Microsoft is planning to build a new data center campus in the village of Mount Pleasant, located on a 315-acre parcel of land in Foxconn territory. Microsoft plans on buying the land for more than $50 million.

The village, Racine County, Milwaukee 7 and Racine County Economic Development Corporation announced Monday afternoon Microsoft has agreed to purchase the land located in the east section of Area III, within the village’s Tax Increment District No. 5. The parcel of land runs along Braun Road in the village of Mount Pleasant, north of Highway KR, east of the Canadian Pacific Rail right-of-way , and west of 90th Street.

Microsoft will develop a $1 billion data center pending approvals from the Mount Pleasant Village Board and the Racine County Board.

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