brownfield redevelopment

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

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 7, 2014 – Video and slideshow of ReVenture Park’s Grand Unveiling and EPA award ceremony

By | 2014-08-07T15:41:32+00:00 August 7th, 2014|News|

Over 200 hundred people attended the Grand Unveiling of ReVenture Park. The EPA Region 4 presented the "Excellence in Site Reuse" Award during the ceremony. NC Governor Pat McCrory, NC Speaker of the House Thom Tillis, Clariant President and CEO Ken Golder, and EPA Region 4 Superfund Director Franklin Hill were honored guests and speakers.

August 7, 2014 – Mayor Clodfelter celebrates ReVenture Park

By | 2014-08-07T15:38:14+00:00 August 7th, 2014|News|

Mayor Dan Clodfelter was joined by state and national level officials to celebrate the unveiling of ReVenture Park™ August 7. Governor Pat McCrory, N.C. House Speaker Thom Tillis, and U.S. Environment Protection Agency (EPA) Officials were on hand to celebrate the transformation of a former 667 acre Superfund Site along the Catawba River in Charlotte