One of the best known outfitters of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear
announced today it plans to open a 70,000-square-foot store in Fort
Oglethorpe, GA, next year.
The Catoosa County location will be the third for Cabela's in Georgia, according to a company news release.
Construction is scheduled to begin later this year and Cabela's
projects a fall 2015 opening, the news release stated. The store will be
located near the intersection of Interstate 75 and State Route 146 in a
development currently anchored by Costco.
Cabela's expects employ approximately 140 full-time and part-time
employees. Most will come from Catoosa County and the surrounding area,
according to the news release.The building's exterior will reflect
Cabela's popular store model with log construction, stonework, wood
siding and metal roofing, the company said. A large glass storefront
will allow customers to view much of the store's interior as they
approach the building.