March 16, 2016
This report includes notable milestones in 2015 by the month and highlights the progress involving major Port projects: the waterfront park and trail and the rebuilding of ten hangars at Grove Field Airport. It also describes Steigerwald Commerce Center’s steady growth.
“When looking back at 2015, we also felt it fitting to mention the late Mark Lampton’s vision for the waterfront property.” said Executive Director David Ripp. “His enthusiasm for its potential to attract recreation and commerce to Camas and Washougal continues to inspire us all.”
Copies of the 2016 Community Report are available at the Port and online. Click here to read the 2016 Community Report.
ABOUT THE PORT
The port brings jobs and recreational opportunities through a 400-acre industrial park, a 79-hangar general aviation airport and 350-slip pleasure boat marina. Grove Field is a small, general aviation airport with a state-of-the-art fueling station and 14 tie-downs in addition to the hangars. The marina is the largest publicly owned marina on the Washington side of the Columbia River and has a floating restaurant, launch ramp, nearby hotel, fueling station, electricity on the breakwater/guest dock, and is homeport to the Dolphin Yacht Club. Acquired in 2012 and in the planning stages, are 13.25 acres of Waterfront Property which connects to a 14-acre parcel of port-owned land to the east. Construction of the waterfront park and trail is underway. The industrial park boasts a 90+ percent occupancy rate of more than 40 businesses with an annual payroll of $8.9 million and is adjacent to Steigerwald Commerce Center, 100+ acres of property currently under development. The port also manages Captain William Clark Park at Cottonwood Beach, the adjacent protective levee and Parkersville National Historic site.
More information is found at www.portcw.com.