Case winds down in Kushner lawsuit over Shore mall redevelopment

 In a photo taken Wednesday, July 5, 2017, (from left), Barbara Denegar, Evelyn Guerra, Sara Breslow and Judy Bretzger pose for The Associated Press near the entrance to the Monmouth Mall in Eatontown, N.J. The four women are the plaintiffs in a court case against Jared Kushner, who is trying to expand the mall and build an apartment complex. Residents are upset because the complex encroaches onto their backyards and it will bring unwanted traffic and noise to the town. The plaintiffs claim Kushner is getting special treatment as the project has sped through the process in a rare manner. (Julio Cortez/AP Photo)

In a photo taken Wednesday, July 5, 2017, (from left), Barbara Denegar, Evelyn Guerra, Sara Breslow and Judy Bretzger pose for The Associated Press near the entrance to the Monmouth Mall in Eatontown, N.J. The four women are the plaintiffs in a court case against Jared Kushner, who is trying to expand the mall and build an apartment complex. Residents are upset because the complex encroaches onto their backyards and it will bring unwanted traffic and noise to the town. The plaintiffs claim Kushner is getting special treatment as the project has sped through the process in a rare manner. (Julio Cortez/AP Photo)

Testimony has concluded in a lawsuit involving a redevelopment plan for a New Jersey mall by a real estate company owned by Jared Kushner’s family.

The Asbury Park Press reports a judge said she’ll give her finding in the coming days after closing arguments Tuesday.

Four Eatontown residents are seeking to overturn a zoning decision for the Monmouth Mall project.

Kushner Cos. wants to build apartments at the mall. The company is owned by the family of Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser.

Plaintiffs say it was difficult for residents to participate in meetings when the modified zoning ordinance was approved because many were moved to another location for a video feed because of a large turnout. They accuse the borough of private negotiations.

Town attorneys deny the accusations.

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