Fortier Ford becomes the largest authorized dealer in Canada
Thanks to its new facilities, Fortier Ford is the largest Ford dealer in Canada
• Ford Dealer since 1937, Fortier Ford became the largest Ford dealer in Canada with its new building.
• The dealer now has an area of over 100,000 square feet.
• The new masonry presents a demonstration outdoor room on the roof.
Fortier Ford has just inaugurated its new facilities has LOCATED Anjou. The new building makes the company the largest Ford dealer in Canada. Bringing the two buildings Fortier Fortier Occasion Ford and the new complex now has a total area of over 100,000 square feet. The construction of new facilities, spread between May 2010 and February 2011, need an investment of more than $ 6 million. The old installations dated from 1974.
On this occasion, the owners Denis and Michel Vallieres Salotti, have invited relatives, friends, partners, employees and media to celebrate this unique achievement of its kind.
The new facilities offer more spaces reserved for customers and allow to present much of a vehicle inside, making the experience more pleasant with the dealer. In addition to the reception of the machine shop can accommodate up to nine vehicles and demonstration rooms over three floors, the premises include a cafe-bistro, internet stations, a wi-fi connection and a space open area of 'where you can enter all the services and activities offered by the dealer.
"It was important for us to give easy access to all services from reception. This allows us to make a visit to the easiest and most pleasant possible, "stated Denis Vallieres, president of Fortier Ford. "Having a lot of vehicles inside also provides more comfort to visitors in winter and in case of bad weather. It is important for us to accommodate our customers and partners. "
The design of ultra modern design of the new building presents an aesthetic rarely observed at a car dealership, but it also offers practical advantages. The demonstration room on the roof is a good example, giving way to nearly 100 vehicles in a normally unused space.
The importance of details
When designing plans in November 2009, the management has also assured to think about its employees. "The cafeteria is now a huge and allows all employees to eat at the same place," says Michael Salotti, vice-president of Fortier Ford. "It was very important for us to have a nice common place for meetings between staff of all departments of the company. This facilitates the camaraderie and team spirit. "
Established in 1914 by Marcisse Fortier, Fortier Auto became Ford dealer in 1937. Mr. Vallieres and Mr Salotti took over the company from the hands of the estate of Normand Fortier, grand-son of the founder, in 1994.
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