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Posted on April 12, 2017 at 8:48 AM by Communications Department
• Fairlead Boatworks in Seafood Industrial Park (SIP) – The current lease was adjusted to provide for a three month rent abatement due to the impacts to Fairlead’s business operations during a federally-mandated environmental remediation project the City recently undertook. Fairlead provides boat repairs, maintenance and marine fabrication for commercial, government and military vessels with the ability to dry dock vessels up to 250 tons for below the waterline service and repairs.
• Omni Machine Corporation in Seafood Industrial Park – City Council approved a 20-year lease renewal for Omni. The company provides vital machine shop and fabrication services for the seafood harvesting fleet at the SIP as well as other vessels.
• Blue Harvest Marine Services in Seafood Industrial Park – Blue Harvest’s request to renew its lease of one parcel for two years and six months was approved by Council. The lease now coincides with the expiration of the adjoining site the company also leases from the City. Blue Harvest’s primary business is the wholesale and processing of the Atlantic Sea Scallop.
• CurtMont Global Services at the Newport News Golf Club – A one-year lease with options for four additional one-year terms was approved by City Council for CurtMont for the operation of a restaurant and concessions at the golf course. The previous food services vendor ceased operations in January, and CurtMont was selected to take over after reviewing proposals submitted in response to a solicitation. CurtMont is a nationally known company with experience at several local golf courses.