Chrysler Plant Could Find New Life

by

comment
The plant as viewed from I-44 in Fenton.
  • The plant as viewed from I-44 in Fenton.
A group, reportedly comprised mostly of local investors, has submitted a proposal to purchase the shuttered Chrysler plant in Fenton.

According to the St. Louis County Economic Development Council, the unnamed group want to turn the plan into a technology part for companies in the business of alternative and renewable energy.

The plant has been idle since last year, when it last employed some 1,200 workers. The property has a price tag of around $30 million.

Riverfront Times works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of St. Louis and beyond.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep St. Louis' true free press free.