Is one of Tampa Bay’s premier condo towers sinking? (FL)

The Plaza condo association is embroiled in a lawsuit alleging that the 20-story, 144-unit tower built in 2007 is plagued with problems. Among them: exterior cracking that is the result of “significant subsidence concerns and structural design deficiencies.”  Geotechnical investigations found “very loose and very soft bay bottom soils” under the first-floor commercial units, according to the suit filed in Hillsborough County Circuit Court. “These soils are completely unsuitable to support the foundation and, as a result, the soils have settled with resulting movement and significant cracking of the walls, stucco and structure.”     Read the article……………


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