|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 3 Sep 2014 09:22:27 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] REUSE: "Businesses slow to move to Fort Monroe" (VA)|
Businesses slow to move to Fort Monroe By Robert Brauchle Newport News Daily Press (VA) August 25, 2014HAMPTON - Across the street from Fort Monroe's iconic beaches are a row of brick-facade buildings. Some teem with activity while others sit vacant.
A slow drip of business activity is beginning to repopulate Fort Monroe as the decommissioned Army post transitions into a civilian community. Two businesses have agreed to open offices on the property in the past month.
While Fort Monroe Authority officials have found success finding tenants for the 176 homes and apartments on the property - more than 95 percent of the units are full - the line of tenants willing to rent office and warehouse space is much shorter.
The Fort Monroe Authority lists 22 businesses and organizations on the property, but those entities include the Chamberlin, two churches, a Boy Scout troop and the contractor hired to maintain the property.
... For the entire article, seehttp://articles.dailypress.com/2014-08-25/news/dp-nws-fort-monroe- rental-space-20140826_1_fort-monroe-authority-oder-property
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