As a licensed general contractor, Coalfield Development can advance bold, creative projects in deep collaboration with the communities we serve. Our projects are designed and ultimately owned by the community. We keep a project pipeline full and advance projects through this pipeline beginning with predevelopment and financing, entering into construction, and then into operation as community assets. Our projects are mixed-use, mixed-income, meaning they blend residential and commercial purposes for a variety of different income demographics, thus also contributing to economic diversification and opportunity cultivation. Our construction crew is also a social enterprise, having 33-6-3 crew members as carpenters. Rejuvenating empty buildings or former mine-lands can be a major strategy for breathing new life into our communities, preserving cultural treasurers, attracting fresh investment, providing opportunities for entrepreneurship and creating quality, affordable housing.
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We work with community groups, leaders, and partner organizations to develop mixed-use residential and commercial real estate projects with a social impact. Coalfield Development owns three rural multi-family housing properties and has an in-house construction crew. We believe that safe, decent, and affordable housing is one of the very first steps to a quality life. If one does not have a proper home to return to at the end of the day, their role as an employee, student, or person in general is inhibited from being performed to its highest potential.
Coalfield Development staff are always scanning for more opportunities for mixed-use, mixed-income revitalization projects. Rejuvenating downtowns can be a major strategy for breathing new life into our communities, preserving cultural treasurers, attracting fresh investment, providing opportunities for entrepreneurship and creating quality, affordable housing. Coalfield Development is the current owner of three rural multi-family rental facilities. Coalfield Development also operates as developer for revitalization projects that assist in empowering low wealth people and communities. Currently, Coalfield Development is developing sites that will provide community empowerment space, commerce hubs, rental units and Airbnb rentals.
Moreover, Coalfield Development completes developments primarily through partnerships with other organizations. We feel that relationships and partnerships are a key part of life and therefore heavily incorporate it into our development process. With partnerships come diversified points of view, years and types of experience, and a stronger likelihood that a project will succeed. It is collaboration at its best, and we take pride in the many partnerships we have formed over the years.
2373 Spring Valley Drive, Huntington, WV 25704
19,256+ sq. ft. rental space/2 acres
The property was an eighteen unit, USDA 515 property facing foreclosure in Wayne County. Coalfield was able to purchase the property. A total of twelve of the existing eighteen units have gone through rehabilitation, while the latter six were deconstructed and are being replaced with 8 new units. Coalfield Development, General Contractor.
Building A/B (Multifamily)
Call 304.429.1995 to schedule an appointment or submit your application to: 2373 Spring Valley Drive, Huntington, WV 25704
Building C (Special Needs)
Submit your application to the Housing Authority of Wayne County: Attention: Brett A. Jones, PO Box 695, Wayne, WV 25570
524 Hendricks Street, Wayne, WV 25570
10,000 sq. ft./.25 acre
The Old Urlings General Store, now provides the Town of Wayne with five affordable housing units, a coffee shop, along with offices for the Housing Authority of Wayne County (HAWC) and the Wayne County Family Resource Network (FRN ). Construction efforts have been taken to make the structure as environmentally- friendly as possible. The property opened for business during fall of 2015. Coalfield Development, General Contractor.
312 Hall Street, Wayne, WV 25570
4,725 sq. ft.
The property is comprised of seven rental units that are conveniently located near the courthouse in Wayne. The one and two bedroom units are home to low-income families. A HOME Funds grant of $242,000 is funding the rehabilitation of the rental units. Coalfield Development, General Contractor.
8201 Anna Avenue, Hamlin, WV 25523
20,285 sq. ft. rental space/1.13 acre
The property is a twenty-four unit, USDA 515 property constructed in 1986, that was facing foreclosure. Coalfield was able to purchase the Lincoln County property in March, 2017 and has submitted for $100,000 through SALP funding with the WVHDF to address the CNA issues that are high priority. A Federal Home Loan Bank application for rehabilitation, in the amount of $460,000 will be submitted in August to address the remaining necessary rehabilitation issues.
1040 Vernon Street, Huntington, WV 25701
96,000 sq. ft./4 acres
The historic 96,000 square foot abandoned Corbin garment factory, purchased by Coalfield is located in Huntington’s Westmoreland neighborhood. Coalfield is developing the property into offices, community event space, a food hub, wood shop, solar training center and work area for local artists. A significant decrease in neighborhood criminal activity has been noted by the City of Huntington as Phase I of development was completed with the opening of the wood shop and food hub. Coalfield Development, General Contractor.
