Without question, the automotive market is one of the strongest sectors of the economy today and especially in South Florida. Part of a massive automotive complex on Copans Road just east of 1-95 in Pompano Beach, Mercedes-Benz of Pompano Beach is billed as one of the largest Mercedes dealerships in the world. Owned by Auto Nation, this facility underwent a major remodeling by Hodgen Construction, based in Weston, FL and features nearly 30,000 sq/ft of Crossville Tile installed by CJ Marble & Tile, Inc.
The showroom has 24x24 Generals Grey polished tile by Crossville, part of their Empire Series, along with 24x24 Black Swan Polished Empire porcelain Rectified for accents. The 24x24 Generals Grey unpolished tile, also part of the Empire Series was used throughout all restrooms in the dealership.
Hodgen Construction, based in Weston, completed a six-month tear out and rebuild of the interior for the dealership; According to John DaGrosa, with Hodgen, "We're a specialty general contractor, building mostly automotive dealerships. Our market area is the southeastern United States. We have built more than 100 dealerships in this area. Whenever possible, we work with D&B Tile Distributors because of their selection and pricing.