TOANO, Va. (AP) – Hardwood flooring retailer Lumber Liquidators is constructing a new East Coast distribution center and leasing another facility on the West Coast to help make its supply chain more efficient.
The Toano, Va., company said Wednesday that it plans to construct a 1 million-square-foot distribution center in suburban Richmond. It is expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2014 at a cost of between $46 million and $50 million for the facility and equipment.
Lumber Liquidators also will lease a 500,000-square-foot facility in Pomona, Calif., that it expects to be operational in November. It said it will record costs of between $1.3 million and $2 million in the second half of 2013 in the move.
Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. has more than 305 stores in North America.