Partial Taking by City of Charlotte
for LYNX Light Rail Expansion

Partial Taking by City of…

Initial Offer: $243,817

Compensation Obtained: $384,199

58% Increase

Brief Statement Of Claim:

The City of Charlotte took approximately .22 acres and additional easements for completion of roadway improvements related to the completion of the Lynx Blue Line light rail on N. Tryon St. in Charlotte in front of a Verizon Wireless store.

Initial offer/deposit: 

$243,817.00

Settlement amount:

$384,199.00 ($140,382.00 or 58% increase)

Case Name:

City of Charlotte v. Tryon, LLC

Date Concluded: 

October 2015.

Attorneys for Defendants:

David W. Murray

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