84 Lumber to accelerate expansion plans

Marianne Wilson
Editor-in-Chief
84 Lumber, Morgantown, W.V.
84 Lumber, Morgantown, W.Va.

84 Lumber is opening new locations and updating existing ones.

The nation’s largest privately held building materials supplier said it plans to open new facilities and also make improvements to 54 existing locations to increase its market share by the end of 2023. 84 Lumber currently operates 310 facilities, including 234 stores, 14 component manufacturing plants, 28 engineered wood product (EWP) centers, and 34 door shops.  

The company’s new store openings include Stockton, Calif.; Denver, Colo.; and Greeley, Col. The company is also relocating existing stores to larger locations in Morgantown, W.Va., and Sarasota, Fla.

“With the opening of these new stores and manufacturing facilities, we remain strong in our continued prospect for growth," said 84 Lumber president Maggie Hardy. "We value our customers and listen to what is important to them to grow their businesses. As a result, we are growing and expanding in two ways — opening new locations and investing in existing markets."

[Read More: 84 Lumber founder Joe Hardy dies at 100]

In addition to new stores, 84 Lumber is opening component plants in Winter Haven, Fla.; Columbia, S.C.; Boise, Idaho; and a second plant in Atlanta/  Regarding new EWP facilities, the current Atlanta facility is being relocated to a larger location new centers will be opened in the New Jersey and Boston markets. To round out the company's extensive expansion plans, a new door shop is coming to Denver.

“I'm immensely proud of the performance of our company over the last several years," added Hardy. "We have the right people, and we are supporting our associates and customers with the necessary resources to take our company to the next level. I'm committed to growing this company the 84 way and continuing to provide more opportunities for our associates."

Founded in 1956 and headquartered in Eighty Four, Pa., 84 Lumber Company is the nation's largest privately held supplier of building materials, manufactured components and industry-leading services for single- and multi-family residences and commercial buildings.  The company also offers turnkey installation services for a variety of products, including framing, insulation, siding, windows, roofing, decking and drywall.

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