The original Jeep plant is currently being sold. The old factory has mostly been demolished.
Considered by some as the birthplace of the sport-utility vehicle, the former site of the Toledo Jeep assembly plant is for sale.
DaimlerChrysler AG has listed the 111-acre site at Central Avenue and North Cove Boulevard in North Toledo with the Southfield, Mich., office of Equis Corp., which specializes in corporate real estate transactions.
Brian Piergentili, of Equis, yesterday referred questions to the car maker in Auburn Hills, Mich. Officials there didn’t return calls for comment.
But someone familiar with the parcel, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the company will seek $6.7 million to $8.9 million. It hopes to get $60,000 an acre if the land is sold as a single block and $80,000 an acre if it is divided, the source said.