Electrical automobile maker Lucid plans first LI service middle

Lucid, a Newark, Calif.-based electrical automobile producer, plans to open its first Lengthy Island service middle early subsequent 12 months. 

The corporate has leased 24,000 sq. ft at 45 South Service Highway in Plainview, the place it’ll construct the brand new facility that’s anticipated to open within the first quarter of 2023. 

Lucid presently maintains one location on Lengthy Island, a studio on the Americana Manhasset retail advanced. The Plainview facility will probably be simply the automobile maker’s second service middle within the Northeast, as it’s planning to open one other in Natick, Mass. this fall. 

45 South Service Highway Plainview / Google Maps picture

The Plainview house was previously occupied by long-time tenant Coram CVS, a house infusion supplier. In depth renovations have been simply accomplished on the 100,000-square-foot 45 South Service Highway constructing, which included a brand new façade and photo voltaic panel set up on a brand new roof. 

Publicly traded Lucid started delivering its first automobiles to prospects in Oct. 2021. When initially based in 2007, the corporate was named Atieva and centered on making powertrains and batteries for different EV producers. The corporate was rebranded as Lucid in 2016, when it introduced it could make its personal model of electrical vehicles. 

Final month, the corporate raised the costs of its EV line, with its lowest priced mannequin referred to as Air Pure now promoting for $87,400 and its higher-end mannequin Air Grand Touring priced at $154,000. Lucid’s base mannequin EV has a spread exceeding 500 miles on a single cost, in line with EPA estimates. It will probably go from zero to 60 miles per hour in 2.5 seconds. 

Lucid, which has been fighting supply-chain points, needed to trim its 2022 manufacturing outlook from 20,000 to between 12,000 and 14,000 automobiles, in line with printed experiences. The corporate reported a internet lack of $81.3 million for the primary quarter of the 12 months. Nevertheless, Lucid additionally has greater than 30,000 reservations from patrons, representing gross sales of $2.9 billion.

Jordan Oliver of Newmark represented Lucid, whereas landlord WK Equities was self-represented within the Plainview lease transaction. 


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