Walls going up for Nebraska Furniture Mart of Texas
Furniture Today Staff -- Furniture Today, June 11, 2013
Workers use a crane to raise the first of 412 wall panels at Nebraska Furniture Mart of Texas, which is expected to open near Dallas in spring 2015.
An aerial view shows the footprint of the Nebraska Furniture Mart of Texas project.
THE COLONY, Texas — Nebraska Furniture Mart of Texas has begun to take shape in this Dallas suburb, with workers using a 250-ton crane to raise the first of 412 wall panels.
The project, which will include a 560,000-square-foot retail showroom and a 1.3 million-square-foot distribution center, is scheduled to open in spring 2015.
Nebraska Furniture Mart officials say they expect the store, the company's first foray into Texas, will become the largest volume home furnishings store in North America. In addition to furniture and bedding, its product lineup will include flooring, appliances and consumer electronics.
The retailer says it's the first major anchor tenant in Grandscape, a $1.5 billion, 433-acre retail and home entertainment destination development along the south side of West Spring Creek Parkway and Plano Parkway.
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