Decision of Arbitrators

I. FACTS AND PROCEDURAL HISTORY. In these two lawsuits, Lowe’s challenges the District’s appraisals of four “Big Box” properties for tax years 2014 and 2015. Lowe’s owns and occupies each of the subject properties. After the cases were mediated without success, the parties agreed to submit the matter to the undersigned panel of arbitrators for

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Arbitrators don’t buy Lowe’s ‘dark stores’ bid

A Bexar County arbitration panel rejected arguments by Lowe’s Home Centers to value some of its San Antonio area stores as if they were empty instead of functioning businesses, a seven-page decision issued shows. It’s an argument the North Carolina-based company has successfully used in Michigan and Indiana where major retailers have driven down property

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