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August 30, 2015 – EPA case study of ReVenture Park

By | 2015-11-23T18:04:07+00:00 November 23rd, 2015|News|

Reclaim, Restore, Reinvent: Creating Jobs and Cleaner Energy at ReVenture Park. The case study of a shuttered textile manufacturing plant returning to productive use, creating jobs and creating cleaner energy. Click the link to read the full story. EPA Case Study ReVenture Park

August 26, 2015 – ReVenture Park recognized with Air Compliance Excellence Award

By | 2015-08-26T17:39:12+00:00 August 26th, 2015|News|

Mecklenburg County Land Use and Environmental Services Agency (LUESA) recognized ReVenture Park with the Air Compliance Excellence Award at the annual ACE Awards. The award is designed to highlight local industry's efforts in achieving compliance with their air quality permits, thereby helping to reduce pollution and improve local air quality. Click here to view the

February 19, 2015 – ReVenture Park, Alevo take CLT Joules’ first energy awards

By | 2015-02-19T16:59:40+00:00 February 19th, 2015|News|

Charlotte Business Journal Utility-scale battery developer Alevo and Tom McKittrick, who built the ReVenture Park eco-industrial site, came out on top at the first Energy Innovation Awards presented Thursday by CLT Joules. They won the two big industry awards in online voting organized by the program to encourage energy startups in the region. Alevo won

January 2, 2015 – Tom McKittrick nominated for Energy Entrepreneur of the Year

By | 2015-01-02T21:54:43+00:00 January 2nd, 2015|News|

Tom McKittrick, the lead developer of ReVenture Park® and Principal of Forsite Development Incorporated has been nominated for the CLT Joules Energy Entrepreneur of the Year Award, which recognizes an outstanding entrepreneur in the Charlotte region who has made significant progress in growing his/her energy-related enterprise. There are a number of nominating partners including E4

September 2014 – Old, polluted dye factory becomes Eco-Industrial Park

By | 2014-09-26T15:35:22+00:00 September 26th, 2014|News|


North Carolina Sustainability Connection Across the Southeast, manufacturing sites with industrial infrastructure capable of enormous productive potential sit unused and idol. These sites are the garbage piles that manufacturing left behind when corporations moved their operations overseas, to places with less stringent labor and environmental regulations. But Tom McKittrick, founder and President of Forsite Development,

August 29, 2014 – EPA recognizes rebirth of ReVenture Park

By | 2014-08-29T15:36:45+00:00 August 29th, 2014|News|

Mountain Island Monitor The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized Forsite Development, developers of ReVenture Park, on Aug. 7 for its commitment to safely and sustainably reuse a property along the Catawba River that was formerly contaminated by years of industrial operations. EPA Region 4 created the “Excellence in Site Reuse” award to recognize those who

August 11, 2014 – Green industrial park near Mount Holly starting to bloom

By | 2014-08-11T18:56:45+00:00 August 11th, 2014|News|

Gaston Gazette. The firm that has been working to redevelop a contaminated industrial site near Mount Holly says it now has 10 companies operating there. Those consist of start-up businesses and pilot projects that employ a total of 40 to 45 people. Officials say they are demonstrating the potential of ReVenture Park to further attract

August 8, 2014 – ReVenture Park unveiling celebrates green industry built on brownfields site

By | 2014-08-11T18:49:12+00:00 August 11th, 2014|News|

Charlotte Business Journal. Politicians, economic developers, sustainability advocates and energy entrepreneurs and regulators were among the 170 speakers and guests who showed up Thursday for the official unveiling of the ReVenture Park in Mount Holly. PHOTOS And the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was on hand to give park developer Tom McKittrick an “Excellence in Reuse”

August 8, 2014 – ReVenture developer says he’s ready for another project

By | 2014-08-08T23:05:27+00:00 August 8th, 2014|News|

Charlotte Business Journal. ReVenture Park developer Tom McKittrick says the project has proved that an “eco-industrial park” can be built from distressed industrial sites. When he does his next project, and he insists there will be one, he says he will apply the lessons he learned in developing ReVenture. In a new video, McKittrick explains