TAL Holdings acquires Harbor Rental and Saw Shop in Washington

TAL Holdings, the family-owned building material center with headquarters in Vancouver, Washington, has agreed to acquire Harbor Rental and Saw Shop in Friday Harbor, Washington.

In business since 1974, Harbor Rental provides equipment and tool rental, small engine repair, and lawn mower sales.


“The acquisition of Harbor Rental is a key component of TAL’s growth strategy,” says TAL CEO Jason Blair. “This acquisition will allow us to diversify our business profile, expand our service offerings, and better support the San Juan Island community.

“By incorporating Harbor Rental and allocating millions of dollars towards the renovation of Browne’s Home Center – which is also situated in Friday Harbor – we demonstrate our dedication to helping build better communities for many years into the future,” Blair continues.

Owned by the Olshefsky family for 36 years, Harbor Rental has operated under a commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction, notes the company. It sells brands including Honda Power Equipment, Stihl, Briggs & Stratton, Crary, Gravely, Echo, Toro and others.

Darren Olshefsky, current manager and one of the owners, says: “We are excited for this partnership, as it will provide our employees with additional resources and growth opportunities, benefiting all parties involved – employees, customers, and vendors.”

“Harbor Rental, with its strong reputation and dedication to customer service, perfectly aligns with our core values and mission to help build better communities,” says Blair. “We are grateful for the trust and partnership of the Olshefsky family throughout the acquisition process.”

With this acquisition, TAL will have a total of 30 locations located in Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. TAL’s family of brands include: Badger Building Center, Bayview Building Supply of Elma, Best Built Builders Supply, Browne’s Home Center, Gerretsen Building Supply, Lake Chelan Building Supply, Marson and Marson Lumber, Midway Building Supply, Miller’s Home Center, Mount Vernon Building Center and Tum-A-Lum Lumber.

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