New EV Facility Master Planning
& Phase 1 Design

Nikola Corporation

  • Master planning
  • Conceptual design
  • BEV/FCEV manufacturing facility with in-house offices, conference rooms, and support facilities
  • Design / Build
  • Phase 0.5 and Phase 1 of 3 Phases currently underway

Coolidge, Arizona

400,000 SF; 400-acre site

SSOE is currently working with Nikola Corporation, a leading designer and manufacturer of heavy-duty commercial battery-electric vehicles (BEV), fuel-cell electric vehicles (FCEV) and energy infrastructure solutions, as a design partner for their new manufacturing facility in Coolidge, Arizona. When complete, the zero-emissions facility will have the capacity to produce Class 8 commercial semi-trucks and will include in-house offices, conference rooms, and support facilities which showcase Nikola technology and culture.

As part of the initial facility master planning, SSOE provided a conceptual site layout and arrangements for the envisioned facility, including block diagram floor plans. In addition, our team presented a conceptual artistic rendering for the exterior facility design in its surroundings to provide a realistic representation of the proposed facility, drawing from examples of desired building aesthetics provided by Nikola.

Our work with Nikola continues today; the SSOE / Walbridge design-build team is helping turn their Phase 1 master plan vision into a reality with design and construction management services.

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