The Real Deal New York

Swig v. Macklowe: A look at the bitter lawsuit dogging the former in-laws

January 21, 2013 04:00PM
By David Jones

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Developer Kent Swig and Developer Harry Macklowe

From the January issue: Over the past four years, real estate developer Kent Swig has found himself under siege from creditors seeking to recoup loans and other investments lost in the 2008 economic crash. Thus far he’s been able to prevent the collapse of his considerable real estate empire, but an ongoing battle with his estranged father-in-law, legendary developer Harry Macklowe, is threatening to push him over the edge and could derail any attempt at a comeback. [more]