Developer Sues Chicago Over Project Blocked By $400M Hotel

Law360, New York (September 17, 2013, 3:01 PM EDT) -- Developer James McHugh Construction Co. sued the city of Chicago in state court Monday over allegedly blocking a permit approval for a valuable plot of land that the city wants to take over to build a $400 million convention center hotel.

James McHugh Construction and subsidiary 121 E. Cermak LLC  have other plans for the parcel of land — specifically, a proposal to build a six-story data center — and contend that city officials have wrongfully delayed permit approvals for the project, while the city readies...
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