Chris Woods News

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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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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Chris Woods Construction selected to build new TAG Truck Center in Tupelo, MS

Posted by | April 08 2019

TAG Truck Center has contracted with Chris Woods Construction for their new building in Tupelo, MS.  This $9.8 million dollar facility will be the second project Chris Woods Construction has built for TAG Truck Centers in the last 3 years.  This new location, with design features similar to their corporate headquarters facility located in Memphis,...

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Chris Woods Construction awarded new location for Memphis City Employees Credit Union

Posted by | April 08 2019

Chris Woods Construction has been selected as the general contractor by the Memphis City Employees Credit Union for their new branch location at 5747 Stage Road in Bartlett, TN.  The new $1.2 million dollar facility will include 3,500 square feet of space and is expected to start in April and be completed in six months.

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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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