TAL Holdings, Vancouver, Wa., has agreed to purchase Bayview Building Materials of Elma, Wa.
After a transition period, Bayview will open as part of the TAL family of brands on Jan. 31, while retaining the Bayview name.
Bayview was founded by Robert Bush and Vic Druzianich in 1964, passed to son Rick Bush in 1985, and acquired by Rick Jensen and Jim Depretto in 2003.
Jason Blair, CEO of TAL Holdings, said, “Bayview is a successful business with product offerings that include a complete hardware store, large lawn and garden facility and rental center in addition to their full assortment of lumber and building materials. Their diverse product mix, experienced teams, and solid market reputation makes Bayview an excellent fit for TAL.”
TAL currently operates 15 locations under seven brands in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana, including Badger Building Center, Browne’s Home Center, Gerretsen Building Supply, Lake Chelan Building Supply, Marson & Marson Lumber, Mount Vernon Building Center, and Tum-A-Lum Lumber.