Stop & Shop Can’t Check Out Of Vornado’s Rent Increase Suit

Law360, New York (July 19, 2012, 1:25 PM EDT) -- A New York state judge ruled Thursday that Vornado Realty Trust’s suit seeking payment of increased rents from Stop & Shop Supermarket Co. LLC is not blocked by a 2011 judgment of $57 million for Vornado in a suit over earlier rent increases.

Judge Jeffrey K. Oing said during a hearing that the issues raised in Vornado's current suit over a March 2011 rent increase tied to four Stop & Shop leases are distinct from a 2002 rent increase that was the subject of a 2010...
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