Policies and Procedures
Building Rules & Regulations
  1. Sidewalks, doorways, halls, stairways, vestibules and other similar areas shall not be obstructed by tenants or used by them for purposes other than ingress to and egress from their respective leased premises, and for going from one part of the building to another part.
  2. Corridor doors, when not in use, shall be kept closed.
  3. Bicycles are permitted inside the Building and may be brought up into tenant space via the freight elevator only at the discretion of the authorized tenant representative. Bicycles shall NEVER be brought up in a passenger elevator cab. Bicycles must be stored in tenant space so as not to block the path of ingress/egress in the event of an emergency.
  4. Tenants shall not tamper with or attempt to adjust temperature control thermostats in the leased premises. The landlord shall make adjustments to thermostats as requested by the tenants. The use of personal electric space heaters is not allowed. An ecofriendly way to keep office spaces at more desirable temperature is to keep the blinds closed. All of the blinds installed in the building are designed to insulate the office areas. All of the blinds
  5. All tenants are required to have a valid and current Certificate of Insurance on file with the Property Management Office. For a full description of the insurance requirements please see the attachment titled “Tenant Insurance Requirements” and the requirements per your “Office Lease Agreement.”
  6. Landlord will furnish the tenants with a reasonable number of initial keys for entrance doors into the leased premises and may charge the tenants a reasonable fee for additional keys, thereafter. All such keys shall remain the property of the landlord. No additional locks are allowed on any door of the leased premises without the landlord’s prior written consent and tenants shall not make any duplicate keys. Upon termination of this lease, the tenant shall surrender to the landlord all keys to the leased premises, and give to the landlord the combination of all locks for safes and vault doors, if any, in the leased premises.
  7. No signs, advertisements or notices shall be painted or affixed to windows, doors or other parts of the Building, except those of such color, size, style and in such places as are first approved in writing by Landlord. All tenant identification and suite numbers at the entrance to the Premises shall be installed by Landlord, at Landlord’s cost and expense, using the standard graphics for the Building. Except in connection with the hanging of lightweight pictures and wall decorations, no nails, hooks or screws shall be inserted into any part of the Premises or Building except by the Building maintenance personnel without Landlord’s prior approval, which approval shall not be unreasonably withheld.
  8. Landlord shall have the right to designate and approve standard window coverings for the Premises and to establish rules to assure that the Building presents a uniform exterior appearance. Tenant shall ensure, to the extent reasonably practicable, that window coverings are closed on windows in the Premises while they are exposed to the direct rays of the sun.
  9. No birds, fish or animals of any kind shall be brought into or kept, on or about the leased premises except for those animals assisting handicapped individuals.
  10. Tenant shall not: (1) make or permit any improper, objectionable or unpleasant noises or odors in the Building, or otherwise interfere in any way with other tenants or persons having business with them; (2) solicit business or distribute or cause to be distributed, in any portion of the Building, handbills, promotional materials or other advertising; or (3) conduct or permit other activities in the Building that might, in Landlord’s sole opinion constitute a nuisance.
  11. 2100 Powell is a non-smoking building. There is a designated smoking area located in front of the building. As per Emeryville Municipal Code, all smokers must stand at least 25 feet away from the building’s openings. Please see next policy for more details.
  12. Smoking is prohibited within 25 feet of any main entrance, exit, window or vent into an enclosed area of the building in accordance with the Emeryville Municipal Code.
  13. ‘Smoking’, as used herein, shall be deemed to include the use of e-cigarettes, smokeless cigarettes and other similar products. All rules and regulations applicable to smoking also apply to the use of e-cigarettes, smokeless cigarettes and other similar products.
  14. No cooking shall be done in the leased premises except in connection with convenience lunch room or beverage service for employees and guests (on a non-commercial basis) in a manner which complies with all of the provisions of the lease and which does not produce fumes or unreasonable odor. No toasters or toaster ovens are allowed on the Premises.
  15. Tenant shall not operate or permit to be operated a coin or token operated vending machine or similar devise (including, without limitation, telephones, lockers, toilets, scales, amusement devices and machines for sale of beverages, food, candy cigarettes and other goods), except for machines for the exclusive use of Tenant’s employees and invitees. Food, soft drink or other vending machines shall not be placed within the leased premises without the Landlord’s prior written consent.
  16. Plumbing fixtures shall be used only for their designated purpose, and no foreign substances of any kind shall be deposited therein. Damage to any such fixture resulting from intentional misuse by a tenant or any employee or invitee of a tenant shall be repaired at the expense of the tenant.
  17. Tenants shall comply with all requirements necessary for the security of the leased premises, including the use of building issued access cards for all employees. Identification for tenant visitors and signed property removal passes to remove tenant property are also required.
  18. Tenant shall not use or occupy the Premises in any manner or for any purpose which might injure the reputation or impair the present or future value of the Premises or the Building. Tenant shall not use, or permit any part of the Premises to be used for lodging, sleeping or for any illegal purpose.
  19. Nothing shall be swept or thrown into the corridors, halls, elevator shafts, or stairways.
  20. The work of cleaning personnel shall not be hindered by Tenant after 5:30 p.m., and cleaning work may be done at any time when the offices are vacant. Windows, doors and fixtures may be cleaned at any time. Tenant shall provide adequate waste and rubbish receptacles to prevent unreasonable hardship to the cleaning service.
  21. Tenants shall cooperate with the landlord in maintaining the leased premises. Tenants shall not employ any person for the purpose of cleaning the leased premises other than the building’s cleaning and maintenance personnel.
