Rooms to Go bringing 200 jobs to Middle Tennessee

Posted at 4:19 PM, Jun 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-06 17:19:56-04

WILSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WTVF) — A new Rooms To Go warehouse and retail store is set to open in Wilson County bringing 200 new jobs to the area.

The announcement was made Thursday by the company along with Governor Bill Lee and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe.

Rooms to Go is set to invest $69 million in the new facility.

“We are extremely excited about our new distribution center and outlet store in Wilson County, and we really appreciate the help and support of the state and county economic development officials who made this possible," said Rooms to Go CEO Jeffrey Seaman.

The facility will use the Cedar Farms industrial building in Lebanon to house both a furniture warehouse and retail outlet store.

It will be the company's first outlet store in Tennessee.

“Tennessee’s central location and easy access to eight interstates make it a perfect location for Rooms To Go to locate its new warehouse and retail outlet. I appreciate their commitment to our state by creating 200 new jobs in Wilson County and I look forward to seeing the company continue to grow and succeed," said Gov. Lee.

The facility is expected to be up and running by the end of 2019.

Rooms to Go was founded in 1990 is one of the country's top selling furniture retailers.