Harbor Freight to Open a Store in Rock Springs in September 2019

Harbor Freight will be opening a store in the Rock Springs Plaza Mall in September 2019.

ROCK SPRINGS– The Sweetwater Economic Development Coalition (SEDC) is thrilled to announce that Harbor Freight Tools, Inc. will be opening a new store in Rock Springs in September 2019.

The new location will be at The Rock Springs Plaza Mall (1451 Dewar Drive) in the former Hastings Location.

The announcement from the Plaza Mall Shopping Center Manager, Kevin Mortensen, comes just days after the deal was completed and agreed upon. The Sweetwater Economic Development Coalition has had the privilege of assisting side by side with Kevin Mortensen and his team since Spring of 2018  to bring Harbor Freight into Sweetwater County.

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In a previous press release in September 2018 it was announced that Harbor Freight had decided to hold off on their decision to open a store here in Rock Springs at Plaza Mall site due concerns with the Chinese Tariffs.

“We are thrilled to have Harbor Freight come to Rock Springs. We thank everyone who has helped in making this happen,” Mortensen said about Harbor Freight.

Sweetwater Economic Development Director Kayla McDonald said Harbor Freight will be a great addition to Sweetwater County.

“We are very excited to see a deal come to fruition with Harbor Freight Tools Inc, this will great addition to the Shopping Center as well as Sweetwater County. We are looking forward to working with the company. We are excited to have their business here in Rock Springs. We also appreciate being brought to the table to help assist the Rock Springs Plaza Mall through the process of recruiting Harbor Freight to the area,” McDonald said.

SEDC invites everyone to come and enjoy the Rock Springs Plaza Mall and see what’s happening.