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Elon Musk Is Really Living in a Tiny Prefab House in Boca Chica

Curbed 07 July, 2021 - 01:17pm

The Real Deal reports that since Musk made the move to Boca Chica, the tiny Gulf Coast town where Space X has been gobbling up property, much to the frustration of locals, he has ensconced himself in a 20-foot-by-20-foot accessory dwelling unit (or ADU) made by the Las Vegas-based startup Boxabl. Although Musk tweeted last month that he was living in “literally a ~$50k house” on a property rented by Space X, it was Teslarati that first discovered the connection between the startup and Space X’s rapid expansion. In fact, Boxabl co-founder Galiano Tiramani — who calls the company’s ADUs “casitas,” the preferred name by some in the industry — dropped a major hint back in November 2020 in a YouTube video: “The casita I’m sitting in right now we just installed in Boca Chica, Texas, for a top-secret customer.” (There’s also a poster of a Space X rocket launch on the door just behind him.) Boxabl’s strategy to get the billionaire’s attention seems to have worked, as the company has been courting Musk for over a year; an April 2020 video asks: “Should we make space-Boxabls for Elon Musk? Or solve the world’s affordable housing crisis? Why not both?” Boxabl is currently looking for funding — it claims to have $1 billion in “reservations” from 20,000 customers so far, which is very similar to the way Tesla likes to frame its sales figures — so its timing really couldn’t be better. Just name-dropping the company in a single Musk tweet could raise millions.

While there are certainly a lot of unanswered questions about Musk’s specific living situation — where does Grimes sleep? Is the baby there? — it’s not hard to envision a formal brand partnership with Boxabl, seeing as there’s so much overlap here with Musk’s own endeavors. Boxabl’s casitas arrive, expectedly, in a box, one that can be towed to the site, perhaps by a large electric truck, and assembled in one hour, its innards unfolding with Transformers-like precision to reveal finished walls, countertops, and even appliances. It’s ideal for temporary housing on a site like SpaceX’s Starbase. It’s slightly less useful in a dense city where land is at a premium; the company says the units can be stacked, but images show them only two stories high (which is kind of like Musk’s dwindling interest in shared transportation solutions that would reduce greenhouse gases faster than just electrifying cars). Boxabl also claims to be “the only building system compatible with automobile-style factory mass production,” which could make for clean integration with Musk’s manufacturing hubs (some of which are also located in Nevada). And if social media is any measure, Boxabl’s stans are every bit as fanatic and evangelistic as Tesla’s, prognosticating that this home-in-a-box will signify the complete “disruption” of the construction industry.

But major disruptions of the construction industry have foundered in recent months. Katerra, the SoftBank-funded mass-timber start-up founded by Tesla’s former interim CEO, recently imploded after raising over $2 billion, in part because it was trying to sell prefabricated buildings like — wait for it — cars. Now 3-D–printing companies are manifesting themselves as a solution for the housing crisis in the same way. They actually all refer to themselves as “the Tesla of housing.” Modular housing done right, particularly in a way that can allow for maximum density on a site, is certainly one important part of the affordable-housing future in the U.S., but to be effective from a sustainability perspective, it needs to vertically scale. If Boxabl can accessorize with some of Musk’s other products — slap some SolarCity photovoltaic panels on top and strap some Powerwall batteries onto the exterior — to create a low-cost, solar-powered, plug-and-play dwellable unit that would ship from the factory in the time frame that’s guaranteed and somehow stack into a full-size apartment building, it could really be a game changer. Kind of like if Tesla had made that electric bus.

Elon Musk's 'main home' is now a tiny 375 square foot prefabricated rented house worth just $50,000

Daily Mail 07 July, 2021 - 01:17pm

By Charlotte Mitchell For Mailonline

Elon Musk, the world's third richest man, is living in a tiny home worth just $50,000 on the SpaceX site in Texas

Over the past year, Musk has sold most of his real estate portfolio and listed his final property last month. 

The 50-year-old revealed in a tweet that he now resides in a modest rented home at his company's Boca Chica, Texas, launch site that is worth just $50,000 - less than the cost of a base Tesla Model S.

