Academy Sports + Outdoors - Cookeville, TN
Academy Sports + Outdoors, one of the nation’s largest sporting goods retailers, elected Tennessee as home for its newest distribution center. The company reached out to Gray to design and build the new campus to accommodates its growth.
- LocationCookeville, TN
- Square Footage1,614,426 s.f.
- Operational14 months
Gray and Academy have a history of successful projects including a distribution center in Jeffersonville, GA., and retail facilities in Decatur, AL and Prattville, AL, among others.
This 1.6 million s.f. distribution facility sits on more than 250 acres and, at the time, was the largest distribution facility in Tennessee under one roof. This project features a warehouse, office, cafeteria, and computer room. The warehouse includes 21,585 s.f. of AS/RS area. The Cookeville distribution center supports Academy Sports + Outdoors’ Midwest network of stores, as well as its growing e-commerce business.
Process & Packaging Systems Engineering
Automation & Controls
Custom equipment Ovens & cookers Process skids Batching equipment Clean-in-place systems Bioreactors Extruders Distributed products Mixers & blenders
After completing a distribution center for Academy Sports + Outdoors in Georgia, the company again turned to Gray to build this new retail store in Alabama. Academy Sports + Outdoors, one of the nation’s largest sporting goods retailers, operates hundreds of stores across the southeastern United States.
Academy Sports + Outdoors is one of the nation’s largest sporting goods retailers. The company selected Gray to design and build a new tilt-up distribution center. Gray completed a 560,000 s.f. expansion four years later, bringing the total structure to nearly 2,000,000 s.f. Academy Sports + Outdoors operates hundreds of sporting goods stores across the southeastern United States.
Academy Sports + Outdoors is a leader in sports and outdoors equipment with hundreds of stores around the U.S. selling a range of products from hunting and fishing equipment, sports products, patio and barbecue sets, and everything in between.
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