate and other similar beverages which shall be permitted, provided that the power required by such equipment shall not exceed that amount which can be provided by a 30- amp circuit and that such use is in accordance with all applicable federal, state and city laws, codes, ordinances, rules and regulations. Repair and maintenance of garbage disposals, dishwashers, icemakers and other similar equipment shall be at Tenant's expense. If the Premises or any part of the Building become infested with vermin as a result of Tenant's use, Tenant shall reimburse Landlord for the expense of extermination.
  4. No Tenant shall employ any person or persons other than the janitor of Landlord for the purpose of cleaning the Premises, unless otherwise agreed to by Landlord in writing. Except with the written consent of Landlord, no person or persons other than those approved by Landlord shall be permitted to enter the Building for the purpose of cleaning the same. No Tenant shall cause any unnecessary labor by reason of such Tenant's carelessness or indifference in the preservation of good order and cleanliness. Landlord shall not be responsible to Tenant for any loss of or damage to property on its Premises, however occurring.
  5. Landlord may make a reasonable charge for any additional keys. No Tenant shall have keys made except by Landlord's designated locksmith. No Tenant shall alter any lock or install a new or additional lock or bolts on any door of its Premises without the prior written consent of Landlord. Each Tenant, upon the termination of its tenancy, shall deliver to Landlord all keys to doors in the Building, which shall have been furnished to Tenant.
  6. The carrying in or out of freight, furniture or bulky material of any description must take place during such hours as Landlord may from time to time reasonably determine, which shall not include peak hours of elevator usage. Landlord shall designate appropriate entrances and a "freight" elevator for deliveries or other transportation of goods to or from the Premises and Tenant shall not use any other entrances or elevators for such purposes. The installation and moving of such freight, furniture or bulky material shall be made upon 72 hour notice to the Building Management and the persons employed by the Tenant for such work must be reasonably acceptable to Landlord. Tenant may, subject to the provisions of the immediately preceding sentence, move freight, furniture, bulky matter and other material into or out of the Premises after 5:30 PM and before 8 AM, Monday through Friday and on Saturdays from 8 AM through 6 PM, Sunday relocations are not allowed due to City noise restrictions. Landlord shall have the right to prescribe the weight, size and position of all equipment, materials, furniture or other property brought into the Building and placed in the Premises. Landlord will not be responsible for loss of or damage to any such property from any cause and all damage done to the Building by moving or maintaining such property shall be repaired at the expense of Tenant. Business machines and other equipment shall be placed and maintained by Tenant at Tenant's expense in a setting sufficient, in Landlord's reasonable judgment, to absorb and prevent unreasonable vibration and prevent noise and annoyance.
  7. No Tenant shall use or keep in the Premises or the Building any kerosene, gasoline or flammable or combustible fluid or material other than limited quantities thereof reasonably necessary for the operation or maintenance of office equipment; or without Landlord's prior approval, use any method of heating or air conditioning, including, without limitation, portable floor heaters and fans, other than that supplied by Landlord. No Tenant shall use or keep or permit to be used or kept any hazardous or toxic materials or any foul or noxious gas or substance in the Premises or permit or suffer the Premises to be occupied or used in a manner offensive or objectionable to Landlord or other occupants of the Building by reason of noise, odors, vibrations, or interfere in any way with other tenants or those having business therein.
  8. Any Tenant and its employees, agents or associates or other persons entering or leaving the Building after ordinary business hours will be required to sign the Building Register. The Security Officer in charge reserves the right, on behalf of the Landlord, to refuse to admit Tenant or any of Tenant's employees, agents, or associates or any other person to the Building after ordinary business hours without prior notification from the Tenant or other satisfactory identification demonstrating such person's right to access to the Building. Each Tenant shall be responsible for all persons for whom it requests after-hours access and shall be liable to Landlord for all acts of such persons. Landlord shall, in no case, be liable for damages for any error with regard to the admission to or exclusion from the Building of any person. In the case of invasion, mob, riot, public excitement or other circumstances rendering such action advisable in Landlord's opinion, Landlord reserves the right to prevent access to the Building during the continuance of the same by such action, as Landlord may deem appropriate including closing doors. Landlord also reserves the right to exclude or expel from the Building any person who, in Landlord's judgment, is intoxicated or under the influence of liquor or drugs or who is in violation of any of the Rules and Regulations of the Building.
