June 22, 2011

According to an article in the Reno Gazette-Journal, Lowe's began construction of a store at the Sparks Marina complex.

The Lowe's store will be the fourth in the region, with others located in Reno, Carson City and another in Sparks.

Construction of the 130,000-sq.-ft. home improvement center is expected to begin in about a week, the paper reported. 

June 17, 2011

After housing starts showed modest month-to-month improvement yesterday, rising in May to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 560,000, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) expressed concerned over the pace of economic growth.

March 15, 2011

B&C Builders, a 38-year-old lumberyard in Sparks, Nev., is closing on March 31, according to an article in the Reno Gazette Journal. 

The owners said that a lack of construction has forced them to shutter their doors. The company has about $250,000 to $275,000 worth of inventory, which it may dispose of through a liquidation sale or an auctioneer.

Both owners wanted to get out of the business before they had to declare bankruptcy.

February 28, 2008

In 2002, Copeland Lumber was acquired by Tum-A-Lum Lumber, a Bend, Ore.-based dealer with five...

February 13, 2008

The renovations, which include an improved retail space and more products and services, will be...