The Deacon Jones Automotive Group will hold a groundbreaking ceremony next Thursday, March 24th at 3:30 PM. This the first step in a massive expansion and continued investment in Eastern North Carolina. It is to be held at Corner of highway 70 East and Oak Forest Drive at McLean Street in Goldsboro
Three generations of the Jones family will be in attendance as the company, founded by Mr. Deacon Jones in the late 1970’s embarks on one of the largest expansions in their history.
The project, slated to be completed by January 2017, will provide state-of-the-art new homes for their Ford and Nissan operations, currently operating alongside the Kia franchise in Goldsboro.
Ken Jones, President, said, “We reviewed every option on how to work this expansion to everybody’s benefit. We are delighted to be building in such a vitally energized area. Goldsboro has become an epicenter of commerce and we are proud to continue to play a part. The new facilities will bring more jobs to a fertile area that has attracted more than 45 new businesses in recent years. This expansion will finish out in approximately 12-13 months. ”
The new showrooms will include high-end finishes like tiled showrooms and fine factory inspired furniture with the latest models being displayed in the three car Nissan showroom and 5 car Ford Lincoln showroom with both having dual, enclosed new car delivery bays, and expansive lounges with refreshment bars for customers and guests.
The dealership will also have advanced technology, including electric-vehicle charging stations that will enable a hybrid and electric vehicle recharge in as little as 30 minutes.
The climate controlled new car delivery bays, service lanes, parts department, and service shops, with many more bays, will accommodate a larger service load to provide expedited service for customers. The shops will be fully air-conditioned and feature the latest in manufacture’s analytic equipment, lifts and tools.
Deacon Jones is a family-owned auto group comprised of 11 locations and 12 brands. They have been serving eastern North Carolina for almost 40 years and are committed to providing the community and Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, with outstanding customer service. The locations in Smithfield, Goldsboro, Selma, Princeton, Fayetteville, and Kinston, Deacon Jones are well-equipped to make the car buying experience as simple as possible. Deacon Jones provides customers with nearly 10,000 of new vehicle sales per year and over 800 pre-owned vehicles. Visit SpeakinDeacon.com for more information.