Partial Taking by City of Charlotte
for Expansion of LYNX Light Rail

Partial Taking by City of…

Initial Offer: $328,925

Compensation Obtained: $445,000

35% Increase

Brief Statement of Claim: 

The City took approximately .66 acres, a temporary construction easement for 4 years of .34 acres, and a permanent utility easement of .16 acres which affected parking area at the Adams Auto car sales lot on N. Tryon St. for expansion of the LYNX Blue Line light rail.

Initial offer/deposit:

$328,925

Settlement amount:

$445,000 ($116,075 or 35% increase)

Case Name: 

City of Charlotte v. Darwich

Date Concluded: 

August 2017

Attorneys for Landowners: 

David W. Murray and Thomas L. Odom, Jr.

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