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Postby damonhynes » Thu Sep 08, 2016 12:53 pm

HskrFanMike wrote:Driving west up Lower Dodge yesterday, I noticed that the old "Nissan of Omaha" building at 115th & Dodge had been spruced up...and had a sign on the windows calling it "Woodhouse Hyundai."

I'm assuming Woodhouse bought the Hyundai dealership from Baxter; can't imagine that Hyundai would let Woodhouse open a dealership a mile from the other.


Good Ol' Gary Sadlemyer rambled enough during a Woodhouse commercial this AM for me to determine they had indeed gotten a Hyundai franch, and also that they're now the only Mazda dealer in Omaha. Wonder why (Olsen)/Performance/Baxter chose to drop them?
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Postby TitosBuritoBarn » Thu Sep 08, 2016 2:19 pm

Soon all dealerships will be Woodhouse or Performance/Baxter. That can't be good.
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Postby Catfish » Mon Oct 03, 2016 10:57 pm

Wondering when/if Deery Brothers Automotive from Iowa will dip into Nebraska. Could really shake up the local car industry.

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Postby Trips » Tue Oct 04, 2016 9:09 am

Lexus of Omaha went to a no discount trial a couple months ago. As someone in my mid 30's I love that concept even if I would end up paying a little more. If their not going to make an electric vehicle they need to do something to compete with the no franchise model of Tesla.

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Postby nebugeater » Tue Oct 04, 2016 5:46 pm

I have wondered a few times why Diers from Fremont has never grown through Acquiring another location or three? They have a long time well established dealership with a name that has value in a fairly large area.

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Postby damonhynes » Thu Dec 15, 2016 9:18 pm

Apparently Woodhouse bought Atchley the first part of October, I heard Kara's first "Woodhouse Ford of Omaha" radio spot today.
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Postby TitosBuritoBarn » Fri Dec 23, 2016 4:11 pm

I guess Alfa Romeo of Omaha moved out of the Fiat store and in with Woodlouse Mazda. There's a very simple white letter sign that says Alfa Romeo of Omaha on one of their garages.

More interesting though was an adjacent white letter sign on the same garage that read Maserati of Omaha. Is Omaha getting a Maserati dealership?! No Omaha location is listed on their website
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Postby ad2330 » Thu Dec 29, 2016 8:53 am

TitosBuritoBarn wrote:I guess Alfa Romeo of Omaha moved out of the Fiat store and in with Woodlouse Mazda. There's a very simple white letter sign that says Alfa Romeo of Omaha on one of their garages.

More interesting though was an adjacent white letter sign on the same garage that read Maserati of Omaha. Is Omaha getting a Maserati dealership?! No Omaha location is listed on their website



Yes they are. Woodhouse will own it, and they're building it on L next to Alfa. Very exciting news for this market. Next up is likely Bentley, Lamborghini, or McLaren. Ferrari remains a long-shot IMO.

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Postby TitosBuritoBarn » Thu Dec 29, 2016 2:11 pm

ad2330 wrote:
TitosBuritoBarn wrote:I guess Alfa Romeo of Omaha moved out of the Fiat store and in with Woodlouse Mazda. There's a very simple white letter sign that says Alfa Romeo of Omaha on one of their garages.

More interesting though was an adjacent white letter sign on the same garage that read Maserati of Omaha. Is Omaha getting a Maserati dealership?! No Omaha location is listed on their website



Yes they are. Woodhouse will own it, and they're building it on L next to Alfa. Very exciting news for this market. Next up is likely Bentley, Lamborghini, or McLaren. Ferrari remains a long-shot IMO.


No seriously. They wouldn't just put Maserati of Omaha in their window if they didn't intend on selling new Maseratis.
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Postby damonhynes » Thu Mar 16, 2017 6:54 pm

The Woodhouse colossus put a Nissan dealership in Deerfield Place in Millard, temporary according to their spox. Left unsaid is that 'temporary' means until they get a location built at NE-50/370, I'll wager.

This lot is called "Woodhouse Place" for some reason. Also, haven't seen Kara in a commercial for a couple months, some other outfit is doing them.
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Postby jessep28 » Sat Mar 18, 2017 7:53 pm

damonhynes wrote:The Woodhouse colossus put a Nissan dealership in Deerfield Place in Millard, temporary according to their spox. Left unsaid is that 'temporary' means until they get a location built at NE-50/370, I'll wager.

This lot is called "Woodhouse Place" for some reason. Also, haven't seen Kara in a commercial for a couple months, some other outfit is doing them.


I've been MIA from the area for a few months. Did they take the old Baker's bay, or one further East?
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Postby Silverspoon » Sat Mar 18, 2017 11:08 pm

TitosBuritoBarn wrote:Soon all dealerships will be Woodhouse or Performance/Baxter. That can't be good.


Not with Reagan in the picture fortunately...

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Postby Silverspoon » Sat Mar 18, 2017 11:14 pm

ad2330 wrote:

Yes they are. Woodhouse will own it, and they're building it on L next to Alfa. Very exciting news for this market. Next up is likely Bentley, Lamborghini, or McLaren. Ferrari remains a long-shot IMO.



I think all of those makes would be pretty far fetched for Omaha. You would need serious spenders around to sustain a car dealership of that caliber. Chicago, New York, and Miami have no problem because there are a ton of celebrities and athletes there to buy the cars and have them maintained there to pay the bills.

My official quote: "Omaha will have a top tier professional sports team before having a Bentley or Lambo dealership."

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Postby damonhynes » Sun Mar 19, 2017 3:01 pm

jessep28 wrote:I've been MIA from the area for a few months. Did they take the old Baker's bay, or one further East?


