Government has powers and rights to make a private sector property a public property which is defined as an eminent domain In large cities such as Milwaukee in the United States, people are moving there every now and then and with the increased population and growth in the economy the government is pressed to create more infrastructures to accommodate the people and their cars. The government of any country has the powers of eminent domain to take private property necessary to constructing new roads and expanding the existing roads while compensating the owners of the property taken and also rewarding nominal compensation to the business people who have leased their property.
For instance, the Milwaukee government-recognized public domain inequity and passed a law allowing business entrepreneurs to make claims to be compensated under circumstances of leasing their property or fully selling them to the government. The business should have existed for at least five years to be able to claim for any damages, losses, and drawbacks that would be caused by the government taking their property and it should be ensured that the claimed amount meet the projected loss to the business coming to an end.
Property value and projected damages to the business that its land and space has been taken for public use.
When it comes to matters of evaluating the value of a property, small business owners prefer a government evaluator since in most cases the appraiser is not biased in making estimates and has no information essential for estimating the real value of business owner property.
Business owners need not to depend on government appraisals alone since for the last ten years the real estate properties have increased in value and the government seem not to take into consideration these changes hence the business owners should realize this and focus on how to earn more money on this appreciation in commercial and industrial properties.
Government acquisition of the private property ought to be restricted to statute laws and the individuals should be compensated fully with the appraiser’s fees paid and fair market standard value being met to ensure the property does not incur any losses.
Power of eminent domain in most cases press on the side of business owner especially when the government decides to take some part of business property thus limiting its growth and expansion.
Attorney does not stop the government from taking property from business owners but in one way helps to significantly minimize its scope and business individuals ought to hire one.