Orlando Allowed To Take Land For $85M Soccer Stadium

Law360, Miami (January 31, 2014, 8:19 PM EST) -- A Florida judge ruled Friday that the city of Orlando can take two privately owned properties needed to complete a site chosen to build an $85 million stadium to house the city's new Major League Soccer franchise.

Judge Patricia Doherty concluded that the city was exercising its authority and had acted in good faith in submitting appraisals of just more than $2.5 million and $314,400, respectively, for the properties.

“The public purpose was confirmed by the court, and the city was awarded the two properties located...
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