Balise Auto Group to Build Mazda Dealership This Summer
SPRINGFIELD — Balise Auto Group will build a Mazda dealership in the South End of Springfield this summer, the Republican reported. Construction on the $6 million project will begin this summer, and the new dealership is expected to open in 2020, bringing 38 jobs to the South End. Balise currently has a Mazda dealership at 635 Riverdale St. in West Springfield.
“Jeb Balise came to see me and Chief Development Officer Kevin Kennedy a few years ago to express his family’s continued commitment to be part of our Springfield renaissance with major economic-development expansion plans and philanthropic community efforts,” Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno said in a statement. “As he and his family have done for the past 100 years right here in Springfield, they have followed through, and I am so pleased and thankful for their continued belief and investment in our Springfield and my administration as we continue to create more jobs.”