By Farid Ahmad, President, Dealer Solutions Canada The Canadian market is following the US with respect to the rate of consolidation. Many dealer groups are hungry to grow and acquire stores... Read more
Alysha Webb, Editor and Publisher Succession and real estate valuation. Not quite as inevitable as death and taxes, but issues many dealers will face in their lifetime. This issue looks at... Read more
By Brad Carter, MAI, CRE, CCIM, Greystone Valuation Services In one dealership appraisal I worked on, the real estate was under contract at a given price and the business was being sold at a... Read more
By Alysha Webb, Editor and Publisher A disturbance was felt in the dealership buy sell force last week. It was caused by the news that Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has a deal to buy V... Read more
By Alysha Webb, Editor and Publisher “You ain’t seen nothin’ yet” is the phrase that can be applied to the automotive dealership buy sell world lately. Lithia’s bid to buy DCH Group seemed l... Read more
By Alysha Webb, Editor and Publisher When Michael Morais, president of Open Road Group, decided to buy an unprofitable Cadillac dealership in New Jersey, objectively that might seem a bad bu... Read more
Editor and publisher Alysha Web has decades of experience covering the automotive industry in both the U.S. and China. Previously she was the China bureau Chief for Automotive News and continues to be a contributing writer to Wards Auto. Click here for contact information.