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May 25, 2017 – Speaker says Whiting site development can boost Luna Pier, region

By | 2017-09-21T17:54:11+00:00 June 8th, 2017|News|

If all goes as expected, the former J.R. Whiting Plant in Luna Pier will be demolished in two years with efforts well in progress for transforming the power plant site into a rail-to-truck terminal and distribution center. While that plan was made public about a month ago (See Whiting acquired), local business and government officials

May 14, 2017 – Port project at former Muskegon coal plant aims to tap into region’s ag industry

By | 2017-09-21T17:54:50+00:00 May 18th, 2017|News|

From MiBiz.com MUSKEGON — As a result of the challenging economics of maintaining decades-old coal plants, communities nationwide have wrestled with how to replace lost tax revenue and repurpose large industrial brownfield sites when those facilities close. For the B.C. Cobb coal plant in Muskegon, whose towering smokestack is an unmistakable feature along the east end

April 25, 2017 – Forsite Development to Acquire Two Consumers Energy Sites

By | 2017-09-21T17:57:52+00:00 April 27th, 2017|News|

JACKSON, Mich., April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy has selected an experienced firm to demolish and redevelop two of its former coal-fired power plants. Citing the successful track record of Forsite Development Inc. with repurposing industrial property, Consumers Energy tapped the North Carolina company to redevelop its 115-acre B.C. Cobb Generating Plant in Muskegon and

March 22, 2017 – B.C. Cobb buyer announced by Consumers Energy

By | 2017-03-27T12:22:41+00:00 March 27th, 2017|News|

MUSKEGON, MI -- Consumers Energy has announced a North Carolina company intends to buy and demolish the B.C. Cobb Power Plant. Forsite Development Inc. of North Carolina plans to acquire the power plant and the J.R. Whiting site in Luna Pier, according to a statement from Consumers Energy. Both sites are expected to be demolished

July 27, 2016 – ReVenture Park receives conservation achievement award

By | 2016-10-12T12:30:19+00:00 October 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Forsite Development’s ReVenture Park was named Business Conservationist of the Year by the N.C. Wildlife Federation. ReVenture and other winners of the 53rd Annual Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards will be recognized at a banquet in Cary in September. Founder Tom McKittrick opened Charlotte’s first “eco-industrial park” on a 667-acre site that once was home to

July 22, 2016 – Governor’s Conservation Achievement Award Winners Announced

By | 2016-08-15T15:33:58+00:00 August 15th, 2016|News|

July 22, 2016 The North Carolina Wildlife Federation has announced the winners of the 53rd Annual Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards. This year's winners are exceedingly notable Conservation devotees who work for species ranging from elk, amphibians, fish and bear and from water quality experts, land stewardship advocates, and those helping to preserve unique ecosystems. The

August 15, 2016 – Forsite Development’s ReVenture Park earns a 2016 Governor’s Conservation Achievement Award from The North Carolina Wildlife Federation

By | 2016-08-15T15:31:16+00:00 August 15th, 2016|News|

August 15, 2016 CHARLOTTE – Forsite Development’s ReVenture Park™ has earned a 2016 Governor’s Conservation Achievement Award from The North Carolina Wildlife Federation. ReVenture Park™ was named the Business Conservationist of the Year, for its “innovative ‘brownfield’ restoration site that is transforming more than 600 acres of Superfund-designated land into a hub for renewable energy,

June 18, 2016 – Superfund Sites Work for Communities

By | 2016-06-18T01:45:55+00:00 June 18th, 2016|News|

June 18, 2016 Reuse on the Horizon in Region 4 Redeveloping a Former Chemical Facility into a Large-Scale Eco-Industrial Park The Martin-Marietta, Sodyeco, Inc. site is located near Charlotte, North Carolina. Former industrial operations included a landfill, active from the 1930s to 1973, and the DyeStuff Company, a producer of liquid sulfur-based dyes since 1936.