Sublease Agreement

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EX-10.36 3 sum-ex1036_20201231x10k.htm EX-10.36 Document

THIS SUBLEASE, made and entered into as of the 1st day of March, 2021, by and between MAKY ZANGANEH & ASSOCIATES INC, a California corporation having an office and place of business at 2882 San Hill Road, Suite 106, Menlo Park, CA 94025, hereinafter called "Sublandlord", and SUMMIT THERAPUETICS SUB INC. a Delaware corporation, having an office and principal place of business at One Broadway 14th Floor Cambridge, MA 02142.
hereinafter called "Subtenant".
W I T N E S S E T H :
WHEREAS, by a certain written lease agreement dated September 20, 2019 (hereinafter called the “Master Lease”), Sand Hill Commons REIT, Inc. (hereinafter called "Owner") leased to Sublandlord those certain premises ("Premises") consisting of 4,960 feet of space (Suite 106) located on the 1st floor in the building ("Building") located at and commonly known as 2882 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, California, which, together with such other improvements and appurtenances therein mentioned, are more particularly described in said Master Lease; and
WHEREAS, Subtenant desires to sublease from Sublandlord, and Sublandlord is willing to sublet to Subtenant, that portion of the Premises which is shown hatched on the plan attached hereto as Exhibit "A", containing approximately 4,500 square feet of space (hereinafter called the "Sublease Premises"), on the terms and conditions more particularly hereinafter set forth; and
WHEREAS, Sublandlord and Subtenant intend that Subtenant shall have the use of the office furniture (the “Personal Property”) on the Premise for the duration of the Term (hereinafter defined).
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual covenants, conditions and agreements herein contained, Sublandlord and Subtenant agree as follows:
1.1.Sublandlord, for and in consideration of the rents and covenants specified to be paid, performed and observed by Subtenant, does hereby let, sublet, lease and demise to Subtenant the aforementioned Sublease Premises for the term and according to the covenants and conditions contained herein.
2.1.This Sublease shall be for a term of approximately nineteen (19) months (the “Sublease Term”) commencing on March 15, 2021 (the “Sublease Commencement Date”) and terminating on September 30, 2022 (the “Sublease Expiration Date”).
2.2.Subtenant and Subtenant’s representatives may enter the Sublease Premises any time after the execution date of the Sublease Agreement so long as (a) Landlord has consented to the Sublease and (b) Subtenant and Subtenant’s representatives comply with the terms and conditions of the Sublease including the Insurance

requirements provided herein. So long as these conditions as satisfied, Subtenant may, on notice to Sublandlord, have early access to the Sublease Premises for the purposes of assessing and performing installation of telephone, data cabling, etc. (“Prior Access Period”). Subtenant shall not be responsible for payment of Rent or Operating Expenses (defined herein) during the Prior Access Period. Subtenant shall not conduct business from the Sublease Premises during the Prior Access Period.
2.3.During the Sublease Term, Subtenant shall have the right to access and use building amenities including the gym and cafeteria in the manner provided in the Master Lease.
3.1.Subtenant shall pay to Sublandlord as rent for said Sublease Premises as follows:
PeriodMonthly Base RentMonthly Base Rent per Rentable Square Foot
3/15/21 – 9/30/21$57,960.00$12.88
10/1/21 – 9/30/22$59,670.00$13.26

3.2.In addition, Subtenant shall promptly pay to Sublandlord, Subtenant’s Proportionate Share (which is 90.73%) of Sublandlord’s Proportionate Share (which is 5.684% of the Operating Costs allocable to the Building, as defined in Article 5 of Master Lease and Section 1.9) of the Operating Costs (“Additional Rent”). Subtenant shall pay Sublandlord Additional Rent within ten (10) days of receipt of such accounting of costs.
3.3.In addition to the Rent and Additional Rent, Subtenant shall promptly pay to Sublandlord (i) any amounts due as a result of Subtenant’s requests, including, but not limited to costs incurred for after hours HVAC use pursuant to the terms of the Master Lease (ii) proportionate amount of Sublandlord’s cable, internet and phone cost and office supplies (if Subtenant uses Sublandlord’s services); and (iii) any amount due to compensate Sublandlord for damages resulting from the negligent or willful misconduct of Subtenant (“Additional Costs”).
3.4.Payment of said Sublease Rent, Additional Rent and Additional Costs shall be made to Sublandlord at the following address or at such other place as Sublandlord may designate in writing, without any offset or deduction whatsoever.
Rent Payment Address:    Maky Zanganeh & Associates, Inc.
                2882 Sand Hill Road, Suite 106
                Menlo Park, CA 94025
                Attn: Maky Zanganeh

