Melvin Mark brings home Columbia Sportswear expansion


Columbia Sportswear sign   Melvin Mark's Tim Parker, who is also a WEA Board member, helped Columbia Sportswear with the purchase of three buildings near its Washington County headquarters (located near Murray and NW Science Park Drive). 
   The company purchased three buildings from Electro Scientific Industries (ESI) for $33 million. 
   This acquisition will add more than 200,000 square feet to Columbia's campus.
   In a statement, Columbia Sportswear said it's happy to acquire more space to innovate, design, and collaborate to create high-quality products for active people.