44425 Rt. 52, Crum, WV 25669
5,000 sq. ft/1.09 acre
The historic William and Mary Queen General Store, once the most prominent and beautiful structure in Crum, has fallen into disrepair over the years. Because of its historic nature, the Preservation Alliance of West Virginia has endorsed this project and assisted earlier this year with site clean-up. Coalfield has purchased the property to develop five affordable housing units and a community resource center, complete with a library and computer lab.
675 Court Street, Fort Gay, WV 25514
16,434 sq. ft./2 acres
Ft. Gay is an area greatly aided by the Wayne County Community Design Innovations (CDI), which consists of numerous community and housing organizations in the county (Coalfield is a member). CDI plans on converting Ft. Gay’s old high school into the Fort Gay Community Complex, with Coalfield serving as developer on the project. The school will be converted to space for town offices, radio station, classrooms for the local community college and a farmer’s market. The gymnasium and stage area will also be available for community events.
338 Sycamore Avenue, Hamlin, WV 25514
4,750 sq. ft/.25 acre
The historic Henson Building has a unique International Style design, is located in downtown Hamlin and was built in the last 1930’s. The property once served as a clinic and it has been conveyed by locals that many women actually gave birth to their children in the building. The center will be home to a shared work space, barber shop, coffee shop and agricultural packing center for local farmers. The upper floor will be an Airbnb, the first lodging ever located in Lincoln County.
15 Rosewood Road, Harts, WV 25524
7,246 sq. ft./3 acres
The Big Ugly Community Center served as a public elementary school that closed due to consolidation in 1993. Before the implementation of the Center’s community education and vocational training programs in 1995, the school sat vacant and suffered from vandalism. The Big Ugly Community Center is a SEED partner that is transforming the economic future of the southern West Virginia by providing an average of seven full time and fifteen part time jobs per year on site, serving as the monthly training and year round coaching site, annually, for another 60 community education workers and 50 national service volunteers, and providing entrepreneurship, community education, health promotion, disaster relief training, and leadership opportunities for another 90 children and youth and 200 of their family and community members each year. Funding is currently being sought to proceed with an energy efficient rehabilitation of the building.
Miner Mountain, WV
1,800 sq. ft./20 acres
In 2017, Revitalize Appalachia finished building a two story, three bedroom home in Mingo County. A partnership was developed with the Mingo County Redevelopment Authority to build the home that will be sold by the Redevelopment Authority. This timber frame home is built on a reclaimed strip mine.
Other areas of the abandoned strip mine are planned to be developed into a Health and Wellness Center, along with other new home sites and a venue for special functions. The major selling point is the fabulous 360 ̊ views.
Williamson, WV 25661
4,000 sq. ft./1 acre
Rehabilitation is currently occurring on a four story brick building to create a hostel and shared bunk space that will serve as living quarters for vistas, interns and other volunteer groups. In the twelve months, the Williamson Health and Wellness Center has created over 34 permanent jobs, retrained and employed over 20+ displaced coal miners in green construction technologies and incubated several local businesses – including a restaurant that purchases over 50% of their fresh produce from the local Farmers Market. Coalfield Development, General Contractor.
1250 Hollyridge, Delbarton, WV 25670
A partnership with the Mingo County Redevelopment Authority to lease acreage on a reclaimed strip mine has allowed for various agricultural implementations. From raising chickens, pigs and goats to populating the land with plantings of elderberry, blackberry, pawpaw and many other items for consumption have occurred. Efforts continue to expand the amount of acreage used on a daily basis.
1117 17th Street, Huntington, WV 25702
1508 sq. ft./1 acre
A partnership with Huntington National Bank has commenced to build a three bedroom single family home. The Huntington, West Virginia, site has been purchased by a low income household and ground breaking will occur Spring 2018. Coalfield Development, General Contractor.
608 & 610 West 14th Street, Huntington, WV 25704
5,100 sq. ft./1 acre
The Village Renew-All Antique Mall is a shared venture that will permit not only the continuation of consigner sales, but also the revitalization of another property located on the west end of Huntington.
