GSA Gets Off Easy In $4M Leaky Building Lease Suit

Law360, New York (April 30, 2012, 2:53 PM EDT) -- A U.S. Court of Federal Claims judge on Friday said the U.S. General Services Administration correctly terminated a building lease with a Chicago property management company over water leaks, ruling that the agency has to pay only $60,000 of the $4 million sought in the suit.

Judge Francis M. Allegra said the degree and frequency of the leaks at the facility used by the Internal Revenue Service in Chicago justified GSA's departure from the 10-year lease with more than six years remaining, finding that building lesser...
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