NYC Co-Op Allowed To Sue Over Shoddy Building Work

Law360, New York (August 2, 2013, 3:29 PM EDT) -- A New York state judge has refused to dismiss a Manhattan luxury cooperative's claims against a company that helped manage the conversion of the former Intercontinental Hotel into private housing, finding the state's Martin Act didn't bar the co-op from bringing claims over alleged defects in the building.

Supreme Court Judge Barbara Jaffe said in a ruling posted Thursday that plaintiff 110 Central Park South Corp.'s breach of contract claim, which relates to an offering plan that guided work on the 29-story, $300 million structure on...
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