August 16, 2022 – Verplank to open Muskegon port facility

By |2022-11-01T13:46:22+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

January 14, 2020 – B.C. Cobb Plant demolition completed

By |2020-01-14T20:02:14+00:00January 14th, 2020|News, Uncategorized|

The final piece of Muskegon’s former B.C. Cobb Plant has been demolished. North Carolina-based Forsite Development on Saturday morning finished demolition of the former B.C. Cobb power plant, on the M-120 corridor in North Muskegon. The city of Muskegon shared a video of the event. Located on the shore of Muskegon Lake, just over a mile from

July 27, 2016 – ReVenture Park receives conservation achievement award

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

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

By |2016-06-15T21:24:48+00:00June 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+00:00June 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+00:00February 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 –

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