Dennis & Co. Auto Team, with the obtain of a Chevrolet-Cadillac keep in New York in February, has added six dealerships to its portfolio due to the fact mid-2021.
Dennis & Co. of West Nyack, N.Y., on Feb. 8 acquired Barton Chevrolet-Cadillac in Newburgh, N.Y., from Rob Barton. The dealership — which just prior to the sale had settled a lawsuit with a previous employee — was renamed Unity Chevrolet-Cadillac of Newburgh.
“This area and the addition of Chevrolet and Cadillac to our team is a perfect blend,” Brian Dennis, president of Dennis & Co. and chairman of the New York State Car Sellers Affiliation, explained in a assertion.
The Chevrolet-Cadillac dealership transaction follows various acquisitions in 2021 for the team Dennis owns.
On Dec. 17, Dennis & Co. bought Alfa Romeo of Manhattan-Maserati of Manhattan and Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram-Fiat of Manhattan in New York from Jonathan Sobel. Individuals dealership names continue being the same, Dennis reported.
“We have comprehensive encounter with Stellantis with two suppliers in the Bronx and were interested in entering the Manhattan market with these brands,” Dennis wrote in an electronic mail to Automotive News.
In August, the firm acquired Buick-GMC of Mahwah in New Jersey from Tony Fernandez. That store identify also stays unchanged.
In Might, the team bought Carmody Ford in Greenwich, N.Y., from John Carmody. That dealership was renamed Greenwich Ford. Dennis & Co. is increasing that store’s assistance department, introducing drive-via service lanes, and is producing a new entire body store.
Dennis & Co. also has expanded by means of new dealership open factors. In June, it opened Volkswagen of Nanuet in New York right after staying awarded the level by the manufacturer. The 30,000-sq.-foot dealership functions a double-stacked electrical vehicle show.
With all the acquisitions, Dennis & Co. now has 10 franchised dealerships in New York and New Jersey symbolizing 14 makes. It also has a made use of-car dealership and two collision facilities, in accordance to its internet site.
“Our aim on client fulfillment and practical experience, as nicely as investing in coaching and producing opportunities for our staff, has, in change, supplied us the possibility to accelerate our development,” Dennis claimed in a assertion. “We glance forward to utilizing our procedures and electronic method at our recently obtained places and aggressively pursuing long term dealerships inside our core markets.”
Law firm Stevan LaBonte represented the consumer in the Manhattan dealership acquisitions, though Joseph Bellavia of Protegrity Advisors represented the seller in the Chevrolet-Cadillac dealership transaction. Leonard Bellavia of the Bellavia Blatt legislation company encouraged the vendor in that sale, while LaBonte recommended the customer.