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Thompson Breaks Ground for Willow Grove Lexus Dealership
By: Thompson Organization
Jack Thompson, president of the Thompson Organization;
The new 42,000-square-
"We worked really hard to make the design in keeping with Willow Grove." Laura Thompson Barnes explained. "It will be a dealership unlike any other dealership that's being built. There will be a lot of technology, like an enclosed service drive and indoor new car delivery so customers won't have to be exposed to the elements if they don’t' want to be. It will be comfortable - very comfortable. Upscale, but still very comfortable."
The new Lexus of Willow Grove will be located near the turnpike interchange, on 10-acres that are the former site of the George Washington Motel. In addition to Bracken, Lexus representatives Steve Hearne, vice president and dealer development;
McFatridge noted that the Thompson family's involvement in the community was a factor in the township's decision to approve permits for the new business. "… when Thompson came in to pitch their selling points it wasn't even about the car dealership, it was about the family - the community efforts, the things they do for Doylestown. The Thompsons are so involved. Thanks for what you've done in Doylestown and we hope you'll continue it down here."
In business since 1969, The Thompson Organization includes Thompson Toyota, Scion, Lexus, BMW, Maserati, Alfa Romeo and Thompson Rent A Car, located at Routes 313 and 611 in Doylestown, as well as the Thompson Detail Center located on North Broad Street in Doylestown, the Thompson Collision Center located on Route 611 in Plumsteadville, and Thompson Volkswagen, Porsche of Bucks County, and Audi Warrington, located on Route 611 in Warrington.