Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Krause Toyota has broken ground for its new state-of-the-art showroom at 7702 Penn Drive.
Krause Toyota recently broke ground for its new state-of-the-art automobile showroom at Route 100 and Penn Drive, just a short distance from its current location. Construction on the two-story, 33,000-square-foot facility is at 7702 Penn Drive on 4.2 acres adjacent to the dealership's current location. When complete, the new Krause Toyota will boast an 18-bay service area, service writing area, customer lounge, parts area, executive offices and training offices. Site access will be from Penn Drive and provide 227 parking spaces. The existing Krause Toyota building will be put up for sale. Earlier this year, Matthew Krause, vice president of Krause Toyota, said he expected the new showroom to be completed by January 2014.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
The Fogelsville automobile dealer will display a vast sampling of 2013 Toyota vehicles at the Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Show at Stabler Arena in Bethlehem. The show runs Thursday through Sunday.
Krause Toyota of Fogelsville will showcase seven of its 2013 model automobiles at this week's Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Show at Stabler Arena in Bethlehem. The Krause Toyota sales team told Patch that the following vehicles will be on display at the auto show: The Greater Lehigh Valley Auto show ticket prices are $10 for adults, $7 for senior citizens 55 years of age and over and children from six to 14 years old. Children under five years old are admitted free. Dates and times for this year’s show are:
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Construction was delayed while Krause Toyota awaited approvals from the state DEP.
For those waiting for Krause Toyota to break ground on its new two-story 33,000-square-foot car dealership in Upper Macungie, your patience soon will pay off. Matthew Krause, vice president of Krause Toyota, said groundbreaking will take place in April or May on 4.2 acres adjacent to the dealership's current location at 7702 Penn Drive. The holdup in construction, Krause explained, was compliance issues with the state's Department of Environmental Protection. "We've been waiting for several approvals from the DEP, which we received two weeks ago," Krause said. Krause said the DEP required an underground detention pond for water runoff and wanted testing of the reliability of new water filtration products. Plans were placed before Upper …
Monday, April 9, 2012
Niagara Bottling, Krause Toyota and a new warehouse on Schantz Road all get approval to build and expand.
Upper Macungie Township supervisors last week approved plans for an 8,700-square-foot addition to the Niagara Bottling Company on Industrial Boulevard and three other developments. Niagara is planning to add a break room, training room, restrooms and offices to its manufacturing plant to accommodate more employees. It started with a staff of 170 and expects to grow to about 250, Niagara officials have said. The expansion will not include an exit driveway on Schantz Road, which was a point of contention with township planners. Planners feared the driveway would enable trucks to make a left turn onto Schantz Road, adding to truck traffic there. Niagara officials said the exit would be designed so truckers would only go right but the …
Friday, February 17, 2012
Company officials say construction should begin in the spring.
Friday, February 17, 2012
Krause Toyota vice president Matthew Krause says he expects the company's new showroom located at 7702 Penn Drive will be completed by year's end with construction beginning in the spring. The dealership's current location, just off Route 100 in Fogelsville, is now up for sale. Krause plans to on a new two story 33,000 square foot car dealership on 4.2 acres adjacent to its current location. "We wanted to get better road coverage and frontage," Krause said. "And, Toyota has a new image program with an updated look and feel. The spring is the game plan. And the contractor is on track with opening by the end of the year, before Christmas." Krause says the new showroom, which will front Route 100, will be a destination for automobile …
Thursday, December 22, 2011
Upper Macungie Planning Commission recommends plans to supervisors
Krause Toyota plans to break ground on a new two story 33,000 square foot car dealership on 4.2 acres adjacent to its current location at 7702 Penn Drive later this year. The Upper Macungie Planning Commission gave its positive recommendation Wednesday night during its agenda meeting. The proposal will now be forwarded to township supervisors for their blessing. "This will be typical of the new car dealerships that you've seen in the Valley," said Paul Szewczak, a principal engineer at Liberty Engineering of Allentown. Szewczak said the new dealership, which ground will be broken on early next year, will include an 18-bay service area, service writing area, customer lounge, parts area, executive offices and training offices. "It will be a …