Related, Sterling Hit With Suit Over Willets West Mall Plan

Law360, New York (February 11, 2014, 7:59 PM EST) -- A group of local lawmakers and activists launched a suit Monday against the city of New York and agencies responsible for approving a plan to build a mall on the parking lot next to Citi Field in Queens, arguing that the plan violates zoning rules and was not properly vetted.

The mall, known as Willets West, is part of a 5-million-square-foot project being developed by Related Cos. and Sterling Equities Inc. in an effort to transform a contaminated 61-acre site into a mixed-use neighborhood.

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