Rimrock Auto Group
LAUREL — In 1961, 21-year-old Leonard Fichtner became the youngest General Motors franchise owner in history after acquiring the family business from his father. As far as he knows, there has never been a younger GM dealer.
Billings auto dealer Steve Zabawa believes that Rimrock Auto Group’s new GMC Cadillac store on Shiloh Road is the best location in Billings.
When they entered the Billings auto market 20 years ago, Steve Zabawa and John Soares Jr., had no pretensions of someday ranking among the state’s major dealerships.
A new Cadillac dealership is under construction south of the Volkswagen dealership.
Steve Zabawa, right, and his partner in the Rimrock Auto Group, John Soares Jr., have been part of the Billings auto market for 20 years.
The owners of Reece & Ray’s IGA have invested serious money into remodeling and expanding the Hardin store.
Dignitaries walk to the site of a groundbreaking for the new Rimrock GMC Cadillac dealership at King Avenue West and Shiloh Road on Wednesday.
Rimrock GMC Cadillac employee Rodney Wagner dusts off cars before a groundbreaking ceremony for the new dealership Wednesday.
Rory Gambrell, Denver region sales and service manager for Buick-GMC, explains manufacturer incentives offered to build new dealerships.
Rimrock Auto Group co-owner Steve Zabawa and his wife, Susan Sullivan Zabawa, prepare for a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Rimrock GMC Cadillac on Wednesday.
Rimrock Auto Group announced plans Wednesday to start building a second dealership at the corner of King Avenue West and Shiloh Road to sell GMC and Cadillac models.
The Bakken oil boom was only one undercurrent pulling the Billings economy into stronger territory during 2012.
The first month of sales at the new Volkswagen Billings dealership topped expectations, according to the owners.
After running her contemporary woman’s clothing store called Blush for three years in a small space at the downtown Transformations Spa on North 19th Street, owner Courtney Kirkwood has embraced a major growth plan.
Ups and Downs gives a quick take on news of the week.
The Montana Sapphire subdivision at King Avenue West and Shiloh Road has languished through a decade of slow growth, while its rival across the street, Shiloh Crossing, is booming.
Montanans turned to the eastern half of the state for optimistic economic news in 2011.
Steve Zabawa, right, co-owner of Rimrock Auto Group, looks over his new Volkswagen dealership site at Shiloh Road and King Avenue West with Wells Built Homes owner Dan Wells.
Rimrock Auto Group will be selling more than luxury Mercedes-Benz cars out of a new dealership at 3045 King Ave. W.