Friends of White Flint

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Kensington, MD 20891

Phone: 301-980-3768


Yes, they’re still tied up in court.

Posted on by Amy Ginsburg


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The White Flint Mall and Lord & Taylor case just got scheduled Oct. 25 to 28 in Richmond at The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. The Mall’s owners are appealing a District Court decision that awarded Lord & Taylor $31 million in damages. White Flint Mall owners appealed so they can provide evidence  about the future potential profits for Lord & Taylor from the redeveloped town center that will one day be built on the property. Lord & Taylor appealed because they believe they deserve more than $31 million in damages.

According to the Washington Business Journal, “The U.S. District Court jury found in August 2015 that White Flint broke a decades-old agreement with Lord & Taylor to operate White Flint as a high-end retail center by deliberately vacating the roughly 800,000-square-foot enclosed mall and voted 6-1 to award the retailer $31 million in lost profits and related costs.”

3 Responses to Yes, they’re still tied up in court.

Jay Hansen says: July 20, 2016 at 10:19 pm

Good. Let’s get this resolved so we can start construction on this project. This is what the residents of Garrett Park Estates want! It’s taking too long!!

Start this already says: July 21, 2016 at 3:23 pm

I agree! I have boycotted L&T since all this began and now more people are finally doing the same thing. This needs to move on… all residents I have spoken to in the surrounding neighborhoods just want the redevelopment to begin. Tremendous value and convenience to the region when this will all be completed.

Suzanne says: July 31, 2016 at 6:15 am

This is so frustrating. I hope the court favors the appeal of the development group. If L+T win all they will do is take the money and shut down the store 6 months later. They could care less about the community. So much time wasted. I hope it gets resolved soon.