Last month, Matthews Southwest sat down with Ryan Blumkin to find out more about Nebraska Furniture Mart’s largest store coming to The Colony.
Q. How did you determine that Texas was the next state ready for a Nebraska Furniture Mart?
A: Very early on, it was apparent to us that Texas was ready for a Nebraska Furniture Mart. The overall growth of Texas, more specifically the Dallas and North Texas area, in particular, caught our attention. With an estimated growth that the Dallas MSA would occur between 2011 and the slated opening of the store in Spring of 2015 to be more than the current at the time population of Omaha, Nebraska was something we couldn’t pass up. While growth was a huge factor, the friendliness, pro-business and go-getter mentality of the all the individuals we met with throughout Texas and The Colony leadership helped to solidify our decision and be partners in building what we believe will be the highest volume home furnishings retail store in America. Read more »