West 14th Street, Huntington, WV 25704
3,600 sq. ft/1 acre
The Wild Ramp was constructed on the west end of Huntington and provides the Huntington area with fresh produce and poultry for purchase. Coalfield Development, General Contractor.
100,000 sq. ft.
The deconstruction projects have occurred in various areas of the state of West Virginia. Coalfield has successfully addressed over 100,00 square feet of abandoned property issues.
In response to COVID-19, our management staff is carefully monitoring the current situation across the state and within communities we serve. We will plan to continue updating you as needed throughout the coming weeks. It is important to follow the current state emergency recommendations for social distancing and the Stay At Home order. The full order can be viewed here.
Please send upcoming rent payments to:
P.O. Box 1133 Wayne, WV 25570
If you have any concerns about rent payment, contact Carla Ferguson at 304-501-4755 ext 307.
For questions regarding food assistance in Lincoln County, residents should contact:
Bread From Heaven Food Pantry
Located at the Whites Shopping Center in Hamlin, WV. Hours of operation are every 4th Tuesday from 9:00am-3:00pm. Call 304-824-2051.
Dial 211 and enter your Zip Code when prompted to be connected to the United Way Food Bank Operations Data Base. Listings are updated daily. Some pantries may offer special eligibility to out-of-county residents.
For questions regarding meals or in-home services senior citizens in Lincoln County should call their local provider for assistance:
LINCOLN COUNTY OPPORTUNITY CO., INC.
360 Main Street, Hamlin, WV 25523
Daily Meal Delivery
Seniors 60 years and older can have meals delivered daily. Contact LCOC directly for program information.
Grab & Go Meals
5-day meal boxes are available to all seniors who are also on the meal delivery program. Multi-meal boxes are distributed on a periodic basis both for pick-up and delivery. Participants will be notified.
Households with children in Lincoln County should be aware of meals being provided by the county school system.
LINCOLN COUNTY SCHOOLS
10 Marland Ave., Hamlin, WV 25523
Food Backpack Program
Food Service Update (April 20, 2020 9:50 AM) School meal service will be available on Tuesday, April 21. Students may visit the nearest school to pick up a 5-day box of meals at the following times and locations:
*3:00 pm – LCHS, Hamlin, West Hamlin, Guyan Valley, Ranger, and Duval
*4:00 pm – Midway and Harts
For questions regarding food assistance in Wayne County, residents should contact:
Lavalette United Methodist Church
4623 Route 152 Lavalette WV 25535
Wayne United Methodist Church
615 Cleveland St Wayne WV 25570
For questions regarding meals or in-home services senior citizens in Wayne County should call their local provider for assistance:
SUPERIOR SENIOR CARE (WAYNE)
℅ Lincoln County Opportunity Company
360 Main Street, Hamlin, WV 25523
Households with children in Wayne County should be aware of meals being provided by the county school system.
WAYNE COUNTY SCHOOLS
212 North Court Street – P.O. Box 70 – Wayne, WV 25570
Beginning April 13th, meals will be available for pick up ONLY. A list of Grab & Go sites and pick up times are available here. If you have questions please feel free to call or email:
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Call 304-272-5116 ext. 338
Email: email@example.com or Call 304-272-5116 ext. 329
Residents with questions regarding community or public health resources should contact their local health department:
LINCOLN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
8008 Court Avenue Hamlin, WV 25523
WAYNE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
590 Railroad Avenue Wayne, WV 25570
USDA FOOD & NUTRITION SERVICE
FNS Disaster Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic can be found at fns.usda.gov/disaster/pandemic/covid-19
WV COVID-19 HOTLINE
1-800-887-4304 WV STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN RESOURCES operators are available 24 hours a day to provide information about COVID-19, the risk to the public, and the state’s response. WVDHHR has compiled information for the mental and behavioral health responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. You can access the Behavioral Health information here. A communication with links to COVID-19 directives and guidance is located here.
Please download and submit your completed application for consideration to our main office:
Coalfield Development, P.O. Box 1133, Wayne, WV 25570
Revitalize Appalachia by Coalfield Development exists to work alongside Appalachians to revitalize their full potential, power and purpose through employment and training in green construction projects which energize communities at a financially self-sustaining rate.