Building materials and service supplier 84 Lumber is holding a ribbon cutting at 5 p.m. today for its new concept store opening at 5 Cheney Way, Riviera Beach.
The privately-held company has more than 11 stores throughout Florida, but this will be the company’s one and only concept store and showroom.
“This store, design studio and millwork shop represents 84’s continued expansion, providing more jobs int he community and creating inspiration for remodelers, designers, builders and homeowners alike. Our grand opening festivities are about celebrating the community’s economic growth and providing better service and access to our customers in the state,” said Maggie Hardy Magerko, president and owner of 84 Lumber Co.
The store employs 29 associates and plans to double that within the next 12 to 18 months. Positions include sales, management, manufacturing design, machinery operators and drivers. It’s now a retail and manufacturing facility.
84 Lumber invested $8 million to renovate and overhaul the 77,850-square-foot facility.
84 Lumber, headquartered in Eighty Four, Pa, operates more than 250 stores, component manufacturing plants, custom door shops, custom millwork shops, and engineered wood product centers in 30 states, representing the top 130 markets in the country.