Filed in the NSW Supreme Court by Corrs Chambers Westgarth, the claim alleges breaches of statutory warranties including a failure to exercise due care and skill and a failure to build Opal Tower in accordance with plans and specifications. The claim has been brought against the original land owners, the Sydney Olympic Park Authority (SOPA), which is a NSW state government controlled entity. Under the NSW Home Building Act, SOPA is a deemed developer of Opal Tower.
The owners are seeking to recover loss and damage suffered as a result of SOPA’s breaches of the statutory warranties, including for any loss in value of the units. The proceedings will first be before the Court for a case management hearing on 9 August 2019.
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