Hemet industrial, commercial and residential developments move ahead

A sign on Florida Avenue at Lake Street tells motorists new Citrus Pointe homes are being constructed in Hemet by a D.R. Horton’s Express Homes with models going up now. Valley News/Tony Ault photo
Hemet, which was once considered a bastion for older adults and snowbirds from northern climates, is changing significantly as younger families move in and gain interest from advanced technological firms.The Hemet City Council in a special report from H.P. Kang, the city’s community development director, Tuesday, Sept. 22, heard the city is soon to expect the arrival of a S2A Tesla Powered Smart Home Factory. The 210,000-square-foot manufacturing facility will be located at State Street and Crows Nest Place on 32 acres.The factory will be solar-powered, including a sales office and model home complex. It is expected to hire 100 skilled workers and take delivery on Tesla trucks. It is planning to produce 1,000 residential units and 2,000 commercial units per year, according to Kan
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