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James City moving forward to redevelop BASF Corp. property

James City moving forward to redevelop BASF Corp. property

Before deciding what to do with the BASF site, James City County has to check with its neighbors: the U.S. military.

The county received approval from the federal government to enter a joint land use study with Fort Eustis that will help lay out a strategy for developing property adjacent to the military installation, including the BASF property near Skiffes Creek.

The county board of supervisors has said it needs the study before making any change in the comprehensive plan for BASF that might allow it to sell the land to a commercial waterfront developer.

"Fort Eustis is a very important partner with James City County and a significant economic entity in our...

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