Mercedes-Benz of Burlington has broke ground on the site of the new dealership planned for 80-82 Cambridge St. Bernie Moreno, owner of Mercedes-Benz of Burlington and town officials joined residents and the project team to celebrate the revitalization of the property and the beginning of the new, development of Mercedes-Benz of Burlington, a 55,000 s/f auto dealership.
The project team included Vocon as the architect and ECG Construction as the construction manger. The Collection Auto Group is the owner of the property.
"We are thrilled to begin the next phase of the project and continue our partnership with the Town of Burlington," said Moreno. "We are grateful for the support of the residents of Burlington, and anxiously look forward to the revitalization of this property."
Having received the resounding approval of town meeting to rezone the site to a Planned Development District (PDD) in late January, the rezoning cleared the way for the construction of the group's proposed Mercedes-Benz of Burlington. The zoning change has extended the PDD commonly known as "Burlington Corporate Center" to include the property at Cambridge St. Prior to the vote, the site was zoned as a General Industrial District and permitted for 85,000 s/f of office space.
Mercedes-Benz of Burlington has worked closely with town officials, town meeting members and the Burlington community since the inception of the project. Mercedes-Benz of Burlington is engaged in the special permitting process with the Town, and will be moving forward with initial construction plans over the coming months.
Shown (from left) are: Joe Impemba, planning board member; Nick Dimauro, lead counsel; Paul Raymond, planning board member; Bob Hogan, selectman; Bernie Moreno, owner, Mercedes-Benz of Burlington; Karl Stefan, regional manager of dealer development of Mercedes-Benz USA; Penny Cieri, VIP sales manager of Mercedes-Benz of Burlington; Sean King, vice president and general manager of Mercedes-Benz of Burlington; Michael Fratarelli, architect for Mercedes-Benz USA; Shad Sletto, VP of EGC Construction; Todd Greico, area manager, Mercedes-Benz USA; Rob Kistler, CFO for The Collection Auto Group; and Denver Brooker, project architect, Vocon.