Casa Grande, AZ To Produce Lucid Motors Luxury Electric Car
Lucid Motors of Menlo Park, CA selects a 500 acre site in Casa Grande, Arizona, as the location for their new luxury electric car manufacturing facility, after evaluating 60 competing locations across the U.S. seeking this coveted opportunity.
City, County and State officials lead by Governor Ducey worked closely with Lucid Motors upper management team to resolve all roadblocks to Lucid Motors' final decision to build their $700 million electric car manufacturing facility in Casa Grande, AZ. The land will be
Casa Grande, AZ had recently been an unsuccessful bidder for a Tesla Motor Electric Car battery manufacturing site. Lessons learned in the Tesla bid were successfully applied to the Lucid Motors bid.
Construction of the auto production facility is scheduled to begin in 2017 with delivery of cars built at the Casa Grande facility expected in 2018. This is an aggressive delivery schedule that includes both constructing the car manufacturing facility and concurrently hiring and training a skilled car manufacturing workforce of 1700+ employees.
The jobs being created by Lucid Motors are very important to the Casa Grande, AZ economy that has been predominantly agricultural.
Author: Sam Elam,
Arizona Associate Broker, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, SFR
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