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2021 Fastest Growing Companies, No. 7: Chris Woods Construction Co. Inc.

Posted by | October 11 2021

This article originally appeared in the Memphis Business Journal 2021 Fastest Growing Companies, No. 7: Chris Woods Construction Co. Inc. MBJ’s annual Fastest Growing Companies list marks revenue milestones for Memphis’ largest — and arguably some of the most important — economic engines for the metro area. Those companies designated as Fastest Growing come from...

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Memphis Goodwill makes $3.1M property purchase for new location of Excel Center

Posted by | July 21 2021

This article originally appeared in the Memphis Business Journal Memphis Goodwill makes $3.1M property purchase for new location of Excel Center One morning, Adrian Anderson woke up, and thought, I need to get my diploma. He hadn’t completed high school, yet wanted a degree. So, Anderson posted an inquiry on Facebook, asking who could help him with this....

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Lakeland Prep high school construction on schedule

Posted by | July 08 2021

This article originally appeared in the Daily Memphian. Lakeland Prep high school construction on schedule About this time next year, Lakeland School System should put the finishing touches on its first high school, and some of the amenities will be ready when the new school year starts next month. The $40 million Lakeland Preparatory High...

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New Memphis facility aims to help the homeless recover from illness

Posted by | June 04 2021

This Article orginally appeared on WMC Action News 5. https://www.wmcactionnews5.com/2021/06/03/new-memphis-facility-aims-to-help-the-homeless-recover-from-illness/ MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) – In April, there was the grand opening of a new safe haven for the homeless population in Memphis. Millions of dollars were spent renovating the historic Collins Chapel Connectional Hospital on Ayers Street after a three decade plus break from service....

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Growth drives Bartlett-based RDX’s headquarters move to former Mall of Memphis site

Posted by | April 14 2021

This article originally appeared in the Memphis Business Journal A Bartlett-based trucking firm is part of the revitalization of the former Mall of Memphis site. RDX — a freight shipping and trucking company — has plans to build an 11,000-square-foot headquarters and terminal at 4590 American Way next to the TAG Truck Center. Roumen Denkov, president and...

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Old Chick-fil-A building being razed in Wolfchase area

Posted by | January 25 2021

This article originally appeared in the Daily Memphian. Demolition has started on a former Chick-fil-A building near Wolfchase Galleria. The structure at 2849 N. Germantown Parkway is being razed to make room for a new retail building that will house an Aspen Dental office and Sleep Number store, said Danny Buring of TSCG, a firm...

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Arlington High unveils workforce development STEM Hub

Posted by | January 19 2021

This article originally appeared in the Daily Memphian.   With the goal of preparing students for high-paying jobs – sometimes right out of high school – Arlington High School offered the first glimpse of its new STEM Hub last week. The hub encompasses the school’s BioSTEM Lab, STEM Lab, Cybersecurity/Coding labs, Machining Lab, Mechatronics Lab,...

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Carvana’s $40M West Memphis facility now operational

Posted by | January 05 2021

This article originally appeared in the Memphis Business Journal Carvana’s new $40 million West Memphis facility is now up and running. A ribbon-cutting ceremony led by Arkansas state and local officials was held Tuesday, Jan. 5, for the grand opening of the used car retailer’s new vehicle inspection and distribution center in West Memphis. “It’s...

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New wrestling facility, other improvements planned for Arlington High

Posted by | January 04 2021

This article originally appeared in the Daily Memphian. Following success in recent years on the state, regional and local levels, Arlington High’s wrestling squads will be rewarded next fall with a new home facility. Construction will begin on the $3.9 million building early next year. “I really think it’s going to turn a lot of...

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Lakeland High School construction on track for fall 2022 opening

Posted by | December 28 2020

This article originally appeared in the Daily Memphian After years of planning, debating, funding and finally approval, the new $40 million Lakeland Preparatory School is progressing smoothly to open for the 2022-23 school year. The reality has been a long time coming for the suburb, which started as the only one of the six municipal...

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Room in the Inn, CME Church plan permanent shelter for homeless

Posted by | November 17 2020

This article originally appeared in the Daily Memphian Room in the Inn is preparing for a permanent campus to serve the homeless near the Medical District. A zoning request to allow the use was filed for the Board of Adjustment meeting at 2 p.m. Dec. 16. The Christian Methodist Episcopal (CME) Church has dropped plans...

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Chris Woods Construction Awarded New Warehouse for Old Dominick Distillery

Posted by | October 15 2020

Chris Woods Construction has been hired by Old Dominick Distillery to build a new 24,500 square foot warehouse.  Construction of the $1.55 million dollar pre-engineered metal building warehouse began in September and the owner plans to take occupancy of the facility in March of 2021.

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New hotel, self-storage facility under construction in Arlington

Posted by | September 04 2020

This article originally appeared in the Daily Memphian The Arlington exit of Interstate 40 is seeing more development, including a staple of many expressway exits – the suburb’s first hotel. Located southwest of the interchange, the foundation and the first couple of floors to the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott are in place –...

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Work begins on Lakeland Prep High School

Posted by | August 26 2020

This Article originally appeared in Lakeland Currents Dirt work begins for Lakeland Prep High School by Matt Wright   A dream for many over the past 5 years is now a reality as the construction process for Lakeland’s high school got underway this morning (August 26, 2020). Contractors for Chris Woods Construction started moving dirt...

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Chris Woods Construction applies for Lakeland High School permit

Posted by | May 28 2020

This Article Originally appeared in the Daily Memphian. Permit filed for Lakeland high school Construction of the Lakeland high school is close to starting as a $35 million building permit has been filed for work on the project. Chris Woods Construction Co. Inc. is the contractor on the project for the Lakeland School System at...

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RDX hires Chris Woods Construction to build new headquarters

Posted by | April 10 2020

This Article originally appeared in The Daily Memphian. RDX grew from house in Bartlett to turning Mall of Memphis into HQ A growing, Bartlett-based trucking firm will build its new headquarters on the old Mall of Memphis site. RDX has applied for a building permit for what company executives estimate to be an $8 million...

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Chris Woods Construction Selected as Construction Manager for Lakeland School Systems

Posted by | January 14 2020

This article originally appeared in Lakeland Currents. During the LSB (Lakeland School Board) meeting tonight (1.13.20), Chris Woods Construction Company was announced as construction manager/contractor for the first high school in Lakeland. Dr. Ted Horrell, Lakeland School System (LSS) superintendent, told LSB (Lakeland School Board) members he received late-breaking news this afternoon of the decision.  A...

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Chris Woods Construction Awarded Another Project with Southern Properties

Posted by | January 07 2020

This article originally appeared in the Commercial Appeal. Developer looks to add restaurant, retail on Germantown Parkway near Agricenter Construction is expected to begin again later this month on South Germantown Parkway near Agricenter International. Bob Turner of Southern Properties, the Cordova company developing the land at 200 S. Germantown Parkway near Walnut Grove Road, said no...

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