DriveTime's expansion into Fort Worth will not only create jobs and build on our city's economic vitality, but will also enhance the quality of life for our businesses and residents.
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Fort Worth, Texas (PRWEB) July 1, 2009
DriveTime Auto Sales, part of the DriveTime group of companies, the nation's largest integrated used car sales and finance company focused on customers with credit issues, has selected the CentrePort Business Park in Fort Worth as the site of its newest call center. Headquartered in Phoenix, Ariz., the company will lease approximately 31,000 square feet at 15001 FAA Blvd. and anticipates bringing more than 100 jobs to the region.
"This is another huge win for the City of Fort Worth, which continues to see a high level of economic development interest and activity, despite the current economy," said David Berzina, executive vice president of economic development for the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce. "DriveTime's expansion into Fort Worth will not only create jobs and build on our city's economic vitality, but will also enhance the quality of life for our businesses and residents."
"DriveTime Auto Sales is looking forward to becoming a part of the vibrant Fort Worth business community," said Jon Ehlinger, vice president and general counsel for the DriveTime group of companies. "The city and the CentrePort Business Park have a number of competitive advantages that will contribute to our company's continued market leadership, namely its central location within the United States, low cost of living and doing business and ready access to a skilled workforce."
The CentrePort Business Park is a centrally located expanse immediately south of DFW International Airport. The mixed-use development features lushly landscaped boulevards, security patrols and an architectural review committee. The 1,300-acre business park encompasses a variety of facilities from offices to call centers to distribution hubs for some of the regions most prestigious companies.
District 5 City Councilman Frank Moss, in whose district DriveTime Auto Sales will be located, added: "We are extremely pleased with the company's decision to locate its new facility in Fort Worth at the CentrePort campus, which offers tremendous access in terms of transportation, workforce, housing and cultural and recreational opportunities."
Scott Ellsworth of NAI Horizon in Phoenix and Van Power of NAI Robert Lynn in Dallas represented DriveTime Auto Sales in the transaction. Ben Sumner of Stream Realty Partners, L.P. represented the building owner, 15001/CentrePort, L.P.
DriveTime Auto Sales , the owner of DT Credit Corporation, is the nation's leading used car dealership and finance company for people with less-than-perfect credit. The company's mission is to be the auto dealership and finance company of choice by providing innovative credit solutions, quality vehicles and outstanding customer service. For more information, please visit http://www.drivetime.com.