Furrow Automotive invests $17 million into a new West Knoxville campus

Furrow Automotive declared Tuesday it will commit $17 million in building a new campus in West Knoxville, building 40 new work opportunities.

The 43,000-square-foot project will consist of a new Knoxville Motor Firm BodyWerks collision middle and a new Land Rover Knoxville dealership.

The expansion will let the Land Rover dealership to supply new electric powered vehicles and charging gear. Furrow Automotive President Lee Ann Furrow Tolsma instructed Knox News the expansion is about “moving into the long term.”

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The organization wants additional house because of shopper foundation development, she reported.

A rendering of the new Knoxville Motor Company BodyWerks collision repair center opening this fall. Parent company Furrow Automotive is investing $17 million in the collision repair center and a new Land Rover dealership.

A rendering of the new Knoxville Motor Organization BodyWerks collision maintenance center opening this drop. Father or mother organization Furrow Automotive is investing $17 million in the collision repair centre and a new Land Rover dealership.

“The rely on our buyers have positioned in our spouse and children of firms and the ensuing progress has allowed us to insert these major expansions to our service,” she explained in a push launch. “We hope our buyers will delight in the thoughtful details and updates that we have made with them in head.”

Set to open this tumble at 10580 Parkside Generate, the new 20,000-sq.-foot collision heart will have much more space than the recent centre at Mercedes-Benz Knoxville on Parkside Travel. The existing collision heart will be utilised for Mercedes Sprinter Van expert services.

A rendering of the new Furrow Automotive campus on Parkside Drive. The campus will feature a new Land Rover dealership and collision center.

A rendering of the new Furrow Automotive campus on Parkside Push. The campus will element a new Land Rover dealership and collision centre.

The new 23,000-square-foot Land Rover dealership will be two times as major as the current location, Furrow Tolsma stated, which will be vacated when the new facility is finished.

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The latest Land Rover dealership at 10215 Parkside Dr. will be converted into a Furrow pre-owned dealership.

Clients of the dealership will recognize a new search when they enter the new constructing. The interior will characteristic a black and metal color scheme that Furrow Tolsma mentioned will be, “welcoming, very experienced and incredibly fashionable (and) sleek.”

Furrow Automotive employs 240 employees and has been in Knoxville for above 107 yrs. It really is the dad or mum company to Knoxville Motor Company, BodyWerks, Sprinter Knoxville and Chattanooga Automobile Sq..

“We’re a loved ones business,” Furrow Tolsma claimed. “We are acquiring prepared to be in our 3rd technology. We are psyched for this new forthcoming step for for our family members and for our consumers.”

Furrow Tolsma said the enterprise is employing. Candidates can go to furrow-automotive-group/professions for far more information.

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