Bommarito Dealerships in Hazelwood Thrive Due to Location and Business Climate

BommaritoHondaSuperstoreBommarito Nissan, Honda and Volkswagen of Hazelwood generated $111 million dollars in combined sales involving their new, pre-owned , service, parts and collision centers, announced Hazelwood economic developer David Cox

Bommarito automotive Group has invested more than $20 million dollars in building three large automotive dealerships in Hazelwood, hiring 150+ employees.  Bommarito Nissan of Hazelwood has been in operation for several years, maturing into the 34th largest Nissan dealership in the United States out of 1,100 In 2009.  Bommarito Nissan of Hazelwood ranked #1 in the state of Missouri and ranked #1 in the Midwest Region, including Chicago.

The Bommarito Honda Superstore of Hazelwood opened its doors for business in 2008 and received the prestigious Honda ‘President’s Award” during its first year. In 2009 this dealership ranked #2 in the St Louis area and ranked #5 In the Midwest Zone.

Last year, Bommarito celebrated the grand opening of its Volkswagen dealership in Hazelwood To commemorate this occasion, Bommarito formed a partnership with the Hazelwood Police Department to help foster peace and prosperity in the community for local residents.   A vehicle roll-out event was held on-site to  present two new Volkswagen Beetles to the police department for its D.A R E (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) Program and Citizen Volunteer Patrol Program.   Another Volkswagen Routan Van was donated to a single mother who  had fallen on hard times over the past year.

Overall. Bommarito Nissan, Honda and Volkswagen of Hazelwood sold a total of 6,112 new and used vehicles in 2009.   This accounts for 44% of total sales for the Bommarito Automotive Group last year.

‘We appreciate the City of Hazelwood’s great location in the St. Louis metro and bi-state region We’re attracting customers from hundreds of miles away.” said Jerry J Eickel, General Manager and Partner of Bommarito Nissan, Honda and Volkswagen of Hazelwood.

The City of Hazelwood is an Ideal location for businesses because It attracts a daily motor population In excess of a quarter of a million vehicles. Its close proximity to Lambert- St. Louis International Airport and accessibility to major highways such as 1·210,1·70 1-170,1-64/Hwy.

40. and Hwy 370 draws potential customers from all directions In addition US Hwy 67. known as Lindbergh Boulevard, a major regional commerce route  runs through the heart of Hazelwood.

According to Cox, “We’re excited to hear that all three Bommarito dealerships -Nissan, Honda and Volkswagen of Hazelwood — had such a good year in 2009. This is an impressive accomplishment considering the fact that most people were holding off on making major purchases last year because of job losses or the fear of losing one.”

Cox went on to say that their location right along the I-270 corridor brings in customers driving from Illinois. St. Charles and South St Louis County “The fact that Bommarito Nissans doing so well after being here in Hazelwood for a number of years indicates that companies do thrive in our communities friendly pro-business environment.  Hazelwood IS growing because it welcomes growth, offering a low cost of doing business,” added Cox.

Those interested in relocating their business to Hazelwood or looking at 300 acres of  land available for expansions and new business construction should contact Hazelwood economic developer David Cox at (314) 513-5018 or reach him at

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