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Economic Development

The Economic Development department works with property owners and developers interested in positive growth and redevelopment opportunities. We work to maintain and enhance employment opportunities by retaining and creating jobs, as well as work to diversify and enhance the city's tax base.

If you are interested in what the City's Economic Development plans include. Please take a moment to peruse the documents below.

We anticipate questions, and welcome your email inquiries or telephone calls. Please let us know how we can be of further assistance to you.


Announcement: Proposals being accepted for purchase of sites in Eastpointe IV Subdivision

The City of Mt. Pleasant seeks proposals to purchase the remaining nine sites in Eastpointe IV Subdivision. Access the following documents for more information:

Announcement: Proposals being accepted for Parcel B property

Interested parties may submit a proposal until January 31, 2014 at 4 p.m. for the development of the property locally known as Parcel B, which is adjacent to the Mt. Pleasant City Hall. Important information includes:
  • Proposal Announcement: Details of submittal deadlines and contents of the proposal.
  • Conceptual Development Guidelines: As reference to aid in the development of your proposed concept. These guidelines reflect the expectations of the City and its Economic Development Corporation (EDC) Board of Directors for the type of development acceptable for this important parcel.
  • Known Easements: To further assist in your project planning, there are several easements known to exist on the parcel as depicted on the attached photo. There may be other encumbrances present that can be revealed by a proper site survey should you be selected to assist the City’s EDC with the development of this property.
  • Site elevations
  • Cross sections
  • The City also has limited additional studies and reports regarding this site (such as an environmental Due Care Plan and Baseline Environmental Assessment) that are available upon request.

Residential Incentive Program

The goal of the Owner Occupied Residential Incentive Program is to reduce the number of rental units in a target area of the city and encourage neighborhood stability by increasing the number of owner occupied properties. To learn more about the Residential Incentive Program and to learn if you qualify to receive money toward the purchase of your home, view our brochure.