November 20, 2019

Jewett Construction to Build New Reynold’s Subaru Dealership

Designer's rendering of front aerial view of new Reynold's Subaru facility. Completion is scheduled for July 2017.

Rendering of front aerial view of new Reynold’s Subaru dealership in Lyme. Construction is scheduled for completion by June 2017.

Raymond, N.H.-based Jewett Construction Company, Inc. has been selected to design build a new dealership for Reynolds’ Subaru based in Lyme, Conn.

The Reynold’s Subaru design-build dealership involves the construction of a new 22,250 SF facility requiring careful coordination between Subaru of New England and the Town of Lyme, Conn. for incorporation of both the manufacturer’s current image upgrades and the town’s stringent zoning requirements. The new facility will combine the iconic stone veneered Subaru tower into a historic carriage house design with vertical siding, architectural asphalt shingles, gabled roof lines, and New England barn-inspired accents.

Construction of the new, ground-up, waterfront facility also includes major site improvements, demolition of two existing buildings, an elevator system, acoustic ceilings and tile flooring to match manufacturer image upgrades. A full walk-out basement opens to an IPE-clad waterfront patio with blue-stone paver hardscape facing the waterfront.

The basement level will include corporate offices, a conference room, employee and automotive tech breakrooms, and file storage space. The first floor deck has been ruggedly designed to support the Reynolds’ Subaru vehicle inventory and new showroom/office functions.

The new 5,000 SF customer-centric showroom will include a customer lounge with fireplace and coffee bar, a kid’s zone, a quiet lounge, inviting sales management offices, and a retail parts counter.

A high-end 9,400 SF service department will include a radiant heated floor slab, full-coverage automotive-grade tile flooring, a service drive and customer write-up area, a parts storage department, and 12 service bays with fully recessed in-ground lifts. All work is expected to be completed by June, 2017.

Jewett Construction, an official Butler Builder, is a family-owned design-build/construction management firm specializing in automotive, commercial and industrial projects throughout the Northeast. Its many clients include such well-known organizations as the Monarch School of New England, US Foods, LAARS Heating Systems, The Bean Group, Kennebunk Savings Bank, and the Herb Chambers Companies.

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