CSM Companies breaks ground on new store in Detroit metro

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Updated Sep 22, 2022
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CSM Companies has announced the construction of a new 63,000 sq.-ft., Kenworth truck dealership in Van Buren Township, Mich., which is located in the Detroit metropolitan area.

General Development Company, the general contractor, will begin construction in September with completion scheduled for September 2023. The groundbreaking is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 19.

“We are happy to be expanding our operations within the Detroit market. Not only will this allow us to service our existing customers with an additional location in the Detroit area, but this also provides others who may not have worked with us before a chance to try out our exceptional customer service and capabilities,” says Bill Kozek, CEO, CSM Companies. 

The expansion is part of CSM's mission to provide world-class support to its valued customers with easily accessible facilities located nationwide for new and used truck sales, all-make parts sales, and world-class repair and maintenance service, the company says.

CSM Companies has five other locations throughout Michigan, including Clinton Township, Dearborn, Gaylord Grand Rapids, and Saginaw.

Located at 44660 N. Service Dr, Van Buren, MI 48315, the newest Kenworth facility will bring CSM Companies Kenworth dealerships to 23 total nationwide. CSM says the modern Detroit Kenworth dealership will feature more than 17,000 sq.-ft., of warehouse for parts inventory, 26 service bays, an additional three bays dedicated for Express Lane Triage and a dedicated wash bay.

The property also will have more than 11 acres of parking area that allows ample parking for new and used truck sales, along with dedicated space for trailer parking.  In addition, the facility will be fitted with infrastructure to support a number of green initiatives, such as EV charging stations, solar and thermal power, CSM says.

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