Monday, March 11, 2013
Midwest Motors sells Aston Martin, Audi, BMW, Jaguar and other high-end names.
Luxury car dealership Midwest Motors has opened in Lake Zurich, despite some opposition from residents. At a public meeting last summer, some residents said they were concerned with the number of cars parked outside the showroom, and property values. Owner Benjamin Ripstein, who relocated the dealership from Volo in December of 2012, told the Lake Zurich Courier that most of his inventory is located inside of his showroom, and not outside. The new dealership also offers an entertainment area with pool tables, televisions and free sodas and coffee. Midwest Motors is located at 540 Courtland Drive.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Bradford Town Crossing development and luxury car dealer approved by Lake Zurich village board.
Lake Zurich paved the way for numerous new businesses at the village board meeting, Monday night. The board approved a Planned Unit Development for the 81,323-square-foot Bradford Town Crossing, at Quentin Road and Rte. 22, which has a Mariano’s Fresh Market as the anchor store. The village also approved a special use permit allowing Midwest Motors Inc. to operate a new and used luxury automobile dealership at the site currently occupied by Capaccio Brothers furniture store, 540 Cortland drive. Prior to presentations by developers and a vote by the village board, residents spoke during public comment. The public comment centered on Midwest Motors proposal to relocate to Lake Zurich from Volo, with about half of the residents voicing …
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Midwest Motors is proposing to move operations from Volo to the outgoing Capaccio Bros. Furniture property near the Mosley Hill and Orchards subdivisions.
At Monday’s village board meeting, more than 20 residents expressed strong opposition to a luxury and exotic car dealership relocating to the Capaccio Bros. Furniture building at 540 Cortland Drive. The property has been on the market for the last year-and-a-half and Capaccio Bros. plans to close its doors in the near future. The board of trustees ultimately voted to allow the proposal from Midwest Motors of Volo to tentatively move forward to the Plan Commission for consideration at the June meeting. Among concerns voiced by residents from the Orchards and Mosley Hill subdivisions were increased traffic in the residential area where young children play, to the possibility of trucks blocking the only street leading into the residential …