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Fist Floor Restroom Classification

Nicole Berns
May 29, 2019

When would the first floor common restrooms adjacent to the main building lobby entrance be considered building common vs floor common?
My assumption is if they are accessible to the public in addition to the floors tenants they would be considered building common and they would need to be freely accessible with out key (unlocked)?
If a building LL chooses to lock the main lobby floors restrooms granting access only to tenants/tenant's guests this would push the classification to floor common?
Thank you!

David Fingret
Extreme Measures Inc.
May 29, 2019

Hi Nicole,

Your assumptions are pretty accurate. It really comes down to whether the restrooms primarily provide a service to all of the building's tenants (or public) or just the floor. If there is a similar configuration of tenants on the ground floor and the restrooms are in the same location as other floors, we tend to allocate as Floor Common Area, but it is appropriate in some cases to allocate as Building Common Area as well.

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