Nimitz Group

The Nimitz Group has purchased 170 acres of land at the southern end of Mare Island, representatives with Nimitz told the Times-Herald this week. Located next to the Mare Island Shoreline Heritage Preserve, the property formerly operated as the Mare Island Golf Club but had since fallen into disrepair, including being the target of vandals, after closing earlier this year. Nathan Bergeron, chief operating officer of Nimitz, said in a news release that the group plans to keep the property closed to the general public for the rest of 2019 as it “assess next steps and feasibility of operations moving forward.” In a separate interview, Bergeron declined to state how much Nimitz paid to buy the 170 acres. The Times-Herald reported in March that the property had been listed for sale for about $4.75 million by the then owner Konmer Venture, LLC. The acquisition is just the latest for the development group which has plans for the other portions of Mare Island, including purchasing 500 additional acres from homebuilder Lennar, and developing 157 acres on the island’s northern section. The Vallejo City Council entered into an exclusive negotiating agreement in July 2018 with the Nimitz Group for development of North Mare Island. Nimitz is proposing