Plagues of Austin Nichols: Kushner’s Williamsburg troubled rental allegedly infested with rodents

Building had series of unsolved fires last summer

New York /
Feb.February 10, 2017 07:30 AM

Kushner Companies’ troubled Williamsburg rental building is now reportedly contending with a wave of unwanted visitors: mice, ants and rats.

Tenants of 184 Kent Avenue claim their apartments are plagued by various vermin, as well as construction dust and unexpected heat shutoffs, Gothamist reported.

The complaints are the latest signs of trouble reported at the building, which Kushner purchased in 2015 for $275 million. Last summer, there were four fires in the building, the causes of which were never determined. Kushner plans to convert the 338 apartments into condos, but renovations at the building have dragged.

The building is known as the former Austin, Nichols & Co. Warehouse, where the wholesale grocer distributed Wild Turkey bourbon.

Jared Kushner stepped down as Kushner Companies’ CEO in January to serve as a senior advisor to Donald Trump.  Laurent Morali has since taken over as head of the company, though Jared’s father Charlie is said to have taken a more active role in operations. [Gothamist]Kathryn Brenzel


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