  22. All Tenant vendors performing work for or making deliveries to the Tenant must have a current and valid Certificate of Insurance on file with the Property Management Office prior to work commencing or delivery. Please see the attachment titled “Vendor Insurance Requirements” for a full description of the requirements.
  23. Deliveries to and from the Premises shall be made only at the times in the areas and through the entrances and exits reasonably designated by Landlord. Tenant shall not make deliveries to or from the Premises in a manner that might interfere with the use by any other tenant of its premises or of the Common Areas, any pedestrian use, or any use which is inconsistent with good business practice.
  24. Deliveries of water, soft drinks, newspapers, or other such items to any leased premises shall be restricted to reasonable hours established by the landlord and made by use of the freight elevators.
  25. All deliveries must be made via the freight elevators, including deliveries between floors. Tenants are requested to use carts with rubber bumpers. Under no circumstances are large hand trucks or four-wheel carts allowed in the passenger elevators. Deliveries are restricted to one elevator load and a maximum of 20 minutes at the loading dock during the business hours of 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. All deliveries must be scheduled in advance by contacting the Property Management Office. Freight elevators will be reserved for afterhours use only with prior notice to the Property Management Office at (510) 658-2400. Reservations for the freight elevator must be confirmed in writing and be accompanied by a valid Certificate of Insurance for the company performing the service. A copy of the insurance requirements is included in the “Moving, Deliveries & Contractors” section of this manual.
  26. Movement in or out of the building of furniture, office equipment, or dispatch or receipt by Tenant of merchandise or materials requiring the use of the elevators, stairways, building entrances, loading docks or the lobbies shall be restricted to reasonable hours established by the Landlord. Tenant shall obtain Landlord’s prior approval by providing a detailed listing of the activity, which approval shall not be unreasonably withheld. If approved by Landlord, the activity shall be under the supervision of Landlord and performed in the manner required by Landlord. Tenant shall assume all risk for damage to articles moved and injury to any persons resulting from the activity. If equipment, property or personnel of Landlord or of any other party is damaged or injured as a result of or in connection with the activity, Tenant shall be solely liable for any resulting damage, loss or injury.
  27. All contractors, contractor’s representatives and technicians rendering any installation service to the tenant shall be subject to landlord’s approval and supervision prior to performing services. This applies to all work performed in the building, including, but not limited to, installation of telecommunications equipment and electrical devices, as well as all installation affecting floors, walls, woodwork, windows, ceilings, and any other physical portion of the building.
  28. Landlord shall have the right to approve the weight, size or location of heavy equipment or articles in and about the Premises, which approval shall not be unreasonably withheld. Damage to the Building by the installation, maintenance, operation, existence or removal of Tenant’s Property shall be repaired at Tenant’s sole expense.
  29. Landlord may provide and maintain in the first floor (main lobby) of the Building an alphabetical directory board or other directory device listing tenants and no other directory shall be permitted unless previously consented to by Landlord in writing.
  30. Tenant shall not install, operate or maintain in the Premises or in any other area of the Building, electrical equipment that would overload the electrical system beyond its capacity for proper, efficient and safe operation as determined solely by Landlord. Tenant shall not furnish cooling or heating to the Premises including, without limitation the use of electric or gas heating devices, without Landlord’s prior written consent. Tenant shall not use more than its proportionate share of telephone lines and other telecommunication facilities available to service the Building.
  31. No flammable, explosive or dangerous fluids or substances shall be used or kept by Tenant in the Premises, Building or about the Property, except for those substances as are typically found in similar premises used for general office purposes and are being used by Tenant in a safe manner and in accordance with all applicable Laws. Tenant shall not, without Landlord’s prior written consent, use, store, install, remove, release or dispose of, within or about the Premises or any other portion of the Property, any asbestos-containing materials or any sold, liquid or gaseous material now or subsequently considered toxic or hazardous under the provisions of 42 U.S.C. Section 9601 et seq. or any other applicable environmental law which may now or later be in effect. Tenant shall comply with all Laws pertaining to and governing the use of these materials by Tenant and shall remain solely liable for the costs of abatement and removal.
  32. Landlord may from time to time adopt systems and procedures for the security and safety of the Building and the Property, its occupants, entry, use and contents. Tenant, its agents, employees, contractors, guests and invitees shall comply with Landlord’s systems and procedures.
  33. Tenant shall not take any action which would violate Landlord’s labor contracts or which would cause a work stoppage, picketing, labor disruption or dispute or interfere with Landlord’s or any other tenant’s or occupant’s business or with the rights and privileges of any person lawfully in the Building (“Labor Disruption”). Tenant shall take the actions necessary to resolve the Labor Disruption, and shall have pickets removed and, at the request of Landlord, immediately terminate any work in the Premises that gave rise to the Labor Disruption, until Landlord gives its written consent for the work to resume. Tenants shall not have claim for damages against Landlord or any of the Landlord Related Parties nor shall the Commencement Date of the Term be extended as a result of the above actions.
  34. Landlord shall have the right to prohibit the use of the name of the Building or any other publicity by Tenant that in Landlord’s sole opinion may impair the reputation of the Building or its desirability. Upon written notice from Landlord, Tenant shall refrain from and discontinue such publicity immediately.
  35. Landlord retains the right, without notice or liability to any tenant, to change the name and street address of the building.
  36. The building hours of operation are 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.
  37. The Landlord reserves the right to rescind any of these rules and regulations and to make future rules and regulations required for the safety, protection, and maintenance of the building; the operation and preservation of good order thereof; and the protection and comfort of the tenants and their employees and visitors. Such rules and regulations, when made and written notice given to the tenant, shall be binding as if originally included herein. All rules and regulations and amendments thereto shall be uniformly applied and enforced with all tenants in the building.

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