"There's a lot of potential on that land, a lot of potential," said Village Trustee Mike Rosenbaum. "It's sitting there empty. We have a great little community here where, if we could just help it grow. If we put the tools in the right hands."
Rosenbaum says it's the right time to seek developers, because of what's happening just a few miles away.
"It helps with Foxconn coming in the door," he said. "And you know what, these are things that Sturtevant's needed for a long time."
The wish list includes a brew-pub and grocery store.
"I like the idea of a brewery," said Paul Wittrock who lives nearby. "A top end grocery store like a Whole Foods or something that offers a lot of organic options would really be nice for people around here."