Published On: Tue, Aug 25th, 2015

Douglas Durst gets go-ahead in $25 Million suit against Jeff Bezos

Douglas Durst has a message for Jeff Bezos: “I’ll see you in court.”

 

Jonathan (Jody) and Douglas Durst
Although everything’s for sale on Amazon, the online retailing giant couldn’t sell a judge on throwing out the Durst Organization’s $25 million fraud claim against it.

Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Shirley Werner Kornreich just allowed Durst to press its claim that Amazon fraudulently violated a 2013 letter of intent regarding a potential lease for 310, 000 square feet at 1133 Sixth Ave.

The letter of intent did not bind the parties to sign a lease. It did, however, require Douglas Durst’s and Jeff Bezos’ companies to maintain exclusive negotiations with each other until a decision was made about the matter.

Amazon, however, stunned Durst by inking a deal with Vornado at 7 W. 34th St. during the same period.

Read the full story at NY POST, by Steve Cuozzo

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