Trading Places: FedEx to be easy replacement for Corporate Park facility

In what may prove to be a pretty neat swap, the tentative plan to have FedEx move into a warehouse formerly designated for an Eagle Beverage distribution center on lot 12 of the Jefferson County Corporate Park should go off without much difficulty, according to developers.

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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…]

What’s happening here?

Construction continues last month on a 12,000-square-foot expansion of the Caskinette-Lofink Ford service department and showroom. The remodeled dealership is expected to open early in 2013.

Caskinette-Lofink ford expansion

Location: Service department expansion, 36788 Route 26, Carthage

Size: 12,000 square feet

Cost: $500,000

Design/building: LUNCO Corp., design-builders, Carthage

Estimated completion: First phase to be completed end of October, showroom completion estimated beginning of 2013.

Local jobs: 12 to 14 new positions created as a result of the expansion.

Eagle Beverage Co. plans move to county corporate park

Eagle Beverage Co. has signed a letter of intent with a developer agreeing to move from 25121 Route 3 in the town of Pamelia to a proposed 60,000-square-foot warehouse at the Jefferson County Corporate Park off outer Coffeen Street.

Planned by Michael E. Lundy, CEO of Lundy Development Corp., Carthage, the warehouse would be built in Lot 10 at the park if the town of Watertown approves the project in October. The climate-controlled warehouse and distribution center would have 30,000 square feet of storage space and 12 enclosed bays for beverage delivery and shipment.

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Plans move ahead for West Carthage discount retail store

WEST CARTHAGE — Plans are continuing to bring a new business to a main thoroughfare in the village.

With no one from the public speaking during the Wednesday hearing at the village Planning Board meeting, board members accepted with certain conditions the preliminary plan for a discount retail store.

Developer Michael E. Lundy, CEO of Lundy Development Corp., has proposed a 9,000-square-foot building to lease to a national company on the property adjacent to Paul L. Vanier’s chiropractic office, 19 N. Broad St.

During Wednesday’s meeting, Mr. Lundy and the board agreed there should be 47 parking spaces for the store.

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