LWG Expands Into the Colorado Springs, CO Market
Announcement for Release on: December 4th, 2020 GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO – Leeds West Groups (LWG) is proud to announce the acquisition of two Big O Tires locations in Colorado Springs, Colorado and Monument, Colorado from Lone Star Investments, LLC owned by Tony J. Porras. Mr. Porras built and founded both locations twenty years ago as a franchisee of Big O Tires. LWG will assume operations and ownership effective on December 6th, 2020.
LWG now operates 11 Big O Tires locations and 18 stores in the State of Colorado. Big O Tires Colorado Springs and Monument will be under the district management of Trey Good based out of the Big O Tires Colorado market, and under Vice President of LW Big O Tires James Gould and LWG Chief Operating Officer Derek Wessels.
With the addition of these two locations, LWG’s Big O Tires store holdings increases to 28 locations in the Big O Tires brand specifically across Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Kentucky, and Ohio, with 109 locations nationwide, and 1000+ team members collectively across 18 States.
“We have had our eye on the Colorado Springs market for the last 18 months from a strategic growth standpoint, as we focus on growing out the I-25 corridor between our Denver and New Mexico markets. We are very excited about this strategic growth into Colorado Springs.”
– Judd Shader, Chief Executive Officer
This acquisition now marks LWG’s 23rd store addition in their automotive division within the last 18 months. The purchase price and deal terms are not being disclosed at this time.
About Leeds West Groups
Leeds West Groups (LWG) was founded in 2009 by CEO Judd Shader and is headquartered in Greenwood Village, CO. LWG is capitalized by Family Office funds that acquires, owns, and manages national automotive repair franchise brands (Midas, Big O Tires, and SpeeDee Oil) across the continental United States including a national real estate portfolio and outside high growth investment opportunities. LWG Board of Directors is chaired by career finance and wall street executive Joshua Weinreich and currently employs 1000+ team members with 109 automotive retail locations, operating in 18 states across the continental United States.