Real Estate Services
Real Estate acquisition requires specific experts in the field
that can develop a program for any type of project, inclusive of
records research, appraisals, negotiations, relocations and
acquisition activities. Services are necessary for roadway,
rail, park-and-ride, wetland mitigation, park, airport, utility and
capital improvement sites.
JMT has a veteran staff of former right of way agents and
managers who are familiar with right of way policies and
procedures. JMT is unique in that we provide complete
right-of-way acquisition services to our clients. Our experts
design, manage and deliver an acquisition program for any type of
project. We acquire real estate for all types of projects.
JMT learns our clients' specific needs, and we tailor
effective project management and innovative solutions that will
exceed your expectations. All of our staff are trained in
Uniform Act procedures, Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal
Practice (USPAP), experienced applicable codes and standards and
practices of IRWA and state and local laws. Our capabilities
- Project Management - JMT offers
comprehensive project management from a project's inception to
final completion. Our experts advise clients of all necessary
activities and offer valuable advice to utilize resources
efficiently and stay on schedule. All of our activities are in
conformance with the Uniform Act policies and procedures to protect
Federal Aid participation.
- Acquisition Plan and Strategy - Our
experts' advise clients on the best course of action and will help
develop a workable schedule for each property on a case-by-case
basis. Feasibility studies can be prepared for various
- Property Data - Deed descriptions and
parcel identification will be obtained to enable plat preparation
and the title exam process to begin. JMT will arrange for title
examinations to be prepared.
- Appraisals/Appraisal Reviews - JMT
will utilize staff or contract appraisers to secure proper
appraisals, whether the property is improved or unimproved and has
either an agricultural, residential, commercial, office or
industrial usage designation.
- Negotiations - JMT's staff of
experienced negotiators coordinates with clients and property
owners to address any issues that arise so negotiations can be
successfully completed. This allows for project schedules to
be kept while protecting property owners' rights.
- Relocations - JMT's experienced staff will
relocate all displaced residents and businesses according to URAA
- Title Search/Closings - JMT will
secure the proper subcontractors to perform tasks.
- Property management - JMT will
provide property disposition and leasing services as needed.
JMT's construction management services for this contract
included both corridor-wide responsibilities as well as
project-specific construction management.
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To complete improvements to the Trafford Bridge, JMT
successfully acquired property from 14 property owners by working
to minimize all impacts and relocating an impacted bus shelter.
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JMT is assisting our client with right-of-way purchases
associated with a roadway improvement project.
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