Union Beats Landlord’s $5M Claims For Blocked Renovations

Law360, New York (March 18, 2013, 6:24 PM EDT) -- A New York judge ruled Friday that a landlord cannot recover $4.7 million in delay damages from a union that leased its building, saying the union had no obligation to let the landlord perform renovations during its occupancy so it could be quickly re-leased.

New York Supreme Court Justice Melvin L. Schweitzer dismissed the counterclaims of 101 Limited Partnership — a partnership of Andalex Group and Edward J. Minskoff Equities Inc. — that claimed Local 32B-32J Service Employees International Union had prevented it from renovating the...
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