Carvana, the fastest-growing auto retailer in the U.S., plans to invest $40 million and open an Inspection and Reconditioning Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
According to company officials, the 190,000-square-foot facility will be constructed on 100 acres near Will Rogers World Airport. The location will be part of the company’s nationwide logistics network.
“Carvana has been growing extremely rapidly over the last several years, and we are working to bring The New Way to Buy a Car to even more customers all the time,” said Carvana Vice President of Inventory Strategy, Brian Boyd. “As part of our efforts to scale the business, we’re looking forward to working with Oklahoma City to open a vehicle inspection and reconditioning center and becoming a member of the community.”
The company recently received approval to participate in the Oklahoma Quality Jobs Program.
“We are excited to welcome Carvana to Oklahoma and continue to grow the state’s logistics sector,” said Scott Mueller, Oklahoma Secretary of Commerce and Workforce Development. “Oklahoma’s strategic logistical advantage, expansive transportation infrastructure and skilled workforce make our state a premier location for companies like Carvana.”
“We are excited to welcome Carvana to Oklahoma City,” said Roy H. Williams, president & CEO of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber. “Carvana is a company that prides itself on innovation which makes them a great fit for our community. They are also growing rapidly and we are thrilled they recognized Oklahoma City as a place that can help them continue that growth.”