Van converter Tuscany Automotive Solutions has found a new location for its factory along County Road 6 in Elkhart, Ind., but it will not be on the site it originally wanted, across the street from an elementary school, according to the Elkhart Truth.
Tuscany, now located in nearby Shipshewana, Ind., will move on to three lots in the Banks Industrial Park. In exchange for the three lots, Tuscany will give developer Al Ludwig 13 acres across the street from Eastwood Elementary School.
Ludwig’s plan is to sell the land to a church or to someone who would use it for something “far more appropriate so near a school,” he said, according to the Truth.
Tuscany had faced a major challenge getting the property across from the school rezoned for manufacturing.