How did the State become the owner of the Parsons property?
The state acquired the Parsons property, the building and the Parsons Chevrolet /Oldsmobile dealership using its power of eminent domain for public transportation improvements.
How much did the State pay for the property?
Available public records indicate the State paid $925,000 for the property and the business in 2009.
Is the State done working in the area?
The State Department of Transportation (DOT) and its contractor Tilcon, are finishing up the final punch list items, including replacing top soil and dead, dying, and inappropriate landscape materials.