Leasing Activity at the Mart
Friday, February 20, 2015
The Mart is pleased to announce extraordinary leasing activity among the Casual showrooms on floors 15 and 16 of the Design Center at The Mart. In addition to three new showroom openings – Klaussner Home Furnishings, SunVilla and Outdoor Design – 27 showrooms have extended their lease.
The showrooms include Brown Jordan, CabanaCoast, Barlow Tyrie, NorthCape, Ebel, Flanders Industries, Gensun Casual Living, Gloster Furniture, Hanamint, Homecrest, Jensen Leisure, Mallin Casual Furniture, OW Lee, Parker International, Polywood, Pride Family Brands, Ratana Home and Floral, Summer Classics, Telescope Casual Furniture, Three Birds, Tropitone, TUUCI, Winston, Ancient Mosaic Studios, Kingsley Bate, Treasure Garden and Zuo Modern Contemporary.
These companies cross over several product categories including outdoor furniture, fabrics, lighting and accessories and further enhance the Casual furnishing offerings available to the daily designer traffic as well as attendees of the Preview Show (July 14-16) and International Casual Furniture & Accessories Market™ (September 16-19).
“Our ability to attract new, high profile companies to The Mart for long-term commitments and our record-breaking lease renewals continue to confirm the value they place on The International Casual Furniture & Accessories Market as a trade show and The Mart as a showroom venue,” said Byron Morton, vice president of leasing. “At the core of each business decision to establish a showroom, renew or expand is a fundamental belief in this premier show and this venue, coupled with bottom line sales results.”
“The ICFA solidified its commitment to the Mart and the Chicago Casual Market by extending our contract last year. Now the major manufacturers have spoken and made long-term commitments to the Mart,” added Myron Maurer, chief operating officer.
In addition to the above, the Mart is home to Agio, Kettler International, Skyline Design, Cast Classics, Lane Venture, Mamagreen, Patio Renaissance, South Sea Rattan, Alfresco Home, Veneman Collections, Anacara, Elaine Smith, Paragon Casual and Sunset West.The Mart has been home to the International Casual Furniture & Accessories Market for more than 35 years, and The Design Center’s permanent showrooms. It is the world’s largest resource for custom home furnishings and interior design, boasting more than 45 high-end outdoor furnishings showrooms on floors 15 and 16.
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