'My primary home is literally a ~$50k house in Boca Chica / Starbase that I rent from SpaceX. It's kinda awesome though,' he wrote, saying he also had an 'events house' in the Bay Area.

The entrepreneur, listed by Forbes as the world's third richest man with a fortune of $167.3billion, is believed to be living in a 375-square-foot modular home made by the company Boxabl, according to the Musk fan blog Teslarati and the Houston Chronicle.

Though Musk has not confirmed the name of the company that made his home, a Boxabl unit appears to be visible on the site on Google Earth.

The company's homes are tiny but stylish, set up like a studio apartment with an open plan living area, kitchen and bedroom, with an adjacent bathroom. 

The properties are assembled from a folded box made of concrete panels and steel.

Elon Musk, one of the world's richest men, is living in a tiny prefab house on the SpaceX site in Texas, according to reports. Pictured: A Boxabl Casita similar to the one Musk is said to be renting

The 50-year-old revealed in a tweet that he now resides in a modest rented home on his company's Boca Chica, Texas launch site, worth just $50,000 - less than the cost of a base Tesla Model S. Pictured: A Boxabl Casita similar to the one Musk is said to be renting

The entrepreneur is believed to be living in a 375-square-foot modular home made by the company Boxabl, according to the Musk fan blog Teslarati and the Houston Chronicle. Pictured: A Boxabl Casita similar to the one Musk is said to be renting

'My primary home is literally a ~$50k house in Boca Chica / Starbase that I rent from SpaceX. It's kinda awesome though,' he wrote in early June, saying he also had an 'events house' in the Bay Area. Pictured: A Boxabl Casita similar to the one Musk is said to be renting

The company's homes are tiny but stylish, set up like a studio apartment with an open plan living area, kitchen and bedroom, with an adjacent bathroom. Pictured: A model of a Boxabl Casita

Teslarati reported that the model Musk, who is said to be worth $167.3 billion, is renting is a mass-produced 20 feet x 20 feet 'foldable prefabricated home,' named the Boxabl Casita. 

Boxabl has not confirmed whether Musk is living in one of its homes but in November announced it had built a Casita for a 'high-profile' and 'top secret' customer in Boca Chica.  

The Las Vegas-based company set up in 2017 with the aim of building homes that could be shipped anywhere.

Co-founder Galiano Tiramani told the New York Post: 'The goal of the company is to mass-produce housing on a scale and at a cost that's never been done before,' Galiano added. 'We want to make housing dramatically more affordable for the world.'

The Casita model was the first of the company's designs and, in a possible nod to Musk, the company has demonstrated it being configured for use on Mars.  

The company has also pitched the use of its housing units as a means to expand Starbase, Teslarati reported. 

Boxabl has not confirmed whether Musk is living in one of its homes but in November announced it had built a Casita for a 'high-profile' and 'top secret' customer in Boca Chica

Though Musk has not confirmed the name of the company that made his home, a Boxabl unit is appears to be visible on the site on Google Earth (above)

Over the past year, Musk has sold most of his real estate portfolio and listed his final property last month [File photo]

Last summer, Musk began selling his real estate portfolio, saying he intended to give up most of his assets to focus on his mission to Mars. 

'I am selling almost all physical possessions. Will own no house,' the entrepreneur tweeted in May 2020. 

Musk listed his last remaining home, a California Bay Area mansion for sale in June for $37.5 million.

The home is on Crystal Springs Road in Hillsborough, and was used chiefly as a rental space for events, he said. 

Musk said he would like to sell it to a large family who will live there. 'It's a special place,' he tweeted. 

Musk had gone on a spree the past 13 months, selling six of his properties, as well as one in 2019, for a total of $114 million.

He said he was doing it as a way to defuse criticism of his wealth, telling podcast host Joe Rogan last May: 'I think possessions kinda weigh you down. And they're kind of an attack vector. People say, 'Hey, billionaire, you got all this stuff.' 'Well, now I don't have the stuff — now what are you gonna do?'' 

