Governor Northam Announces Fort Monroe Redevelopment Plans

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Governor Northam officially announced redevelopment plans for Fort Monroe Authority yesterday. The redevelopment plans include adaptive reuse of multiple historic buildings along with construction of new buildings and VIA design is happy to be partnering with Pack Brothers Hospitality on this project.  

“Fort Monroe is among the most important historic sites in our country and Commonwealth, and must be redeveloped in a way that reflects and preserves this significance,” said Governor Northam. “Pack Brothers Hospitality shares our vision, and I am thrilled to see a Virginia company win this contract. Our Administration remains committed to protecting this historical and natural area, expanding access to its recreational opportunities, and maintaining Fort Monroe as a place that is desirable to live, work, and visit now and for generations to come.” 

“The Pack Brothers proposal demonstrates that they fully grasp the significance of this historic site as well as its potential as a deep-water marina with unobstructed access,” said Glenn Oder, Executive Director of the Fort Monroe Authority. “This adaptive reuse proposal will meet the high standards of our governing documents and reestablish Fort Monroe as a historic resort site on the Chesapeake Bay.” 

Comments from Governor Northam and Glen Oder, Executive Director of the Fort Monroe Authority courtesy of the governor’s announcement. 

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For more information, check out the Governor’s announcement and some of the news articles about the announcement below: 

Governor Northam’s Press Release

Wavy 10 Article

Daily Press Article

Virginia Business