Eleven-unit Koopman Lumber, Whitinsville, Ma., is building its first store on Cape Cod with plans to open in April.

The 8,759-sq. ft. store in Dennis, Ma., will feature a window & door showroom, 9,030-sq. ft. drive-thru lumberyard with Auto-Stak racking, and two warehouse buildings totaling 4,759 sq. ft. 

The new location is expected to employ approximately 20 people.

Founded by Peter T. Koopman in 1939, Koopman is now co-owned by its third generation: Dirk Koopman, CEO; his sister, Denise Brookhouse, CFO; and her husband, Tony Brookhouse, COO. Dirk’s son, Peter Koopman, and his daughter, Sarah Thomas, are in key roles within the organization as part of the fourth generation of the Koopman Family.

Koopman Lumber’s 11 Massachusetts locations include three full-line lumber, hardware, paint, lawn and garden stores in Whitinsville, Uxbridge and North Grafton; one lumber, hardware, paint and kitchen design center in Sharon; a full-service paint store in Milford; lumber yards and kitchen design centers in Hudson, Andover, Fairhaven and Indian Orchard; and distribution centers in Uxbridge and Sutton.

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