Condo Unit Owners Hit Fla. Hotel With Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (June 22, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Dozens of hotel condo unit owners at a tony Fort Lauderdale hotel complex have filed an antitrust lawsuit accusing the Q Club Hotel of retaliating against them when they sought better revenue terms, in violation of antitrust laws.

The lawsuit, filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, accuses the 333-unit condo hotel, which is run though a licensing agreement with Hilton Hotels Corp., of monopolization, restraint of trade and breach of contract.

The condo hotel consists of units — priced...
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