Total Taking by Davidson County Airport
for Runway Improvements

Total Taking by Davidson…

Initial Offer: $522,000

Compensation Obtained: $830,000

$308,000 or 59% Increase

Brief Statement of Claim:

The Davidson County Airport Authority took 3.197 acres to maintain, improve, operate and develop the airport runway and better utilize its existing properties for aviation purposes.

Trial or Settlement:

Settlement

County where Tried or Settled:

Davidson County

Case Name and Number:

Davidson County Airport Authority v. Cerodes, Inc and Bass Food Mart, Inc., 16-CVS-823

Date Concluded: 

Settlement reached May 2017.

Attorneys for Defendants:

David W. Murray and Thomas L. Odom, Jr., The Odom Firm, PLLC of Charlotte, NC.

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