August 10, 2015 // Franchising.com // Richmond, Va. – J.D. Byrider, the nation’s leading used car sales franchise, has opened a second dealership in Richmond at 4505 W. Broad St. The new location is the sixth J.D. Byrider dealership in Virginia, and it is the second Virginia dealership for franchisee Craig Baker. Baker opened Richmond’s first J.D. Byrider in 2012.
“Richmond has proven to be an outstanding area to expand the J.D. Byrider brand,” said Baker. “My staff and I are dedicated to bringing the same level of service and experience to this new dealership and helping customers with less-than-perfect credit find dependable, affordable vehicles.”
The 2,500 square-foot location will offer used car sales, two service bays, affordable pricing on parts and labor and a 24–month/24,000-mile service agreement on all cars purchased. The expansion will also create approximately 10 new jobs at the Broad Street location and five at the Midlothian Turnpike location.
With the new Broad Street location, J.D. Byrider has opened a total of six new dealerships in 2015. The company now has 169 locations in 34 states.
“Craig is an excellent operator and will continue to serve our customers well as he opens a second location in Richmond,” said Tom Welter, vice president of franchising for J.D. Byrider. “He knows the value of our business model and operational support, both of which are driving the unprecedented unit of growth we are expecting.”
Founded in 1989, J.D. Byrider is the nation’s leading used car sales and finance enterprise. The company was founded to serve customers with special auto financing needs and to ensure that they receive the same quality service in every J.D. Byrider dealership. With more than one million consumers matched to quality, affordable vehicles and a franchise system servicing more than $1 billion in retail contracts, the company continues its focus on reliability and customer satisfaction. Headquartered near Indianapolis in Carmel, Indiana, J.D. Byrider consists of 139 franchised- and 30 company-owned dealerships in 34 states. Visit www.jdbyrider.com or franchise.jdbyrider.com to learn more.
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