Chris Woods News

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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Chris Woods Construction Awarded New Enterprise Rent-A-Car Facility

Posted by | April 17 2017

Chris Woods Construction awarded new Enterprise Rent-A-Car facility Chris Woods Constriction has been awarded their fourth project for Enterprise Rent-A-Car.  The $1.6 million dollar facility, located on Union Avenue, consists of a complete demolition of the existing building and all site paving, fencing, and retaining walls.  The new construction includes a 2,800 square foot rental...

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$7.5 Million Plasma Donor Center Planned

Posted by | March 24 2017

This article originally appeared in the Commercial Appeal $7.5 Million Plasma Donor Center Planned For-profit plasma donor centers in Memphis are typically housed in Class B or Class C buildings and in commercial districts near economically struggling neighborhoods, where more residents might have reason to sell their blood than give it away. But now comes BioLife...

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Permit filed for new Meritan HQ in the Edge District

Posted by | March 06 2017

This article originally appeared in the Memphis Business Journal Permit filed for new Meritan HQ in the Edge District A $2.4 million permit was submitted for “renovations” for Meritan Inc.’s new headquarters. The nonprofit health agency will be relocating from their current space at 4700 Poplar Ave. to a building at 345 Adams Avenue. “Meritan’s...

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Construction: FedEx files multimillion-dollar permit

Posted by | January 21 2017

This article originally appeared in the Memphis Business Journal Construction: FedEx files multimillion-dollar permit A multimillion-dollar building permit was submitted for the most prominent business in Memphis. The permit dated Jan.18 for 2903 Sprankel Ave. called for “renovation to FedEx air traffic tower.” FedEx Express was listed as the owner/tenant on the permit, which was valued...

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Command and control: FedEx renovating airport tower

Posted by | January 21 2017

This article originally appeared in the Commercial Appeal Command and control: FedEx renovating airport tower The control tower at FedEx Express’ world hub at Memphis International Airport is undergoing a $2.8 million renovation. Chris Woods Construction Inc. pulled a permit for the work Wednesday, according to the Memphis-Shelby County Office of Construction Code Enforcement. FedEx spokesman...

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Downtown’s First Methodist defies fire, construction to resume

Posted by | January 21 2017

Original Article appeared in Commercial Appeal The steel-beam outline of a church building and steeple — standing for eight years like a spiritual sculpture in Downtown Memphis — is finally going to be fleshed out. First United Methodist Church at 204 N. Second has filed permit documents to finish rebuilding its 113-year-old sanctuary destroyed by fire in...

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Chris Woods Construction Awarded New KEMBA Delta Federal Credit Union Facility

Posted by | January 13 2017

Chris Woods Construction has been contracted to build out a new tenant facility for KEMBA Delta Federal Credit Union, located on Germantown Road in Bartlett, TN.  The new 3,200SF office will relocate all of KEMBA’s operations their American Way location and provide space for them to grow their operations as well as better service their...

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Chris Woods Construction Awarded New Unbeatable Tire Facility

Posted by | November 01 2016

Chris Woods Construction Co., Inc. has been awarded 365 Carriers first retail tire service facility to be named Unbeatable Tire.  The new 26,000 square foot facility will be located on Getwell Road in Memphis, TN and will serve the medium and heavy duty markets as well as light duty vehicles.  The new facility will be...

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Gill Properties breaks mold with Storage Towne concept

Posted by | August 01 2016

Original article appeared in the Memphis Business Journal Historically, storage facilities have been constructed in areas zoned for industrial use, but one Memphis-based developer is helping municipalities see storage in a new light. Real estate development firm Gill Properties Inc. recently won approval to put a next-generation storage concept in areas zoned for residential and...

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Olympus ready to build 280-job service center in Bartlett

Posted by | July 18 2016

Original article appeared in the Commercial Appeal Olympus Surgical Technologies America marked the start of construction on its $12 million Bartlett distribution center with a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday. The medical device maker expects to hire 280 for the East Coast National Service Center, which is scheduled to open next summer. Representatives of general contractor Chris Woods...

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Olympus holds groundbreaking for new Bartlett facility

Posted by | July 18 2016

Original article appeared in the Memphis Business Journal “Silicon Valley of medical device” is in Memphis A planned groundbreaking for Olympus’ new $12 million facility in Bartlett was moved indoors due to the weather, but the results were the same. Olympus executives along with local and state economic development officials see the project as another...

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Chris Woods Construction Awarded Lakeland Middle Preparatory School Project

Posted by | July 18 2016

Lakeland School System has award the new Lakeland Middle Preparatory School Project to Chris Woods Construction.  The 11.7 million dollar, 111,000 square foot state of the art facility includes administrative space, a gymnasium, cafetorium, library, over 30 classrooms as well as additional liberal arts education space.  The project will start in July and will open...

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Chris Woods Construction Awarded Two Projects by FedEx Express at World Technology Center

Posted by | July 05 2016

Chris Woods Construction has been awarded a contract for the interior renovations of eight of the nine buildings on the campus of their World Technology Center in Collierville.  Valued at over $3.1 million and involving over 700,000 square feet of office space, the work will be performed in multiple phases over the next six months...

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Chris Woods Construction Awarded Marten Transport Project

Posted by | June 30 2016

Chris Woods Construction has been hired by Marten Transport, LTD to provide site improvements at their Memphis terminal facility.  The project will include demolition of existing structures, installation of nearly 6 acres of new concrete paving for trailer and truck parking, new site lighting, new asphalt paving for employees and drivers, new LED site lighting...

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Airport approves $1.4M construction contract

Posted by | May 13 2016

Original article appeared in the Memphis Business Journal In an effort to become more efficient, the airport authority is planning to move all of its staff offices to the main terminal of Memphis International Airport. The Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) approved a $1.4 million contract to Chris Woods Construction Co. Inc. during its monthly...

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Chris Woods Construction Awarded Riverside Missionary Baptist Church Project

Posted by | April 21 2016

Chris Woods Construction is about to begin construction on a new, 20,000 square foot, 990 seat sanctuary facility for Riverside Missionary Baptist Church.  Valued at $3.5 million, the new sanctuary will become the focal point of their existing campus which is located at 3560 S. Third St. in Memphis.  Chris Woods Construction was selected through...

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Fullview Baptist Church Breaks Ground on New Multipurpose Building

Posted by | March 02 2016

On Sunday, February 21, 2016, Chris Woods, Dwayne Mattox and John Fee of Chris Woods Construction along with members of Fullview Baptist Church  and Doug Burris of Renaissance Group Architects gathered to break ground on a new multipurpose building.  This will be the third project Chris Woods Construction has built for Fullview Baptist Church.   The...

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