Lexus Grapevine dealership is now under new ownership

Leased vehicles in Richardson are subject to property taxes. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Leased vehicles in Richardson are subject to property taxes. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Leased vehicles in Richardson are subject to property taxes. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Asbury Automotive Group has acquired the Lexus Grapevine dealership at 901 E. SH 114, Grapevine, according to a July 6 announcement. The dealership had previously been under the ownership of Park Place Dealerships. 817-310-9671. www.parkplace.com
By Gavin Pugh
Gavin has reported for Community Impact Newspaper since June 2017. His beat has included Dallas Area Rapid Transit, public and higher education, school and municipal governments and more. He now serves as the editor of the Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake edition.


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