Gap sues Westfield for alleged overcharges at more than 2 dozen malls Large tenants could get more aggressive in challenging landlords over expenses
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Gap is dragging its landlord Westfield into court over disputed common charges — a disagreement that could become more common amid the tough retail environment.
The retailer filed its lawsuit in California state court in Los Angeles in May, claiming Westfield used fraudulent measuring techniques that forced Gap to pay more than its share of expenses at more than two dozen shopping centers, the Wall Street Journal reported.
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