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|We are a full-service property rights acquisition company. Our mission at KDR is to provide competent, high quality, cost effective real property acquisition services through honest and fair dealings with our clients and those from whom we acquire real property rights, in a manner that is optimally beneficial to all concerned.
|“The just compensation required by the Constitution to be made to the owner is to be measured by the loss caused to him by the appropriation. He is entitled to receive the value of what he has been deprived of, and no more. To award him less would be unjust to him; to award him more would be unjust to the public.”
Employee Updates / Job Opportunities
Job Opportunity – Do you like interacting with interesting people? Do you get satisfaction from negotiating deals? Do you enjoy finding the devil in the details? Are you looking for a small company environment with professional growth potential?
KDR is looking for an outgoing, respectful Right of Way Specialist to skillfully negotiate acquisition of land rights and purchases of real property required for public improvement projects in Central Virginia. As key team members, Right of Way Specialists are also responsible for reviewing title reports for accuracy, interpreting engineering plans, construction drawings and real estate valuation reports, maintaining project files and producing reports.
Successful candidates should be knowledgeable of the principles and practices of real property acquisition for public purposes; the legal instruments involved in real estate transactions; procedural regulations for property acquisition through the use of eminent domain; be adept at courteously and effectively negotiating the purchase or real property, enjoy a balance between office and field work, and have an aptitude for working with numbers and engineering plans.
If interested, please go to the “Contact” tab on this website and provide the requested information for someone to contact you.
KDR is pleased to announce the association of Connie Kalimerakis with our staff. After attending Beckley College of West Virginia, Ms. Kalimerakis subsequently became involved with the acquisition of property rights for infrastructure projects as a Project Manager for AT & T Mobility. Through subsequent assignments obtaining easements for Dominion Energy underground utility lines and as a Right-of-Way Specialist and Project Manager with JMT Engineering, Ms. Kalimerakis has gained experience in right-of-way acquisition, negotiations, property evaluations, title research, document preparation, reading and understanding project plans, and settlement procedures. She holds the RWP certification with the International Right-of-Way Association and is licensed as a real estate agent in Virginia and real estate broker in North Carolina. Her duties and responsibilities at KDR will be similar to those she afforded her previous employers as a Right-of-Way Specialist.
Jill Medina, SR/WA has been awarded the Senior Right-of-Way Agent designation by the International Right-of-Way Association. This designation is the most advanced of the designations awarded by IRWA after a candidate completes a rigorous and comprehensive completion of educational offerings involving all facets of the right-of-way industry as well as satisfying the minimum five years of experience in infrastructure related projects. KDR is proud of Jill’s accomplishment and looks forward to her continued service in providing our clients with the professional expertise that she has attained through the successful completion of this program.
Route 1 and Temple Avenue Intersection – KDR was hired by the Clark Nexsen engineering firm to assist in the acquisition of real property rights in conjunction improvements to enhance traffic flow at the intersection of Route 1 (Boulevard) and Temple Avenue in the City of Colonial Heights. The project will involve the construction of curb and gutter along Route 1 which previously will have been open access for free vehicular movement. Twelve commercially improved properties will be impacted.
Magellan Parkway – This two-phase project involves 15 parcels that will be impacted by the construction of a new road intersecting with Route 1 in northern Henrico County and extending eastward across Interstate 95 to Scott Road. The proposed road will accommodate traffic flow between Route 1 and the general area that is being developed with the $2.3 billion planned development known as Green City.
Jeffress-Clover-Finneywood-Butler Lines – Dominion Energy has engaged KDR to acquire power transmission line easements impacting over 100 properties in the Counties of Halifax, Charlotte, and Mecklenburg. The 100 to 120-foot wide easement corridor will accommodate 230 KV lines connecting to three substation sites.