Just Say No
- BB&T Will Shun Eminent Domain. // National Mortgage News;2/6/2006, Vol. 30 Issue 18, p11
The article reports on the decision of the BB&T Corp. bank not to lend to commercial developers planning to build on land taken away from private citizens using the principle of eminent domain. According to the bank, this policy change follows from a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that allows...
- BB&T has low view of high court's ruling. Martin, Edward // Business North Carolina;Mar2006, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p20
Discusses the highly publicized stand of BB&T Corp. against eminent domain. Comments on the BB&T CEO John Allison's announcement that the bank would not lend money to developers that used government's power of eminent domain to seize a homeplace; Factor attributed to the action by BB&T; Views...
- W.Va. Group Moving Funds Out of BB&T. Davis, Paul // American Banker;4/17/2006, Vol. 171 Issue 72, p2
The article looks at how BB&T Corp. will likely lose its first large banking relationship as a result of its stance against eminent domain. BB&T stated that it would no longer lend to private-sector development projects that rely on eminent domain. The West Virginia group, Charleston Urban...
- News. Furber, Sophia // Estates Gazette;10/18/2014, Issue 1442, p03
The article reports that the Hammersmith and Fulham borough of London, England has issued a compulsory purchase order (CPO) for the Shepherds Bush Market redevelopment project of Development Securities and Orion.
- Developer, Norwalk enmeshed in bitter condemnation battle. Dzikowski, Don // Fairfield County Business Journal;12/29/97, Vol. 36 Issue 52, p1
Reports on the dispute between real estate developer CCS Corp. and Norwalk, Connecticut over the city's attempt to take the Fodor Farm property by eminent domain. Norwalk's alleged unfair sponsorship of a referendum that allows the condemnation to go forward; Alleged failure of city officials...
- Eminent domain--ending blight or wiping out small business? Cohen, Aaron D. // Las Vegas Business Press;8/28/95, Vol. 12 Issue 34, p3
Discusses eminent domain, a Nevada state law that allows local governments to acquire and redevelop property in order to eliminate `blight'. Focus on the tearing down of Carol Pappas' Las Vegas property to make way for a parking garage; Allegation that the city is using eminent domain to take...
- City weighs CPO to unlock Generali tower. Sidders, Jack // Estates Gazette;1/11/2014, Issue 1353, p03
The article reports plans of the City of London, England to use compulsory purchase order (CPO) to facilitate the property development project of Italian insurer Generali in the city.
- OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEY. Bergsman, Steve // Retail Traffic;Jul2003, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p46
Discusses the offer of low interest rates on mortgage loans to retail real estate projects in the U.S. Financing for the power center of Donahue Schriber in Roseville, California; Availability of short-term floating rate for shopping center owners; Result of the competition of lenders and...
- Mortgage boom turns builders into major lenders. Habal, Hala // American Banker;1/15/1999, Vol. 164 Issue 10, p1
Reports that the increasing demand for mortgage loans have transformed real estate developers into lenders in the United States. Expansion of product menus as a convenience for customers; Advantage of the low interest rates; Revenues from the lending business.