• Ariel Romell

Boomtown: Bastrop

Updated: Feb 9

By Ariel Romell

Elon Musk’s tunneling and infrastructure transportation company (Boring Company), purchased property in Bastrop County, purchased 73 acres in northwest Bastrop County off FM 1209. In October 2021, Musk announced moving Tesla headquarters to Austin alongside of the existing Tesla plant.

Bastrop has become a hotspot for the Film industry. Bastrop City Council approved a development agreement in June, 2021 for a 546-acre film studio. The development's primary use will be a film studio but it will include a mixture of uses, such as recreation, studio space and other accommodations that serve the studio and its customers. Visit to learn more.

Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa is a top-rated resort in Bastrop. Whether you’re exploring, swimming, birding, kayaking, hiking, or horseback riding, you’re sure to enjoy yourself and learn something new. Experience new adventures that will expand your horizons and offer the opportunity for a digital detox. Shady trails, sunny pools and nightly s’mores.

The Bastrop EDC has an excellent site selection website, paired with the Guzel hometown knowledge of Bastrop, to support your next development in the area. Contact Lisa Moguel at or (512) 589-9511.

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