Academy Sports + Outdoors
- Location: Cookeville, TN
- Project Type: Commercial
- Prime Contractor: Gray Construction
- Start Date: September 2014
- Completion Date: September 2015
- Project Value: $5,000,000
- Building Size: 1,800,000 square foot
Academy Sports + Outdoors, the sports, outdoors and lifestyle retailer invested $100 million in building its third distribution center on more than 200 acres in Cookeville, Tennessee to support the company’s continued national growth.
Selected by Academy and Gray Construction, Lyons Company designed and constructed the HVAC and plumbing systems of the 1,800,000 square foot center. Systems covered the 1,600,000 square foot warehouse, the 20,000 square foot offices and cafeteria spaces, and the 900 square foot IT clean computer room. Major systems involved handling potable water, natural gas delivery systems, plumbing systems for site-wide offices, and full-site utilities that included sanitary and domestic water.