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  • Anyone sharing your shop with another business

    Posted by joecval on August 22, 2012 at 12:29 am

    If so what type of business?

    How does it benefit you and the other?

    What would you speculate to be a great pairing??? Just looking for ideas.

    Body shop and used car dealership are out due to zoning.

    I have an opportunity to move into a much larger space…too large at this point but doable in the future. I can sublease the part I don’t want to use. The shop is located on the end of a strip mall.

    JeffreyD replied 9 years, 8 months ago 2 Members · 1 Reply
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  • JeffreyD

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    October 2, 2012 at 7:41 pm

    Hi Joe

    I rent my bays from an auto body shop. It works quite nice I think.

    He used to have to pack up his vehicle to take it to a maintenance shop for any repairs he needed. Now I do the repairs while its still in his shop, or if I need the lift I can drive it into my shop it doesn’t matter if the doors are off its not going on the road. Do you know how easy it is to put on a water pump when the radiator and grill are out for body repair? We send work to each other and the customers seem to like it also. I would say there are very few jobs we compete for.