Chris Woods News

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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Memphis Landscape Company Relocating to Olive Branch

Posted by | March 02 2016

A Memphis-based landscape company will move its headquarters to Mississippi. Michael Hatcher & Associates broke ground Thursday, Feb. 25, at the site of its future headquarters: 8365 Center Hill Road in Olive Branch. A 10,000-square-foot building will be erected on the 22-acre property. The development and the surrounding land will be referred to as “The...

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Hatcher & Associates Breaks Ground on New Facility

Posted by | March 02 2016

Michael Hatcher & Associates has purchased a 22-acre site at 8365 Center Hill Road in Olive Branch for its new 10,000-square-foot headquarters now currently under construction. More than 300 people braved chilly temperatures and a brisk wind as Hatcher, along with his financial backers such as BankPlus and clergy, family and friends held a groundbreaking,...

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Memphis financial planning firm building new standalone office

Posted by | August 10 2015

Construction has started on a 2,400-square-foot office on Oakleaf Office Lane off of Southern Avenue in East Memphis. Kathy Fish, president of Fish and Associates, a personalized financial advice and financial planning services firm, decided to build the addition to the office park approaching the end of her lease at 699 Oakleaf Office Lane, Suite...

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Main Event says when it will open, adds ropes course to its entertainment menu

Posted by | August 10 2015

A Dallas-based entertainment haven filed a new building permit for its soon-to-be Memphis location. Main Event Entertainment, a bowling center complete with laser tag, billiards, dining options and more, will open at 7219 Appling Farms Parkway in late 2015. The Memphis venue will also have a ropes course, a permit reveals. A building permit valued...

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Chris Woods Construction Names Brad Grisanti as Project Engineer

Posted by | June 25 2015

Chris Woods Construction, Inc. proudly announces the addition of Brad Grisanti as Project Engineer. Brad, a 2015 graduate of Middle Tennessee State University with a BS in Construction Management, is a lifetime Memphian.  Brad attended Christian Brothers High School and worked seasonally in the construction field throughout his high school and college education. Brad will...

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Jeff Graham Joins Chris Woods Construction as Project Manager

Posted by | June 24 2015

Chris Woods Construction, Inc. is proud to announce that Jeff Graham has been named Project Manager.  Jeff joins Chris Woods Construction as a construction professional with over 19 years’ experience in various forms of commercial construction. His experience includes office renovations, capital projects, large retail buildings, industrial, material handling, educational, multi-tenant shopping centers, and detention...

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Fish & Associates selects Chris Woods Construction as general contractor for new offices

Posted by | May 08 2015

Chris Woods Construction has been contracted to build the new office for Fish & Associates. The building will be located on Oak Leaf Lane in East Memphis and will provide Fish & Associates the space needed for current and future growth opportunities. The new facility designed by Carlton Architecture, incorporates the use of masonry, steel, glass...

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Chris Woods Construction Awarded Contract from Bayer Crop Science

Posted by | April 28 2015

Chris Woods Construction was recently selected by Bayer Crop Science, an international leader in the agricultural technology industry, as the general contractor for their new Soybean Breeding Research and Development location.  The $4.8 million facility will be located in Marion Arkansas, just off I-55 and Highway 64.  The facility will provide Soybean breeding research and development facilities.  The site will...

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Chris Woods Construction Nears Completion of Phase one of Airport Demolition

Posted by | April 01 2015

Chris Woods Construction is nearly complete with phase one of the Demolition of Concourses A and C for Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority. Once completed with Concourse A, Chris Woods Construction will turn the area over to APAC for the previously contracted paving work. Demolition of Concourse C when not begin until APAC is finished paving...

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Chris Woods Construction Awarded Main Event Entertainment Project

Posted by | March 31 2015

Chris Woods Construction was recently awarded the contract for a new Main Event Entertainment Facility. The new 50,000 square foot facility will be located on Appling Farms Parkway and will abut I-40 area in East Memphis. This location will be the first in Tennessee for the Dallas based company. Amenities of the facility will include...

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Terminal B Baggage Belt Construction will downsize Delta’s presence at Memphis airport

Posted by | March 30 2015

Original article appeared in the Memphis Business Journal Chris Woods Construction Co. has filed a nearly $925,000 building permit for light demolition and new construction at the Memphis International Airport. The project will reconfigure the Delta Air Lines Inc. ticket counter in Terminal B, expanding the bag belts and back office space to accommodate as...

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