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    Southern Motion, Inc. Relocates to Furniture Plaza for Spring High Point Market

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    Southern Motion, Inc. Relocates to Furniture Plaza for Spring High Point Market

    Signs Long-term Lease for 50,000 Square-Foot Showroom, Doubling Space

    High Point, NC – (February 1, 2016) – Leading reclining and motion furniture manufacturer Southern Motion announced that the company has signed a long-term lease for a 50,000 square-foot permanent showroom—dramatically expanding their former space – at Furniture Plaza starting in April 2016.

    “A showroom in the heart of High Point Market gives us better access to buyers and provides an ideal opportunity to grow our business,” explains Roger Bland, Chief Executive Officer of Southern Motion.

    “As we continue to grow and expand, we realized the need for a significantly larger space,” added G. Lipscomb, Executive Vice President of Southern Motion. “IMC provided the right location for us. Key channels for us to expand include furniture stores, catalogue and internet companies, as well as big box stores. We believe Furniture Plaza is a premier venue for us because those channels shop there consistently.”

    Centrally located on Main Street in the heart of High Point Market, Furniture Plaza home to name-brand popularly priced lines, including La-Z-Boy, Pride Mobility, Jofran, Legends, Kuka Home, Cozzia, Man-Wah, England and more. The property boasts 7 floors and more than 300,000 square feet of permanent showrooms, with a central escalator atrium for convenient access and ease of navigation.

    “We’re thrilled that Southern Motion has come into the IMC fold,” said Julie Messner, Senior Vice President of Home Furnishings Leasing for International Market Centers. “They were looking for a highly visible, strategically located showroom space in High Point to properly showcase their complete product line, and we were able to deliver. Their showroom is one to watch for Spring High Point Market.”

    In its new High Point showroom, Southern Motion will showcase their unique special order and custom cut business complete product line of high-quality motion furniture – with 400 different fabric and 36 different leather options – all available on any motion group or recliner in the product line.

    About Southern Motion, Inc.
    Founded in 1996 by Guy Lipscomb, Pontotoc, MS-based Southern Motion is an industry leader in the reclining furniture space in the US. The company manufactures motion furniture, including recliners, sofas and loveseats, sectionals and home theater furniture. In addition to fast delivery, Southern Motion is recognized for their commitment to quality, with each component of their furniture produced by southern craftsmen/women. The company employs more than 1,450 people at five facilities totaling 900,000 square feet of manufacturing and warehousing space.

    Spring High Point Market runs from Saturday, April 16 – Wednesday, April 20.
    To register: http://www.highpointmarket.org/register
    Find accommodations: http://www.highpointmarket.org/plan-your-trip/accommodations
    Take advantage of the free airport shuttle service: http://www.highpointmarket.org/plan-your-trip/airport-shuttles;
    and more, visit: http://www.highpointmarket.org/

    About International Market Centers, L.P.
    International Market Centers, L.P. (IMC) is the world’s largest operator of premier showroom space for the furnishings, home décor and gift industries. IMC owns and operates 12.1 million square feet of world-class exhibition space in High Point, N.C. and Las Vegas, including the 14 primary buildings at the High Point Market. In addition, IMC operates the Las Vegas Design Center, a year-round resource open to both the design trade and consumers with more than 40 showrooms and hundreds of designer brands. IMC’s mission is to build and operate an innovative, sustainable, profitable and scalable platform for the furnishings, home décor and gift industries.

    Media contact:
    Eden Bloss, PR Communications Manager
    (336) 821-1548  |