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U.S. condemns high-rise site for Norfolk courthouse addition – $13,401,741 Condemnation Verdict (access required)

The United States condemned 1.604 acres of land at the southwest corner of Granby Street and Brambleton Avenue in downtown Norfolk, and deposited $6,175,000 with the court as its estimate of just compensation. The land was partially improved with foundation, ...

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Price of site excluded in condemnation case – $1,011,622 Verdict   (access required)

This condemnation case involved the taking of a 0.51-acre parcel for construction of a grade separation over the railroad tracks across U.S. 29 in Gainesville. The owner had purchased the tract for $250,000 about two years before the taking. The ...

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County sues to stop state-funded project

Montgomery County today filed suit in Richmond Circuit Court challenging the constitutionality of the state’s public funding of a planned intermodal rail facility.  The complaint is here.  In a news release, county leaders lay out their case for opposition to ...

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Damages for Chesapeake Airport neighbors

Property owners who lived near Chesapeake Airport have won the right to damages for noise and vibration that they say has ruined the once quiet, rural setting of their West Landing Estates neighborhood. In operation since 1977, the airport completed ...

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