The largest retailer of used vehicles, CarMax, is now open in Pharr. The first location in the Rio Grande Valley and the 22nd in Texas. CarMax was welcomed by City of Pharr officials and the Greater Pharr Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon-cutting ceremony June 13.
CarMax offers more than 300 used vehicles. It also offers customers the ability to choose vehicle transfers from any other CarMax location in the country. The new facility in Pharr could create more than 100 jobs at it’s location at 1300 East I-2.
“The City of Pharr is proud to welcome CarMax to our growing community of Pharr,” said Mayor Ambrosio Hernandez. “CarMax will add to the diverse and vibrant retail economy of our city.”
At the ribbon cutting, CarMax made a surprise grant donation to the Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley of $10,000.
“This was a great celebration and we are especially happy to have CarMax be part of our community, as an outstanding business and employer,” stated Mayor Hernandez. “We look forward to a strong partnership and great success for CarMax.”