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“Mall wars: Redondo Beach sues Torrance over Galleria’s possible loss of Nordstrom”

December 4, 2012

By Nick Green

Facing the loss of its Nordstrom store to neighboring Torrance, Redondo Beach has slapped the city and owners of Del Amo Fashion Center with an environmental lawsuit in an apparent effort to kill or postpone the scheduled 2015 move.

The Seattle-based retailer and Simon Property Group, the Indianapolis-based owner of Del Amo, made the joint announcement Monday.

Redondo Beach officials filed the Los Angeles Superior Court lawsuit mere hours later, apparently making good on a threat made Friday to their Torrance counterparts should Nordstrom relocate, Torrance Councilman Tom Brewer said Tuesday.

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