Joshua Stein



Ground Leases

A Guide to Ground Leases (With Forms And Checklists) [2005]
American Law Institute - American Bar Association (Out of Print)

Ground leases are a peculiar combination of a purchase and sale, and a lease, all negotiated against a backdrop of what a leasehold lender will expect. This book explores all the major issues -- and many minor ones -- with specific examples, lots of model language, and humor and insight. Joshua Stein has written a second edition of this book, which he will publish in 2023.  For information on that book and to pre-order, please visit

In the meantime, to obtain an electronic copy of the previous book published in 2005, please send a check for $174.15 ($159.95 + $14.20 NYC sales tax) to Joshua Stein PLLC at Post Office Box 8000, NY, NY 10150. Payment can also be made via PayPal, Zelle or Chase QuickPay with the username When you send money by any means, you will not receive a copy of the book unless you notify the author via email at That email should include your name, email address, and phone number.

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