Sportsman’s Warehouse Holdings Inc., based in West Jordan, Utah, said Oct. 13 that it plans to open before the start of the holiday season in Jacksonville and Montrose, Colorado.
The outdoor specialty retailer recently opened stores in Seminole, Florida and in Eastgate, Ohio, and Santee, California.
The Jacksonville store is located at River City Marketplace.
The five new stores will offer a combined 127,000 square feet of space for hunting, fishing, camping, shooting sports, apparel and footwear.
Sportsman’s Warehouse operates stores in 30 states, with the five new locations resulting in 16 stores in California, eight in Colorado, three in Florida and the first in Ohio.
It has a Florida location in Lady Lake, north of Orlando.
“As we execute our flexible store format strategy, we remain nimble and will adapt our store footprint to match the size and requirements of the markets we enter,” said Sportsman’s Warehouse CEO Jon Barkers.
He said the sizes of the five new stores ranged from 12,000 to nearly 40,000 square feet.
“Once we officially launch in Jacksonville, Florida, we will have opened nine new stores in 2022, with a total of 131 stores in our fleet. Over the next few years, we plan to accelerate our new store expansion strategy and aim to have 190-210 total stores in our fleet by the end of fiscal 2025,” he said. .
Sportsman’s Warehouse said stores are including “region-specific items as demand for high-quality outdoor gear, gear and accessories continues to be strong.”
At River City Marketplace in North Jacksonville, the city issued a permit Aug. 5 to Cameron Construction of Salt Like City to upgrade 39,968 square feet of space at a cost of nearly $2.1 million for the specialty retailer en plein air opens its first store in northeast Florida.
Sportsman’s Warehouse will occupy 13075 City Square Drive, #107, in a store next door to Burlington.
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