South East retail group Motorline has acquired its second Peugeot dealership in the region with the purchase of the former Robins and Day business in Rochester.
Wessex Garages’ new-build Nissan dealership will open on December 28 at Hayes Way at Cribbs Causeway, with 40 staff.
A new £10m joint Robins & Day and Citroen Retail Group dealership has been opened in Chingford.
A boom in the automotive property market has seen a 30% increase in demand for sites and the highest rate of new build activity since before the recession, it has been claimed.
Ridgeway has secured planning permission to build a new Jaguar and Land Rover showroom at 5 Milton Gate near Didcot.
Vertu Motors has invested £600,000 in upgrading two of its Macklin Motors Hyundai dealerships in Edinburgh.
Marriott Motor Group has applied to build an Audi dealership on a 1.6 hectare site at Future Park in Ipswich.
JCT600 has completed the 12 month redevelopment of its Hull Audi dealership with new energy management and sustainability features.
John Clark Motor Group has opened its new £9 million Aberdeen Audi Terminal showroom and is now the retailer's largest location.
Vertu Motors is to invest £6 million to build a Nissan dealership in Glasgow.
Wessex Garages has opened its new Renault and Dacia dealership in Newport.
Mercedes-Benz has taken a left-turn and entered London’s residential property market with six apartments in Kensington.
Lookers Stirling Audi used a large temporary showroom during the busy plate-change of month of September to maintain sales.
Lookers Stirling Audi temporary showroom was put up in eight weeks.
Vertu Motors’ new £2 million offices in Gateshead have been opened by Northern Powerhouse minister James Wharton MP.
The last 12 months has seen the largest ever volume of automotive investment transactions, with around £650 million expected to transact by the end of the year.
Preston dealer group Bowker is expanding to sell motorbikes at its Docklands headquarters.
Independent used car dealer Carbase has opened its new showroom in Bristol.
Dealer group property requirements have declined by 24% in since the beginning of 2014, but investment in upgrades is high reflecting market confidence.
Inchcape Retail business Cooper Reading BMW and Mini has unveiled its retail centre at a special customer launch event with 400 guests.
Automotive Management Live: Where franchised and independent dealers will find everything they need to know about operating a modern showroom and service and repair facility fit for the digital age.
When: November 12 2020
Where: Birmingham NEC
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