Local Community Development Corporations

Monday, August 27, 2012

Weeks Plant Purchased; County Reveals 7 Potential Library Sites; Isner Wins Winston-Salem Open

Merinos Home Furnishings Warehouse purchased Hanesbrands' Weeks textile plant in northwest Winston-Salem off Highway 52 near SciWorks with plans to turn it into a giant (850,000 sq.ft.) furniture showroom. The company operates three other showrooms in converted warehouse spaces in Mooresville, N.C., Fort Lawn, S.C., and Jefferson, Ga. 

In other news, John Isner won the Winston-Salem Open (it is so cool to see Winston-Salem on major news and media outlets - I got to go the final!) and list of potential sites for a new or renovated downtown library were submitted to Forsyth County. Click here to see the Winston-Salem Journal article.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Gander Mountain to Open Winston-Salem Store

Gander Mountain will be opening a store in Winston-Salem at 910 Hanes Mall Blvd, near the intersection of Stratford Road and I-40. Construction has already begun and is expected be complete by the end of 2012.

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Mid-Sized Company, Murray Supply Co., Moves Headquarters Downtown


Murray Supply Company, a wholesale distributor of residential and commercial plumbing products, industrial and commercial piping products, HVAC and multi-family housing maintenance supplies, has moved its headquarters into the Liberty Plaza Building at 102 West Third Street. The company has warehouses, in addition to Winston, in Charlotte, Raleigh, Hickory, and Apex and employs approximately 100 people, 14 of whom will be in their new downtown headquarters. They are also currently hiring.