Taramac, Fla. — Furniture retailer City Furniture is completing a $17.5 realignment of its South Florida retail network with the opening of a new 34,000-sq.-ft. Ashley Furniture HomeStore in Cutler Bay, Florida. This location is adjacent to a 56,000-sq.-ft. City Furniture showroom that opened in October 2013, creating a 90,000-sq.-ft. superstore.
City Furniture, which is the Southeast and Southwest Florida licensee for Ashley Furniture HomeStore, added or renovated five South Florida stores since 2012 and plans to open three more Ashley Furniture HomeStore locations and another City Furniture showroom in South Florida in the next three years. The company is also researching possible sites for future expansion in the Tampa and Orlando markets, as well as in Miami-Dade County.
“This opening is a significant milestone in our strategic plan,” said City Furniture president Keith Koenig. “We’ve, reconfiguring our company to do a better job meeting customers’ needs. At the same time, we’ve geared our expanded product lines and great values to consumers’ evolving tastes.”