NEW YORK SUPREME COURT, APPELLATE DIVISION, FIRST DEPARTMENT
July 2, 2009
CONCOURSE REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER, INC., ET AL., PLAINTIFFS-RESPONDENTS,
GRACON ASSOCIATES, ETC., ET AL., DEFENDANT-APPELLANTS.
Order, Supreme Court, Bronx County (Alexander W. Hunter, Jr., J.), entered on or about June 13, 2008, which, inter alia, granted plaintiffs' motion for a preliminary injunction and enjoined defendants from taking any action to terminate plaintiffs' lease and from holding plaintiffs in violation of the lease terms, unanimously affirmed, with costs.
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Gonzalez, P.J., Tom, Mazzarelli, Andrias, Saxe, JJ.
Plaintiffs demonstrated the requisite likelihood of success on the merits, irreparable injury absent an injunction and balance of the equities in their favor (see Doe v Axelrod, 73 NY2d 748, 750 ). If defendants were permitted to treat the lease as terminated, plaintiffs would lose their substantial interest in real property (see generally EMF Gen. Contr. Corp. v Bisbee, 6 AD3d 45, 52 , lv dismissed 3 NY3d 656 , lv denied 3 NY3d 607  ["each parcel of real property is unique"]), although it appears from the record that they were never in arrears by more than a month or two and defendants will not be prejudiced by the injunction (see J. N. A. Realty Corp. v Cross Bay Chelsea, 42 NY2d 392, 398-400 ).
THIS CONSTITUTES THE DECISION AND ORDER OF THE SUPREME COURT, APPELLATE DIVISION, FIRST DEPARTMENT.
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