Tractor Supply Company Stafford, CT Official Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting
Tractor Supply Company celebrated the Official Grand Opening of their new store in Stafford, CT on January 18th, 2020. The Grand Opening ceremony included appearances from radio personality Damon Scott of Country 92.5, Maggie the Mini Pony and complimentary popcorn from Pop Mama. The festivities were followed by a ribbon cutting ceremony where General Manager, Shawn Mailhoit, cut the ribbon symbolizing the official grand opening. District Manager Rich Warren was also in attendance. Prizes and discounts were also given out during the event.
The Stafford Tractor Supply Co. store, located at 54 West Stafford Rd., Stafford, CT was developed by Penny Lane LLC an operating company of New England Retail Properties Inc. who have developed multiple Tractor Supply Co. stores throughout New England and New York. Matthew Darling and Mark D’Addabbo spearheaded the development from its inception, taking the property through the zoning process and construction phases to store completion. The store consists of 19,097 SF of retail space along with 20,000 SF of outdoor storage and sales space.
The entire development team contributed to the success of this project. Financing was handled by Matt Krokov at Peoples Bank in Holyoke, MA, the Architect is Glen Oxford of Oxford Architecture in Nashville, TN, Civil Engineering was handled by Jim Cassidy of Hallisey, Pearson and Cassidy Engineering in Cromwell, CT, W.R. Newman of Nashville, TN acted as general contractors for the store and Tom Moriarty of Moriarty, Paetzold & Sherwood of Glastonbury, CT served as legal counsel for the development.
Planning and Zoning Commission along with the Inland and Wetland Commissions were particularly helpful getting this project off the ground.
About Tractor Supply Co.
Tractor Supply Company is the largest operator of rural lifestyle retail stores in America. Founded in 1938 as a mail order tractor parts business, Tractor Supply Company (also referred to as TSC) owns and operates over 1,814 stores in 49 states supplying basic maintenance products to home, land, pet and animal owners. Based in Brentwood, Tenn., Tractor Supply is a public company whose stock is traded on The NASDAQ National Market under the symbol TSCO.
Tractor Supply Company serves a niche market of farmers, horse owners, ranchers, part-time and hobby farmers, and suburban and rural homeowners, as well as contractors and tradesmen. TSC stores are located primarily in towns’ outlying major metropolitan markets and in rural communities.
At TSC, customers find everything they need to maintain their farms, ranches, homes and animals. As the inventors of the “do it yourself” trend, TSC customers handle practically every chore themselves, from repairing wells to building fences, welding gates together, constructing feed bins, taking care of livestock and pets, repairing tractors and trucks and building trailers for hauling. TSC’s products include: clothing, equine and pet supplies, tractor/trailer parts and accessories, lawn and garden supplies, sprinkler/irrigation parts, power tools, fencing, welding and pump supplies, riding mowers and more.