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Not 'For Sale': Bel Air Sonic Still Coming

A sign on the property advertising available space is for a lot located behind Walgreens, the owners say.

A Manekin construction sign advertising available space on the site of the soon-to-open Bel Air Sonic has caused some residents to question whether the business would be built at all. Owner Rick Joshi, however, said construction has simply been delayed.

"We will be there, 100 percent sure on that one," Joshi said.

The owner said he has received a lot of feedback about the sign on the Sonic site, located on Maryland Route 924 next to , but he had no part in placing it there.

Pete Gutwald, director of Harford County Planning and Zoning, also said he knew of no changes for the Sonic lot.

Susan Homberg, a spokeswoman for Manekin, a construction company based in Baltimore and Columbia, said the company has started marketing for a 16-acre mixed use lot located behind Walgreens. She said the plan will not affect Sonic, the drive-in restaurant.

Sonic was , but Joshi said BGE has not placed utility lines and that has delayed construction. The issue should be resolved by January, he said, with construction beginning in February.

"We're pushing for an April start," Joshi said.

Bob November 02, 2011 at 02:51 AM
Aww bummer I have to wait until April for another cholesterol-raising option in Bel Air! ;-)
HappieGrannie November 02, 2011 at 10:03 PM
Just WRONG but typical of BGE!! Thank goodness I don't have to deal with them DELMARVA is AWESOME compared to BGE
Jeff Binder November 02, 2011 at 10:47 PM
I know this is not really relevant, but the lot sure looks very small for a drive through restaurant
Jeff November 03, 2011 at 12:37 PM
Sonic is also building a restauraunt @ Rt 40 & Rossville Blvd in Rosedae.
Ahmad0001 December 18, 2012 at 06:24 AM
Thank goodness I don't have to deal with them DELMARVA is AWESOME compared to BGE. http://www.onlinedatastoragesite.com/softwares/training-learned-through-online-data-storage-as-well-as-backup-example.html

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