Pleasant Valley

5735 Pleasant Valley Road

Brighton Township, MI 48116


Brighton Twp.














Property Description

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.

Site Conditions

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



Natural Gas

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

Workforce Data

30-Minute Drive




Total Businesses



60-Minute Drive




Total Businesses




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)

Document Library

Due Diligence Report

Site Maps

Demographic & Business Data

Workforce Profile

Marketing Flyer

Regional Overview

Site Contacts

Site Representative

Paul Gobeille

Colliers International


Phone: 248-226-1684

Local Contact

Marcia Gebarowski

Director of Business Development

Ann Arbor SPARK

Phone: 248-767-9657

Program Contact

Verified Industrial Properties program contact photo
Shannon Selby

Vice President of Real Estate