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TAL Expanding to Idaho, Montana with Acquisition

Eleven-unit TAL Holdings LLC, Vancouver, Wa., has agreed to acquire Badger Building Center, with yards in Post Falls, Sagle, and Bonners Ferry, Id., and Kalispell, Mt.

Eleven-unit TAL Holdings LLC, Vancouver, Wa., has agreed to acquire Badger Building Center, with yards in Post Falls, Sagle, and Bonners Ferry, Id., and Kalispell, Mt.

Badger Building Center was scheduled to begin operating as part of TAL effective June 7.

Badger Building Center was founded in 1983 in Sandpoint, Id., by Mike and Sandy Badger. They expanded into Post Falls in 1991 and Kalispell in 1996. The Sandpoint yard moved to Sagle in 2003, and Bonners Ferry was added in 2013.

Today, Badger Building Center is owned and operated by Mike and Sandy’s son Lee and his wife, Kim.

Lee Badger and his team will be joining the TAL organization in the day-to-day management and operation of the Badger locations.

TAL also operates 12 locations in Oregon and Washington under six brand names, including Tum-A-Lum and Marson & Marson Lumber.

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