Colorado Springs News, Sports & Business

Gazette Premium Content Ferguson Buick-GMC completes $1.5 million remodel

The Gazette - Published: May 10, 2013

Joe Ferguson Buick-GMC Truck completed the first major renovation of the dealership at 950 S. Academy Blvd. this month. The changes include a new archway entrance built with gold, silver and onyx accents, permanent offices for finance and sales personnel and an enclosed area for customers to meet with service advisers.

Dave Stock, owner and principal of the dealership, said the $1.5 million project was part of General Motors' 'Essential Brand Elements ' program in which the automaker made financial incentives available to dealers to upgrade aging facilities. Ferguson GMC-Buick's showroom and service complex was built in 1987 by a previous owner of the dealership and acquired by Ferguson group in 1990. The dealership had only a Pontiac franchise until 2000, when it added Buick and GMC, General Motors dropped the Pontiac line in 2008 after it sought U.S. Bankruptcy Court protection from its creditors.

The remodeling project has been in the planning stages for more than three years and began construction in October. Ferguson Buick-GMC has more than 60 employees.

WAYNE HEILMAN, THE GAZETTE

Comment Policy

Our commenting system has changed. Please register or login with your gazette.com account to comment on a story. Click here for information.

You've reached 4 FREE premium stories this month

Simply register to continue. It's free.

Register Learn more

Already registered? Click here to login.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
SEP
21
SEP
22
SEP
23
SEP
24
SEP
25
SEP
26
SEP
27
SEP
28
SEP
29
SEP
30
OCT
1
OCT
2
OCT
3
OCT
4
Advertisement