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Google Buys Land To Neighbor Tesla

Tesla’s Gigafactory near Sparks, Nev. has a new neighbor from Silicon Valley.

The Reno Gazette Journal reportsGoogle, Inc. has purchased more than 1,200 acres of land at the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center for nearly $29.1 million, according to documents filed with Storey County last Friday.

The documents list Silver State LLC as the buyer, but multiple sources confirmed that the purchaser is Google.

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The transaction involves several parcels of vacant land at the industrial park just east of Reno-Sparks. One parcel measures 662 acres and another at 548 acres for a total of 1,210 acres, according to documents from the Storey County Assessor’s office.

 Records obtained from Storey County about the purchase did not indicate a use for the property.