PASADENA (CBSLA) — Common Motors plans to spend $71 million on constructing a brand new, 149,000-square-foot campus in Pasadena, the automotive firm introduced Tuesday.
GM’s Superior Design Heart is relocating from its current facility in North Hollywood, to the larger, 8-acre campus for expanded expertise groups that may work on design and innovation within the areas of superior expertise, software program integration, and future mobility points, the corporate mentioned. The brand new facility is scheduled to be accomplished within the second half of 2022.
“Having a bodily presence in Southern California’s expertise epicenter is an integral a part of our world design operations and this new innovation campus won’t solely increase our operations twofold, however affords entry to the wealthy cultural range and expertise within the area,” Michael Simcoe, GM vice chairman of worldwide design, mentioned in a press release.
The Pasadena campus will probably be a part of GM Design’s broader world enlargement, which features a Design West facility below development on the World Technical Heart in Michigan and the enlargement of the Superior Design Heart in Shanghai, China.
Earlier GM Design services had been positioned in Newbury Park and the present North Hollywood Studio, which celebrated its twentieth anniversary final yr.