Real-estate management company wins summary judgment

On February 5, 2019, global real estate investment company Kennedy Wilson Properties Ltd.  won summary judgment on a series of breach of contract claims brought by Chicago real estate developer Berger Realty.  Berger had sought damages in excess of $3.5  million for a series of supposed breaches of a property management agreement and an alleged breach of fiduciary duty.  Several claims were eliminated on a motion to dismiss and all but one minor issue were decided by the court in favor of Kennedy Wilson just weeks before a scheduled jury trial.