NJ Appeals Court Nixes State Lease With Noncompliant Bidder

Law360, New York (May 2, 2013, 9:00 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey appellate court on Wednesday reversed a state agency's award of a competitively bid lease for the site of a future career center, ruling the agency lacked the discretion to award the lease to a site that didn't meet mandatory requirements despite being the lowest bid.

In a published decision, a three-judge panel on the Superior Court of New Jersey Appellate Division sided with plaintiff Matthew J. Barrick, who appealed the Division of Property Management and Construction's award of a state lease to RMD...
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