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Construction at Hammer & Wikan Grocery part of long-term goal for expansion

 

December 15, 2022

Map courtesy of Hammer & Wikan

This map shows the area that is being excavated for the driveway and new building pad overlaid on top of the property owned by Hammer & Wikan behind the grocery store.

Hammer & Wikan is currently in the midst of a construction project behind the grocery store in an effort to create more storage space and eventually expand the store by building a new warehouse according to Hammer & Wikan CEO Jim Floyd.

The project got its start as vulnerabilities in the supply chain were brought to light by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Supply chain issues have cast doubt on when retailers will be able to bring in products, causing them to order them while they can.

But they can only order more products if they have space to store them; this has been a challenge for the g...



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