Columbia Sportswear announces U.S. expansion

United States
Published:  28 August, 2019

The global active lifestyle brand, whose collections also comprise leather footwear and accessories, has announced a 200,000 sq ft expansion of its campus in Washington County, U.S. state of Oregon.

The Company said it has purchased three buildings from Electro Scientific Industries (ESI), all of which are located within a quarter of a mile from the main headquarters, directly beside the Columbia Sportswear Company Employee Store. The US$33 million acquisition is expected add more than 200,000 sq ft to Columbia’s existing presence, with one building scheduled to be delivered by June 2020 and the other two by June 2021.

In addition to the Columbia brand, Columbia Sportswear Company also owns the Mountain Hardwear, SOREL and prAna brands.