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As big as Apple: Tesla plant investment tabbed at $1.1 billion

June 19, 2020

Details continue to pour in about a massive new electric vehicle manufacturing plant planned by Tesla Inc. in East Austin, from the company's proposed investment to wages and more incentives..Read More

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Tesla submits application with Del Valle ISD for Gigafactory, $68M in tax incentives proposed

Jun 18, 2020

DEL VALLE Texas (KXAN) Tesla is looking to build a 4 million to 5 million square-foot manufacturing plant in the Austin area, and it would like to build on land within the Del Valle Independent School District with more than $68 million in tax incentives, an application with the Texas Comptroller's office says...Read More

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Tesla confirms it will build $1.1B factory in Austin

Jul 22, 2020

Tesla intends to build a 4 million- to 5 million-square-foot manufacturing facility on a site off the State Highway 130 toll road near Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. The $1.1 billion project could employ about 5,000 workers with an average annual salary of $47,147 and a median salary of $68,303. Read More

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Pflugerville, Amazon announce 820K square-foot fulfillment center to open in 2021

Jul 15, 2020

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (KXAN) Following Pflugerville City Council approval in its regular meeting Tuesday, an Amazon fulfillment center is coming to town. The council approved a $3.8 million economic development plan to improve infrastructure in the area where the center will be, just off East Pecan Street and a mile away from State Highway 130. The center is expected to start operating in 2021, Amazon says, and will create 1,000 full-time jobs, something Pflugerville Mayor Victor Gonzales is happy about.Read More