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Posted inDevelopmentNews

Foxconn to alter local manufacturing plans? Report says yes

A published report Wednesday sent ripples in every direction when Nikkei Asian Times reported that Foxconn Technology Group will shift its production of displays at the planned Racine County complex to small to midsized units. This would be a move away from its publicized original intent to create large-scale displays. The publication suggested that supply chain […]

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Mixed-Use Apartment and Retail Development Proposed Near Pleasant Prairie Outlet Mall

PLEASANT PRAIRIE – A new mixed-use development was announced just east of the Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlet mall. The Business Times reported Monday that the 16-acre development, Breeze Terrace, will feature more than 200 apartment units, along with restaurants and retail stores. No businesses have been named yet for the two 4,000 square foot restaurants […]

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Public comment sought on Foxconn air permit proposal

Public announcement: The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking public comment on air permit drafts for the Foxconn liquid crystal display manufacturing facility proposed for construction in Racine County. The DNR will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, April 3 at the SC Johnson iMet Center (2320 Renaissance Boulevard). Beginning at 6 p.m. the public may meet with DNR staff […]

Posted inGovernment

Contractors in Place for Potential Eminent Domain Ahead of FoxConn

The Village of Mount Pleasant is moving forward with preparations and preliminary work for the coming Foxconn development. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is still negotiating the final contract between the state and the Taiwan-based technology manufacturer for the record-breaking manufacturing facility slated for Mount Pleasant. In the meantime, the village board has approved […]

Posted inBusiness

Foxconn Building in Mount Pleasant

It’s official: Foxconn announced Wednesday that it will build its technology manufacturing facility in Mount Pleasant. Broken into three phases, the massive industrial complex will be located along Braun Road between 90th street and I-94 and represents a capital investment of at least $10 billion. Land Acquisition Could Mean Eminent Domain Jenny Trick, executive director […]

Posted inBreaking

Requests Include Millions For Utility Expansion

A series of resolutions passed by the Racine Waterworks Commission Tuesday night included the possibility of spending millions to extend water service to Mount Pleasant and expand the Racine Wastewater Utility in anticipation of the growth expected along the Interstate 94 corridor. The expansion request, however, goes far beyond the proposal by Foxconn Technology Group […]