Second Addition in Last Five Years Expands Three Major Departments to Better Serve
Fountain Hills Residents’ Home Improvement and Garden Needs.
FOUNTAIN HILLS – Responding to the home improvement needs of Fountain Hills residents and local contractors, Paul’s ACE Hardware – one of the community’s oldest retail businesses – has completed the most recent expansion to its Fountain Hills Plaza store.
Julie Buchkowski, president of Paul’s ACE Hardware, said that for the second time in five years the Fountain Hills store has undergone a major expansion, adding another 3,887 square feet to the existing 22,800-square-foot store. The additional space expands the store’s paint department, lawn and garden products, and outdoor furniture and accessory departments.
Construction on the new addition began earlier this summer.
Buchkowski continues to build a business model that was created by her grandfather, Paul Dauwalder, who opened the Fountain Hills store in 1973. “His primary focus was to provide local customers with what they needed,” she recalls fondly. “And, oh yes, one of the other reasons that he opened the Fountain Hills store was because he wanted to live here.” Continue Reading…