Building Mat-Su: Hatcher Pass Polaris Wasilla

What: Hatcher Pass Polaris Wasilla is a new 13,000-square-foot retail store. In addition to Polaris ATVs, Rangers, Razors, Brutus and snowmachines, it will have thousands of parts and accessories for all Polaris Products. The store will also carry a large selection of products by Motorfist, Fox Clothing, Spy, Dragon, Shift, Pure Polaris, FXR, SLP, Slednecks, Highlifter, Fly, Answer and ITP Tires. MSD factory-trained technicians will be on staff to take care of customer service needs.

Where: 5953 E. Blue Lupine Drive, next to Alaska Sales & Service Valley

Design/Building Architect: McMillen Designs LLC

General Contractor: E&E Construction

Subcontractors: Peltier Masonry, Valley Mechanical, Vannoy Electric, Rain Proof Roofing, Evans Drywall, Door Tech LLC, Alaska Glass & Door, Fence Emporium of Alaska, Carpet World of Alaska, E & D Water Wells, Pioneer Peak Asphalt, Quinn's Decorative Concrete, Eagle Painting, DG Signs and Alaska DTS LLC

Why: "The Valley is growing, and so are we. We wanted to bring our outstanding service to our customers in this new state-of-the-art facility. Hatcher Pass Polaris Willow and Wasilla has been serving the valley for 20 years for all your outdoor recreation needs. All of our employees and customers live, love and recreate in the backcountry of Alaska, and we are here to serve them. Our Willow location will always stay open as normal to serve the northern part of the Valley," said Chris Graeber, general manager, Hatcher Pass Polaris Wasilla.

When: Doors open Tuesday.

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Building Mat-Su -- Hatcher Pass Polaris Wasilla