Capital Investment $12.5 million
63 JOBS · $160K TAX BASE · 42,912 SQ FT
GATR Volvo approached Decklan Group wanting to expand their business with a new location. GATR currently had locations in Sauk Rapids, MN - Des Moines, IA, and Cedar Rapids, IA. The new location was to be a flagship store, with over 40,000 square feet of indoor space along with over 10 acres of outdoor display area. Decklan Group worked to find an ideal site for GATR in Elk River, MN bringing more than 60 high paying jobs to the local economy, along with $160,000 in annual tax revenue. With this project, Decklan Group was able to obtain economic development incentives totaling nearly $1,000,000. The site was rezoned, and a CUP was obtained for the new GATR project. Decklan Group also successfully piloted a signage variance allowing GATR to add an additional 20 feet in height to their proposed signage enabling greater visibility and branding opportunity.