Innovation Interchange Technology & Industrial Park

I-96 & Latson Road Interchange

Howell, MI 48843









150-acre potential future expansion






Campus Planned Unit Development


Property Description

This 177-acre property (potential future 150-acre expansion) is located in Genoa Township with direct access to the Latson Road interchange at I-96 and a CSX Railroad line runs across the northern border of the property. The property is zoned Campus Planned Unit Development (CAPUD), permitting R&D, light industrial, medical and office. Located in the heart of Livingston County, the site is just 6 miles from US-23, 16 miles from Oakland County, 22 miles from Ann Arbor, and 25 miles to Lansing. A large, 30+ foot high monument sign is being placed on I-96 at the Latson Road interchange, which will feature the name and logo of prime tenants in the Innovation Park.

In 2023, the site underwent a comprehensive due diligence review through the VIP program, including a detailed site condition analysis, comprehensive information on utility providers and capacity, and a comprehensive report on site details (full report in the document library below).

Zoning and Land Use

Zoning: CAPUD – Campus Planned Unit Development

Current Land Use: Approximately 90% of available land is cropland with a few homes and vacant residential parcels

Future Land Use: Technology & Industrial Park: extensive list of permitted uses

Site Conditions

Greenfield or Brownfield: Greenfield

Above ground structures: Single family homes and associated outbuildings on some parcels. Fences along property boundaries.

Floodplain: No 100-year or 500-year floodplains on site


  • 2 freshwater emergent wetlands identified on site, covering approximately 2.4 acres total
  • Portions of 3 freshwater forested wetlands are identified on site, covering approximately 26.7 acres

Topographic Elevation: 

  • Elevations of 1000 ft along the CSX rail line in the north
  • Elevations of 940 ft along the Marion Genoa Drain
  • Elevations of 980 ft along Crooked Lake Road

Soil Types:

  • MoB – Wawasee loam (57.7% coverage), well drained, Group C
  • MoD – Miami loam (11.2% coverage), well drained, Group C
  • CarabA – Carlisle muck (6.6% coverage), very poorly drained, Group A/D
  • FoB – Fox sandy loam (6.0% coverage), well drained, Group C
  • BwA – Bronson loamy sand (4.4% coverage), well drained, Group B/D
  • MnB – Metea loamy sand (4.1% coverage), well drained, Group C
  • CvraB – Conover loam (3.9% coverage), somewhat poorly drained, Group C/D
  • Gd – Gilford sandy loam (2.2% coverage), poorly drained, Group A/D
  • OmB – Owosso-Miami sandy loams (2.2% coverage), well drained, Group C
  • By – Brookston loam (1.7% coverage), poorly drained, Group C/D


  • 66’ wide private road easement and 75’ radius private road easement for Clover Bend Court
  • 12’ wide Detroit Edison Easement along Clover Bend Court
  • 10’x10’ Drainage Easement along Latson Road south of Sweet Road
  • 25’ Wide Utility/Path Easement along Latson Road south of Sweet Road

T&E Species: Site has been previously logged/cleared, potential for presence of federally protected species is low

Archaeological & Cultural Resources: No known mapped or unmapped sites were found in Environmental Database Report (EDR) search of available government records within the search radius around the target property at the time of search


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Provider: DTE Energy

Current Service: All areas are adjacent to the existing distribution network. Connection and supply up to 4 MW possible within 12 months.

Assumed Demand: 15 MW

Recommendations: Supply beyond 4 MW will require an industrial substation and up to 30 months lead time. All facilities will be sized to meet the electric needs of the customer, early coordination with Detroit Edison will be necessary for loads above the capacity of the existing distribution network.

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Natural Gas

Provider: Consumers Energy

Current Service: Medium capacity distribution mains along Beck and Crooked Lake roads with up to 20 psig delivery pressure. A 36-inch high capacity gas main adjacent to the site along Latson Road.

Assumed Demand: 26 MCFH

Recommendations: All Consumers Energy natural gas facilities will be sized to meet the needs of the customer


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Provider: Marion Howell Oceola Genoa (MHOG) Water

Current Service: (2) 12” mains have recently been installed across I-96 to the subject site

Assumed Demand: 300,000 GPD

Recommendations: Additional water studies and coordination with local utility provider and Genoa Charter Township as the site is developed

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Provider: Genoa Oceola (GO) Sewer

Current Service: A sanitary force main has been installed across I-96 to the subject site

Assumed Demand: 200,000 GPD

Recommendations: Conduct additional sanitary studies and coordinate with local utility provider and Genoa Charter Township as the site is developed

Workforce Data

30-Minute Drive




Total Businesses


Active Workforce

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Total Businesses


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Proximity to Highways

Latson Road adjacent to the site

100 yards to the I-96 interchange

Proximity to Rail

CSX adjacent to site

22 miles to CSX yard in Wixom

Potential for on-site spur

Proximity to Airports

36 miles to Bishop International Airport (Flint, MI)

49 miles to Detroit Metro Airport (Romulus, MI)

Document Library

Tier-1 Site Due Diligence Report

Site Maps

Marketing Flyer

Demographic & Business Data

Workforce Profile

Regional Overview

Site Contact

Todd Wyett, Principal

Versa Real Estate


Phone: (248) 770-8484

Program Contact

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Shannon Selby

Vice President of Real Estate