Texas man offers Elon Musk 100 acres of free land to move Twitter's headquarters – Chron

A Texas man is offering Elon Musk free land to move Twitter’s headquarters to the Lone Star State. 
An Austin-area man is offering Elon Musk free land to use for Twitter’s headquarters should the billionaire choose to relocate his newly purchased company from San Francisco to Texas. Twitter accepted Musk’s deal to buy the social media platform for $44 billion on Monday, which prompted Gov. Greg Abbott to invite the richest man in the world to move its headquarters to the Lone Star State and join three of Musk’s other companies.
Now Jim Schwertner, president and CEO of Schwertner Farms, is making his own offer to Musk. “Elon Musk, Move Twitter to Schwertner, TX. 38 Miles North of Austin in Williamson County, and we will give you 100 Acres for FREE,” Schwertner wrote on Twitter Tuesday.
Elon Musk, Move Twitter to Schwertner, TX. 38 Miles North of Austin in Williamson County, and we will give you 100 Acres for FREE
Schwertner oversees farming and ranching on 20,000 acres of land just north of Georgetown, according to Austonia’s Andrea Guzmán. He said that the move would be a “win-win for everybody,” adding that a business like Twitter would bring a lot of jobs and boost the economy.
“We think it’s a good idea, especially when you’ve got Samsung coming to Taylor,” Schwertner told Austonia. “I mean, this area is exploding and we want to be part of this explosive growth.”
Other social media giants with headquarters in Central Texas include Meta and TikTok. Musk’s companies Tesla, SpaceX and the Boring Company are also headquartered in the Lone Star State. 
“I just think with all the stuff he’s done, he evidently likes Texas, right or he wouldn’t have moved from California,” Schwertner said about Musk. “And I want to be part of his plan if he’ll come visit with us.”
Schwertner reiterated his offer on Twitter Wednesday in an effort to gain Musk’s attention. He told Austonia his offer is a “serious gesture to help the citizens around Williamson County.”
Musk has yet to respond to or publicly acknowledge Schwertner’s offers, only posting on Twitter Wednesday about free speech on the platform and SpaceX activities. 
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Ariana Garcia joined Chron in 2021. Previously, she was a community news and breaking news reporter for the Austin American-Statesman. She enjoys binge-watching anime and films makeup tutorials in her spare time. 


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