Bellingham

Waterfront

  • 12 appellants

For Port of Bellingham, through Chmelik Sitkin & Davis

Bellwether Gates
Valuation and Testimony Regarding Diminution of Views

Research and analysis, followed by testimony before the Bellingham Zoning Hearing Examiner and the State Shorelines Board regarding the impact on views resulting from planned new development at Bellwether Gates.

Bellingham

Waterfront

  • 12 appellants

For Port of Bellingham, through Chmelik Sitkin & Davis

Seattle

Beacon Hill, a neighborhood in southeast Seattle

  • 39 properties
  • Subterranean easements

For Sound Transit, through Graham & Dunn law firm

Beacon Hill
Sound Transit Light Rail Litigation

Comprehensive investigation into the change in value, if any, resulting from the construction of a light rail tunnel deep underground. Initial valuation included a matched pair sales analysis, a study of the effects similar tunnels have had on property values. Scope of work ultimately included appraisal, appraisal exchange, consulting, due diligence, mediation, trial preparation, and a two-week jury trial.

Seattle

Beacon Hill, a neighborhood in southeast Seattle

  • 39 properties
  • Subterranean easements

For Sound Transit, through Graham & Dunn law firm

Tacoma

Industrial neighborhood of South Tacoma

  • 50,761 sf site
  • Full acquisition in fee

For the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority dba Sound Transit

Miller Property Trial
Rail Station Right of Way

Complete appraisal, appraisal exchange, consulting, due diligence, mediation, trial preparation. Comprehensive two-week trial and testimony, including direct and rebuttal, attorney support strategy. Verdict within 10% of appraised value. Issues included potential rezone and contamination.

Tacoma

Industrial neighborhood of South Tacoma

  • 50,761 sf site
  • Full acquisition in fee

For the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority dba Sound Transit