CITY Furniture opening 1.3 million square foot distribution center in Plant City

Rendering of a large warehouse with tall windows on the second floor. Red slanted roofs are shown on both sides

CITY Furniture operates showrooms across the Sunshine State. The huge concept is currently building out a 1 million square foot distribution center and showroom in Plant City. The massive new complex is a $125-million+ project that will include a showroom with a café that will serve craft beer, wine and flavored coffees, according to a release. It will also include a warehouse and corporate offices.

CITY Furniture settled on the space more than a year ago. Once complete, the new facility is expected to bring more than 500 jobs to the area. Salaries will range from $40,000 a year for warehouse workers, to $58,000 a year for service technicians.

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Initial plans called for a late summer 2022 debut in the area. This part of a larger expansion in the Tampa Bay region for the furniture giant. Here’s a breakdown of what the Plant City space will consist of:

  • 800,000 square feet of distribution space
  • 208,521 square feet of retail space for a showroom
  • 45,429 square feet of corporate office space
  • 5,000 square feet of cafe space

City Furniture is a Florida based retailer “on a mission to change the way people live with beautiful home furnishings at incredible values,” write the owners in the company’s mission statement. The concept itself dates back to the 1970s when they opened as Waterbed City, and over the years have evolved into a leading “furniture and home accents destination.” City Furniture now operates roughly 20 showrooms across the state and of course offers an expansive website that offers shipping across the country.

The official location of the Plant City facility is 3397 S Frontage Road.

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