Office Creations, a premier Allsteel furniture dealership, joined Partnership Gwinnett and the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce to announce the expansion of its operations in Gwinnett County. The announcement represents $1M in capital investment for the community.
Office Creations’ new 68,000 square-foot corporate headquarters and warehouse is located at 5250 Brook Hollow Parkway in the City of Norcross. The facility will house a 12,000 square-foot experience center and design studio that includes sales, design, project management, installation and finance teams. The remaining 56,000 square-feet will be used as a warehouse. The company’s new location, positioned in the heart of the City of Norcross is strategically located 20 minutes outside of the City of Atlanta and provides proximity to major highways.
“Office Creations has taken a key role in designing innovative and collaborative work spaces across the region. This expansion highlights our position as a leader in the furniture industry,” said Joy Mitchell, CEO of Office Creations. “We’re excited to settle into our new state-of-the-art facility and grow our company even more.”
The premier furniture dealer plans to add five to eight new positions per year over the next four years while enhancing customer experience with the addition of an experience center and design studio.
“We love to see Gwinnett County businesses like Office Creations thrive and expand. Not only is this good for the businesses, but the County benefits as well. Congratulations to Joy Mitchell and her team on another exciting step as the new facility is opened,” said Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners Chair, Charlotte Nash. “This type of announcement is a testament to our pro-business climate, strong workforce and accessibility.”
In 2016, Office Creations acquired, Atlanta contract furniture dealer, Ivan Allen, while launching strategic partnerships with Allsteel and HNI, global furniture design companies.
“The expansion of Office Creations is fantastic news for the City of Norcross,” stated Mayor Craig Newton. “Their proven record of success makes them a great addition to our local business community and we look forward to the company’s continued growth.”
As one of Atlanta’s preferred furniture companies, Office Creations has been known for producing a modern, high-quality catalog of products that allow the company to reinvent office environments. With more than 55 employees currently in Gwinnett, the company has been leading as a certified woman-owned business for over 16 years.
“The Gateway 85 CID is proud of the accomplishments of Office Creations and thrilled to welcome them to the district,” said Marsha Anderson Bomar, Executive Director of the Gateway 85 Community Improvement District. “We look forward to supporting their continued growth and expansion.”
“Gwinnett is a prime location for expanding companies like Office Creations,” said Andrew Carnes, Sr. Director of Economic Development for Partnership Gwinnett. “The partnerships and resources available provide flexible pathways for businesses to thrive. We’re excited to see what’s next for Office Creations.”
Office Creations has been recognized as a regional leader by multiple publications and organizations. The Atlanta Business Chronicle named the company a “Top 20 Office Furniture Dealer” and in 2016, Office Creations received the Gwinnett Chamber’s Pinnacle Award for Women-Owned Small Business of the Year. Additionally, the company’s CEO, Joy Mitchell was featured on the cover of the Fall 2017 edition of The Executive Magazine.
“Office Creations and its CEO, Joy Mitchell, are a homegrown Gwinnett County success story,” said Dr. Dan Kaufman, Gwinnett Chamber President & CEO. “The Gwinnett Chamber is delighted to have Office Creations expanding here and continuing to make Gwinnett great.”
To learn more about Office Creations, please visit www.officecreations.net.
For more information, or to learn how to get involved in local economic development efforts, please visit www.partnershipgwinnett.com.