3M to Sell 156-Acre Flex Campus in Austin to World Class Capital
AUSTIN, TEXAS — Minnesota-based 3M, which manufactures more than 55,000 material goods, will sell its 156-acre flex campus located at 6801 River Place Blvd. in Austin to World Class Capital Group, a private investment firm headquartered in the state capital, for an undisclosed price. The deal is expected to close during the fourth quarter. 3M is investing in a new 272,000-square-foot facility within the Class A Parmer development on the city’s north side, which currently houses the likes of Apple, General Motors, Dell and Samsung, among others. Construction of the new facility is scheduled to begin later this year, with move-ins slated for April 2019.