4.1.The provisions of the Master Lease are, except as otherwise herein specifically provided, hereby incorporated in this Sublease with the same effect as if entirely rewritten herein, and shall fix the rights and obligations of the parties hereto with respect to the Sublease Premises with the same effect as if Sublandlord and Subtenant were, respectively, the landlord and tenant named in the Master Lease. Subtenant hereby covenants to perform the covenants and undertakings of Sublandlord as tenant under the Master Lease to the extent the same are applicable to the Sublease Premises during the term of this Sublease, and agrees not to do or permit to be done any act which shall result in a violation of any of the terms and conditions of said Master Lease. Except as otherwise specifically provided herein, Sublandlord is to have the benefit of the covenants and undertakings of Owner as landlord in the Master Lease to the extent the same are applicable to the Sublease Premises during the term of this Sublease. It is expressly understood and agreed, however, that Sublandlord is not in the position to render any of the services or to perform any of the obligations required of Sublandlord by the terms of this Sublease, and that performance by Sublandlord of its obligations hereunder are conditioned upon due performance by Owner of its corresponding obligations under the Master Lease. It is further understood and agreed, therefore, that notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Sublease, Sublandlord shall not be in default under this Sublease for failure to render such services or perform such obligations required of Sublandlord by the terms of this Sublease which are the responsibility of the Owner as landlord under the Master Lease, but Sublandlord agrees to take all reasonable measures to insure that Owner performs said obligations. The term "reasonable measures" shall include measures that it would reasonably take in its own behalf but shall not include legal action against Owner for its failure to so perform unless Subtenant agrees to pay all costs and expenses in connection therewith.
5.1.The parties agree that the following provisions of the Master Lease are, for the purposes of this Sublease, hereby deleted: Sections 1.3, 1.4, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 1.12, 1.13, 1.15, 1.17, 1.18, all of Section 2, 3, 4, 5.1, 5.2, 5.6, 6, 12.2, 13, 19, 36, 40, 45; Exhibit A, B and C.
5.2.The parties agree that the following provisions of the Master Lease are, for the purposes of this Sublease, hereby modified: Sections 7.3 to the extent that Subtenant shall not undertake any Alterations without Sublandlord’s approval. Section 9.1.1 to require Subtenant to name Sublandlord and Owner as additional insureds on Subtenant’s commercial general liability coverage; Section 44 (Parking) as modified hereinafter.
5.3.Sections 5.3 and 5.4 are hereby modified to provide that Subtenant shall be responsible for paying Subtenant’s proportionate share of Sublandlord’s Proportionate Share of the Operating Costs, as set forth herein in Section 3.2.

5.4.The remaining provisions of said Master Lease shall, for the purposes of this Sublease to the extent applicable to the Sublease Premises and to the extent that same are applicable, remain in full force and effect as between Sublandlord and Subtenant, except as said provisions have been otherwise amended or modified by this Sublease. Should there be any conflict between the terms of this Sublease as specifically set out herein and the terms of the Master Lease which are incorporated herein by reference, the terms specifically set out herein shall control, however, any right granted to Subtenant by this Sublease Agreement shall be limited to the breadth and scope of those rights as conferred by the Master Lease.
5.5.Subtenant shall have the right to use up to eighteen (18) parking spaces in the parking lot adjacent to the Building.
6.1.Any holding over by Subtenant beyond the expiration date of this Sublease shall be deemed unlawful unless expressly consented to by Sublandlord in writing, and Sublandlord shall be entitled to any and all remedies in law or in equity by reason of such unlawful holding over by Subtenant. Subtenant agrees to indemnify and save Sublandlord harmless against and from any and all loss, cost, expense and liability incurred by Sublandlord under the Master Lease and under applicable law, whether at law or in equity, by reason of any such holding over.
7.1.All notices, requests, demands and other communications with respect to this Sublease, whether or not herein expressly provided for, shall be in writing and shall be deemed to have been duly given the next business day after being deposited (in time for delivery by such service on such business day) with a national or international courier service, for delivery to the parties at the following addresses (which such addresses may be changed by either party by giving written notice thereof to the other):
If to Sublandlord: Maky Zanganeh & Associates, Inc.
    2882 Sand Hill Road, Suite 106
    Menlo Park, CA 94025
        Attn: Maky Zangeneh

If to Subtenant:    At the Sublease Premises
        Attn: Chief Financial Officer

8.1.This Sublease is subject and subordinate in all respects to said Master Lease. Subtenant acknowledges that it has received a copy of said Master Lease.

