Chris Woods News

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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Chris Woods Construction Awarded Sentry Storage Facility in Arlington, TN

Posted by | January 07 2020

Chris Woods Construction has recently been awarded a contract for construction of a new self storage facility in Arlington, TN, Sentry Self Storage.  The 83,000 square foot facility is valued at five million dollars and will include a combination of climate and non-climate controlled storage units, as well as exterior storage slots for boats, RV’s,...

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Chris Woods selected as new member of The Society of Entrepreneurs of Memphis

Posted by | January 07 2020

Chris Woods, President and Founder of Chris Woods Construction Company has been selected to become one of four new members of The Society of Entrepreneurs of Memphis, Tennessee. The Society of Entrepreneurs’ membership comprises Mid-South business owners, presidents, and other key executives—chosen annually by their peers who have exhibited personal business achievement, creativity, determination, integrity,...

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Chris Woods Construction Awarded Contract for New Indoor Practice Facility at Arlington High School

Posted by | December 19 2019

Chris Woods Construction Co., Inc. has been hired by Arlington Community Schools to build their new indoor practice facility at Arlington High School.  Construction on the $3.75 million dollar, 27,000 square foot building will start after the first of the year and will be completed in October.  In addition to the 23,000 square feet of...

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Memphis Goodwill Union Ave. store to open Oct. 29

Posted by | October 09 2019

This article originally appeared in the Daily Memphian. Memphis Goodwill’s re-sale store and donation center in a former Rite Aid at 1810 Union in Midtown is scheduled to open Oct. 29. A $200,000 renovation is winding down at the store site at Union and Idlewild, which has been vacant since last fall. The store, Goodwill’s...

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New Memphis City Employees Credit Union branch set for Bartlett

Posted by | October 03 2019

This article originally appeared in the Daily Memphian Celebrating its 60th anniversary this year, the Memphis City Employees Credit Union (MCECU) is expanding its footprint in Bartlett with the construction of a new branch from the ground up at 5747 Stage Road. With roughly 40,000 members served through eight branches scattered around the Mid-south area,...

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Used Car E-Commerce Firm Carvana to Open $40M Center, Create Over 400 Jobs in West Memphis

Posted by | October 01 2019

This article originally appeared in Arkansas Business Carvana, an e-commerce platform for buying and selling used cars headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, plans to open an inspection and distribution center in West Memphis and create more than 400 jobs in the coming years. The company will invest $40 million in the building, equipment and infrastructure, according...

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Carvana’s local investment to include $40M, 450 jobs

Posted by | October 01 2019

This article originally appeared in the Memphis Business Journal Carvana’s new West Memphis facility will create more than 450 jobs, the company announced Friday. The Memphis Business Journal first reported in July that the used-car e-tailer was in advanced negotiations to place an industrial facility in the 217-acre Mid-America Industrial Park. The deal closed recently and will include a...

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Chris Woods Construction Named to the Fastest Growing Companies by Memphis Business Journal

Posted by | August 15 2019

This article originally appeared in the Memphis Business Journal A tentpole on MBJ’s annual calendar is the Top 100 Memphis-Area Private Companies List. That List is updated each year with companies’ financials and ranked by overall revenue. Recounting the previous year’s exploits of these elite companies never fails to instill one with amazement. Historically, the entities...

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JNJ Express files $7 million in building permits for new Memphis headquarters

Posted by | August 12 2019

This article originally appeared in the Commercial Appeal  Logistics company JNJ Express has filed two building permits worth $7 million to construct a truck service facility at its new Memphis headquarters in the abandoned Delta Square Shopping Center at 5000 American Way. These permits follow a $6 million permit for constructing a truck shop and a...

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$7M permit filed for local logistics firm

Posted by | August 12 2019

This article originally appeared in the Memphis Business Journal A pair of building permits totaling $7 million was recently pulled for a longtime Memphis-based trucking company as part of a $20 million investment into its new corporate headquarters and operations campus in Southeast Memphis. The permits, filed Aug. 8, show the owner and tenant as JNJ...

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JNJ Express files $5M permit for new truck service facility

Posted by | August 12 2019

This article originally appeared in the Daily Memphian JNJ Express, Inc. filed a building permit Thursday for the construction of a new truck service facility at 5074 American Way. The permit, valued at $5 million, lists Bartlett-based Chris Woods Construction Co. as the contractor of the project, and Nashville-based Mollennopf Design Group as the architect....

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Gold Strike debuts $7M sports bar, book, and Topgolf Swing Suite

Posted by | July 26 2019

This article originally appeared in the Memphis Business Journal A Tunica casino is set to open its new restaurant and new-to-the-market entertainment options as part of a $7 million project. Gold Strike Casino Resort will have a grand opening of its 6,000-square-foot Moneyline Book, Bar & Grill on Friday, July 26. The non-smoking venue will...

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Airport unwraps new maintenance, storage compound for rental cars

Posted by | June 28 2019

This article originally appeared in the Daily Memphian Memphis International Airport’s new $33 million rental car maintenance compound saves Chris Anderson’s company time and money while also providing state-of-the-art facilities to keep vehicles road-worthy. That’s why Anderson, Enterprise Holdings’ regional vice president for West Tennessee, was happy to be front and center for a ribbon-cutting...

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