FGT v. Client – Gas Pipeline
Initial Opinion of Value: $180,352
Comments: Settlement included additional concessions from pipeline company.
This case involved the partial taking of a permanent easement for a gas transmission pipeline through limestone quarry reserves to a cement manufacturing plant. The valuation of the reserves together with operation impacts were vigorously contested. The resulting judgment after mediation recognized a significant valuation component for the impacts to the property and business operations and included extensive modifications to the terms of the easement.