  9. Each Tenant shall see that the doors of its Premises are closed and locked, that all water faucets, water apparatus, equipment, lights and other utilities are shut off before Tenant or Tenant's employees leave the Premises, so as to prevent waste or damage; and for any default or carelessness in this regard, Tenant shall make good all injuries sustained by other Tenants or occupants of the Building or by Landlord. On multiple tenancy floors all Tenants shall keep the doors to the Building corridors closed at all times except for ingress and egress.
  10. No Tenant shall install any radio or television antenna, loudspeaker or other device on the roof or the exterior walls of the Building without the prior written consent of Landlord. No awnings, air conditioning units or other projections shall be attached to the outside walls or windowsills of the Building or otherwise project from the Building, without prior written consent of Landlord.
  11. Each Tenant shall store all its trash and garbage within its Premises. No material shall be placed in the trash boxes or receptacles if such material is of such nature that it may not be disposed of in the ordinary and customary manner of removing and disposing of trash and garbage in the city where the Building is located without being in violation of any law or ordinance governing such disposal. All garbage and refuse disposal shall be made only through entryways and elevators provided for such purposes and at such times as Landlord shall designate.
  12. Canvassing, peddling, soliciting and distribution of handbills or any other written materials in the Building are prohibited and each Tenant shall cooperate to prevent the same.
  13. Tenant and its authorized representative and invitees shall not make or permit any noise in the Building that is annoying, unpleasant or distasteful, interfering in any way with other tenants or those having business with them, or bring into or keep within the Building or Common Areas any animal (except for seeing eye dogs), bird, bicycle or other vehicle except wheelchairs or other similar devices, or such vehicles as are permitted to park in the parking areas, in accordance with the Rules and Regulations.
  14. Landlord shall direct licensed electricians as to where and how telephone and electrical wires are to be introduced. No cutting or boring for wires shall be allowed without Landlord's consent. The location of telephones, call boxes and office equipment affixed to the Premises shall be subject to Landlord's approval. Neither Tenant, its subtenants, assignees, agents, employees nor contractors shall have access to or make any changes, alterations, additions, improvements, repairs or replacements (collectively,” work") to the telephone closets, telephone lines or any other communications facilities or equipment (collectively, the "telephone lines") within the Building without the prior written authorization of Landlord, which authorization may be withheld in Landlord's sole discretion. All contractors designated by Tenant to perform work on the telephone lines shall be licensed and shall be subject to Landlord's prior written approval, which approval may be withheld by Landlord in its sole discretion. Contractors performing work shall be required to provide evidence of insurance coverage satisfactory to Landlord, including, without limitation, naming Landlord as an additional insured on all liability policies. Any costs, expenses, and liabilities incurred by Landlord as a result of Tenant or Tenant's contractor performing work on the telephone lines shall be included in Tenant's indemnification obligations under the Lease.
  15. Tenant shall not lay linoleum tile, carpet or any other floor covering to the floor of the Premises, except as approved by Landlord.
  16. Tenant shall comply with all safety, fire protection and evacuation procedures and regulations established by Landlord or any governmental agency.
  17. Tenant assumes any and all responsibility for protecting its Premises from theft, robbery and pilferage, which includes keeping doors and other means of entry to the Premises closed and locked when the Premises are unattended.
  18. Neither Tenant nor its employees shall park their vehicles in any parking area designated by Landlord as areas for parking by visitors to the Building. Neither Tenant nor its employees shall leave vehicles in the Building parking areas overnight nor park any vehicles other than automobiles, motorcycles, motor driven or non-motor driven bicycles or four-wheeled trucks in the Building parking areas. Landlord may, in its sole discretion, designate separate areas for bicycles and motorcycles. Landlord may establish additional Rules and Regulations that apply to the parking areas.
