Dec. 23, 2011
RUMORS ABOUND ABOUT TOYOTA ACQUIRING
A SITE IN NORTH LAS VEGAS FOR EITHER A
PARTS SUPPLY OR MANUFACTURING FACILITY
Sources say that a local businessman was paid $100,000
to survey land in North Las Vegas although Toyota
sources deny any knowledge of this.
The earthquake and massive tsunami that struck Japan
earlier this year cut off shipments of vehicles and parts
supplies. North Las Vegas would be a viable site for
Toyota as land prices have dropped and the area is
served by railroads.
Thomas and Mack, an office and industrial developer
in Las Vegas is building the Northern Beltway
Industrial Center on about 100 acres in North Las
Vegas. Two buildings of 190,000 and 235,000 square
feet were completed in 2007.
Upon completion the park will have 6 buildings
totaling 2 million square feet ideal for warehousing
Toyota presently has 10 vehicle manufacturing plants
in North America and a huge parts plant in Long
A spokesman said, "the city would welcome Toyota
in North Las Vegas. We want to create jobs, to
bring in additional industries no matter what they