A New Jersey appeals court has ruled that a municipality or redeveloper whose condemnation of property in a redevelopment zone is challenged must articulate a definitive need that goes beyond the mere “stockpiling” of real estate.

In a contested eminent domain case, the condemning authority must present to the court some evidence—consisting of facts, expert opinion, or both—that sets out reasonable support for the need, the Appellate Division said Monday in Borough of Glassboro v. Grossman.

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