Tenants and Exhibitors Renew Commitment to Las Vegas Market with Long-Term, Permanent Leases
Top Brands Include Lane, Broyhill, Magnussen, Powell, HTL and United Furniture
LAS VEGAS – Tuesday, July 24, 2012 – In a show of confidence in the vitality of Las Vegas Market and the business opportunity it presents to furniture manufacturers, World Market Center Las Vegas today announced that 22 tenants have signed long-term, permanent leases in time for the 2012 Summer Las Vegas Market, Jan. 30 – Aug. 3, 2012.
In total new tenants will occupy 250,000 square feet of space and will be located throughout World Market Center’s three contiguous buildings.
Newly signed permanent leaseholders at World Market Center Las Vegas include United Furniture Industries, which was created in early 2000 through the merger and acquisition of three established companies—Comfort Furniture, Parkhill Furniture and United Chair. United Furniture will occupy a 21,332-square-foot showroom in Building B, Suite 1380, doubling their original space. HTL International, leading manufacturer of leather sofas and leather upholstery hides, will occupy a 15,223-square-foot showroom in Building B, Suite 900.
“We are thrilled to be able to offer our buyers even an even greater product selection this summer by partnering with these new tenants,” said Craig Staack, vice president of leasing – home furnishings for International Market Centers, the parent company of World Market Center Las Vegas. “We are gearing up for a robust and productive Summer Market and are pleased to welcome these companies to Las Vegas as permanent tenants.”
Among the established leading brands that have renewed permanent leases on their existing showrooms at WMC are Lane and Broyhill, Furniture Brands International Companies, as well as Magnussen, Powell and many others.
Leading manufacturers that have recently renewed their commitment to World Market Center Las Vegas with long-term leases include:
• Eleanor Rigby
• Fine Home
• Horizon Home
• Michael Nicholas Design
• FocusOne Home
• Next Door
• Atlantic Inc.
Buyers can still register for Las Vegas Market, July 30-Aug. 3, 2012, or book one of the discounted host hotels, as low as $40 a night. Visit www.LasVegasMarket.com to register and to see a full schedule of events.
ABOUT WORLD MARKET CENTER LAS VEGAS World Market Center Las Vegas is an integrated home and hospitality contract furnishings showroom and trade complex. The campus showcases furniture, decorative accessories, gift, lighting, area rugs, home textiles and related segments, as well as the Las Vegas Design Center open daily to consumers and designers. For more information on World Market Center Las Vegas and its trade shows including the bi-annual Las Vegas Market and Gift+Home, visit www.wmclv.com. Find us on Facebook and Twitter.
World Market Center Las Vegas is a property of International Market Centers, L.P. (IMC), the world’s largest operator of premier showroom space for the furnishings, home décor and gift industries. International Market Centers owns and operates 11.5 million square feet of world-class exhibition space in High Point, N.C. and Las Vegas. IMC’s mission is to build and operate an innovative, sustainable, profitable and scalable platform for the furnishings, home décor and gift industries. For more information on IMC, visit imcenters.com.