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Chris Woods Construction Replacing Old Church with New Gas Station and Restaurants

Posted by | October 22 2018

This article originally appeared in the Memphis Business Journal By the middle of next year, a new restaurant, ice cream shop and gas station should be operating where an old church long had. Mohanad Khmous and Rod Deek are developing a three-building, 17,000-square-foot retail center at 2898 S. Perkins St., a couple blocks south of...

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Chris Woods Construction Awarded Another FedEx Project

Posted by | October 04 2018

Chris Woods Construction Company has recently been awarded another project at FedEx’s world hub at Memphis International Airport.  The project, valued at three million dollars, involves construction of four new restroom facilities to be built at strategic locations throughout the sort facilities and loading apron.  Construction, which will be phased, is slated to start in...

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Chris Woods Construction Awarded Contract From FedEx

Posted by | May 18 2018

Fed Ex has issued Chris Woods Construction a contract valued at $2,563,000 for the replacement of all mechanical equipment at the TAB Building at their Memphis hub.  The work will involve the replacement of HVAC systems on all three office levels as well as computer room cooling units and rooftop equipment.  Work is expected to...

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Chris Woods Construction Awarded Memphis International Airport’s new Airfield Maintenance & Operations Support Facility

Posted by | May 17 2018

This article originally appeared in the Memphis Business Journal The Memphis airport authority is combining a number of functions into a new, $41 million building. At its meeting Thursday, May 17, the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) Board of Commissioners approved a $41.4 million construction contract with Chris Woods Construction Co. Inc. The Bartlett-based general contractor...

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Chris Woods Construction Awarded New Children’s and Youth’s Building Addition for First Assembly Memphis

Posted by | April 24 2018

First Assembly Church recently broke ground on a new 24,500 sft expansion to their high school building.  This new building will be two story and will match the existing building in both finishes and architectural style.  The new building will contain several large meeting rooms for the youth program as well as children’s programs.  In...

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Chris Woods Construction Co., Inc. was contractor for multiple finalists for Building Memphis Awards

Posted by | April 24 2018

This article originally appeared in Memphis Business Journal. Building Memphis 2018: Meet the finalists First, the plans were drawn. Capital and financing was handled. The sites were prepared, and the buildings were constructed. And, now with the projects completed, it’s time to honor them. Memphis Business Journal today announced the finalists for its seventh annual Building...

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Steeple returns to First United Methodist as recovery from 2006 fire nears completion

Posted by | January 11 2018

This article originally appeared in the Commercial Appeal First United Methodist Church raised the steeple Thursday on its new sanctuary under construction at Poplar and Second. It’s the crowning outward touch on the Downtown church’s comeback from a devastating 2006 fire. Although the congregation is still fundraising to get the building ready to occupy, the steeple...

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Chris Woods Construction Awarded Contract for New Crows Truck Service Facility

Posted by | January 03 2018

Chris Woods Construction has negotiated a contract with Crows Truck Service for construction of their new facility on US Highway 78 in Memphis at the edge of the Tennessee State line.  The new facility, approximately 65,000 square feet, will include sales and administrative offices, retail parts sales and parts warehouse/distribution, twenty (20) service bays, and...

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A New First…..11 Years After Fire, First United Methodist Moves Toward Completion

Posted by | December 05 2017

This article originally appeared in the Daily News A New First 11 years after fire, First United Methodist moves toward completion By Bill Dries The steel framework for a new First United Methodist Church Downtown has stood for so long that when the new sanctuary is completed early next year some of the framework will...

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Lakeland Middle Preparatory School Recognized as the “School of the Year”

Posted by | November 06 2017

This article original appeared in the Commercial Appeal Lakeland middle school recognized by state group for design excellence The new Lakeland Middle Preparatory School was recognized Saturday night as the “School of the Year,” by the Tennessee School Board Association. The award is based on excellence in architectural design and was presented Saturday night during...

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Chris Woods Construction Awarded Another FedEx Express Project.

Posted by | October 09 2017

Chris Woods Construction is very pleased to be awarded another project for FedEx Express at their International Hub in Memphis.  The $7.5M project will involve renovations to the original flight simulator building and the former MSCAA administration building / vehicle service facility along with construction of a new ground service equipment repair shop and equipment...

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Chris Woods Construction Selected as General Contractor for New Hamilton Chapel at Memphis Theological Seminary

Posted by | October 02 2017

This article originally appeared in the Commercial Appeal New chapel coming to Midtown Memphis Theological Seminary will break ground Thursday on the freestanding Hamilton Chapel as the institution continues its eastward expansion. The 300-seat facility is made possible by a $3 million gift from the late Dr. Ralph Hamilton and his wife Barbara to the Midtown...

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Crows Truck Service leaving Lamar corridor for new $8 million facility

Posted by | October 02 2017

This article originally appeared in the Commercial Appeal Crows Truck Service leaving Lamar corridor for new $8 million facility There’s not much movement on the stalled, $300 million project to ease congestion on Lamar in southeast Memphis, but a substantial business is moving out of the way just the same. Crows Truck Service applied this month for...

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Memphis Airport Board Approves Nearly $60 million in Projects

Posted by | August 17 2017

This article originally appeared in the Commercial Appeal Memphis airport board approves nearly $60 million in projects most travelers won’t notice Memphis International Airport officials approved nearly $60 million in construction contracts Thursday for projects ranging from rental car maintenance to new restrooms in A Concourse. The airport board also approved $9.4 million for planning and development...

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Chris Woods Construction awarded contract for parking lot addition to White Stone Missionary Baptist Church

Posted by | July 28 2017

White Stone Missionary Baptist Church has negotiated a contract with Chris Woods Construction for construction of a new parking lot facility.  The new 38 space parking lot, valued at $300,000, will be built across the street from their existing church campus.  The new lot will be enclosed with a combination of ornamental iron and wood...

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See Inside: Nonprofit’s new headquarters on Edge District’s edge

Posted by | July 24 2017

This article originally appeared in the Memphis Business Journal See Inside: Nonprofit’s new headquarters on Edge District’s edge Progress is being made on Meritan Inc.’s new headquarters, set to be completed by December. Located on the edge of the Edge District, at 345 Adams Ave., the new headquarters’ roof and floor are almost complete, and...

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A Heartfelt Thanks from Chris Woods

Posted by | June 05 2017

On behalf of myself, Jon, our families and everyone that is a part of the Chris Woods Construction family, I want to express my heartfelt thanks for all the love, prayers and support you have provided us through this most difficult time. The sudden loss of my 12 year old grandson, Christopher, has changed our...

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Chris Woods Construction Awarded Two More Planet Fitness Facilities

Posted by | April 27 2017

Chris Woods Construction Awarded Two More Planet Fitness Facilities We are pleased to announce we have broken ground on our 6th and 7th Planet Fitness locations in the area.  The new Summer Avenue location is a 19,029 square foot ground up facility constructed with a pre-engineered metal building structure with CMU & EIFS exterior.  The building...

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