Boxabl set up in 2017 with the aim of building homes that could be shipped anywhere. Pictured: A Boxabl Casita similar to the one Musk is said to be renting

The company has pitched the use of its housing units as a means to expand Starbase, Teslarati reported. Pictured: A Boxabl Casita similar to the one Musk is said to be renting

Musk has gone on a spree the past 13 months, selling six of his properties, as well as one in 2019, for a total of $114 million. Pictured: A Boxabl Casita similar to the one Musk is said to be renting

The announcement that Musk was selling his mansion on Crystal Springs Road meant he has nearly rid himself entirely of his properties in California

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Driver stopped with large antenna for Elon Musk’s space internet Starlink attached to his car

Yahoo News 07 July, 2021 - 01:17pm

“Sir I stopped you today for that visual obstruction on your hood. Does it not block your view while driving?”, the officer asked the driver. “Only when I make right turns”, the driver replied.

The driver was using the satellite dish to receive wifi for a business they operate out of their car, CNBC reports.

Elon Musk had previously said that it seeks to develop Starlink so that it could operate on vehicles, aircraft, and ships.

However, the CEO had to later clarify that this was not to connect personal vehicles, including Tesla cars, as the terminal is too large. “This is for aircraft, ships, large trucks [and] RVs”, he said.

The terminals applied to vehicles will be slightly different to those available to customers, with specialised mountings, and limited communication to certain SpaceX satellites.

There are currently over 1,000 Starlink satellites in low-Earth orbit around the world, with users in the UK and US already signed up for early-access. SpaceX plans to build a constellation of up to 40,000 satellites over the next few years.

The system is running in a beta form, although it will probably move to its next stage in the summer.

“Service uptime, bandwidth & latency are improving rapidly. Probably out of beta this summer”, Mr Musk tweeted in April 2021. The change could mean more people will be able to sign up to the service, which currently has over 10,000 users.

In a subsequent post, Mr Musk said that it will also be “fully mobile later this year, so you can move it anywhere or use it on an RV or truck in motion.”

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The question of whether to charge your electric car every night gets asked by some EV drivers who worry persistently about depleting the battery without a charging station nearby. The short answer to the question is no. In general, you should not charge your electric car every night. The practice of charging an electric vehicle every night can shorten the lifespan of the car’s battery pack.

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Siemens Mobility said on Wednesday it had landed a $3.4 billion order from U.S. national rail transportation company Amtrak for 73 trains that will be powered by hybrid engines. The order for the trains, which will play a transport corridor in the U.S. northeast, has an option to be expanded by up to 140 more units, Siemens Mobility said in a statement. Siemens Mobility said the order, its largest ever in the United States, would include maintenance and service.

A stroke of good fortune saved him. “He got extremely lucky here.”

Used cars normally shed as much as 25% of their value in the first year, but some models from Jeep, Subaru, Chevrolet, and others are now worth more.

BMW's CE 04 electric scooter looks like it's pulled straight out of anime.

The driver of the car was headed west on US 40 Highway “at a very high rate of speed” when it crashed, police said.

Just as it did before, the Sport model is going to offer a slight increase in driving performance over the standard model. Design is the main point for today, as very few details about the car’s performance are available outside of the new photos. Genesis doesn’t go into detail about its rear-wheel steering system, but does say that it’s designed for “maximizing driving stability.”

The new Jeep Grand Cherokee will roll out this year sans its supercharged V8 Trackhawk model, marking the end of the Hellcat era of high-powered Jeeps. Per MoparInsiders, the model was originally slated to carry over to the new generation of Grand Cherokee but was ultimately axed as Jeep parent company Stellantis pivots toward electrification. This shouldn't come as much of a surprise to fans of Mopar performance, as the writing has been on the wall for high-output, large-displacement V8 engines, especially outside of pickup trucks.

If it involves tarmac and tires, this 110 hp sportbike can adapt and excel.

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After Announcing His Plans to "Own No House," Elon Musk Is Reportedly Living in a $50K Tiny Home

HouseBeautiful.com 07 July, 2021 - 01:17pm

The SpaceX CEO is downsizing!

After selling most of his real estate portfolio over the last year (most recently, his San Francisco home for $37.5 million), Elon Musk has moved into a $50K home in Boca Chica, the Texas town otherwise known as Starbase, where Musk's SpaceX headquarters are located.

