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... MCL 554.139 does not define the term "common areas." However, Black's Law Dictionary (6th
ed), p 275, defines "common area" as: "[i]n law of landlord-tenant, the portion of demised premises
used in common by tenants over which landlord retains control (eg hallways, stairs ...
... Paragraph 15 of the lease contained the following right of first refusal: Landlord hereby grants
to Tenant the option to purchase the leased premises upon the following terms: ... Landlord hereby
grants to Tenant the option to purchase the leased premises upon the following terms: ...
...  This Court has determined that a "special relationship" exists in a variety of situations. For
example, this Court has classified the common carrier-passenger, innkeeper-guest,
landlord-tenant, employer-employee, and doctor-patient relationships as special relationships. ...