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August 16, 2022 – Verplank to open Muskegon port facility

By |2022-09-16T20:24:59+00:00September 16th, 2022|Uncategorized|

A new port along the lakeshore is scheduled to open this weekend. Verplank Family Holding Co. is set to host a ribbon cutting and facility tour of its new Muskegon port facility at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at 151 N. Causeway St. The new facility is on the site of the former B.C. Cobb

March 15, 2022 – C.P. Crane Towers Demolition in June

By |2022-03-25T16:10:48+00:00March 25th, 2022|Uncategorized|

The good news is the C.P. Crane smokestacks are coming down, removing what Bowleys Quarters residents call towering eyesores. The bad news is the C.P. Crane smoke-stacks are coming down, removing a distinctive and familiar navigational landmark for boaters along the Gun-powder and Middle rivers. Later this summer, carefully placed explosives will render a controlled

October 4, 2021 – Forsite Development Acquires CP Crane Generating Station in Baltimore County, Maryland

By |2021-10-06T18:29:29+00:00October 6th, 2021|Uncategorized|

CHARLOTTE – Forsite Development, Inc. has announced it has acquired the CP Crane Generating Station in Baltimore County, Md. Forsite acquired the shuttered 400-megawatt coal plant from Chicago-based Middle River Power. The 153-acre plant is located off Carroll Island Road in Bowleys Quarters, Md., 14 miles east of Baltimore. The transaction included Forsite assuming the

October 4, 2021 – New buyer looks at other uses for shuttered Baltimore County coal plant

By |2021-10-06T18:26:40+00:00October 6th, 2021|Uncategorized|

A Baltimore County coal power plant that closed in 2018 and was slated to reopen as a natural gas-fired generator could be redeveloped instead into a renewable energy provider, a data center or housing, the facility’s new owner said. Forsite Development said it bought the C.P. Crane plant in Bowleys Quarters from Chicago-based Middle River

May 21, 2021 – Remembering the B.C. Cobb generation plant Brick by Brick

By |2021-05-25T12:28:16+00:00May 25th, 2021|News|

MUSKEGON, Mich. — The B-C Cobb Generation plant in Muskegon ran for 68 years before being decommissioned in 2016. The plant was demolished last year. Former workers and retirees gathered Friday to hold a dedication ceremony for their old stomping grounds. Bricks from the original power plant were given out as a thank you for

February 16, 2021 – Demolishing a Five-boiler Power Plant Recycles 80 Tons of Concrete and Masonry

By |2021-02-18T17:22:16+00:00February 18th, 2021|News|

Bierlein hits deadline and budget in a 2.5-year job abating, remediating and demolishing a five-boiler Michigan power plant In April 2016, after 67 years of operation, the Consumers Energy Company closed the B.C. Cobb Power Plant in Muskegon, Michigan, in an effort to move to cleaner energy. The power plant, which opened in 1948, had

October 27, 2020 – Forsite Development and DH Griffin are co-developing Mid-South Industrial Park

By |2020-11-04T15:43:55+00:00November 4th, 2020|News|

Forsite Development and DH Griffin are co-developing Mid-South Industrial Park and would like to announce a new tenant within the park Click here to learn more

June 16, 2020 – Buyer of Muskegon coal power plant site to create a port terminal

By |2020-06-17T17:08:51+00:00June 17th, 2020|News|

MUSKEGON, Mich. — The site of the old B.C. Cobb Generating Plant in Muskegon will be developed into a new port terminal by new owner Verplank Dock Co. of Ferrysburg, Mich. “By acquiring this property, we can establish Muskegon as one of the top marine port terminals on the Great Lakes while enhancing the local

March 20, 2020 – New life for former power plant

By |2020-03-24T15:17:52+00:00March 20th, 2020|News|

Forsite Development said it is nearing the end of its demolition on the old B.C. Cobb power plant site in Muskegon and soon will be turning its attention to redevelopment. Tom McKittrick, CEO and founder of Forsite, said demolition of the plant is effectively complete, but there is some additional site work that needs to

March 4, 2020- Forsite Development Razes Former Coal Plant in Luna Pier, Prepares for Redevelopment

By |2020-03-24T15:30:03+00:00March 4th, 2020|News|

North Carolina’s Forsite Development has completed the demolition of the former Consumers Energy coal-fired power plant in Luna Pier south of Monroe on Lake Erie and has begun redevelopment. The company says the site is ideal for manufacturing, warehousing, and logistics. “We look forward to turning our attention to redevelopment of this property, which checks

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