Sutherland Lumber Company is set to expand to Riverton with a new home improvement store opening as soon as this fall.

In a statement, the company announced that it finalized the purchase of the old KMart building at 1960 N. Federal Boulevard on Friday.

Brandon Powell has been named to manage the new store and will lead the remodeling effort, the company said.

Based in Kansas City, Missouri, the company operates 49 stores in 14 states, including a Casper location.

The company said it will provide additional information about the new location in Riverton as details become available.