AUSTIN (Austin Business Journal) — The size of what Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies plans in Bastrop County, east of Austin, is coming into focus — and it appears to be massive.

The company wants to construct a 521,521-square-foot “shell building,” according to an Aug. 31 filing with the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. An estimated project cost of $43 million was given, along with an expected completion date of July 2023.

To put the size into perspective, it would be larger than the footprint of half-a-dozen typical H-E-B grocery stores.

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