Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Leases

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Leases
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2018
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Note 12. Leases

The Company entered into a “Swing Space” agreement on June 21, 2018 to lease approximately 5,300 square feet of office space on the 5th floor (the “5th Floor Lease”) of the building located at 555 Long Wharf Drive, New Haven, Connecticut. On August 20, 2018, the Company entered into an agreement to lease approximately 11,040 square feet of space (the “12th Floor Lease”)

The term of the 5th Floor Lease is through the earlier of the date the Company conducts business in the 12th Floor space, or April 30, 2019. No base rent is payable during this period, however, the Company is obligated to pay a pro-rata electricity charge each month.

The landlord delivered the 12th Floor premises to the Company in November 2018 and work has begun to “build-out” the premises. Occupancy is expected on or about March 1, 2019.

The initial term of the 12th floor lease continues from the Commencement Date through the last day of the calendar month immediately following the seventh (7th) anniversary of the date which the earliest of (x) ninety (90) days from the Commencement Date, (y) the date on which Tenant’s Work (as defined in the Lease) is substantially completed and (z) the date on which the Company first occupies any portion of the Premises for the conduct of its business (the “Rent Commencement Date”).

The Company’s improvement costs are expected to aggregate approximately $500.

Future minimum lease payments under this non-cancelable operating lease are as follows as of the Rent Commencement Date:

 

 

 

 

Lease Year

    

   Amount

1

 

$

187

2

 

 

192

3

 

 

215

4

 

 

220

5

 

 

225

Thereafter

 

 

468

 

 

$

1,507

 

The Company has an option to renew the lease for one additional five-year term at 95% of the then prevailing market rates but not less than the rental rate at the end of the initial lease term.