Design District Developer Craig Robins Ordered to Pay $2 Million to Rival Developer Over Private Jet Dispute
Oh, the problems of Miami's mega-rich developers. When they weren't busy gentrifying neighborhoods and erecting luxury destinations, developers Craig Robins (currently transforming the Design District) and Ugo Colombo (known for building several Brickell luxury skyscrapers and owning the Collection car dealership group) decided to buy a jet together in 2007. However, when the recession hit in 2008, the duo's deal soured and they've been involved in a long simmering lawsuit that also involved Fontainebleau owner and supermodel Elle Macpherson's husband Jeffrey Soffer over the plane ever since.
Today, after a two-week trail a jury ruled in favor of Colombo. Robins is now on the hook for $2 million.More »