Northern Tool + Equipment Breaks Ground on its First Augusta Store Slated to Open in Spring 2022

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

 Northern Tool + Equipment, a leading supplier of high-quality tools and equipment, announced it will open its seventh store in Georgia with its first store in Augusta, located at The Apex on Mason McKnight Jr. Parkway. The new store is slated to open in Spring 2022. The family-owned company has 120 stores across the country.

“We have always valued having a strong presence in Georgia, and we are excited to add to our footprint in the state with this new store in Augusta to help our customers get serious jobs done,” said Joe Apolloni, Senior Vice President of Retail at Northern Tool + Equipment. “This new store is a promise that we’ll continue to be a resource for the people of the Peach State to offer quality tools, important hurricane-ready gear, and much more.”

The new 22,000-square-foot Northern Tool + Equipment store will create nearly 20 jobs and provide brand name tools and equipment, including STIHL, Milwaukee, Lincoln and Honda for professionals and the serious DIY-er. The store also will also offer a small engine Parts, Service and Repair department with expert technicians to keep equipment running strong.

“To secure an impressive new tenant to Augusta in the current environment is a testament to the potential that national retailers see in our market,” said John Engler, Vice President of McKnight Properties, INC. “With the influx of population to the area from Fort Gordon and the Cyber Centers, Northern Tool + Equipment’s presence will add significant value to the market and The Apex complex.” 

Quality Tools for Serious Work

Northern Tool + Equipment serves a wide range of industries, including automotive, construction, plumbing, landscaping and more. To support the pros and serious DIY-ers, Northern Tool provides a full line of hand, power and air tools, air compressors and metalworking accessories. Northern Tool also offers a full line-up of generators and gas and electric pressure washers from national brands and through its private label brands of Klutch, Powerhorse and the US-made NorthStar lines.

Northern Tool also provides 1,800 different types of trailer parts and tires along with a deep selection of sprayers, wagons and fans.

The new Northern Tool store will feature a construction department with 275-plus tools and accessories including scaffolding, cement mixers and more.

Staying Prepared for Hurricanes

Northern Tool offers a strong line of hurricane-related preparation and recovery gear and equipment, including generators, gas cans, chainsaws, water pumps, tarps, tie-downs and more. Additionally, the company employs a variety of experts that can help customers understand the necessary equipment and discuss how to safely use it, as well as offer maintenance to ensure products are ready when they are needed most.