Kia Dealership Coming Soon

Posted by – Steve Cohen, Director of Community Development

An application has been submitted to the City of Auburn Hills to allow the construction of a new 25,749 square foot automobile dealership, with associated 350+ vehicle inventory storage area, for Summit Place Kia of Auburn Hills.  The site is located at the southeast corner of Lapeer Road and Interpark Drive within the Dutton Corporate Centre.

Site Plan
Site Plan

Summit Place Kia has established a solid reputation in the automotive dealership industry and currently operates the top two Kia Dealerships in the State of Michigan, outselling both Honda and Toyota.  The proposed dealership is expected to create 25 new jobs.  Total investment in the project is estimated at $4 million.

Building Facade
Building Façade

Those interested in learning more about this proposal are encouraged to attend the public hearing at the Planning Commission meeting scheduled for Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber at City Hall.  A final decision on the project is anticipated to be made by the City Council on Monday, May 23, 2016.

Construction is anticipated to begin in July 2016 with completion expected in Spring 2017.