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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.

June 15, 2016 – Can worms and compost pay off for westside developer?

By | 2016-06-15T21:24:48+00:00 June 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|

June 15, 2016 In northwest Charlotte along the Catawba River, on the once heavily polluted home of a former textile dye manufacturer, a variety of alternative energy and recycling businesses are sprouting at an innovative commercial real-estate development. There’s an aquaculture project producing duckweed, which can be used as feed for animals or fisheries. Nearby,

June 15, 2016 – Finding new uses for old industrial plants

By | 2016-06-15T21:23:18+00:00 June 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|

June 15, 2016 Charlotte-based Forsite Development got its start buying and rehabbing shuttered industrial buildings in small towns throughout the Carolinas. Now, the firm is becoming a leader in a more sophisticated line of business: acquiring contaminated industrial sites and assuming the responsibility to clean them up. Last week DevelopCLT profiled Forsite’s pioneering eco-industrial park,

January 11, 2016 – Forsite Development leases facility to one of Charlotte’s newest breweries

By | 2016-02-05T01:06:37+00:00 February 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Forsite Development has leased a 10,000-square-foot facility at 5046 Old Pineville Road in Charlotte to start-up Three Spirits Brewery. Three Spirits Brewery features a window-showcased 10-barrel brewing system and English pub design accessories such as bar tap handles that resemble old gaslights adorned with top hats. The brewery is the only one in Charlotte –

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