Bloomberg News reports:
The catastrophic structural failure that led to the collapse of the Champlain Towers condominium outside Miami in June was linked to construction of a luxury high-rise development next door, according to a lawsuit filed by families of people killed in the disaster.
Developers of the Renzo Piano-designed Eighty Seven Park were improperly allowed to build higher and larger than originally entitled, according to the suit filed Tuesday in Miami-Dade County circuit court.
The project site was sloped so run-off poured into Champlain Towers and undermined the building’s structural integrity, which was also damaged by excavation and pile-driving, the suit claims.
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The collapse of the Champlain Towers condominium outside Miami was linked to construction of a luxury high-rise development next door, the suit says https://t.co/RTrOpzGhF1
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