Super-Lube, a 48-unit multi-state operator of quick lubes, car washes, and full-service auto repair centers headquartered in Tallahassee has been acquired by Take 5 Oil Change.
Take 5, a division of Driven Brands – which is based in Charlotte, North Carolina – now has 350 Quick Lube locations across 19 States.
Super-Lube owners include Tallahassee resident Tom Chambasian – the 2014 National Oil & Lube News Operator of the Year, Chet Bojanowski and Aimann Hafez.
Chambasian told TR that the sale included about 18 centers located in Leon County.
In 2006 Chambasian and his partners purchased approximately 20 Super-Lube stores in the Tallahassee area from John Lewis, a real estate professor at Florida State University, who began opening Super-Lube Oil Change Center in 1980’s.
After the purchase, Chambasian and his team expanded the operation to include 60 stores in Florida, Alabama and Georgia.
During the early 1980’s Lewis grew his company to more than 70 centers. In 1999 Lewis decided to sell 50 of the stores to an Atlanta based company and in 2006 sold his remaining stores to Chambasian.
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