07 Feb '11, 11pm

[News] Condo owners sue developer, 7 other parties over alleged defects: SINGAPORE - They allege that their bas...

SINGAPORE - They allege that their basement car park has 280 points of water leakage, that their swimming pool has sharp surfaces that cut swimmers and ruin their swimwear, and that a third of their condominium's 51 units are leaking rainwater. These are some of the alleged defects that disgruntled unit owners of freehold development Emery Point, an 18-storey single residential tower at Ipoh Lane in Katong, are citing in a lawsuit against its developer, main contractor, sub-contractors and architect - eight parties in all. As the case began in the High Court yesterday, City Developments Limited (CDL) said in defence that "some defects to the common property" arose from the contractor's poor workmanship, even as CDL's lawyer Ling Tien Wah argued that "there's no such thing as a perfect building". CDL intends to show during the 10-day hearing that it is contractually liable ...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Singapore/EDC110208-0000206/Co...

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