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August 11, 2014

US LBM Holdings has expanded its footprint yet again via the acquisition of Brooklyn-based Samuel Feldman Lumber Co.

Owners Robert and Kenneth Feldman will remain on-board, with Kenneth stepping in as president of Feldman Lumber.

“We are excited and proud to join the US LBM team and the opportunity it brings to provide our customers with continued enhancements to our product and service offering,” said Kenny Feldman. “This partnership with US LBM provides a platform for growth to our associates and partners for the future.”

January 6, 2014

Marley Building Supply in Brooklyn, N.Y., erupted into flames over the weekend, and local news accounts described plumes of smoke that reached hundreds of feet into the cold night sky. 

June 21, 2013

IKEA joined with journalist and television host Lisa Ling to mark its third annual Life Improvement Project with a $50,000 donation to Save the Children’s early education programs. 

In addition to the donation, IKEA provided home furnishings, design advice and manpower to help make over a Family Head Start/Early Learn location in Brooklyn, N.Y., a Save the Children-supported facility which was affected by Hurricane Sandy.

May 6, 2013

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December 20, 2012

Two New York men have been arrested and accused of stealing $257,000 from Home Depot stores in an elaborate shoplifting scheme involving two shopping carts containing identical items.

December 13, 2012

Hurricane lamps

May 4, 2012

An event organized by the PRO Group from April 24 to 26 brought together 25 distributors from around the country to tour two warehouse facilities and share new developments in distribution operations.

The tours took place at Reiss Wholesale Hardware Co., Inc. in Brooklyn, N.Y., and R3 Redistribution – Metro South in Perth Amboy, N.J. Both distributors are affiliated with PRO Group, Inc.

April 29, 2012

An event organized by the PRO Group April 24 to 26 brought together 25 distributors from around the country to tour two warehouse facilities and share new developments in distribution operations.  

The tours took place at Reiss Wholesale Hardware Co., Inc. in Brooklyn, New York and R3 Redistribution – Metro South in Perth Amboy, N.J. Both distributors are affiliated with PRO Group, Inc.

October 25, 2011

Robert Gaites, one of the founders of the Strober Organization, died on Oct. 21, according to an article in the Staten Island Advance. He was 70 years old.

February 10, 2011

Two of the nation’s largest dealers of green building materials became one this week when Green Depot purchased Ecohaus, a Pacific Northwest icon, creating an East-West network of environmentally friendly LBM stores. 

January 14, 2011

Brooklyn-based MarJam Supply Co., the 2010 Home Channel News Pro Dealer of the Year, acquired the assets of seven yards in Alabama and one in Mississippi.

The company's website lists the new Alabama locations as Alexandria, Auburn, Birmingham, Huntsville, Montgomery, Pelham and Tuscaloosa. Additionally, MarJam added a unit in Gulfport, Miss.

October 31, 2010

Take the L train to Morgan Street station in Brooklyn, walk down the hill a...

Take the L train to Morgan Street station in Brooklyn, walk down the hill a few minutes. Turn right past the “Help Wanted” sign soliciting drivers and warehouse workers, and you’ll find the 2010 Pro Dealer of the Year—MarJam Supply Co.

After multiple visits to the Brooklyn yard and headquarters of MarJam Supply, Home Channel News is prepared to describe it as one of the busiest yards in the country.

August 10, 2008

The over-65 population is a strong and significant customer base in the home improvement industry—and...

July 13, 2008

The IKEA store in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn, New York, is a hulking...

April 17, 2008

IKEA Brooklyn, a 346,000-square-foot store, will be the company’s fourth location in the New York-New...

July 4, 2007