Worldcenter lawsuit heading back to court

Edie Laquer
Edie Laquer

Miami real estate broker Edie Laquer’s lawsuit against her partners in the massive Miami Worldcenter project is going back to court.

A state appellate court denied a request from Palm Beach County developers Arthur Falcone and Marc Roberts to send Laquer’s lawsuit to arbitration, the Daily Business Review reported. A trial court judge had previously denied the same request from the developers, who are part of the team planning the mixed-use project north of downtown Miami.

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Laquer has been suing Falcone and Roberts since 2008 over a stake in Miami Worldcenter that Laquer claims was promised to her.

Based in Miami Beach, Laquer has filed numerous lawsuits in recent years against former clients and partners. She received $3.8 million in the bankruptcy case of real estate investor Michael Samuel last July. [Daily Business Review]Eric Kalis