Land developer’s construction of building encroached upon neighbors’ land. Britton Property, Inc., a developer, constructed a new six-story residential building located on Britton Avenue, in Elmhurst Queens. Britton installed 17 steel I-beams, a roof cap, and a brick façade that physically encroached on surrounding properties and the properties’ airspace. Britton’s architectural plans provided for the beams to be installed temporarily on the surrounding properties, but Britton failed to remove them.
Tenants of a Tribeca high rise luxury rental building claimed protection of rent stabilization. Tenants of Tribeca House, a luxury rental residential building located at 50 Murray Street, Manhattan claimed that the owner of the building overcharged the tenants. Tribeca House, a twenty-one-story luxury loft apartment building, has 389 apartments comprised of studio, one, two, and three bedroom units.