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Ground Lease Explained: Pros and Cons of Ground Leases

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Feb 25, 2022 • 5 min read

Ground leases allow landowners to rent their property to entrepreneurial renters willing to shoulder the costs of taxation, improvements, and so on. Many popular franchises build themselves on land parceled out in ground leases. Learn more about the pros and cons of ground leases.