HOUSTON (Aug. 22, 2014) — Auto service franchisor Christian Brothers Automotive Corp. is on the move, building a new corporate headquarters in Houston and noting the opening of franchised locations in Colorado, Idaho and North and South Carolina.
Christian Brothers growing with new HQ, franchises
The new headquarters, a two-story, 35,460-sq.ft. structure in west Houston, is designed to accommodate at least 70 employees when it opens, Christian Brothers said, with leasing options available for growth. The company did not say what it's investing in the building.
“We have been blessed to grow tremendously over the last several years, and we are running out of space at our current headquarters,” said Christian Brothers CEO and founder Mark Carr.
“We want to provide a workplace fitting for our stellar team members who helped us to be named to Houston's Top Workplaces list for the past two years. This new state-of-the-art building will allow us to continue to expand and serve our 100+ franchise partners across the country.”
The building incorporates a full-size Christian Brothers store office replica for training purposes along with the traditional office space amenities for employees. The site adjacent to George Bush Park, which provides employees opportunities for exercise and enjoyment.
The new franchisees include two U.S. Army veterans, who opened Christian Brothers Automotive franchised locations in recent weeks, expanding the automotive service franchisor's network to more than 125 locations in 20 states.
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