Chris Woods News

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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FedEx Express Selects Chris Woods Construction as General Contractor for Design/Build LEED Certified Project

Posted by | March 27 2015

FedEx Express has selected Chris Woods Construction to be their general contractor for a design/build LEED certified project at their international hub in Memphis. The project will involve renovations to an existing 30,000SF building on the former Tennessee Air National Guard base and will be used for handling the companies overgoods freight operation. Valued at...

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Chris Woods Construction Awarded Contract for Terminal B Improvements by Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority

Posted by | March 26 2015

Chris Woods Construction has been awarded a contract from Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority for bag belt conveyor modifications and related office renovations in Terminal B. With a contract value of just under one million dollars, the project is one of the first steps in the airport’s major improvement program slated for Terminal B.

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Chris Woods Construction Names Dwayne Mattox as Project Manager

Posted by | March 25 2015

Chris Woods Construction, Inc. is proud to announce the addition of Dwayne Mattox as Project Manager. Dwayne brings experience in both project management and estimating with his involvement in the construction industry since 1987. His experience includes multifamily, commercial, industrial, educational, medical, religious, retail and residential projects. He is familiar in handling all types of...

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

Posted by | February 23 2015

Chris Woods Construction is pleased to be awarded the contract to construct a new Enterprise rental center at 1885 Brooks Road in Memphis, TN. Currently in the beginning phase of construction, the $1,600,000.00 facility is scheduled to be completed in June. The facility consists of an approximately 5,000 square foot structural steel and masonry building...

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Chris Woods Construction Awarded Planet Fitness Project

Posted by | November 17 2014

Chris Woods Construction is very pleased to announce they had been selected as the general contractor for construction of the third Planet Fitness to be built in Memphis.  The new facility, valued at $750,000, will involve tenant improvements to approximately 15,000 square feet in midtown, near Poplar and Avalon.  Chris Woods Construction was also the general...

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Chris Woods Construction Awarded Another Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority Project

Posted by | November 04 2014

Chris Woods Construction has been awarded another project at the Memphis-Shelby County Airport.  Valued at $1,020,000, the Airside Electrical Vault Seismic Upgrades project will involve four (4) existing electrical buildings at various locations around the airport.  The work includes installation of helical anchors, reinforcement of existing masonry walls, re-roofing and structural supports for electrical panels...

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Tennessee Air National Guard building cited for LEED green design

Posted by | October 10 2014

Are you interested in environmentally friendly building design? Chris Woods Construction was featured in the Commercial Appeal for building the Tennessee Air National Guard’s civil engineering building at Memphis International Airport, which was awarded the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Gold certification for environmentally friendly design. Click here to read the full article.    

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Memphis airport eyes concourse revamp

Posted by | September 29 2014

Originally printed in the Commercial Appeal, August 20, 2014 Chris Woods has been awarded a contract to revamp the airport terminal, by tearing down Concourses A & C, and revamping Concourse B. Click here to read the story on the Commercial Appeal website

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