Nations Best Acquires Las Vegas’ BTU Do it Center

Originally published by: HBS DealerFebruary 2, 2021

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Nation’s Best, the Dallas, Texas-based home improvement chain, has acquired Do it Best member BTU Do it Center located in Las Vegas, N.M.   

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As part of Nation’s Best’s acquisition strategy, BTU Do it Center will maintain operations under its existing name with its key leadership team overseeing company operations alongside Nation’s Best, which will provide the strategic and financial support necessary to continue to achieve optimal growth and profitability.

Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

“We are honored to count BTU Do it Center among the Nation’s Best family of businesses,” said Chris Miller, president and CEO of Nation’s Best. “Since 1984, the Sonchar family has built their home center’s reputation in the Southwest, serving the region’s hardware and lumber needs for everyone from DIYers to pro contractors. We’re excited to bring the strength of Nation’s Best to continue to provide excellent service to BTU do it Center’s valued customers.”  

BTU Do it Center in Las Vegas, N.M.

BTU Do it Center in Las Vegas, N.M.

“Since 1984, our team has been on a mission to treat every customer with respect, honesty, and integrity,” said BTU President Wayne Sonchar. “By merging our rich traditions into Nation’s Best, we’re ensuring that our associates and our customers will continue to be supported in the very best way.”   

Nation’s Best is a member-owner of Do it Best Corp. Founded in 2019, Nation's Best operates 18 locations in 5 states under 7 banners and a variety of formats, including hardware stores, home centers and lumberyards. 

The company's banners include Connolly’s Do it Best, Groom & Sons’, Hall’s Hardware, Hometown Building Centers, Lambert Lumber, and Simms Lumber.