$5B Rivian Factory Clears Another Legal Hurdle
05
Jan

$5B Rivian Factory Clears Another Legal Hurdle

A Morgan County judge threw out claims by local landowners that Georgia’s acquisition of a nearly 2,000-acre megasite for a $5B Rivian assembly plant illegally bypassed local zoning codes.
Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit Judge Stephen Bradley said Tuesday that local zoning codes don’t impact government-owned land, even though the site is ultimately being leased to the upstart electric-vehicle maker that ranks among the state’s biggest economic development wins, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. 
The ruling stems from a January 2023 lawsuit brought by six people who own property near the planned factory. The plaintiffs accused Georgia of acquiring the Rivian site, known as Stanton Springs… Bisnow News Feed