Further east--in the middle of the strip. There's a groc store of some sort where Baker's used to be.
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Postby Silverspoon » Sun Mar 19, 2017 6:54 pm

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jessep28 wrote:I've been MIA from the area for a few months. Did they take the old Baker's bay, or one further East?


Further east--in the middle of the strip. There's a groc store of some sort where Baker's used to be.


The majority of the old Bakers is Mega Market and a gym.

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Postby jessep28 » Sun Mar 19, 2017 7:24 pm

Mega Market is a flea market. I checked the place out back in 2013 or 14. Most of the stuff Dillion's didn't rip out when they shut down the Deerfield location was still there. I worked at that store for a few years, so it was a weird experience walking around.
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Postby GRANDPASMUCKER » Tue Mar 21, 2017 10:54 am

jessep28 wrote:Mega Market is a flea market. I checked the place out back in 2013 or 14. Most of the stuff Dillion's didn't rip out when they shut down the Deerfield location was still there. I worked at that store for a few years, so it was a weird experience walking around.



The flea market started out taking up the whole former Bakers store but has now shrunk down to about 1/3 that size. In what was once Bakers produce area we now have a stinky Gym. Then in what was the middle of Bakers you have the Flea Market. that flea market has really shrunk down and now only the best of the junk salesman remain. I think al the junk from all those shops in that flea market put together aint worth 1000 bucks :lol: Basically that flea market is made up of a bunch of hobby/hoarders/crazy people who are like kids "playing business." Next door is a Music Studio. Then Dollar Tree and right about where the old Department of Motor Vehicles offices were is the new Woodhouse Auto Sales store. They must have a 200 cars there inside and out. The Post Office was once on the rocks but is now firmly stable and has been made into the main place in Omaha to get a Passport.

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Postby Coyote » Fri May 19, 2017 11:19 pm

Audi/Baxter is going to be building across the street from Nissan at Old Lincoln Hwy and Burt. It will be about twice the size of the Nissan building, ~56k sq ft.
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Postby Coyote » Thu Jul 27, 2017 5:37 pm

Baxter is building a 40k sq. ft. Volkswagon Garage and office building on Burt St:

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Postby Coyote » Mon Jul 31, 2017 5:43 pm

TitosBuritoBarn wrote:I guess Alfa Romeo of Omaha moved out of the Fiat store and in with Woodlouse Mazda. There's a very simple white letter sign that says Alfa Romeo of Omaha on one of their garages.

More interesting though was an adjacent white letter sign on the same garage that read Maserati of Omaha. Is Omaha getting a Maserati dealership?! No Omaha location is listed on their website


Woodhouse is spending $1.1m in their Maserati building.
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Postby nebugeater » Tue Aug 01, 2017 6:55 pm

Woodhouse has acquired Plaza Buick GMC as of today.

http://www.omaha.com/money/woodhouse-ac ... 45f8b.html

Woodhouse also owns a Buick GMC dealership in Missouri Valley, Iowa.


The acquisition brings Woodhouse’s holdings to 16 properties.
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Postby TitosBuritoBarn » Tue Aug 01, 2017 7:08 pm

nebugeater wrote:Woodhouse has acquired Plaza Buick GMC as of today.

http://www.omaha.com/money/woodhouse-ac ... 45f8b.html

Woodhouse also owns a Buick GMC dealership in Missouri Valley, Iowa.


The acquisition brings Woodhouse’s holdings to 16 properties.


Soon it's just going to be them and Baxter.
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nebugeater wrote:Woodhouse has acquired Plaza Buick GMC as of today.

http://www.omaha.com/money/woodhouse-ac ... 45f8b.html

Woodhouse also owns a Buick GMC dealership in Missouri Valley, Iowa.


The acquisition brings Woodhouse’s holdings to 16 properties.


So that cute lady from Plaza will be out of a job :-(
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Postby damonhynes » Wed Aug 02, 2017 8:41 am

TitosBuritoBarn wrote:Soon it's just going to be them and Baxter.


But you notice that none of the Honda dealerships are tying up with Bax or Wood. I know Honda Cars of Bellevue is owned by the Schworer family, who own a VW dealership in Lincoln.
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damonhynes wrote:
nebugeater wrote:Woodhouse has acquired Plaza Buick GMC as of today.

http://www.omaha.com/money/woodhouse-ac ... 45f8b.html

Woodhouse also owns a Buick GMC dealership in Missouri Valley, Iowa.


The acquisition brings Woodhouse’s holdings to 16 properties.


So that cute lady from Plaza will be out of a job :-(


No, but she now needs to wear bib overalls
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nebugeater wrote:
damonhynes wrote:
So that cute lady from Plaza will be out of a job :-(


No, but she now needs to wear bib overalls


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Postby damonhynes » Mon Aug 14, 2017 7:08 am

Woodhouse has put up their "Coming Soon" sign up at 144/Giles. Mazda/Lincoln/Huyndai/Nissan/Genesis.
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Postby bigredmed1 » Mon Aug 14, 2017 4:55 pm

The old car lot on 120th and Dodge has sold. Anyone know what is going in there?

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Postby nebugeater » Mon Aug 14, 2017 6:22 pm

bigredmed1 wrote:The old car lot on 120th and Dodge has sold. Anyone know what is going in there?



Is that where Top Golf is going?
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nebugeater wrote:
bigredmed1 wrote:The old car lot on 120th and Dodge has sold. Anyone know what is going in there?

Is that where Top Golf is going?

Top Golf is going into the Westroads Office Park
That car lot was bought by Baxter (Anderson Properties) Dec15.
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bigredmed1 wrote:The old car lot on 120th and Dodge has sold. Anyone know what is going in there?

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