October 4, 2006
Winner: Crown Chevrolet-Toyota-Scion, which last year expanded its operation at 3400 Iowa from 9,000 square feet of showroom and service areas to 75,000 square feet today. Crown's sales are up 48 percent during the past five years, as the company's employment increased from 68 to 100.
Accepting award: Miles Schnaer, owner.
Other finalist: The Eldridge Hotel.