YOUR LAND ACQUISITION Liaison
Building relationships is a critical part of the right-of-way and overall land management process. Asking the right questions, establishing an understanding, and gaining trust helps land and property acquisitions stay on course. We help communicate the project and its benefits, build consensus, and ease the negotiation process.
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KLJ is composed of experienced project managers and negotiators who are dedicated to building relationships and developing negotiations. Our experience in right-of-way land acquisition and land rights management, as well as our strength in negotiations, enables us to manage your project's right-of-way needs.
- Permission to Survey
- Landowner Database Management
- Land Acquisition Research
- Land Sales Analysis
- Obtaining Land Rights
- Easement Options
- Obtaining Fee Right-of-Way
- Condemnation Support
Should a landowner need to be relocated during your project, with our knowledge and emphasis on positive relationships we make sure that the displacees are treated fairly. We are experienced in working with residential and business displacees while adhering to the Federal Highway Administration’s Uniform Act.
- Commercial Relocation
- Residential Relocation
Our team is accustomed to working with clients, stakeholders, and appropriate authorities to obtain necessary permits. With our experience we assure your project goes smoothly, and that all parties are treated fairly and with respect.
- Special Permits / Conditional Use Permits
- Road Crossing Permits
- Approach Permits
- Permit Licensing Railroad Crossing
Our professionals work to avoid any land issues that may affect the location of your project by researching ownership, encumbrances, and land rights.
- Permission to Survey
- Acquisition Phases
- Testifying at Siting Hearings
- Presentations at Public Input Meeting
Communication throughout the process is essential to develop positive rapport early on in the right-of-way process.
- Negotiations for Land Damage Services
- Right-of-Way Construction Services
- Acquisition Management
Dependent on the project needs, we can conduct differing searches for a project, or coordinate title research and abstract updates through a third party.
- Ownership Research (Land Ownership Review)
Additional services you may need for your project:
Aviation Structural Environmental Oil & Gas Power Telecommunications Survey Transportation Public Works Funding Resources Water Land Development Cultural Resources Construction Services Public Input Tribal
Big Stone South to Ellendale 345 kV Transmission Line (BSSE)
KLJ was hired to provide Right-of-Way and Survey services for a 345 kV Power Transmission line. The 170-mile line will run from Ellendale, ND to Big Stone, SD.
Center to Grand Forks Transmission Line
KLJ assisted Minnkota Power Cooperative to construct 265 miles of 345 kilovolt (kV) transmission line from Center to Grand Forks, ND. Minnkota Power Cooperative Inc. (Minnkota) is a generation and transmission cooperative that serves 11 distribution cooperatives within eastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota and is headquartered in Grand Forks, ND.
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