The Maserati and Fiat dealership on S. Glebe Road near I-395 is expanding.
The dealership at 2710 S. Glebe Road is being knocked down and rebuilt on the same plot of land. When an ARLnow reporter stopped by, much of the building had been demolished, except what used to be the front entrance. The building that housed the dealership used to be a seafood store.
Permitting applications filed with the county show a new one-story sales room will be built, as well as a four-story building for service and vehicle storage.
“The lot wasn’t being used to its fullest potential, so we’re expanding and adding space,” said Ethan Anderson, a spokesman for the company.
The dealership will stay open throughout the work, with employees’ offices housed in a temporary trailer nearby.
Anderson estimates the construction could take about a year to complete.
“It’s quite a project,” he said.