North Carolina Lawyers Weekly: Holistic view leads to bigger settlement for landowner

North Carolina Lawyers Weekly January 11, 2018 The North Carolina Department of Transportation has agreed to pay $2.5 million—almost twice the amount it originally offered—to compensate a Union County landowner for taking 23 acres of vacant land as part of the construction of the Monroe Bypass, the attorneys for the landowner report. Read more here: https://nclawyersweekly.com/2018/01/11/holistic-view-leads-to-bigger-settlement-for-landowner/

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North Carolina Lawyers Weekly: Developer gets three times DOT’s deposit in land case

North Carolina Lawyers Weekly January 4, 2018 A real estate developer that had hoped to convert a 30.3-acre property in Indian Trail into a mixed-used shopping center and office complex has reached a $1.85 million settlement with the North Carolina Department of Transportation after the DOT condemned part of the land for its construction of the Monroe Bypass, attorneys for … Read More

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North Carolina Lawyers Weekly: Greenville couple receives $1.375 million for taking

North Carolina Lawyers Weekly January 4, 2018 A Greenville couple will receive $1.375 million from the N.C. Department of Transportation after the DOT condemned 46 acres of farmland that the couple owned and lived on, severing their 125-acre property into five irregularly shaped parcels, their attorneys report. Read more here: https://nclawyersweekly.com/2018/01/04/greenville-couple-receives-1-375-million-for-taking/

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North Carolina Lawyers Weekly: Land taken for new Raleigh rail station prompts $3.95M settlement

North Carolina Lawyers Weekly July 21, 2017 From the balconies of Bloomsbury Estates, seven floors of luxury apartments in the Boylan Heights section of Raleigh, residents have a commanding view overlooking the construction of Union Station, the new regional transportation hub due to be completed next year. The station will be a boon for the city, but comes at a … Read More

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North Carolina Lawyers Weekly: DOT to pay $8.6 million for strip of land along highway

North Carolina Lawyers Weekly June 12, 2017 The North Carolina Department of Transportation will pay $8.6 million to compensate a Union County manufacturer for taking half an acre of highway access earmarked for the Monroe Bypass, an attorney for the manufacturer reports. Read more here: https://nclawyersweekly.com/2017/06/12/dot-to-pay-8-6-million-for-strip-of-land-along-highway/

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Triangle Business Journal: Jeremy Hopkins

Triangle Business Journal May 25, 2017 Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP (CSH Law) today announced that Jeremy Hopkins has joined the firm’s Raleigh office as a Partner with the Land Condemnation & Eminent Domain Practice Group. Read more here: https://www.bizjournals.com/triangle/potmsearch/detail/submission/6424501/Jeremy_Hopkins 

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Triangle Business Journal: Atlantic Coast Pipeline in N.C.: Boon for some, burden for others

Triangle Business Journal May 5, 2017 Today, it’s sweeping fields dotted with soybean sprouts and green forests sloping over century-old homesteads. To a cluster of rural residents over an eight-county swath of North Carolina, the landscape translates to one word: home. Read more here: https://www.bizjournals.com/triangle/news/2017/05/05/atlantic-coast-pipeline-in-n-boon-for-some-burden.html

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North Carolina Lawyers Weekly: Island town, landowner reach one-of-a-kind settlement

North Carolina Lawyers Weekly May, 2, 2017 Call it a case of playing nicely together in the sandbox: a condemnation dispute between the seaside town of Ocean Isle Beach and a local land developer has been amicably resolved with an agreement to return half of the land back to the developer and let the developer keep the town’s $1.25 million … Read More

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North Carolina Lawyers Weekly: A ban on unjust taking

North Carolina Lawyers Weekly April 20, 2017 Twelve years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a Connecticut town could bulldoze a woman’s house to clear land for a private corporation’s new headquarters, North Carolina is close to joining other states that have responded by barring companies from harnessing the government’s power of eminent domain. Read more here: https://nclawyersweekly.com/2017/04/20/a-ban-on-unjust-taking/

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Greater Wilmington Business Journal: Future Road Work Starting To Affect Market St. Properties

Greater Wilmington Business Journal February 24, 2017 Some owners in the Wilmington area on Market Street whose property lies in the path of a road improvement project are facing the issue of eminent domain. Read more here: http://www.wilmingtonbiz.com/real_estate_-_commercial/2017/02/24/future_road_work_starting_to_affect_market_st_properties/15839?CFID=49b663b1-71d4-4130-8794-64365a5ab7fc&CFTOKEN=0

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