Foxconn site: Mount Pleasant accepts property owner offers for more than 300 acres of land

VILLAGE OF MOUNT PLEASANT -- The Village of Mount Pleasant Board of Trustees voted Monday night, Feb. 26 to accept offers from more than a dozen Village of Mount Pleasant property owners. The accepted offers are for a total of roughly 300 acres of land within the Foxconn project area.

“This approval means we will soon own almost 70 percent of the land within the total Foxconn area,” said Dave DeGroot, Mount Pleasant Village President. “This is great news as we plan for a groundbreaking and look forward to continued growth and development within the project area.”

Landowner in Mount Pleasant, future site of Foxconn facility

According to a news release, after the closings are complete, these new properties will bring the Village’s total acquired acreage to more than 2,000 of the roughly 2,900 acre total Foxconn area.

The Village continues to consider offers from property owners, and is moving forward with land acquisitions associated with infrastructure improvements, in accordance with state statutes.

Construction work done at future site of Foxconn facility