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What Do the Next 18 Months Hold for Foxconn Construction?



Foxconn Technology Group’s plans for a $10 billion LCD manufacturing campus in Mount Pleasant were remarkable in 2017 and 2018 for a number of reasons. The sheer size and scale of the project was unlike anything else contemplated in the state’s history. The incentive packages offered up by state and local leaders matched that size and drew their own controversy.

Given the size, perhaps one of the most remarkable elements of the project was its speed. Local elected leaders in Racine County made a big deal of the fact that construction equipment arrived on site a year after the first meeting between Foxconn and then-Gov. Scott Walker. It was less than a year from the project announcement at the White House to a groundbreaking that included President Donald Trump…

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