DUNN, N.C., Oct. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Rooms To Go, the nation's leading independent furniture company, will cut the ribbon for its huge new Super Center on Saturday, October 17th, at 10 a.m. Located on Interstate 95 just south of Exit 75 at Jonesboro Road, the Rooms To Go Super Center's address is 901 Rooms To Go Way, Dunn, NC 28334. The newly built facility is approximately 1,450,000 square feet on 120 acres and houses a state of the art Rooms To Go showroom, a Rooms To Go Kids/Teens showroom, a Rooms To Go Outlet Center and a huge distribution center housing tens of thousands of pieces of furniture.
The Dunn Super Center and Distribution Center will create approximately 400 new jobs for area residents. In addition to serving consumers in the new Dunn stores, the state of the art distribution center is over 1.3 million square feet under roof and will service Rooms To Go stores and customers throughout the Carolinas and the I-95 corridor. Rooms To Go has several market leading stores in the area including showrooms in Raleigh, Durham, Greensboro, Myrtle Beach, Wilmington and Fayetteville.
At the new Dunn Super Center retail location, furniture shoppers will discover the full Rooms To Go experience – more than 40,000 square feet of quality living room, dining room and bedroom furniture all displayed in decorator coordinated room settings created to inspire shoppers and make furniture purchasing easy. Its vast selection includes both Cindy Crawford Home and the Sofia Vergara Collection which have quickly become two of America's fastest growing home furnishing brands and are exclusive to Rooms To Go.
The attached Rooms To Go Kids store offers a large selection of the latest in Kids and Teens furniture including exclusive merchandise from Disney (Disney Princesses, Pirates of the Caribbean and Cars to name a few), an exciting collection of NFL furniture and the Sofia Vergara Collection for kids and teens. All of these incredible brands are only available at Rooms To Go.
"We are thrilled with the reception we've received in Dunn, Harnett County and throughout the wonderful State of North Carolina. We intend to be a vibrant contributor to the community for years to come. Not only will we continue to offer the very best of Rooms To Go style, quality and value but now with our new state of the art distribution facility, we'll be able to do it even faster and better," said Jeffrey Seaman, CEO, Rooms To Go. "This amazing facility will allow us to provide our customers with the largest inventory of home furnishings in the Southeast and add hundreds of new people to the Rooms To Go family."
Rooms To Go is a proud supporter of numerous charities and will donate a portion of opening day sales to the Dunn Police Athletic & Activities League that works with kids at risk through their athletic programs, tutoring programs and mentoring programs. Representatives from the charity as well as Mayor Oscar Harris of the City of Dunn will attend the ribbon cutting ceremony along with a number of dignitaries from local and state governments and Rooms To Go executives.
Rooms To Go and the City of Dunn received assistance for the project through significant road improvements made by the North Carolina Department of Transportation, as well as generous support from the Community Development Block Grant Program, the Golden Leaf Foundation, the North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center and the One North Carolina Fund. In addition, a portion of the project was financed with loans made possible through the Federal New Market Tax Credit program (NMTC) through NMTC allocations of CityScape Capital Group, LLC, the Community Affordable Housing Equity Corporation (CAHEC) and SunTrust Community Capital, LLC.
"Rooms To Go has quickly become a vibrant and caring member of our community. We welcome them and look forward to many years of working together for the good of the community and the area at large," said Mayor Oscar Harris.
About Rooms To Go & Rooms To Go Kids
Headquartered in Seffner, Florida, Rooms To Go is the nation's largest independent furniture retailer with more than 150 showrooms in ten different states throughout the Southeast and in Texas. The Rooms To Go commitment to making furniture buying easy and convenient is exemplified by its philosophy of packaging entire rooms for sale and offering its customers next day delivery. Founded by current CEO Jeffrey Seaman and his father Morty in 1991, Rooms To Go established its first retail showroom in Orlando, Florida. Today, the company provides employment to more than 7,000 people. In 1997, Rooms To Go opened its first Rooms To Go Kids store. Rooms To Go Kids features the widest array of themed room packages for children and it enjoys exclusive licensing agreements with Disney and the NFL. For more information on the wide selection of room packages Room To Go offers, visit www.roomstogo.com.
SOURCE Rooms To Go