Taking of Pipeline Easement Through Future Subdivision

Taking of Pipeline Easeme…

Initial Offer: $9,600

Compensation Obtained: $155,000

1,515% Increase

Brief Statement of Claim:

A Natural Gas Company took a permanent pipeline easement and a temporary construction easement across the family's property in order to build a new natural gas transmission pipeline through the property to a power plant. The number of lots available for residential development and subdivision of the property were reduced as a result of the taking.

Initial offer/deposit:


Settlement amount:

$155,000.00 ($145,400.00 or 1,515% increase)

Case Name:

Piedmont Natural Gas v. Eagle-Wood, Inc. (Lincoln County)

Date Concluded:

January 2020

Attorneys for Landowners:

David W. Murray


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