Total Taking by NCDOT for Expansion of LYNX Light Rail
Initial Offer: $586,000
Compensation Obtained: $986,000
Brief Statement of Claim:
DOT took 6196 square feet of land and 18,000 square foot building for train station in uptown Charlotte; deposit of $586,000; settled at mediation for $986,000 ($400,000 or 68% increase).
Total taking of landowner's 6196 square feet of land and 18,000 square foot building as an art gallery, performing arts venue, and artist studios.
Trial or Settlement:
Settled at mediation.
County where Tried or Settled:
Case Name and Number:
DOT vs. Hart, et al, 03-CVS-2005
Attorneys for Defendants:
Thomas L. Odom, Jr. and T. LaFontine Odom, Sr., The Odom Firm, PLLC of Charlotte.