NEW ORLEANS, LA (WDSU) — There is new information in the Hard Rock Hotel collapse situation.
For the first time since the deadly disaster, a representative for the project developer is speaking out. 1031 Canal Partners owns the property at Canal Street.
The primary owner of that company is the Kailas family. Their lawyer spoke out for the first time this week on a local radio show.
Addressing the situation and demolition for the first time, their lawyer says the developer is not to blame. The point contractor was Citidel Builders.
They are also a minority partner with 1031 Canal Development.
The city is set to implode the building in March.
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