F.X. Caprara Honda
What: F.X. Caprara Honda dealership
Location: Outer Bradley Street corporate park, town of Pamelia. The Honda dealership is adjacent to the Exit 47 interchange off I-81 at the northern end of the park.
Owner: F.X. Caprara Car Cos. Co-owner Charles G. Caprara has been named to manage the Honda franchise
Developer: D.C. Building Systems
Site prep: Purcell Construction Corp.
Opening: April 1
Features: In addition to a state-of-the-art showroom, the 30,000-square-foot dealership includes a service center with 13 vehicle bays. The lot contains 421 parking spaces for inventory and customers. “We’re going to try to land 400 cars for opening day,” Mr. Caprara said. “I want color choices and every bit of available product.” The main entrance/exit is on Bradley Street for the dealership, which will be the only Honda franchise in Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties.
Local jobs: 60 full-time employees upon completion; several dozen construction jobs
Job fair: A job fair for open positions will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 9 at The Workplace employment agency, 1000 Coffeen St. Job openings will soon be available for a variety of sales, service and administrative positions.
— Ken Eysaman, compiled from Watertown Daily Times staff reports.