GROUPE BMR INVESTS 2.5 MILLION DOLLARS IN THE OSTIGUY & FRÈRES BMR STORE

Boucherville, August 24, 2016 Groupe BMR inc. announces the acquisition of the land adjacent to its Ostiguy & Frères corporate stores located at 1000 Industriel blvd in Chambly where they will build a new warehouse for building materials. This project represents a total investment of 2.5 million dollars: 1.3 million dollars to purchase the land and 1.2 million dollars to build the warehouse. Construction starts today and should end in December 2016.

IMPROVE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

IMPROVE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

“As a leader in the retail of building materials in Chambly, we are always looking for ways to better serve customers and contractors. Adding a new warehouse for building materials right next to our store was a necessary step for Groupe BMR and we seized the opportunity when it presented itself. Having a direct access to the warehouse will allow us to be more efficient and flexible”, said Martin Lecomte, Retail Vice-President for Groupe BMR. This investment reflects Groupe BMR’s desire to improve customer experience in its corporate stores and is in line with the recent announcement of a 1 million dollar investment for its Beloeil store.

ABOUT BMR GROUP INC.

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, La Shop BMR, Agrizone and Potvin & Bouchard banners. 

CONTACT

Kaven Delarosbil
Director, Communications and Events
BMR Group
450-868-2567
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