CARSTAR, North America’s largest multi-store network of independently owned collision repair facilities, announced the opening of CARSTAR Port Orchard, located at 2005 Sidney Ave., Port Orchard, WA 98366.
This is the second CARSTAR facility for husband and wife duo Pat and Wendy Murray, as well as Pat’s brother Tom. They are excited to add Pat and Wendy’s son, Kyle Murray, as an owner to this second facility.
Wendy’s parents owned a CARSTAR collision repair center in its early days and since then, the Murrays continued their legacy within the CARSTAR family.
“This has always been a family business for us, as we run it alongside my brother Tom and his wife,” said Pat Murray. “We are thrilled for our son Kyle to be as interested as we are in the business and he is now the general manager for both locations. Because we’re a family business, we sincerely just want to help our community with our premier repair abilities and make sure they are comfortable entrusting us with their vehicles.”
CARSTAR Port Orchard is an 11,000-square foot facility equipped with the industry’s latest tools to provide the highest level of excellence in repair quality.
The facility also has its I-CAR Gold certification, an achievement that requires significant investment and training into a store’s operation, to ensure repairs of all makes and models are done correctly.
“Oftentimes a vehicle is the second most expensive purchase a person makes in their lifetime, only behind a home,” said Dean Fisher, collision group president, Driven Brands. “Our network of owners is trained to educate customers about the repair process, so they feel confident in leaving this valuable investment in the hands of a CARSTAR facility.”
The Murrays made a significant investment into the building to ensure CARSTAR Port Orchard represented their values and commitment to repair excellence.
“We definitely want to take a moment to shout out to the people of Port Orchard,” said Murray. “Everyone has been supportive and encouraging, telling us...