A state-of-the-art new North Shore Kia

April 8 - 2016

we moved to 855 W. 1st Street
March 2 - 2016

New location

Feb 7 - 2016

countdown to new location

Feb 1 - 2016

North Shore Kia Business Card

Wednesday May 6, 2015

North Shore Kia Contrstuction

Breaking new ground @ a new NORTH SHORE KIA

Our new location is currently under construction: 843-855 W. 1st St, North Vancouver, BC

The Dick Irwin Group; North Vancouver's family car dealer since 1969 and the oldest car dealership group on Vancouver's North Shore. Since 1973, The Dick Irwin Group has operated 3 franchises at its location at 725 Marine Drive in North Vancouver. This year, construction has begun at a new location conveniently situated at 855 W 1st Street in North Vancouver. The New Location is better suited for its growing Kia Motors Dealership, not only for staff and customers, but also for local residents, for the surrounding community, and the City's vision of the Marine Drive corridor. A number of key elements and industry firsts will be found at this state of the art location including:

Improved Customer experience:

  • Courtesy bikes
  • Staff and customer bike parking
  • Indoor/Outdoor naturally influenced elements for customer experience
  • Eco friendly car wash
  • Vehicle charging stations
  • Connection to Lonsdale Energy Corporation (LEC) high efficiency energy

Environmental design elements in building engineering and construction:

  • LED indoor and outdoor lighting
  • Permeable paving allowing for more natural groundwater collection
  • Light pollution reduction technology
  • Water efficient landscaping
  • Native plant species used in landscaping
  • Water actuated hoists

Local job, career, and lifestyle opportunities

  • Number of full time jobs to increase by 1/3rd by the year 2020.
  • Opportunity for mixed mode commuting for staff and customers (cycling, walking, driving, shuttle service, transit and car sharing)
  • Within walking distance of affordable housing opportunities