Texas City Can't Skirt Suit Over $250M Project, Developer Says

Law360, Dallas (March 4, 2013, 3:27 PM EST) -- A developer on Monday asked a Texas state court judge to reconsider giving the city of Irving governmental immunity in a $139 million suit alleging the city didn’t hold up its end of a deal to provide bond funding in a stalled, $250 million public-private entertainment center project.

Las Colinas Group LP argued the entertainment center should be considered a proprietary activity of the city, not a governmental function for which it’s entitled to sovereign immunity, and asked Dallas County District Judge Carl Ginsberg to reverse...
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