He announced the news earlier this month in a Tweet. "My primary home is literally a ~$50k house in Boca Chica / Starbase that I rent from SpaceX. It’s kinda awesome though," the SpaceX CEO writes. He adds, "only house I own is the events house in the Bay Area. If I sold it, the house would see less use, unless bought by a big family, which might happen some day."

The move appears to be part of Musk's plan to "own no house," which he declared in a Tweet in May of last year. In the tweet, he also writes that he would be “selling almost all [of his] physical possessions."

Despite Musk having been named the richest person in the world, according to fan-blog Teslarati and The New York Post the home referenced in the CEO's tweet is actually a 375-square-foot tiny home from Boxabl. Though this has yet to be officially confirmed, Boxabl hinted at the sale in a promotional video for the company posted in November. In the video, Galiano Tiramani, one of the founders of Boxabl, says "The [Boxabl] Casita I'm sitting in right now in Boca Chica, Texas, we just installed for a top-secret customer." While the founder didn't name anyone specific, he is seated in front of a door that appears to have a spaceship decal on it, leading many to wonder whether the detail was a hint. Teslarati also writes in a blog that they "recently received a tip noting that Elon Musk’s housing unit in Starbase, Texas is a Boxabl Casita."

Boxabl homes are foldable, portable homes that can be set up in a single day. The homes are arranged like most studio apartments and are equipped with a full kitchen, bathroom, and dual living and sleeping area. According to the site, the homes are "complete right out of the box." Looks like living like a CEO isn't too far out of reach after all!

5 updates on Elon Musk's Texas ventures from Tesla to SpaceX

Austonia 07 July, 2021 - 01:17pm

In five minutes, you're fully informed and ready to start another great day in our city.

The Tesla Gigafactory in Southeast Travis County is expected to begin production this year. (Tesla Owners Austin/Twitter)

Multi-hyphenated billionaire Elon Musk recently revealed that he lives in a $50,000 prefab tiny home in Boca Chica, Texas, that he rents from his aerospace company SpaceX. Although he says that is his primary home, many of his business ventures are quickly growing in Austin.

Here's an update on five of his startups, from Tesla to his Austin-based philanthropic foundation.

The $1.1 billion Tesla Gigafactory in Southeast Travis County is growing each day as crews work to make good on Musk's promises: initial limited production by the end of the year and as many as 10,000 jobs. The construction site has attracted acolytes such as the Tesla Owners Austin and local elected officials as well as speculation.

🚘 Toured the Tesla site w/ some of my team on Friday! It's incredible to see how quickly it's coming together. I look forward to checking it out once it's complete. #GigaTexas pic.twitter.com/y1dEqwJFvu

The factory will produce the Model 3 sedan, Model Y SUV and Cybertruck, at least one of which has made its Central Texas debut. Tesla sold 201,250 cars in the second quarter, more than twice as many as it did in the same period last year, despite a global chip shortage, according to a July 2 press release.

Cybertruck at Giga Texas pic.twitter.com/c1RuektPnN

In addition to construction, the electric carmaker is in the midst of a local hiring spree, with more than 250 Austin-based jobs posted on its website.

Although the factory is still under construction, questions are already swirling about future projects. The entity Tesla used to buy the site owns more than 2,500 acres along SH 130, according to a May 13 report by the Austin Business Journal. Experts suggested it could be used for Musk's other ventures or serve as the future home of Tesla HQ, following its founder from California to Texas.

Musk's aerospace company SpaceX is not currently hiring in the Austin area but does have scores of open positions in Brownsville and McGregor, where it has a launch facility and rocket development facility, respectively.

However, SpaceX will break ground on a new "state-of-the-art manufacturing facility" in Austin related to its broadband Starlink project, according to job listings posted in March.

Starlink is a forthcoming high-speed, low-latency broadband internet system enabled by a "constellation of low Earth satellites" and suited for populations with little or no connectivity, such as rural areas, according to its website.

It is unclear where the Austin facility will be located but it will manufacture consumer products such as Starlink dishes, Wi-Fi routers and mounting hardware, according to the postings, which are no longer listed.

Tunnel Rave pic.twitter.com/d3JKOIAsy7

Musk's tunneling startup—and flamethrower manufacturer—is hiring for 18 Austin-based positions, according to its website. One job posting mentions a research and development site in Bastrop, marking the company's first admission that it has a location in the Austin area, as reported by the Austin Business Journal last month.

