Autozone store is first business planned for LeRay retail hub off Route 11

The LeRay Planning Board reviewed Thursday a site plan proposed by a Carthage developer to build an AutoZone store on Route 11, the first step of a long-term plan to transform the property into a retail hub.

If the Planning Board OKs the proposal made by Lundy Development and Property Management, a 7,380-square-foot AutoZone will be built to the north of Freedom Plaza on the west side of the highway. Owner Michael L. Lundy, who owns 15 acres that extend to the north of the property for commercial development, hopes to have the project approved by the town in March. His construction company, Lunco. Corp., then would break ground in early spring and seek to finish the project by August. [Read more…]