Pa. Supreme Court Boots $18M Safeway Lease Row

Law360, Philadelphia (June 25, 2015, 5:34 PM EDT) -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court stuck Safeway Inc. with the bulk of an $18.4 million verdict over a lease the grocery chain backed out of because the new shopping center's landlord could not obtain proper zoning permits, refusing Safeway's appeal Wednesday.

The order leaves in place the state Superior Court's en banc affirmation that Newman Development Group of Pottstown LLC's award in the contract breach suit need not be reduced to the present value.

The high court justices did not comment on the case in their one-page...
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