9.1.Subtenant shall not assign this Sublease, nor suffer or permit it to be assigned by operation of law or otherwise, nor shall the Subtenant let, sublet or underlet or permit the said Sublease Premises or any part thereof to be used or occupied by others without the written consent of Sublandlord, such consent not to be unreasonably withheld and further subject to Owner prior written consent.
10.1.Subtenant acknowledges that it has inspected the Sublease Premises demised hereunder and is fully satisfied with their condition and accepts the same, "as is". Sublandlord has made no representation or warranties of any nature whatsoever with regard to the Sublease Premises, other than those set forth herein, and Sublandlord shall have no obligation or duty with regard to preparation of the Sublease Premises for occupancy by Subtenant.
10.2.Subtenant further acknowledges that it shall be, at Subtenant’s sole cost and expense, responsible for all restoration requirements to the extent required by the Master Lease and this Sublease at the end of the Sublease Term.
10.3.Subtenant shall have the use of all furniture present in the Sublease Premises (“Furniture”) during the Term at no additional charge. Sublandlord makes no representations or warranties with respect to the condition of the Furniture and Subtenant accepts the use of the Furniture in its “as is” condition. Subtenant shall be responsible for replacing any Furniture that is broken or destroyed, subject to normal wear and tear.
11.1.Sublandlord and Subtenant each represent and warrant to the other that it has had no dealings with any real estate broker or agent in connection with the negotiation of this Sublease, and that they know of no other real estate broker or agent who is or might be entitled to a commission in connection with this Sublease.
12.1.Subtenant shall defend, indemnify and save harmless Sublandlord against and from any and all liability, damage, expense, cause of action, suits, claims or judgments for injury or death to persons or damage to property sustained by anyone in, on or about said Sublease Premises or any part thereof, arising out of or in any way connected with Subtenant's use or occupation of the Sublease Premises or this Sublease, including without limitation any breach or violation of Section 14 below.
13.1.Subtenant shall not cause or permit any "Hazardous Substances" (as hereinafter defined) to be used, stored, generated or disposed of in, on or about the Sublease Premises by Subtenant, its agents, employees, contractors or invitees, except for such Hazardous Substances as are normally utilized in the activities which are permitted on the Sublease Premises pursuant to the Master Lease and this Sublease and which are necessary to Subtenant's business. Any such Hazardous Substances

permitted on the Sublease Premises as hereinabove provided, and all containers therefor, shall be used, kept, stored and disposed of in a manner that complies with all federal, state and local laws or regulations applicable to any such Hazardous Substances. Subtenant shall defend, indemnify and hold harmless Sublandlord from any and all claims, damages, fines, judgments, penalties, costs, expenses or liabilities (including, without limitation, any and all sums paid for settlement of claims, attorneys' fees, consultant and expert fees) arising during or after the Sublease term from or in connection with the use, storage, generation or disposal of Hazardous Substances in, on or about the Sublease Premises by Subtenant, Subtenant's agents, employees, contractors or invitees. As used herein, "Hazardous Substances" means any substance with is toxic, ignitable, reactive, or corrosive and which is regulated by any state or local government or by the United States government. "Hazardous Substances" includes any and all material or substances which are defined as "hazardous waste", "extremely hazardous waste" or a "hazardous substance" pursuant to state, federal or local governmental law. "Hazardous Substances" includes but is not restricted to asbestos, polychlorinated biphenyls ("PCBs") and petroleum products.
14.1.Subtenant shall have the right, at Subtenant sole cost and expense and subject to the written approval of Owner, to furnish Subtenant leased name on a wall within the Subleased Premises.
15.1.This Agreement and any Exhibits attached hereto:
15.1.1.Contain the entire agreement among the parties hereto with respect to the subject matter covered hereby;
15.1.2.May not be amended or rescinded except by an instrument in writing executed by each of the parties hereto;
15.1.3.Shall inure to the benefit of and be binding upon the successors and permitted assigns of the parties hereto.
15.1.4.The cure periods provided for in the Master Lease between Sublandlord and Owner shall be applicable to the Parties in this Sublease.
16.1.This Sublease is subject to and conditioned upon the written consent of Owner to this subletting and to the signage to be made to the Sublease Premises by Subtenant, such consent (if so required) to be given by Owner executing this Sublease in the space provided therefor below no later than March 15, 2021.


IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have hereunto set their hands and seals as of the day and year first above written.

By: /s/ Mahkam Zanganeh
Name: Mahkam Zanganeh
Title: CEO / Founder
By: /s/ Michael Donaldson
Name: Michael Donaldson
Title: CFO

This subletting is hereby consented to and approved as provided in this Sublease.
By: /s/ Katie Vaz 2021.03.26
Name: Katie Vaz
Title: Authorized Signatory


Red hatched areas identify Summit space and shared space (e.g., kitchen, storage room and conference rooms).