Real Estate Law Section

The section monitors, studies and proposes statutory developments in property law and keeps its membership updated by sending periodic e-newsletters. It also produces annual CLE programming for real estate lawyers and others.

Chair
CloseTrak
5860 Ridgeway Center Parkway Suite 101
Memphis, TN 38120
(901)333-1360
Immediate Past Chair
Webb Sanders PLLC
125 W Hester Rd
Cottontown, TN 37048
(615)581-0804

Developers of Nashville Twin-Tower Project Head to Trial

The developers of a twin-tower project in Nashville are heading to trial over their controversial effort to buy a small parking lot in the footprint of their development, the Nashville Business Journal reports. The trial is scheduled for January 2018 and will see out-of-state investors clash with the Atlanta-based owner of the lot. The project was approved by the Metro Planning Commission last year and would be among the five tallest buildings in Nashville – 10 to 25 stories above Metro zoning restrictions for the area.
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Appellate Court Rules Landowners May Challenge TDOT Pipeline Permit

A judge found that two landowners do have standing to challenge a Tennessee Department of Transportation permit granted to US Nitrogen, which operates two 10-mile pipelines running along two state highways and could be intruding on the owners’ property, the Knoxville News Sentinel reports. Appeals Court Judge Brandon O. Gibson’s ruling completely reverses the decision of a lower court. US Nitrogen could be forced to remove the pipelines, which are being utilized in the production of ammonium nitrate, after the case goes back to Chancery Court to determine the legality of TDOT’s permits. 
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