SPOKANE, Wash. — A Spokane construction company recently broke ground on a Tesla service center in Liberty Lake.
In a Facebook post, Baker Construction announced that it was constructing the 33,768 square foot tilt-up precast structure. The building will have a 6,300 square feet of show room and employee work space along with 27,468 square feet of maintenance and service areas.
The site will house 24 of Tesla’s supercharging stations and 240 parking spots. Baker Construction expects work to wrap up in early 2022.
Palo Alto-based Tesla reported its first annual net profit in 2020, and its stock soared to make it the world’s most valuable automaker. Tesla joined the S&P 500 late last year and is currently valued at more than $820 billion.
According to Tesla’s website, the company was founded in 2003 by a group of engineers who wanted to make and electric car that was better than a traditional gasoline car. Tesla said it builds all-electric vehicles, scalable clean energy generation and storage products.