Beacon grows again in the South

The building products distributor has opened 15 greenfield locations this year while exceeding original projections.
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Beacon's latest pair of openings give the building products distributor 15 new greenfield branches in 2022.

Beacon reported that it has opened a pair of greenfield locations in Durham, N.C. and La Vergne, Tenn.

With these new locations, Beacon has opened 15 greenfield branches in 2022, exceeding its original commitment of 10 openings for the year.

The Durham branch broadens service in the high-growth Raleigh-Durham market, the building products distributor said.

“It is stocked with leading brands of roofing and complementary products, including Beacon’s own TRI-BUILT products,” said Brian Gibson, Beacon’s Regional Vice President, South Atlantic. “This branch adds further service capabilities to our Beacon OT network serving Research Triangle Park. Contractors on the go will also save time and be able to work more efficiently using Beacon PRO+, our customer app.”

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The La Vergne branch, located in the Nashville metro area, is specifically designed, stocked, staffed, and equipped to serve lumberyard, building supply and home center customers in predominantly rural markets. 

“This branch will enable our team to provide additional products, service and expertise to our customers across the state of Tennessee,” said Clint Wade, Beacon’s national vice president for service to rural lumberyards.

Recent expansion efforts are a big part of Beacon’s Ambition 2025 Initiative.

Beacon, based in Herndon, Va., operates more than 470 branches throughout the United States and Canada, serving serves a base of over 80,000 customers

In the past few months, Beacon has opened new locations in Texas, Illinois, and Florida among other key markets.

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