A motorsports dealer staged a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday with Banning city officials at the future home of Coyne Powersports Banning on West Ramsey Street.
The Coyne Powersports Group plans to renovate existing structures at 2301 W. Ramsey and build a new 10,000-square-foot showroom, Banning Economic Development director Bill Manis said.
The groundbreaking comes nine months after the Banning City Council approved a with Banning Ventures, LLC, and its plans for retail sale and dealership of all-terrain vehicles, motorcycles, watercraft, parts and accessories, on the former All Star Dodge property on West Ramsey.
Banning Mayor Don Robinson presented Marty Coyne, president of Coyne Powersports, with a proclamation welcoming Coyne Powersports as the newest member to the Banning business community.
"Banning city officials have been working with the Coyne Powersports Executive Team for several years on the development of their newest powersports dealership and we are extremely pleased to be here today to celebrate their ground breaking," Robinson said.
Banning Mayor Pro Tem Debbie Franklin, and Councilmembers John Machisic, Barbara Hanna, and Bob Botts, took part in the ceremony with representatives of the Banning Chamber of Commerce, Manis said.
"The Coyne Team is pleased to be in Banning and we look forward to the completion of our new pre-owned powersports dealership and state-of-the-art facility," Coyne said.
Coyne operates Beaumont Powersports in Beaumont and Coyne Powersports of Indio.
For more information about the City of Banning Economic Development Program and other city services for the business community, or for information on how to relocate your business to the City of Banning, contact Manis at (951) 922-3181.