GrandErie Ltd. grand opening 1989

  • 1989    Armstrong Milling opens a feed store at 205 South Cayuga Street in Dunnville.
  • 1993    Henry DeKlerk becomes a partner and GrandErie Ltd is started.
  • 1996    Bert Mulder becomes third partner.
  • 1996    Home Hardware purchased by Grand Erie Ltd.
  • 1999    Broad street properties purchased for relocation of Home Hardware business.
  • 2008 & 2009 Business products and services expanded to include a Lumber Building Centre.
  • 2009   Greenhawk equine equipment and supplies added to list of offered products.
  • 2010, May  Grand Opening of new location, combining  Farm & Country, Home Hardware and lumber warehouse services and products.
  • 2010, Summer    Old South Cayuga Street location of Farm & Country now exclusively Grand Country Garden Gallery.
  • 2012 Retail floor space expands to 20,000 square feet, making room for additional store solutions to meet customer seasonal, plumbing, and kitchen needs.
  • 2015   Purchase of land adjacent to the back end of  Broad Street properties.
  • 2016, Spring    Land clearing and site preparations begin at Broad Street.
  • 2016, Fall    Grand Country Garden Gallery closed for the season one last time at old South Cayuga street location.
  • 2016/2017   Indoor renovations completed over the winter,  increasing square footage and product selection totals in every- and we mean EVERY – department at GrandErie.  Walls moved back, warehouses converted to retail floor space, a second lumber warehouse with yard & bulk pits, entrance, added/relocated or enlarged,  and the full size Garden Centre greenhouses ranges, outbuildings and parking continues.
  • 2017, April   GrandErie Garden Centre opens at its new Broad Street location, increasing its seasonal offerings to having live plants year round.
  • 2017, Winter   GrandErie adds live plant / decor workshops to its customer service offerings.
  • 2018 GrandErie celebrated 25th anniversary!
  • 2019, October  In partnership with William and Valerie Blyleven, GrandErie Ltd. team purchases another Home Hardware (stay tuned for more details once finalized).
  • 2020, Spring  …. Wondering what will be added next on this timeline? Stay tuned! (Whatever it is you can be sure it’ll answer a need  put forth by loyal customers!)