  19. Smoking is allowed in the designated smoking area located in the back patio area.There shall be no smoking in the common areas of the Building, which areas include, without limitation, the Tenant's premises, the lobby and the areas on individual floors in the Building devoted to corridors, fire vestibules, elevators, foyers, lobbies, electric and telephone closets, restrooms, mechanical and service rooms servicing the Building, janitor's closets, and other similar facilities for the benefit of all tenants and invitees. Smoking shall mean carrying or holding of a lighted pipe, cigar or cigarette of any kind, or any other lighted smoking equipment or the lighting thereof or emitting or exhaling the smoke of a pipe, cigar or cigarette of any kind. Each Tenant shall cooperate to enforce this prohibition, including giving notice of such to its employees.
  20. Landlord may waive any one or more of these Rules and Regulations for the benefit of any particular tenant or tenants, but no such waiver by Landlord shall be construed as a waiver of such Rules and Regulations in favor of any other tenant or tenants, nor prevent Landlord from thereafter enforcing any such rules and regulations against any or all of the tenants of the Building.
  21. Landlord may from time to time during the term of the Lease publish and distribute to Tenant a Tenant Handbook. Tenant shall comply with all procedures and regulations established by Landlord and included in the Tenant Handbook. Tenant understands and acknowledges that the provisions of the Tenant Handbook are subject to change and Landlord.
  22. Tenant shall be charge a fee if there are excessive requests to open suite or internal doors. A $25 fee will be charged after the 2nd request. This application is calculated biannually. The first period will take place from January 1 - June 30, and the second period from July 1 - December 31.
  23. With the exception of Service Animals, no animals are permitted in the Building or a tenant’s premises at any time. Service Animals brought into the Building or a tenant’s premises must (i) be dogs who are recognized as Service Animals under Title III of The Americans With Disabilities Act, (ii) be individually trained to do work or perform tasks for a person with a disability, and (iii) be registered with the Property Management Office prior to bringing any such dog into the Building. Dogs whose sole function is to provide comfort or emotional support do not qualify as Service Animals under the ADA and are not allowed.
  24. Bicycles.
    1. Bicycles shall be parked only in the Building’s designated bicycle storage areas. Only tenants of the Building and their employees may bring bicycles into the Building or premises. Tenant is responsible for it and/or its employees bringing bicycles into the Building and premises, and will ensure that it and its employees strictly observe the following rules as may be amended by Landlord from time to time:
    2. At Property Manager’s option, bicycles must be registered with the Property Management Office before they are brought into the Building. Bicyclists must provide the make, model and serial number, as well as such additional information as may be requested by Landlord.
    3. Bicyclists are required to lock their bicycles within the Building’s bicycle designated area.
    4. Landlord is not responsible for stolen, missing or abandoned bicycles.
    5. A bicycle shall be deemed abandoned if it is left in the bicycle storage area for more than 72 consecutive hours. Abandoned bicycles may be disposed of by Landlord without further notice at Tenant’s expense.
    6. Tenant is responsible for any damage caused to any part of the property, or injury to any occupant, visitor, vendor, etc. of the Building by tenant’s bicyclist employees, staff, or vendors.
    7. Prior to entering the Building, bicyclists will remove cleated bicycle shoes or any other clothing that might damage the floors, walls or any other part of the Building.
    8. Bicycles are not permitted to be parked in a manner that violates building or fire codes or any other applicable law, rule, or code, or which otherwise impedes ingress or egress to the Building.
    9. Bicyclists will not conflict with any building systems, services, or equipment.
    10. Blocking or impeding the flow of pedestrian traffic in the Building’s exits and walkways is prohibited.
    11. Bicyclists will use caution and courtesy at all times to prevent injury and to ensure safety of the Building and its tenants, invitees, contractors and employees.
    12. During an emergency as determined by Landlord it its sole discretion, bicycles are prohibited in all Building elevators, hallways and stairwells and are not permitted to be moved or transported from their location in the Building from the time the emergency commences until Landlord provides notification that the emergency has ended.
    13. Motorized bicycles are not permitted to enter the Building or any tenant premises at any time unless prior written approval from Building Management.
    14. Performing maintenance work and/or repairs on bicycles in the Building or in any tenant premises is strictly prohibited.
    15. Noncompliance with these rules and regulations shall constitute a default under this Lease and the offending bicycle may be banned from further entry into the Building.


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