The Boring Company built a 1.14-mile research and development tunnel in Hawthorne, California, in 2018. It cost around $10 million to construct and originated at a SpaceX property, according to the website.

Musk's brain implant startup is also hiring in Austin. Its website lists seven positions, including a neurosurgical robot operator and veterinarian. The company has tested its product on monkeys and pigs, prompting pushback from PETA, and Musk tweeted in February that initial human trials could begin as soon as later this year.

Neuralink is working super hard to ensure implant safety & is in close communication with the FDA. If things go well, we might be able to do initial human trials later this year.

Although the company is headquartered in San Francisco, the postings have fueled speculation that it will expand to a new Austin location for months.

The Musk Foundation website is extremely bare. (Musk Foundation)

Musk's philanthropic venture relocated to Austin last summer, ahead of its founder's closely watched move from California to Texas. Founded in 2001, the foundation supports renewable energy, human space exploration, pediatric research, science and engineering education, and the development of artificial intelligence.

The Musk Foundation recently donated $1 million toward the revitalization of downtown Brownsville and new housing opportunities in the area, where SpaceX has a launch facility and is actively hiring.

"There's going to be a need for professionals to be able to have a home near downtown," Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation Executive Director Josh Mejia told Valley Central last month. "We understand that there have been folks who've lived here for many generations, so we'd also like to support that as well."

Musk announced in March that he would donate $20 million to school districts in Cameron County, where he is attempting to incorporate the new city of Starbase, and $10 million to the city of Brownsville. The donations have prompted some to wonder: Could Austin be next?

The Texas Legislature will convene for a special session on Thursday at 10 a.m. (Stuart Seeger/CC)

State lawmakers will reconvene at the Texas Capitol on Thursday morning for a special session, where Gov. Greg Abbott has asked that they prioritize 11 issues not passed during the regular session, which ended May 31.

"Two of my emergency items, along with other important legislation, did not make it to my desk during the regular session, and we have a responsibility to finish the job on behalf of all Texans," Abbott said in a statement Wednesday.

In addition to this special session, state lawmakers will reconvene later this year to tackle redistricting.

The average Austin rent has increased nearly 13% year-over-year and nearly 10% since July 2018, according to the latest market report from ApartmentData.com. (Pexels)

The average Austin rent is steadily increasing after a months-long pandemic slump, largely due to prospective homebuyers who have been exhausted by the frenzied local housing market and turned to apartments.

After a nine-month pandemic downturn, the average rent in the Austin metro began to creep up in December. It is now $1,442 a month, up from $1,278 in July 2020 and $1,311 in July 2019, according to the latest market report from AparrtmentData.com. The occupancy rate is 91.4%, up from 89.3% last year, and only 20% of units are rented with concessions, such as one-month-free specials and other discounts, compared to 26% in June and 44% this time last year.

The median home price in the city of Austin reached an all-time high of $566,500 in May, increasing $142,450 year-over-year, according to the Austin Board of Realtors latest market report. Low supply, high demand, labor shortages and rising construction costs are all contributing to the rising sales prices.

Many prospective homebuyers are being priced out of the brutal housing—and turning to the rental market instead. Deanna Garza, a Realty Austin agent, said people relocating to Austin for jobs at companies such as Tesla and Apple may also wish to rent before buying. These trends have led to more competition. The average rent in the Austin metro is more expensive—and rising more rapidly—than in other big Texas cities, despite a brief pandemic slump that offered tenants rare relief in an increasingly expensive market, according to ApartmentData.com.

Hector Jimenez is expected to be back on the pitch as Austin FC takes on LAFC. (Austin FC/Twitter)

Remember that first match? The ultimate rematch is on at Q2 Stadium as Austin FC takes on LAFC for the second time at 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

Back before the club's first goal, before the injuries and before their triumphant 4-1 breakout win at Q2 Stadium, Austin FC lost 2-0 to LAFC at Los Angeles Banc Stadium for their first-ever match.

