Brandon Steven Motors adds Hyundai, Jaguar-Land Rover and Honda dealerships

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Brandon Steven Motors expands its California footprint with four dealerships, including three purchases and an delivery-point award.

Brandon Steven Motors punctuated a bustling three-month dealership verbalize duration with its Nov. 16 design terminate of WIN Hyundai Carson in California from Jerry Heuer and Hani Nassif.

Company President Brandon Steven informed Automobile Data that the deal marked the Wichita, Kan., dealership group’s fourth addition since leisurely August. Also added possess been a Honda store, Jaguar-Land Rover dealership and an delivery-point Hyundai dealership, all in California.

Brandon Steven renamed the WIN store Hyundai Carson. Carson is south of Los Angeles.

Heuer and Nassif possess supplied their final two dealerships, in step with Jesse Stopnitzky, a partner with Efficiency Brokerage Products and providers Inc., a purchase-promote firm in Irvine, Calif. Efficiency Brokerage co-founder Jason Stopnitzky brokered that transaction.

Heuer and Nassif also on Nov. 16 supplied WIN Chevrolet in Carson to Bob Nouri and Pete Shaver of the newly shaped Nouri/Shaver Automobile Community. Jason Stopnitzky brokered the transaction. Nassif plans to retire, however Heuer plans to defend within the industry, Jesse Stopnitzky acknowledged.

Brandon Steven Motors on Oct. 3 also bought Hamer Honda from Ken Garff Automobile Community. That store was renamed Honda of Reseda, located within the metropolis northwest of Los Angeles.

Brandon Steven Motors ranks No. 123 on Automobile Data’ checklist of the discontinue 150 dealership groups primarily based mostly mostly within the U.S., retailing 8,195 unusual autos in 2021. Ken Garff Automobile of Salt Lake City ranks No. 9 on that checklist, retailing 58,787 unusual autos in 2021.

Ken Garff in June supplied a Subaru store in Salt Lake City and the group also exited Michigan in July when it supplied three dealerships.

Also this summer, the Brandon Steven group on Aug. 23 bought Jaguar-Land Rover Ventura from Sterling Motors of Newport Sea trek, Calif.

Phil Vass was the managing partner of that store and is staying on within the same position, in step with Mike Sims, president of Pinnacle Mergers & Acquisitions. The Frisco, Texas, purchase-promote firm represented the seller in that transaction.

Steven acknowledged he is angry for more California expansion. In 2020, Steven supplied Honda of Downtown Los Angeles on a handshake deal for $80 million and his group supplied two dealerships in descend 2021. Steven’s unusual delivery-point, Hyundai of Downtown Los Angeles, was awarded in October and has since begun working in a fast facility, Steven acknowledged.

Sooner or later, the store will relocate within a block of the Honda store in a brand unusual building, Steven acknowledged.

With the Hyundai dealership, Steven has known as his shot, referencing a feeble effectively-identified Contemporary York Yankees slugger. “I’m real gonna inch ahead and Babe Ruth you on this one,” Steven acknowledged, referencing the dwelling shuffle smashed at some point soon of the 1932 World Sequence. Ruth famously pointed two fingers to heart field before sending the ball there.

Steven hopes his Hyundai store will change into No. 1 in gross sales within the country.

“It be gonna be a monster, monster facility,” Steven acknowledged. “It be gonna be a six-memoir building.”

Steven now has seven unusual-car dealerships in California, whereas the rest of the portfolio is in Kansas.

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