News broke on Patch Friday that the first of many prospective tenants had signed on at the proposed retail center replacing Syosset Ford.
According to Dennis McCoy, a realtor at NAI Long Island Real Estate, the contraction will hopefully break ground within the next three months. The former Syosset Ford -- vacant for nearly two years -- will be reconstructed into a
Residents reacted to the plans in an earlier story with mostly high hopes for the new place.
"I'm all for developing all the vacant properties into appropriate businesses making the Cerro notion even less of an attractive one (if that is even possible)," wrote iris.
"Prime real estate for prime shopping and restaurants!!!!! Awesome. I can't wait until it opens!!!" reacted Anthony Fulgieri.
Others thought the project should proceed with caution.
"I really don't think we need more potentially empty storefronts," said Tricia Shannon.
What do you think about the new plans for Syosset Ford? Are you looking forward to a replacement for the long-vacant spot? Are you cautious about the idea because of the economy? Tell us in the comments!