BMR Group expands its store network in Ontario

Boucherville, March 11, 2024 – BMR Group is pleased to announce the expansion of BMR Brae-Con Building Supplies with the acquisition of a new store located in Wasaga Beach, Ontario. Well-established in southeastern Ontario, M. George Begley, owner of BMR Brae-Con Building Supplies, operates another location in Elmvale and continues to actively develop his business to constantly enhance the service offered to the community.

"We are very excited to expand BMR Group’s footprint in Ontario and keep growing within the BMR family, whose expertise in serving contractors helps us enhance the service to our customers," says Mr. George Begley, owner of BMR Brae-Con Building Supplies.

A hardware store deeply rooted in its community

The Brae-Con Building Supplies store in Wasaga Beach, a family-owned store in operation for over 38 years, started sporting BMR’s colors on March 8. A true reference within the Wasaga Beach community, this new store benefits from a surface area of 13 500 square feet. 

"We are very proud to support the growth of Mr. Begley's business, which is fully aligned with BMR Group expansion strategy in eastern Canada. With the addition of this new store, BMR Group strengthens its service offering in the key market of Ontario to better meet the needs of the region's customers and contractors," says Simon Gouin, Vice President, Business Development.


Groupe BMR is a subsidiary of Sollio Cooperative Group, which includes more than 275 renovation centres and hardware stores in Quebec, Ontario and the Maritime provinces. Retail sales for Groupe BMR and its members are estimated at more than $1.5 billion per year and some 8,000 people work within the network. Groupe BMR is the leading Quebec player in the hardware industry and operates under the BMR, Agrizone and Potvin & Bouchard banners. 


Kaven Delarosbil
Director, Communications and Events
BMR Group
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