Mark Wahlberg & Jay Feldman Open Second Ohio Airstream & RV Dealership
– Actor Wahlberg Partners with Veteran Dealer Feldman to Build New Airstream & RV Dealership in the Cleveland Area
– The business duo now own and operate six Ohio dealerships: four in Columbus and two in Cleveland
CLEVELAND, December 2, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Actor, producer and businessman Mark Wahlberg Expands his car dealership footprint with the opening of a second Ohio Mark Wahlberg Airstream & RV dealership. With the main facility currently under construction, the concession will be the actor’s sixth concession to Ohio with its business partner, veteran auto dealer Jay Feldman. The dealership opened on 1st December in a small building and will continue to grow as construction progresses.
Wahlberg currently has four dealerships in the Columbus area, including two Chevrolet roofs, a Buick GMC and an Airstream & RV. In July 2021, they started to expand their Ohio presence at the purchase of Joe Firment Chevrolet in the Cleveland suburb of Avon, renaming it Mark Wahlberg Chevrolet from Avon. The new Airstream & RV dealership is located at Lorain at 4500 Grove Avenue.
Founder of Airstream Wally byam The objective was to “strive endlessly to awaken the adventurous spirit that prompts you to follow a rainbow to its end … and thus make your travel dreams come true”.
Similar to Airstream, Wahlberg shares a passion for adventure and family. He said, “I like to tackle projects that connect with things that I hold dear. These common traits are the reason Wahlberg partnered with Airstream and launched Mark Wahlberg Airstream Columbus in 2020 and Mark Wahlberg Airstream Cleveland in 2021.
“I have learned to love being part of the growth Ohio business community, ”Wahlberg added. “We are seeing an enthusiastic increase in RV and auto sales in the state and we are happy to help our customers find the vehicles of their dreams in both. Columbus and Cleveland. “
According to market research firm Ipsos, the number of motorhome owners reached a record high with 11.2 million households owning a motorhome in 2021, up 62% from 6.9 million. households in 2001 and 26% more than 8.9 million motorhome owners in 2011.
“More and more of our customers are taking control of their vacation plans and hitting the road to travel,” said Feldman. “Our growing list of dealers now offers a wide variety of RV options to make these amazing getaways possible. “
The new Airstream & RV dealership is located on 5.8 acres with 31,000 square feet of exhibit, service and parts space.
Chris Haydocy serves as the managing partner of the two Mark Wahlberg Airstream & RV dealers. He was the former owner of the Columbus Airstream & RV store and is currently President of Road Adventures and Road Adventure Resorts of Columbus.
In addition to being business partners in dealerships, Feldman and Wahlberg have been friends for several years and partners in several Wahlburgers restaurants, including the neighbor Cleveland store at 2015 Ontario Street. Feldman also owns and operates 13 car dealerships in Michigan.
The six Ohio dealers Mark Wahlberg are hiring for several key sales and service positions in Columbus and Avon. For more information, visit http://www.feldmanauto.com/.
ABOUT THE FELDMAN AUTOMOTIVE GROUP
In 2021, Feldman Automotive Group plans to sell more than 40,000 vehicles in its 19 dealerships with an expected turnover of more than $ 1.5 billion. In 2021, it was recognized as the 49th largest dealer group in the country by Automotive News.
Highland Chevrolet Feldman (1996)
New Hudson Chevrolet Feldman (2005)
Feldman Chevrolet from Novi (2008)
Feldman Hyundai’s New Hudson (2009)
Feldman Genesis of New Hudson (2009)
Feldman Kia from Novi (2010)
Feldman Chevrolet of Livonia (2012)
Feldman Chevrolet from Lansing (2014)
Used Feldman 1-800 Waterford (2015)
Feldman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram’s Woodhaven (2019)
Feldman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram’s Clarkston (2020)
Feldman Ford of Detroit (2021)
Jeep Feldman’s Clarkston (2022) –In construction
Mark Wahlberg Chevrolet (2018) –Columbus
Mark Wahlberg Buick-GMC (2020) –Columbus
Mark Wahlberg Airstream / RV Center (2020) –Columbus
Mark Wahlberg Chevrolet of Worthington (2020)
Mark Wahlberg Chevrolet of Avon (2021)
Mark Wahlberg Airstream / RV Center – Cleveland (2022) – In construction
For more information on the Feldman Automotive Group, or to contact its dealers, please visit www.feldmanauto.com.
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