The recent controversy surrounding the fire and ‘renovictions’ at View Towers is not a new experience for the owners of the building.

The Vancouver company that owns View Towers, Westsea Construction, has had previous disputes with tenants, including a drawn-out court case in Richmond in which the company went after leaseholders for millions of dollars in repairs in a leaky condo case.

Read the article: Victoria building owner has history of disputes at View Towers

Source: Times Colonist

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