Real Estate Acquisition
The real estate acquisition team at The Urban Group, Inc. (TUG) are experienced right of way professionals with a reputation for providing outstanding negotiating skills to acquire the property needed for our public and private sector clients. Our multi-disciplined staff share skills in negotiation, cost estimating, appraisal, appraisal review, title services, and suit preparation and are all Florida licensed real estate specialists. TUG’s leading-edge full-service land acquisition staff have all the resources necessary to meet your schedule for acquiring property, right-of-way, and easements for the construction of all transportation projects. The Urban Group is a qualified transportation consultant for the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) in Right-of-Way Work Types: 21.0 Acquisitions, Closing, and Order of Taking; Group 24.0 Acquisitions Relocation Assistance; and Group 25.0 Right-of-Way Clearing and Leasing.
TUG also specializes in relocation services to federally funded projects adhering to the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act (URA) of 1970. The URA requires all agencies that utilize federal dollars to make provisions for residents displaced during a renovation or reconstruction. TUG’s relocation staff ensure that residents find comparable, safe, and sanitary replacement housing.
The Broward County Board of County Commissioners and the Broward County Aviation Department (BCAD) purchased the Hilton Hotel (Griffin Road, Dania Beach) and Dania Boat Sales, to create room for the expansion of Runway 10R/28L. While under contract to BCAD, TUG was instrumental in performing the relocation of commercial retail vendors from both property locations.
Our Clients Include:
- Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) District Four
- Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) District Six
- Broward County, Florida (Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport)
- Broward County Board of Commissioners
- Broward County Aviation Department (BCAD)
- St. Lucie County, Florida (Airport)
- City of Coral Springs
- City of Ft. Lauderdale
- City of Hallandale Beach
- Miami-Dade County