A Hoboken condo association group is suing all parties related to a cannabis dispensary including the Jersey City mayor’s wife and her business partner in an attempt to block the project.
By John Heinis/Hudson County View
51-53 14th Street Condominium Association, Inc. filed a 23-page lawsuit against 51-53 14th Street Retail LLC, Exchange Physical Therapy Group, Drew Nussbaum, Jaclyn Fulop, Story Dispensary, Samantha Silva, and Howard Hintz in the Hudson County Superior Court Chancery Division on Monday.
“This action arises out of the deceit employed by the current owners of the commercial unit of an eight-unit Condominium building located in Hoboken, New Jersey to permit and facilitate the installation of a cannabis dispensary under the false pretense of relocating a physical therapy practice,” the lawsuit says.
“The proposed use is not only violative of the Association’s governing documents; it is incongruent with the character of the building, residential zone, and is undermined by the express representations made to the seller of the commercial unit to induce sale of the unit. In short, it is a prohibited use that should be enjoined and for which damages should issue.”
According to the plaintiffs attorneys, Vincenzo Mogavero and Martin Cabalar,