The new Sterling KIA Automotive Dealership at 125 South City Parkway hosted a Grand Opening celebration Nov. 12. The event including a drawing for a new Kia Soul Car Giveaway.
The new Kia dealership is the First Kia Gallery Design in the state, featuring more than 50,000 square feet of sales and service and a separate Car Care Center and Car Wash. J. B. Mouton was the general contractor, and James Broussard & Associates was the architect for the project.
“The new facility not only needed to comply with the KIA design and brand principles, but we wanted to design and develop the facility in a way that would be aesthetic and customer friendly for our customers. I’m pleased to say that the facility has developed in such a way to enhance customer satisfaction in both sales and service,” dealer Art Leblanc said in a press release. The dealership is co-owned by Robert Cook, according to the release.
Owners Leblanc and Cook, Assistant General Manager Ryan Leblanc, Director of Sales Ben Gaiennie and KIA Sales Manager Dustin Cook were on hand to offer tours and answer any questions about the new facility.