Park Place Grapevine Porsche
In 2015, GFF was tasked by Park Place Dealerships to help extend their long term relationship with the City of Grapevine by designing a new Porsche dealership for Park Place’s Grapevine campus at the corner of 114 and Texan Trail. The new 61,000 SF facility is the largest Porsche dealership in North America and includes a large showroom, 24 stall service garage, and is notable for its 100% metal panel façade and large skylight. The project was a close collaboration between Park Place and Porsche North America, which challenged GFF to carefully integrate the program requirements of this established client with Porsche brand standards and Grapevine zoning. The project anticipates to receive LEED certification and will be one of Park Place’s first projects to integrate a large electric vehicle sales and service operation. This new programmatic offering required extensive coordination between all parties, which when carefully juxtaposed with the facility’s classic car showroom, illustrates the emerging future of the automotive industry, while paying respect to the brand’s historic past.