Austin Canoe & Kayak expands with new warehouse

Sep 18, 2013
Austin Business Journal

Austin Canoe & Kayak leased a new warehouse in Northwest Austin, which will improve shipping and service, company official said


The move will begin in October and be completed by the holiday season


The 30,000-square-foot space at 3106 Longhorn Blvd. is near MoPac Expressway and U.S. Highway 183. The company has the option to expand another 12,000 square feet in 2015. The new location isn’t far from the current warehouse at 11604 Stonehollow Drive


“Since moving into the current warehouse in 2008, we have more than quadrupled our product assortment and have pushed the limits on space both for products, as well as people,” said Peter Messana, president of Austin Canoe & Kayak


Austin Canoe & Kayak will open a fifth store in San Antonio in November. In addition to its Austin store at 9705 Burnet Road, it also has stores in Spring, Houston and San Marcos


Austin Canoe & Kayak is owned by MSP Holdings LLC, which also operates Rack Boys, a vehicle rack and sports travel outfitter


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