Tesla planning new South Austin showroom at The Yard

The company plans to invest $2.5 million into renovations for the project. (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)
The company plans to invest $2.5 million into renovations for the project. (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)

The company plans to invest $2.5 million into renovations for the project. (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)

Tesla is planning a new South Austin showroom within The Yard at 500 E. St. Elmo Road, Austin, according to a permit filed with the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. Similar permits were filed with the city of Austin on Jan. 14.

According to the filing, Tesla will renovate the property for auto sales and vehicle services at an estimated renovation cost of $2.5 million. The 29,936-square-foot property is currently occupied by Music Lab Austin’s recording studio.


The filing estimates construction could begin on the project this June, and will take an estimated three months to complete.

Adan Novoa, who is listed as the tenant for the project, said he could not respond with additional details.

Community Impact Newspaper has reached out to Music Lab and will update this story as more information becomes available.
By Nicholas Cicale
Nick has been with Community Impact Newspaper since 2016, working with the Lake Travis-Westlake and Southwest Austin-Dripping Springs editions. He previously worked as a reporter in Minnesota and earned a degree from Florida State University.


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