Burlington Coat Factory Construction Near Completion

Burlington Coat Factory Construction Near Completion

Wichita Falls, TX - Construction is wrapping up on the latest business to make its way to Wichita Falls.

Burlington Coat Factory is set to open this Fall. Businesses and shoppers Newschannel 6 talked with said they are excited about what it will bring. 

"I'm really excited about it. I'll be doing a lot of shopping there and they have a lot of good deals," said Ronnie Utzman, shopper.

Patricia Coleman and her husband, are frequent shoppers and the say they are not just exciting about shopping.

"I like to shop and there are a lot of things in that store I would like to look at," said Coleman. "It gives people more of a selection. you get a company like Burlington come in here, there's going to be a lot of people that's going to look at that and say, 'Wichita Falls is really growing."

The construction company over the job allowed Newschannel 6 crews to take the first look inside the store. Crews were putting the finishing touches on the floors. The site superintendent says the project is about 85 percent complete and they are expected to hand over the keys on September 14th.

Business owners at the neighboring shopping center are optimistic the company's employees, increased traffic and visibility will help increase their bottom line.

Burlington will be hosting a job fair on August 27th and 28th at Workforce Solutions located at 4300 Old Jacksboro Hwy, from 9 am to 4 pm.