FORT MILL, SC – July 27, 2011 – Sunbelt Rentals celebrates the opening of its newest general tool location in Colorado Springs. Located at 5525 East Platte Avenue, Colorado Springs, the new branch is easily accessible by I-25 and will serve all of central Colorado. The new location will be open Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm.
“Introducing a new location in Colorado Springs provides an exciting opportunity for Sunbelt Rentals,” said Brendan Horgan, chief executive officer. “We look forward to expanding into this vibrant, growing city. The store is conveniently located and positioned us well to service contractors, military bases and homeowners throughout the area.”
The 18,000-square foot facility and accompanying four-acre yard will house more than $4 million in equipment fleet, comprised of a broad range of equipment for industrial, commercial, specialty contractors and do-it-yourselfers. Spanning more than 180 square miles, Colorado Springs is not only the Home of the U.S. Olympic Committee but also one of the top 100 places to live in the nation.
“With the addition of Colorado Springs into our footprint it not only strengthens our position within the Colorado market, but it adds a great to deal of value to our customer base,” said Sunbelt Rentals District Manager Nic DiPaolo.
Sunbelt Rentals, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ashtead Group plc, is the second largest equipment rental company in the United States. Based in Fort Mill, SC, Sunbelt Rentals provides equipment rental solutions for the industrial, construction, and municipal markets, plus the DIY market, from its network of locations in 35 states and the District of Columbia. Sunbelt Rentals’ extensive equipment fleet includes a wide range of general construction and industrial equipment, and is further broadened by specialty businesses serving the Pump, Power, Trench Shoring and Scaffold markets. For more information, visit www.sunbeltrentals.com.