For Immediate Release
Main Street Properties Feature Major New Tenants, Expansions for October High Point Market
Newcomers Include Amalfi Home Furniture, K-Motion and 15,000 SQ FT Expansion for Kuka Home
High Point, NC – (October 6, 2016) – Fall High Point Market, running from October 22-26, features a strong lineup of new tenants to International Market Center’s (IMC) Main Street Properties – 300 South Main Street, and National Furniture Mart, Furniture Plaza and Plaza Suites – with significant expansions for current tenants.
“With major new tenants Amalfi Home Furniture and major expansions for existing tenants like Kuka Home, the Main Street Properties are a must-see for October Market,” said Julie Messner, Senior Vice President for Furniture Leasing for International Market Centers. “The contiguous buildings are easy to navigate for buyers and ideally located in the heart of High Point Market. The enrichment of resources, variety of price points and walkability are icing on the cake – all great enhancements for buyers this fall.”
“The Kuka Home showroom has expanded to nearly 30,000 square feet,” said Peter Halunen, President of Kuka Home North Americas. “We are thrilled about the continued growth at Kuka Home and this showroom expansion allows us to display more of our product line and categories in a new and exciting way.”
Amalfi Home Furniture moves to 300 South Main Street (Suites 100,102,103) in a new 14,000 square-foot showroom. New to High Point, Terrace Living joins the 300 address with a 10,000 square-foot showroom. K-Motion is the newest tenant to show at Furniture Plaza with a 28,000 square-foot showroom on the third floor (FP 312). Plaza Suites is home to newcomers Japaniture (PS 1-542A) and Sea Winds Trading (PS 1-419A). Major expansions include an additional 15,000 square feet for KUKA Home in Furniture Plaza (FP 614, 615); and an expanded showroom for Yutzy in National Furniture Mart (NFM 702).
The Main Street properties include 300 South Main Street, National Furniture Mart, Furniture Plaza and Plaza Suites – all centrally located in the heart of High Point Market. Amalfi and Terrace Living join Cozzia, a bedding and mattress company, at 300 South Main Street. National Furniture Mart, Furniture Plaza and Plaza Suites are home to name-brand, popularly-priced lines, including La-Z-Boy, Pride Mobility, Jofran, Legends, Cozzia, Southern Motion, Man-Wah, England and more, the buildings are easy to navigate with wide hallways, buyer rest areas and on-site amenities, as well as a covered, climate-controlled walkway bridge to the Commerce & Design building.
About Amalfi Home Furniture
Amalfi Home Furniture was the creation of a group of dedicated trade professionals who saw there was a need for quality, affordable promotional motion upholstery from a trustworthy partner that was readily available for today’s retailer. High quality product, a vast selection of styles and designs at unbelievable prices all backed by above industry standard service was what was needed, and it’s where Amalfi Home Furniture began. Over the last several years, Amalfi has grown to host a customer base worldwide including 40 of the top 100 Retailers in North America, with offices and showrooms in North America and Asia. Our new case goods division introduced at the last High Point Market now features over 20 new and exciting bedroom suites. Amalfi Home Furniture is a container-only supplier.
About Kuka Home
Kuka is one of the leading upholstery manufacturers in China. Led by its founder, Yuhua Gu, who established Kuka in 1982, the vertically integrated company produces dining room, bedroom, home office, home entertainment, occasional, leather, upholstery and motion furniture, as well as home accents. Kuka operates four upholstery factories in China that cover 14 million square feet and two export factories that cover 2.15 million square feet. The six factories employ more than 9,100 workers. With more than 2,800 retail stores worldwide, both company-owned and franchised, the company exports to 119 countries and operates 15 offices worldwide to provide its customers around the globe with localized service solutions, including logistics and customer service. www.kukahome.com
Fall High Point Market runs from Saturday, October 22 – Wednesday, October 26. Showroom hours are Saturday – Tuesday 8am – 7pm; and Wednesday 8am – 5pm.
To register: http://www.highpointmarket.org/register
Find accommodations: http://www.highpointmarket.org/plan-your-trip/accommodations
Take advantage of the free airport shuttle service: http://www.highpointmarket.org/plan-your-trip/airport-shuttles; and more, visit: http://www.highpointmarket.org/
About International Market Centers, L.P.
International Market Centers, L.P. (IMC) is the world’s largest operator of premier showroom space for the furnishings, home décor and gift industries. IMC owns and operates 12.1 million square feet of world-class exhibition space in High Point, N.C. and Las Vegas, including the 14 primary buildings at the High Point Market. In addition, IMC operates the Las Vegas Design Center, a year-round resource open to both the design trade and consumers with more than 40 showrooms and hundreds of designer brands. IMC’s mission is to build and operate an innovative, sustainable, profitable and scalable platform for the furnishings, home décor and gift industries.
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