Tag: Tennessee

Victory for Music Row Entrepreneur Joy Ford

Posted on Oct 2, 2008 in News & Events

October 1, 2008 – The Institute for Justice released the following story about the eminent domain battle over private property in Nashville’s Music Row.

Victory for Music Row Entrepreneur Joy Ford
In Nashville Eminent Domain Dispute
Ford Keeps Her Building & Gets More Land,
Conflict Settled through Private Negotiation, Not Government Force

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New Support for Property Owner in Music Row Eminent Domain Case

Posted on Aug 4, 2008 in News & Events

Since 2000, Nashville’s Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency has unsuccessfully attempted to negotiate the purchase of property owned by Joy Ford at 23 Music Circle East, Nashville. Because Ford has refused to sell to MDHA, the Authority has indicated that it will use eminent domain to seize her property. However, Ford has gained a new ally in the National Federation of Independent Businesses. NFIB announced last week that it will defend Ford “every step of the way” against MDHA.

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