5735 Pleasant Valley Road
Brighton Township, MI 48116
The 63 acre Pleasant Valley Industrial Site is located along I-96 on Pleasant Valley Road in Brighton Township, MI. It is centrally located between Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing, and Flint, with easy access to I-96 and US-23 to reach each of these destinations in 30 minutes to 1 hour. This industrial-zoned site has no 100-year or 500-year floodplains. In 2022, the site underwent a comprehensive Tier 1 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: I-1 (Industrial)
Current Land Use: Undeveloped Land
Future Land Use: The site is zoned for an industrial user, and no changes are anticipated.
Greenfield or Brownfield: Greenfield
Above ground structures: There is a two-story home with an attached garage and a Quonset hut structure on the northwest corner of the site.
Floodplain: No 100-year floodplains or 500-year floodplains on the site.
Wetlands: A large area of wetlands is located along the south and eastern portions of the site, approximately 17 acres.
Topographic Elevation: There is approximately 55 feet of elevation change across the site, with surface elevations varying between 870 feet to 925 feet above sea level.
Soil Types: In general, The USDA Soil Survey map indicates the presence of various sandy loams, loamy sands, and complex soils throughout the northern areas of the site. Much of the southern areas of the site where regulated wetlands are located are composed of muck soil.
- 12 ft. wide DTE Overhead Electric Easement
- Easement agreement with Brighton Township through areas of the Brighton Township owned parcel bordering the site to the south
T&E Species: Please see the US Fish & Wildlife Service Threatened and Endangered Species Listings Summary Table and the EDR NEPA Search Map in the Due Diligence Report.
Archaeological & Cultural Resources: The EDR NEPA Search Map Report did not identify any listings within a one mile radius of the subject site
Provider: DTE Energy
Current Service: The property is served by overhead lines that run north-south with capacity up to 3 MW
Assumed Demand: 5 MW 3-phase electric
Recommendations: Additional capacity could be needed for a heavy user. Compare the development demand needs with the available supply as early as possible in the project
Provider: Consumers Energy
Current Service: Existing 4-inch gas main along Pleasant Valley Road with a maximum allowable operating pressure of 60 psig
Assumed Demand: 7,500 mcf/month
Recommendations: Existing infrastructure can meet the assumed baseline demand
Provider: Deep well or the Fonda, Island, and Briggs Lake (FIB) Water Authority may be able to service the site
Current Service: The nearest FIB Water Authority water main available to tap is approximately 0.25 miles south of the site
Assumed Demand: 100,000 GPD
Recommendations: Conduct onsite testing to determine the capacity of the property’s groundwater resources for upgrading the well capacity of the site. Access to municipal water may be feasible for the future of this site, but it will require a line extension to the existing FIB Water Authority system.
Provider: Brighton Township
Current Service: Existing force main line along Pleasant Valley Road
Assumed Demand: 75,000 GPD
Recommendations: Verify the capacity is available at the Brighton Township Wastewater Treatment Plant at the time of planning the development
Proximity to Highways
Site Access on Pleasant Valley Road
Immediate access to eastbound I-96 from Pleasant Valley Road
2 miles to westbound I-96 access
Proximity to Rail
CSX Transportation is approximately one mile south of the site, businesses will have to utilize the intermodal terminals to leverage railroad shipping
The Canadian Pacific Detroit Intermodal Terminal – 30 miles
Proximity to Airports
30 miles to Willow Run Airport (Ypsilanti, MI)
45 miles to Detroit Metro Airport (Romulus, MI)
Due Diligence Report
Demographic & Business Data
Director of Business Development
Ann Arbor SPARK
Vice President of Real Estate