Art Van Furniture Breaks Ground On 10,000 Square Foot Design Center

Construction to Begin on the Royal Oak Scott Shuptrine Interiors

May 15, 2012, 13:00 ET from Art Van Furniture

WARREN, Mich., May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The golden shovel will turn on Woodward Avenue on Tuesday, May 15, when Art Van Furniture executives will gather for a ceremonial ground breaking of the furniture store's design center, Scott Shuptrine Interiors.  The expansion of the Royal Oak store will transform a large portion of the parking structure into a magnificent Scott Shuptrine Interiors showplace.  It will feature an amazing grand staircase, sculptural ceiling and dozens of elegant, over-the-top amenities to assure a pleasurable, first-class shopping experience.

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"This is going to be a breathtaking, state-of-the-art store with only the finest products and services available," says Art Van Furniture founder and chairman, Art Van Elslander.  "We will provide our guests with the easiest and most enjoyable shopping experience imaginable – all done in an exquisite setting."

In addition to the new Woodward store, Scott Shuptrine Interiors is also located inside 3 other Art Van stores including Warren, Grand Rapids and Petoskey.   The Scott Shuptrine showrooms feature a retail floor, an interior design studio and a custom design shop.  The stores offer upscale products and services to fit practically every design taste.

"Scott Shuptrine offers top-quality goods from carefully selected vendors," Van Elslander continues.  "It's also a one-stop shop with everything from custom built furniture to exclusive rugs and window treatments."

Scott Shuptrine Interiors is owned by Art Van Furniture.  The new store, located at 32301 N. Woodward, is scheduled to open in October, 2012.  The May 15 ground breaking event, which begins at 9:30 a.m., will include food and beverages and brief comments from Art Van Furniture founder and chairman, Art Van Elslander.  Local dignitaries and city officials will also be on hand.

About Art Van Furniture

Art Van Furniture is Michigan's largest furniture retailer and America's largest independent furniture retailer. The company operates 34 stores in 33 communities throughout Michigan, a full service e-commerce website, plus six freestanding Art Van PureSleep bedding stores in Canton, Troy, Rochester Hills, Brighton, Ann Arbor and New Hudson, Michigan. Founded in 1959, the company is family-owned and headquartered in Warren, Mich. Check out for more information.

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