October 4, 2023

Locals discuss concerns over new business park currently under construction

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) – Men and women of Washington Base arrived jointly Saturday afternoon to…


Men and women of Washington Base arrived jointly Saturday afternoon to focus on considerations in excess of a 29-acre small business park at this time beneath development in their neighborhoods

The Saturday meeting was a opportunity for the Washington Base local community to come together and go over the development of PMCompany’s business park.

Jeff Simmons is a member of a anxious citizens team actively trying to cease the building of the organization park. Simmons claimed the purpose was to converse about the problems they’re emotion… and to brainstorm thoughts on how to stop the construction.

“We’re looking at just about every variety of attainable selection to protect or local community. This is a peaceful put.”

We spoke to the Genuine Estate Director for the PM Enterprise, Jared Decker, earlier in the week.

Decker responded to issues of the development by indicating the business is participating in by the guidelines.

“If individuals have questions as to whether or not we are abiding by the policies. They must contact regulation enforcement or their elected officials and send out inspectors to our internet site. We have an open-doorway policy.”

Simmons mentioned he’s not heading to halt battling until the past nail is in.

“Some folks are eager to give up too conveniently, I do think that. But there is generally some tiny male out who’s there prepared to fight for it.”

As for Decker, he claimed he understands there is pushback, but he and the company stand behind the project.

“But we’re hopeful more than time as the developing arrives in and the careers are developed, and the tax base has improved together with a lot of other impacts. We hope that people’s perception on what we’re undertaking will modify.”

We’ll have far more on this story in the long run.