Sullivan Hardware & Garden buys Allisonville Garden & Home for $5 million

Sullivan will expand its offerings through its newly acquired Fishers, Indiana, garden center.

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According to the Indianapolis Business Journal, Pat Sullivan, owner of three Sullivan Hardware & Garden stores in central Indiana, purchased the Allisonville Garden & Home in Fishers last week for $5 million with plans to expand its indoor footprint and retail offerings. Sullivan’s Hardware & Garden is a 2019 Top 100 IGC.

After more than 40 years as the nursery’s founder and owner, Jeff Gatewood, 65, decided last fall to retire and put his 5-acre business at 11405 Allisonville Road up for sale. Following the transaction, the business is called Allisonville Garden & Home by Sullivan.

As Gatewood plots a move to the country and perhaps running a Christmas tree farm, Sullivan is gearing up to make significant changes without straying from the nursery’s core offerings.

Continue reading the full story at the Indiana Business Journal.

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