BLOG: Condemnation Law

$17.9 Million Jury Verdict Upheld on Appeal

by: Anthony F. Della Pelle
1 Jun 2008
The Appellate Division of the Superior Court recently upheld and affirmed a jury verdict of $17,900,000.00 as just compensation for the taking of a 75 acre farm in Piscataway Township for open space.  The farm, owned by the Halper family, had been the subject of a long-standing battle between the Township and the Halper family which... Read More

Redevelopment Designation in Neptune Rejected

by: Anthony F. Della Pelle
15 May 2008
The Superior Court of New Jersey recently rejected a redevelopment designation by the Borough of Neptune City.  65 Steiner Avenue, LLC v. Borough of Neptune City, MON-L-4082-85.  The area targeted by the Borough through the redevelopment processes of the Local Redevelopment and Housing Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-1 et seq. (“LRHL”), consisted of light industrial uses, some... Read More

Harrison redevelopment project halted

by: Anthony F. Della Pelle
1 Apr 2008
Harrison redevelopment work halts on judge’s order by Maura McDermott/The Star-Ledger Monday March 31, 2008, 7:11 PM “Redevelopment work in downtown Harrison was at a standstill today after a Superior Court judge issued an order halting the project.  The work cannot resume until it is clear whether the Harrison Redevelopment Agency had the right to... Read More