A second Rio Rancho Discount Tire store could open in 24

A second Discount Tire store could be set up in Rio Rancho. The city has a store on Unser Boulevard. (Gregory Hasman/Observer)

Another Discount Tire could be coming to Rio Rancho.

The Rio Rancho Planning and Zoning Board recommended a site plan application Tuesday night to build the tire store in town.

The proposed 1.83 acre site is located at 4450 Jager Drive in Enchanted Hills.

Its opening is tentatively scheduled for April 2024.

It’s the perfect place, Mary-Ward Freydberg, public relations manager for Genuine Article, told the Observer.

Discount Tire is looking to build another store in the city to meet the high demand for its services, she added.

The company’s only Rio Rancho store is at 1051 Unser Blvd. NOT.

Freydberg said the company could hire 10 to 15 combined full-time and part-time jobs, although that number could increase depending on demand.

Planning and zoning board chairman Fred Radosevich joked that if the site plan is approved by Rio Rancho’s governing body and the company proceeds with plans to build the second tire at a discount , he would no longer have to go to Unser Boulevard to get his tires. turned.

If the site plan application is approved by the city, the business will apply for a building permit, Tierra West engineer Vincent Carrica said.

Construction could begin in the last quarter of 2022, he said.

Luz W. German