Eminent Domain May Be Used If Flats Owners Don't Sell: News Channel 5 (Cleveland OH), 11/2/05

Developer Hopes To Begin Demolition By Early 2006

Property owners in the Flats will soon be getting sales offers from developer Scott Wolstein.

If owners reject the deals, the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County port authority stands ready to take the land through eminent domain.

The Wolstein group wants to start demolition for the development plan by early next year.

Both sides say they hope negotiations will win out over what could become lengthy court battles over eminent domain.

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