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Village of Mount Pleasant and Racine County unanimously approve agreement ensuring all development costs and public infrastructure will be funded through Foxconn investments

On the heels of the approval of the State of Wisconsin’s contract with Foxconn, the world’s larg...

The following statement was issued today by Dave DeGroot, President of the Village of Mount Pleasant:

Tonight, the Village Board approved a Development Agreement with Foxconn that outlines the responsibilities of the company, the Village of Mount Pleasant and the County...

Foxconn, the world’s largest electronics manufacturer, last week signed a contract with the State of Wisconsin to build a brand-new, 22-million-square-foot manufacturing campus in Racine County. In return for meeting capital investment and job creation targets, Foxconn...

John Crimmings, General Sales Manager of First Weber’s Racine office shares his perspective.

"As we’ve been out in the community talking to existing employers, we’ve heard the same response: “This is great news, but …” Often that “but” has to do with existing businesses’ ability to attract talent and fill open positions.

To address this challenge, RCEDC has bee...

Dr. Bryan Albrecht, President and CEO of Gateway Technical College, shares his perspective on the Foxconn project.

 Last week, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. board approved the state's contract with Foxconn. To learn more about the approved contract, see the WEDC's fact sheet.

This is a major step forward for the project. In addition to the state contract, a local contra...

On Friday, November 10, the Mount Pleasant Village Board and the Mount Pleasant Plan Commission will hold a public hearing regarding an amendment to the Village's Master Plan to designate the Foxconn project area as business park land (view agenda here). The Board and...

Mount Pleasant resident and longtime community and commercial real estate developer, Jerry Franke, shares his take on the Foxconn project. 

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