A proposal to construct a Mercedes-Benz dealership in Kenwood is off the desk.

However Sycamore Township officers anticipate the zoning software for the dealership filed with the township after which withdrawn might be changed with a revised request sooner or later.

The design consultants group of Bayer Becker in downtown Cincinnati filed paperwork in Might looking for permission to construct a 3-story Mercedes-Benz dealership with a service division and a 5-story parking storage simply off Interstate seventy one on land owned by Kenwood Towers of Evanston.

The vacant, almost four-acre property on Ronald Reagan Drive is subsequent to Hampton Inn & Suites Cincinnati/Kenwood, close to the Kenwood Towne Centre and in an space beforehand accepted for an workplace constructing, lodge and parking facility.

“The challenges of this website, together with present market circumstances, have prevented an workplace constructing from being developed,” says an unsigned letter of intent submitted with the Bayer Becker software.

“The location is a wonderful location for a Mercedes dealership. The location has super visibility to Interstate seventy one and the Kenwood (Towne Centre).”

There already is a Mercedes-Benz dealership in Sycamore Township, at 8727 Montgomery Street.

However a consultant of the automotive agency stated at a township Zoning Fee assembly in June that Mercedes-Benz needs to maneuver, in line with minutes from the assembly.

Steve Zubieta stated one of many buildings on the present website is 50 years previous and on a cut up lot that causes issues displaying automobiles in inclement climate.

Mercedes-Benz would have the ability to present clients its automobiles in consolation within the proposed parking storage, which might home stock, some buyer parking and parking for the Hampton Inn subsequent door, he stated.

The Mercedes-Benz dealership on Montgomery Street was bought final yr.

DLP Cincinnati purchased it from the Dana Motor Co. for simply over $7 million in March 2016, in response to on-line data of the Hamilton County auditor.

“The challenge (the dealership proposed for Kenwood) will maintain the Mercedes dealership in Sycamore Township and can permit for a big new capital funding on in any other case unused property,” the letter of intent says.

 “The deliberate Mercedes dealership will improve Sycamore Township’s fame as the most effective business and retail space of Southwest Ohio.”

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