Development Opportunities

With its ideal location, robust transportation network, and room to grow, the Mount Pleasant area presents the right opportunity for developers, companies and site selectors.

Industrial Development

Crossroads Industrial Park & Hayes Industrial Park

Prepped for development, several excellent industrial or large commercial sites lie within the Crossroads Industrial Park and have easy access to the U.S. Highway 34 and U.S. Highway 218/27 (The Avenue of the Saints).

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Commercial Development

Crossroads Business Park

Recognizing a good opportunity when they see it, several new businesses have located in the Crossroads Business Park. It will be difficult to find a location more perfect than these lots for commercial uses or multi-family residential units. With numerous amenities nearby, such as grocery stores, banking & restaurants. The location is a prime subject for investment. The sites are within close proximity to most major employers in the Mount Pleasant. Additionally, the convenient nearby access to U.S. Highway 218 provides these sites with heavy traffic flows for commercial properties and great connectivity for residents.

Grand Avenue Commercial Area

Right at the intersection of Highways 218 and 34, Grand Avenue is the gateway to the Mount Pleasant Community. Walmart Supercenter, Pilot Travel Center, Pizza Hut, McDonald’s and other international brands generate significant customer traffic along this newly rebuilt arterial thoroughfare.

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Residential Development

In March 2014, Maxfield Research, of Minneapolis, completed an exhaustive analysis of housing needs in Henry County. The Comprehensive Housing Needs Analysis for Henry County, Ia report found a demand for 894 new housing units in the county through the end of the decade, including 246 for-sale units, 253 general-occupancy units, and 395 senior units. Read the full report.

Manufacturers and large employers regularly reinforce the existing demand for new residential development. To learn more about demand, the housing market, or development opportunities, contact MPADC at 319.385.3101.