The property consists of two tax parcels of land, including the 112 acre main plant site and a 2 acre parking area on the western side of Hay Road. A Fact Sheet on the property can be downloaded here.
Location: 104 Hay Road, New Castle County, DE
Region: Greater Philadelphia, Southern New Jersey and Delaware Region
Acreage: 114 total acres; ~87 developable acres
Zoning: Heavy Industrial
Access: Excellent Interstate 495 access, including dedicated highway exit
Rail: Norfolk Southern line; Active and well-maintained on-site spurs
Deep Water: Delaware River Frontage; Close proximity to 45‚ deep shipping channel
A site analysis has identified approximately 87 total acres available for redevelopment. The remaining areas of the property are located within the floodplain and/or subject to land use restrictions.
Chemours owns an additional parcel of land located at 400 Hay Road, commonly referred to as a landfill, which will remain under Chemours’ ownership and responsibility and is not part of this disposition process.
Property Ownership and Status
The property is currently owned and operated by The Chemours Company. On August 20, 2015, Chemours announced its plan to discontinue manufacturing operations at the facility. Production ceased at the end of September 2015, with decommissioning of the existing facilities occurring over the next several months. Dismantling of facility assets and infrastructure is expected to begin in 2016. Chemours seeks a property disposition approach that achieves an enduring and sustainable productive reuse of the entire property.