Renovations Begin at Future PaulB Hardware Mechanicsburg Store

Today officials celebrated the start of renovations to the new PaulB Hardware store in Mechanicsburg. Upper Allen Township officials, members of the West Shore Chamber of Commerce and representatives from Paul B. Zimmerman, Inc. Family of Companies, Alexander Building Construction Co., The Bill Gladstone Group part of NAI CIR and ByDesign Consultants, Inc. participated in a ceremonial ballast turning event to mark the project start.

When it opens in fall 2021, the 25,000 SF store located at 121 Gettysburg Pike will feature lawn and garden, paint, automotive, plumbing, agricultural and home hardware departments. The store will have a repair shop for tools, pumps, generators and outdoor power equipment and will employ approximately 30 people.

“We are humbled by the warm reception we have received and are looking forward to serving the community here in Upper Allen Township,” said Jim Hostetter, President of PaulB LLC. 

This will be the third location for PaulB Hardware. Other stores are in Belleville and Lititz. PaulB Hardware began in 1947 with a small repair shop in Lititz.

Alexander Building Construction Co., as part of The Butz Family of Companies, is the Construction Manager for the project. ByDesign Consultants, Inc. is the architect and The Bill Gladstone Group was the realtor.

“Alexander is excited to partner with PaulB Hardware for this project that will bring the local community a store and a resource that is much needed,” said Steve Wilt, Project Executive for Alexander Building Construction Co. “When corporate values align, as they have with this partnership, we anticipate many new relationships will be built with the renovation.”


ABOUT PAULB HARDWARE: PaulB is a full-line hardware store, with departments specializing in tools, paint, plumbing, electrical, and agricultural parts. We stock thousands of heavy-duty and hard-to-find products, with an emphasis on products that provide value and are built to last. We also provide repair services for power tools, windows, screens, key cutting, and much more.

ABOUT ALEXANDER AND THE BUTZ FAMILY OF COMPANIES: The Butz Family of Companies, consisting of Alexander Building Construction Co., Alvin H. Butz, Inc. and Shoemaker Construction Co., provides exceptional, comprehensive construction management and design/build services, led by a commitment to complete customer satisfaction with special attention to safety, quality and value.  The firm possesses significant experience in the construction of healthcare facilities, colleges/universities, corporate office buildings, manufacturing facilities, sports and entertainment venues, government buildings, K-12 schools and retail buildings serving Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and northern Delaware.