Cassingham LLC Donates Over 1,000 Acres To Hobet Development Project
Cassingham LLC, a land-holding company represented by Bailey Glasser, donated more than 1,000 acres of land it owned at the former Hobet mine site to the West Virginia Economic Development Authority as part of the site’s transformation into an industrial park announced by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin on Thursday.
The West Virginia National Guard will be the first tenant of the mixed-use commercial and industrial development, the governor announced, using part of the site, to be known as the Rock Creek Development Park, for vehicle maintenance work, training and agricultural operations.
“We all know what has happened to these communities with the loss of thousands of coal-related jobs,” Tomblin said in a prepared statement. “And we have all seen the impact of these drastic shifts on families and on our local and state economies. As state and local officials, we’re committed to each area of West Virginia and realize the full development potential of the Rock Creek Development Park. Southern West Virginia has helped our state in monumental ways, and now it is time for the state to help Southern West Virginia.”
Jonathan Deem of Bailey Glasser represented Cassingham in the donation of the land.