Velocity Retail Group recently finalized the first two ground leases for Valvoline Instant Oil Change™ as part of their new market expansion into the Phoenix metroplex and the State of Arizona. The company is the second largest quick lube chain in the U.S. with currently 1,150+ locations in 46 states. Velocity Retail Group is representing Valvoline in their roll-out of ground-up corporate stores throughout the Phoenix metro area. Dave Cheatham, Darren Pitts, Brian Harpel and Mark Timpani are working with VIOC on the expansion and currently have over a dozen new sites in progress.
One of the new stores will be located at the northwest corner of McDowell Road and Pebble Creek Parkway in Goodyear. Tradecor, LLC is the landlord for the 1.1 acre parcel where VIOC will build their 2,100 square foot prototype building. Another location will be in Queen Creek at the northeast corner of Queen Creek Road and Ellsworth Road in the Shops at Terravella. Zach Pace with Phoenix Commercial Advisors represented the Landlord, Newquist Commercial Properties on the transaction. The stores are expected to open in the 4th quarter of 2019.