When they first faced the Los Angeles club, Austin was nearly injury-free. They were also goalless and lacked a solid starting lineup as they faced off against a club that was projected to be at the top of the Western Conference. Now, LAFC sits at No. 5 in the West and has just one win on the road, while Austin's long scoreless streak was recently snapped by Jon Gallagher and crew at Q2 Stadium.

Austin will be looking to keep their momentum rolling as they take on LAFC at home. Here's how that could go down:

While Austin has Gallagher, Diego Fagundez and Cecilio Dominguez to thank for their goals, LAFC relies on another trio. Corey Baird, Jose Cifuentes, and Diego Rossi have tallied three goals each at the top of LAFC's attacking lineup and make up nine of the club's 13 goals this season.

2019 MVP winner Carlos Vela, the club's star player, was "accidentally" subbed out 20 minutes into their season opener against Austin and didn't return until late May on injury. The man who scored 52 goals in his first 66 MLS regular-season games has just one goal to his name this season so far, but he's quickly whipping back into shape. Vela's lone goal came against FC Dallas on June 24.

Even as the club sits lower in the standings than usual, Austin FC Head Coach Josh Wolff said they're still a potential threat. "They haven't put up the numbers that they typically put up, but they're still very dangerous," Wolff said.

While they've won half of their home games, LAFC is less lucky on the road and has a 1-3-1 away record.

Meanwhile, Austin is riding a high after their 4-1 win against Portland that saw not one, but four players make those first goals at Q2 Stadium. The club is on the mend as well, but six players remain out of play indefinitely, including Gallagher.

Despite only scoring in one of their first three home matches, Austin FC has dominated every club that has played at Q2 Stadium. Wolff said he hopes to see more confidence around the goal after a successful home stretch.

"We played really well in our three home games: good energy, good intensity, really good mentality how we come out and try to drive and dictate the game," Wolff said. "And last game we were rewarded with some goals... (so) hopefully it helps give our group confidence."

Austin has not had the luxury of a solid starting lineup this season, and they'll likely see a new set of faces this match as well. Gallagher's foot injury means another man is needed up top. Jared Stroud is likely in alongside Dominguez and Fagundez as he tries to crack his first goal.

Hector Jimenez, who got a goal of his own in last match, is still in for an injured Nick Lima on right back, and Daniel Pereira is likely back in the starting XI after a stellar performance against Portland.

Wolff said having Pereira flanked behind Fagundez has helped elevate the club's quality of play even as the club continues to sort out injuries.

"Having Diego and having Danny Pereira back obviously helps, it gets two really quality players out on the field... and now you really start to see the game come to life," Wolff said. "They have personality and character, and we continue to learn about these guys as well."

If you've got the golden ticket, good for you! Click here for a guide to matchday fun.

For everyone else, some tickets are still up on SeatGeek, but there are also plenty of watch parties for those looking for the gameday hype as well.

Here are a few options around town:

For some before-match fun, catch the guys at The Horn give a pregame analysis at The Rustic Tap with $5 pints of Michelob Ultra from 3-7 p.m.

Karbach Brewing and Do512 have teamed up to provide a watch party at The Lustre Pearl South with drink specials, giveaways and more. The party starts at 6:30 p.m., two hours before kickoff.

We are hosting an @AustinFC watch party at @EasyTigerATX east this Wednesday evening at 7:30pm! Come join us at the new indoor beer hall and eat delicious pretzels! You may even get a pretzel for free..... 🥨🍺⚽️ #austinfc #soccer #losverdes pic.twitter.com/hkihrq0hnG

Grab a (possibly) free pretzel and enjoy Easy Tiger East's new indoor beer hall as you watch the guys play starting at 7:30 p.m.

For every home match, Austin FC supporters' group Austin Anthem celebrates before, during and after the match at Circle Brewing, a brewery just steps away from Q2 Stadium.

Are you one of the 20k+ on the @AustinFC season ticket waitlist? We’ll be here for ya every match for the best out-of-stadium gameday experience in the city. pic.twitter.com/d3bfSMJb4V

Just feet away from Circle Brewing, Hopsquad Brewing serves as the official HQ for Austin FC supporters' group Los Verdes and will be packed with the same all-day music, beer and fun as those next door.

For those looking to watch the match in the comfort of your neighborhood bar, check out these 30+ Pub Partners that play every match, home or away.

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