|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||12 Dec 2005 17:32:49 -0000|
|Subject:||[CPEO-IRF] Developers eye Ft. Monroe (VA)|
Developers' interest in Fort Monroe is high Hampton flooded with ideas about base
BY ANDREW PETKOFSKY RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH (VA) December 12, 2005
As the U.S. Army prepares to move out of Fort Monroe in Hampton, developers are jockeying to move in.
Mayor Ross Kearney says companies already have barraged city officials with ideas for redeveloping the historic, 500-acre fort that has been marked for closure by federal officials.
"We've gone beyond nibbles," Kearney said. "We've had shark attacks."
But Hampton, which hopes to play a central role in shaping the future of a scenic, waterfront property that has been a military installation since before the Civil War, isn't ready to court any specific commercial proposals.
For the entire article, see http://www.timesdispatch.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=RTD%2FMGArticle%2FRTD_BasicArticle&c=MGArticle&cid=1128768666004&path=!news&s=1045855934842
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