Recent headlines

New York: Yet more trouble for the Atlantic Yards project in Brooklyn, and Columbia University’s Spectator profiles the Singh family, one of the property owners fighting to protect their land from the university’s attempts to have it seized via eminent domain.

New Jersey: K Hovnanian, the developer behind Long Branch’s Beachfront South redevelopment, has pulled out of the project, but the mayor insists he won’t revoke the redevelopment designation.

Massachusetts: Lowell officials, well at least one of them, admit they lost a good company in 2006 when they used eminent domain to displace a local business whose former property still remains vacant.

Nevada: The second vote on a constitutional amendment to reform the state’s eminent domain laws could be approved on Election Day if the results from a statewide poll showing likely voters in favor of the measure hold true.