Baker Motor Company to Bring Automotive Dealership to Nexton Community in Summerville, SC

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Luxury dealership to bring showroom, children's play space, cafe and more to greater Charleston's emerging jobs center.

"The arrival of this luxury auto dealer in Summerville signals a new chapter in our retail story." Kenneth T. Seeger, president WestRock Land and Development

Today Baker Motor Company of Charleston, Inc. announced its acquisition of a site at Nexton, a connected community in greater Charleston’s fastest growing job center.

A new Baker dealership will be located on a 12-plus acre site along I-26, adjacent to the future Nexton Town Center ( Baker Motor Company has not announced an opening date, but the company anticipates a multi-year build-out.

“The arrival of this luxury auto dealer in Summerville signals a new chapter in our retail story,” said Kenneth T. Seeger, president WestRock Land and Development. “We are excited by the resource this brings to greater Summerville, as well as to Nexton, which has always planned to include retail that is integrated into our walkable, sustainable community.”

Accessible from Sigma Drive, Brighton Park Boulevard and the new Nexton Parkway (opening 2017), the new Baker dealership will feature an assortment of new and pre-owned luxury auto brands. The facility will feature a 30-car showroom, food court, gourmet coffee and snack bar, outdoor entertainment and event space, children’s play area, car wash facility for all Baker clients, and multiple client lounges.

Baker joins a growing commercial center at Nexton, which includes a Courtyard by Marriott, Carolina Ale House, Rainbow Childcare Center, CPM Credit Union, Starbucks (opening late 2016), a future Harris Teeter and numerous other announced entities.

Baker Motor Company is the largest, privately held, automobile dealer group headquartered in South Carolina. The company operates manufacturer-authorized, new car and truck dealerships representing 14 brands including Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, BMW, Maserati, Porsche, Land Rover, Jaguar, smart car, Mercedes-Benz, Sprinter, Infiniti, Airstream, Buick, GMC, and Cadillac. The company also operates two high-line pre-owned centers, a reconditioning center, and a full service, USAA and Allstate Insurance approved collision repair center. Baker Collision Center is also a manufacturer-authorized collision repair facility for each of the brands we represent. The Baker Motor Company dealer group employs more than 300 people.

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Jennifer Howard

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