Welcome to Dover

Dover Air Force Base Off Base Housing

The Dover Air Force Base is close to a multitude of housing options and Colonial Investment & Management Company specializes in Dover, Delaware apartments and off-base living options. Please keep in mind that there is a standard application process, and it would behoove you to plan for this step with us to begin your relocation as quickly and comfortably as possible.

The Dover Air Force Base is minutes away from the Dover Mall, Dover Downs Raceway, Delaware State University and Wesley College, as well as many rental options. All of the apartment complexes managed by Colonial Investment & Management Company are within the requisite "response time" area - all Located within Dover, Delaware city limits.


Dover School Districts

Dover, Delaware has two school districts, Capital School District and Caesar Rodney School district. All of our apartments are located in Capital School District. Many schools in the area accept "School Choice" students, meaning the child does not need to live in the district to attend school there. If you are relocating to the Dover Air Force Base or following a career to Dover, please take the time to investigate these options. The Capital School District is located right in the heart of Delaware's capital, while Caesar Rodney School District covers lower Dover, a little closer to and including the Dover Air Force Base.


Dover, Delaware Utilities Contacts

Electric Service

City of Dover – 5 E. Reed Street, Dover, DE 19901

Phone 302-736-7035 – Customer Service

You are not establishing a new service; you are getting existing service transferred into your name. There’s a difference!

Electric Deposit – $0.00 to 3 times the average monthly bill, depending on your credit history.

You have to GO there, bring a photo ID, and a copy of the front page of your lease.


Natural Gas Service

Chesapeake Utilities – 350 S. Queen Street, Dover, DE 19901

Phone 302-734-6700 – Customer Service

Gas Deposit – Depends on your credit history.

You have to GO there and fill out their application (unless you have existing service with them and are transferring from one place to the other. Then you can do it by phone)


Telephone, Television, Internet Services