REPORT: Menards expanding in Ohio

Menards continues to steadily expand its Midwest empire.

The third-largest big box home improvement retailer is constructing a new location in Athens, Ohio, according to a report by The Post.

Officials from Menards said the new location will be completed by the summer of 2020.

The retailer already operates about 20 locations in Ohio. But the new store is expected to draw steady, new customers from southern Ohio and West Virginia.

Menards operates well over 300 locations in 14 states. In September, the company revealed that plans were underway for expansion in South Union Township, Pa., which would mark the 15th state for Menards as well as its furthest eastern expansion.