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Posted On April 16, 2012Comments Off

Swiftmud Board OKs Nearly $3 Million for Lake Hancock Project

By Tom Palmer THE LEDGER Published: Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 1:45a.m. Last Modified: Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 1:45a.m. LAKELAND | Southwest Florida Water Management District officials voted Tuesday to pay nearly $3 million to temporarily flood more property in connection with the Lake Hancock lake-level project. Approved Tuesday during the monthly board meeting... Read More

Posted On December 14, 2010Comments Off

Swiftmud Pays $2.3 Million for Lake Hancock Properties

By Tom Palmer THE LEDGER Published: Tuesday, December 14, 2010 at 11:36 p.m. Last Modified: Tuesday, December 14, 2010 at 11:36 p.m. BROOKSVILLE | Southwest Florida Water Management District officials agreed Tuesday to pay two property owners $2.3 million to purchase 49 acres along Saddle Creek in connection with the Lake Hancock project. The payments... Read More

Posted On September 8, 2010Comments Off

A Polk Jury Awards $1.7 Million in Swiftmud Property Case

TheLedger.com BARTOW A Polk County jury has awarded a Lakeland couple $1.7 million for property sought by the Southwest Florida Water Management District for the Lake Hancock lake level project. The award Sept. 2 went to Titus and Angela Weflen, who had a five-acre horse farm on Saddle Creek Farm Road, said John M. LeRoux,... Read More

Posted On April 21, 1998Comments Off

DOT pays heavy toll to build road

Calhoun & Associates was the real estate appraiser for the property owner on this case. THE TAMPA TRIBUNE NATION/WORLD TUESDAY, APRIL 21, 1998 BY STEVE HUETTEL of the Tampa Tribune TAMPA – The last stand for the Suncoast Parkway costs the state a pretty penny: nearly twice the $4.5 million originally offered. The state Department... Read More

Posted On March 27, 1995Comments Off

State to pay $3-million to settle overpass dispute

John Calhoun was the appraiser for K-Mart, and testified in the trial (Jury awarded all of Calhoun appraisal amount) ST. PETERSBURG TIMES CLEARWATER TIMES BY NED SEATON The money will pay for part of Kmart’s parking lot at U.S. 19 and State Road 580. More than half of the total is for lost value. CLEARWATER... Read More

Posted On November 6, 1994Comments Off

Stakes high in U.S. 19 cases

The Tampa Tribune MICHAEL FAY Tribune Staff Writer Published: November 6, 1994 CLEARWATER — To build the overpass at Countryside Boulevard and U.S. Highway 19, transportation planners needed 16,400 square feet from a Ramada Inn parking lot. They paid $2 million. The Florida Department of Transportation also bought a strip of land from the Plymouth Plaza... Read More

Posted On November 6, 1994Comments Off

North Pinellas Condemnation Cases

Calhoun and Associates was the real estate appraiser for the owners on the circled cases (and * below). NORTH PINELLAS TAMPA TRIBUNE Sunday, November 6, 1994 Buying right of way for transportation projects can become an expensive proposition in an urban area like Pinellas County. A look at some of the condemnation cases associated with... Read More

Posted On October 20, 1992Comments Off

Expressway authorities settle with Hunters’ Creek on land

Calhoun & Associates was the real estate appraiser for the property owner on this case. THE ORLANDO SENTINAL by Vicki Vaughn of the Sentinel Staff A developer and the Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority reached an out-of-court settlement Monday over compensation for a right-of-way through Hunters’ Creek, a 4,000-acre development in south Orange County. The authority... Read More

Posted On June 5, 1992Comments Off

Jury awards landowners $2.19 million

Calhoun & Associates was the real estate appraiser for the property owner in this case. THE TAMPA TRIBUNE By DIRK LAMMERS Tribune Staff Writer TAMPA – David won a round against Goliath on Thursday. So said an attorney for the Hillsborough County property owners who won a $2.19 million jury award in their fight with... Read More