Construction at Tesla facility in Travis County Dec. 10 (KXAN/Frank Martinez)

Development at Tesla facility in Travis County Dec. 10 (KXAN/Frank Martinez)

AUSTIN (Austin Enterprise Journal) — Elon Musk may very well be planning one other facility throughout the toll street from the Tesla Inc. gigafactory rising in jap Travis County. However as an alternative of constructing extra room for his electrical automobile firm, a number of sources advised Austin Enterprise Journal that land has been put aside for his area exploration firm, SpaceX.

It’s no secret that Musk desires to find some operations for House Exploration Applied sciences Corp., or SpaceX, in Austin — job postings in early March sought somebody to supervise building of a producing facility within the area. However Musk, the corporate’s CEO, has not publicly stated the place such a facility would land in Central Texas.

Representatives for Tesla and SpaceX didn’t instantly return requests for remark.

No permits have been filed but with town of Austin for business work on the location on the southwest aspect of State Freeway 130, a brief distance from the rapidly creating Tesla manufacturing unit, and it’s nonetheless attainable the corporate’s plans may change. However Musk’s land holdings and up to date web site work recommend one thing may quickly rise there.

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