Second Amendment to Kineta Lease, dated as of August 28, 2012, by and between Kineta, Inc. and ARE-SEATTLE No.17, LLC

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EX-10.37 9 ny20004801x1_ex10-37.htm EXHIBIT 10.37



Exhibit 10.37




THIS SECOND AMENDMENT TO LEASE (this “Second Amendment”) is made as of August 28 2012, by and between ARE-SEATTLE NO. 17, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“Landlord”), and KINETA, INC., a Washington corporation (“Tenant”).





Landlord and Tenant are now parties to that certain Lease dated as of November 19, 2010 as amended by that certain First Amendment to Lease dated as of August 12, 2012 (as amended, the “Lease”). Pursuant to the Lease, Tenant leases certain premises (“Premises”) located at 219 Terry Avenue, Seattle, Washington. The Premises are more particularly described in the Lease. Capitalized terms used herein without definition shall have the meanings defined for such terms in the Lease.



Landlord and Tenant desire to amend the Lease to change the Adjustment Date from each annual anniversary of the Commencement Date to each annual anniversary of the Rent Commencement Date, subject to the terms and conditions set forth below.


NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the foregoing Recitals, which are incorporated herein by this reference, the mutual promises and conditions contained herein, and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, Landlord and Tenant hereby agree as follows:


1.          Base Rent Adjustments. The first sentence of Section 4 of the Lease is hereby deleted in its entirety and replaced with the following: “Base Rent shall be increased on each annual anniversary of the Rent Commencement Date (each an “Adjustment Date”) by multiplying the Base Rent payable immediately before such Adjustment Date by the Rent Adjustment Percentage and adding the resulting amount to the Base Rent payable immediately before such Adjustment Date.”


2.          Miscellaneous.



This Second Amendment is the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous oral and written agreements and discussions. This Second Amendment may be amended only by an agreement in writing, signed by the parties hereto.



This Second Amendment is binding upon and shall inure to the benefit of the parties hereto, their respective agents, employees, representatives, officers, directors, divisions, subsidiaries, affiliates, assigns, heirs, successors in interest and shareholders.



This Second Amendment may be executed in any number of counterparts, each of which shall be deemed an original, but all of which when taken together shall constitute one and the same instrument. The signature page of any counterpart may be detached therefrom without impairing the legal effect of the signature(s) thereon provided such signature page is attached to any other counterpart identical thereto except having additional signature pages executed by other parties to this Second Amendment attached thereto.





Except as amended and/or modified by this Second Amendment, the Lease is hereby ratified and confirmed and all other terms of the Lease shall remain in full force and effect, unaltered and unchanged by this Second Amendment. In the event of any conflict between the provisions of this Second Amendment and the provisions of the Lease, the provisions of this Second Amendment shall prevail. Whether or not specifically amended by this Second Amendment, all of the terms and provisions of the Lease are hereby amended to the extent necessary to give effect to the purpose and intent of this Second Amendment.


[Signatures are on the next page.]




IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have executed this Second Amendment as of the day and year first above written.


  a Washington corporation
  By: /s/ Campion Fellin
  Its: Vice President of Operations
  a Delaware limited liability company
  By:   ALEXANDRIA REAL ESTATE EQUITIES, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership, managing member
  By:   ARE-QRS CORP.,
      a Maryland corporation,
      general partner
  By: /s/ Jackie Clem
  Its: Vice President, Real Estate Legal Affairs