Before there was Lowe’s Home Improvement or Home Depot, there was 84 Lumber in Matthews. The property and building near the intersection of Independence Boulevard and Hwy. 51 was recently sold by Pierce Hardy LP for $1.8 million to Matthews East Independence LLC. Golden Coral has contracted 1.99 acres of the land while the remaining 1.3 acres will be put on the market. 84 Lumber has one store in Charlotte on Rozzelles Ferry Road.