Twitter Sued Over Unpaid Rent at London HQ by UK’s Crown Estate

(Bloomberg) -- Twitter Inc. was sued in two different countries for not paying rent by the Crown Estate in the UK and by its landlord in San Francisco.  Most Read from

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shops and offices to the seabed around England that’s ultimately owned by the British monarch — filed a suit against Twitter over its London premises in the West End, according to

court filings.  No further detail on the lawsuit was available. A spokesperson for the Crown Estate didn’t comment beyond confirming the suit. Meanwhile in the US,

Twitter quit paying rent on its San Francisco headquarters in December, according to a lawsuit filed by the landlord. The social media company failed to pay the $3.36

million December rent for its offices at 1355 Market Street and the $3.42 million for January rent, Sri Nine Market Square LLC, the owner of the building, said in a lawsuit filed

Monday in state court in California. Since taking over Twitter, the billionaire has been slashing costs. He’s fired half the staff, held back rent on the company’s other

offices around the world and refused to pay some outstanding bills, such as a jet charter. Those measures come as Musk is facing his first payment on the $12.5 billion in debt he

took on to acquire Twitter.