Retail Review July/August 2022

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Nation’s Best Acquires Sparr Building And Farm Supply

Dallas, TX – Nation’s Best, headquartered here, one of the country’s fastest growing independent home improvement companies, recently announced the addition of Sparr Building and Farm Supply in central Florida to its family of businesses.

Sparr Building and Farm Supply is a one-stop shop for lumber, farm supplies, and hardware.

Sparr Building and Farm Supply, with four locations northwest of Orlando, joins Hall’s Hardware & Lumber and Panhandle Lumber & Supply, both located in the Florida Panhandle, as Nation’s Best extends its presence in the Southeastern U.S.

As part of Nation’s Best’s strategy, Sparr Building and Farm Supply will maintain operations under its existing name with its key leadership team overseeing company operations alongside Nation’s Best.

Nation’s Best Holdings, LLC was founded in 2019 and currently owns and operates a growing number of locations across the United States.

To learn more, visit www.nationsbest.net.

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McCoy’s Building Supply Is Now Open In Spicewood, TX

Spicewood, TX— McCoy’s Building Supply, located here, opened recently. The new store features 15,000 square feet of inside retail space and a paved, drive-through lumberyard.

The new store serves professional homebuilders, remodelers and do-it-yourselfers throughout Spicewood and its surrounding area.

To learn more, go to www.mccoys.com.

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The Building Center Inc. Announces The Acquisition Of A 130,000 Square-Foot Facility

Pineville, NC—The Building Center Inc., headquartered here, recently announced the acquisition of a 130,000 square-foot facility on 72 acres in Georgetown County, SC. The property is serviced by CSX rail. When it is operational, the new acquisition will serve as a manufacturing facility, and lumber and distribution center for building materials for builders in North and South Carolina. The Building Center Inc. is one of the nation’s largest independently-owned building-materials providers. Currently operating in seven locations, the new Georgetown facility will be the company’s third roof and truss manufacturing facility.

Founded in the Charlotte, NC metro market in 1977, The Building Center Inc., has grown into one of the largest, non-publicly traded lumber and building products dealers in the U.S. The Building Center Inc. maintains a fleet of more than 200 vehicles to service the Carolinas, with locations in Pineville, NC, Columbia, SC, Rock Hill, SC, Gastonia, NC, Greensboro, NC, Mebane, NC, and Holly Hill, SC.

To learn more, go to www.thebuildingcenterinc.com.

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ABC Supply Co. Inc. Opens Location In Tiffin, Iowa

Beloit, WI—ABC Supply Co. Inc., headquartered here, which sells decking and railing, pressure treated lumber, kitchen cabinets and many other items, has opened a new location in Tiffin, IA.

The Tiffin location is ABC Supply Co’s seventh branch in Iowa.

In addition to its regular hours, contractors can also request aerial measurement reports, place and review orders, and check the status of their deliveries using myABCsupply.

ABC Supply has over 840 locations nationwide.

More information is available at www.abcsupply.com.

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R.P. Lumber Continues Missouri Growth With New Location In Mt. Vernon

Edwardsville, IL—R.P. Lumber Co. Inc., headquartered here, has opened a new location in Mt. Vernon, MO. This is the family-owned hardware and building materials retailer’s 83rd location and its 17th in Missouri.

R.P. Lumber opened its first location in Staunton, IL in 1977, and now the company has continued to grow throughout the states of Illinois, Missouri, Wyoming, Iowa, and Wisconsin. The new facility is just two miles from the busy I-44 corridor.

In addition to offering high-quality lumber, shingles, siding, drywall and other building materials at competitive prices, R.P. Lumber will also feature a robust selection of hardware merchandise and design team.

The company also operates two truss manufacturing facilities

To learn more, go to www.rplumber.com.

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New-Look Tum-A-Lum Lumber Expands In Pendleton, OR

Vancouver, WA—Ninety-six years: That’s how long the Tum-A-Lum Lumber Pendleton, OR store had been serving the community from the same historic building and lumber yard. Recently, Tum-A-Lum Lumber, a brand of TAL Holdings, based in Vancouver, opened the doors to its new and modern store, with design features focused on an inspirational shopping experience.

The new store has 11,300 square feet of retail space, as compared to the old store’s 2,000 square feet, and sits on a 4-acre lot with 3.5 acres of paved space for the new lumber yard.

There is a full-line hardware store that includes a Design Center with cabinets, counter tops, doors, and windows.

TAL Holdings is a family-owned company with 24 home improvement stores located throughout the Pacific Northwest. TAL’s family of brands include Badger Building Center, Bayview Building Supply of Elma, Best Built Builders Supply, Browne’s Home Center, Gerretsen Building Supply, Lake Chelan Building Supply, Marson and Marson Lumber, Midway Building Supply, Mount Vernon Building Center, and Tum-A-Lum Lumber.

To learn more, go to www.talholdingsllc.com.

By Miller Wood Trade Publications

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