Welcome to the first installment of our video series from Nossaman’s 2019 Eminent Domain Seminars. In this segment, Nossaman Partner Rick Rayl discusses the initial appraisal process and benefits of a strong appraisal.
Right of Way Certification is a key project milestone; not only does it mean a project is ready for advertising but obtaining certification by a certain date is often a prerequisite for funding. Tying certification to dollars means it’s crucial that agencies acquire property and/or obtain orders for possession in a timely manner. As we’ve discussed here before, this can mean filing an eminent domain action while still negotiating with property owners, something many agency boards are reluctant to do.
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It's been a crazy couple weeks with the redevelopment saga continuing to play out in California. But let's shift gears and take a breather -- at least for a moment -- while hundreds of redevelopment agencies continue to hang on for dear life.
I received a call today from a business owner who faced a potential eminent domain action, and the owner unforntuately did not take the appropriate steps to preserve goodwill and find a suitable relocation site. The owner's difficult dilemna prompted me to mention an excellent article I came across a while ago from Martyn Daniel LLC
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