AUGUSTA, Ga., Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Tipperary Sales, d.b.a. La-Z-Boy Southeast, is set to open a new distribution facility by early February of 2018 that will service the award-winning company's eight home furnishings and décor stores located in Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina. The project is an investment of more than $8 million that will bring 30 jobs to York County.
"We are pleased that our company's recent growth and continued success enabled us to embark upon this project in York County," states Martha Brown, President & CEO, La-Z-Boy Southeast. "This facility will allow us to better service our existing eight locations across the southeast and position us for continued future growth. We look forward to working with and employing citizens of York County, who offer a variety of talents and capabilities that will encourage future accomplishments."
The building, nearly twice the size of the company's current distribution center in in Richburg, will be located in the Riverwalk Business Park at Paragon Way and Cel River Road in Rock Hill. Initial plans include 126,360 square feet, which can be expanded to 182,520 square feet on a 16.38-acre site. Phase one of the build will include 6,000 square-feet dedicated to a regional call-center and executive and operational offices. The facility will also offer customers the option to pick-up furniture purchases instead of receiving delivery.
"We were pleased to identify this location for La-Z-Boy Southeast," states Byron Brown, partner and broker-in-charge, Caliber Partners. "With stores across the southeast and a growing interior design clientele, the proximity to the I-77 corridor will allow for more efficient inventory delivery services. The location will serve the business today and well into the future."
Recognized by La-Z-Boy, Inc. as one of its premier dealer-operated organizations in North America, La-Z-Boy Southeast offers more than the iconic recliner. In-store products include a variety of stationary and motion furniture pieces along with ottomans, rugs and accessories. Each La-Z-Boy Southeast location also offers complimentary design services through a degreed interior designer, who is able to furnish a customer's entire home.
"We welcome La-Z-Boy Southeast to York County," says Britt Blackwell, York County Council Chairman. "We commend them on their growth and are pleased to see that they have found an ideal location in York County to better serve the needs of their locations across the region. The addition of this growing company brings welcomed jobs and investment into our community."
For more information about La-Z-Boy Southeast For more information, please visit https://www.lazboysoutheast.com/.
About Tipperary Sales, Inc. d.b.a. La-Z-Boy Southeast
Tipperary Sales, Inc. is a family owned business, founded in 1976, that operates eight La-Z-Boy Galleries in the Southeast. The company is recognized by La-Z-Boy, Inc. as one of the premier La-Z-Boy Furniture operations in the licensed-dealer system and for its achievements across sales, community, and charitable arenas. Top honors bestowed upon the organization include La-Z-Boy's "Retail Partner of the Year" and "Ronald McDonald House Charity Partner of the Year." La-Z-Boy Southeast currently operates two of the top ten dealer-operated stores in North America.
La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries stores operated by Tipperary Sales, Inc. are located at 4205 Washington Rd. in Evans, Ga.; 150 Traders Way, Pooler, Ga.; 107 River Hills Rd.Asheville, Nc; 7035 Smith Corners Blvd. in Charlotte, Nc. 11515 Carolina Place Pkwy. in Pineville, Nc.; 4960 Centre Pointe Dr Suite 102, N. Charleston, Sc.; 5342 Sunset Boulevard in Lexington, Sc.; 1046 Woodruff Rd. in Greenville, Sc.
Headquartered in Monroe, MI, La-Z-Boy is one of the world's leading residential furniture producers. The company manufactures a full line of comfortable products for the living room and family room, including the company's world-famous recliners, reclining sofas and love seats, sleep sofas, modular furniture and leather upholstery, as well as stationary sofas, love seats and chairs. It is a division of La-Z-Boy Incorporated (NYSE: LZB), one of the world's leading residential furniture producers, marketing furniture for every room of the home. Live Life Comfortably. SM
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SOURCE La-Z-Boy Southeast
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