Recent Court Decision Tackles Valuation of Land Containing Mineral Resources | Tax Assessment & Condemnation Report

The New York State Appellate Division, Second Department recently addressed the appropriate valuation methodology for land with established mineral deposits In the Matter of Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Washed Aggregate Resources, Inc.), 2013 NY Slip Op 00212 (January 16, 2013).

While recognizing “enhancement value” attributed to the presence of mineral resources, the Court failed to compensate owners of permitted mining operations for profits lost as a result of the taking of land containing mineral resources.

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