Thursday, January 17, 2013
The new Hyundai dealership in Lilburn will open Friday.
O'Brien Hyundai of Georgia will be opening Jan. 17 in its new location on U.S. Highway 78 in Lilburn, according to the company's website. And, the dealership still is looking to hire members for its sales team. To apply for a job, click here. The new business is located at 4355 U.S. Highway 78, in the former Baranco car dealership. Jim Brooks, executive director of the Evermore Community Improvement District, told Patch last year that Baranco was in negotiations with another new car dealership for the facility. For more information, the company also has a Facebook page. You also might be interested in reading:
Monday, September 10, 2012
The former Baranco car dealership is undergoing a major renovation to make way for Hyundai.
Hyundai is moving into the former Baranco car dealership located at 4355 U.S. Highway 78 in Lilburn According to Jim Brooks, executive director of the Evermore Community Improvement District (CID), the new car dealer will be moving in near the end of the year -- maybe sooner. Brooks told Patch in July that Baranco was in negotiations with another new car dealership for the facility, which is near Ross Road. More recently, he said the space in is undergoing a major renovation which will bring the building up to Hyundai's new dealership standards. Hyundai's move to the area is one of a number of economic development projects happening in the CID, which runs 7.5 miles on Stone Mountain Highway/U.S. 78, starting from the Gwinnett-DeKalb line …
Monday, July 2, 2012
The Evermore Community Improvement District is seeing growth.
Before long, there will be a new work out spot and another place to buy clothes and home decor along U.S. 78. L.A. Fitness and Burlington are moving into the Evermore Community Improvement District (CID). And that's not all. The grand opening of Stone Mountain Toyota's renovation is coming up in July, road improvements are continuing and other projects are on tap, said CID executive director Jim Brooks. Here's a rundown of some of the projects and changes in the district, which runs 7.5 miles starting from the Gwinnett-DeKalb line, has more than 1,600 businesses and 508 property owners: “We have known for quite some time that redevelopment and reuse and rebranding would be part of our corridor," Brooks said. "A great example is the old …
Thursday, August 18, 2011
Brooks, who previously served as executive director, is returning to the helm of the Evermore Community Improvement District.
After an an exhaustive search that included more than two dozen applicants, Evermore CID has tapped Jim Brooks to lead the embattled organization, again. Brooks, who previously led the community improvement district from May 2009 to September 2010, was ousted 11 months ago following infighting among board members at the time. Still, interim director Wayne Hill said Brooks was the "best qualified" candidate to fill the position. Hill had served as the interim director since November, but he did not see the position of permanent director. During his tenure, the board has become more stabilized with several new members. In his application letter to Evermore CID, Brooks said that his previous experience there would be most helpful. "I am …
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
But projects are moving forward, according to the interim director.
After two years of turmoil and turnover, there are clear signs that Evermore Community Improvement District (CID) projects are moving forward. All except one, that is. The Board of Directors still has not named an executive director for the self-taxing group of business owners along U.S. Highway 78, including portions of Snellville, Lilburn and Stone Mountain. Interim Executive Director Wayne Hill told Patch Monday that none of the ongoing projects that are on the planning board have been delayed. "Last year things got hung up quite a bit," Hill said. "But this year, it's not like that by any means. Everything is moving right along." For example, the CID celebrated the grand opening of the Yellow River Pedestrian Bridge on June 10. On …
Thursday, June 9, 2011
Residents are invited to celebrate the grand opening of the Yellow River Bridge, a project that has been in the works for years.
Gwinnett County officials and dignitaries will gather Friday, June 10 at the Yellow River Pedestrian Bridge to celebrate its grand opening. Residents are welcome to attend as well. The bridge, which is at the intersection of Highway 78 and Lake Lucerne in unicorporated Lilburn, has been in the works since 2005, according to Wayne Hill, interim Executive Director at Evermore Community Improvement District. The bridge is part of the Highway 78 improvements, but also plays a significant role in plans for future greenspace development. In a study conducted for the National Homebuilders Association, walking and bike paths are viewed as extremely important by 74 percent of buyers throughout the U.S. The county has been actively building and …