PLAINFIELD, Ill. — Lake Charles Auto Auction celebrated a grand re-opening of a new 4000 square foot main office building on December 12, 2018. The auction offered 700+ vehicles and sold over 400 with an average value of $9,100.00. Matt Pedersen, owner of Lake Charles Auto Auction commented, “We are very excited to celebrate the opening of our new facility. The sale had a record number of cars consigned, and we couldn’t be prouder of the team work that everyone put in to make this a very successful event for us.” The auction gave away over $10,000 in cash and prizes throughout the celebration.
Established in 1991, Lake Charles Auto Auction was started by Mike Pedersen as a two-lane night sale, catering to independent dealers in the area. Today the operation is run by the second generation, Mike’s son Matt, who purchased the auction from his father in 2012.
LCAA expanded the facility in 2015 to a 4-lane auction and has now completed a $2 million renovation to the main office building, including additional dealer parking. Pedersen added, “We are happy to offer our dealer and consignor partners a comfortable place to do business.”
LCAA is a proud member of the AMS Auction Network. Tom Stewart, President of AMS added “We are proud to have Lake Charles Auto Auction be a part of our network. It is great to see an auction owner re-investing into their business that benefits both employees as well as dealers and consignors.”