Cabinet manufacturer opens nearly 100,000 square foot showroom and distribution center

(GWINNETT- METRO ATLANTA) December 5, 2014- Chinese cabinet manufacturer, LifeArt Cabinetry, in partnership with Gwinnett Chamber Economic Development, celebrated the expansion of its U.S. headquarters in, Gwinnett County, Metro Atlanta, Georgia. The 95,920 square foot facility provides showroom and distribution space for the growing company.

“Due to the upswing in the building market, the demand for quality cabinets at the wholesale level has increased,” stated Cecil Zhang, Vice President of LifeArt Cabinetry. “We are excited to better serve our customers in this new facility, as well as establish our commitment to the community by making this location the site of our U.S. headquarters. As we continue to grow and expand, we are confident that this location will support our growth and allow us to enjoy sustained success in the future.”

Located at 6700 Best Friend Rd., LifeArt Cabinetry will continue to own and operate a manufacturing plant in China.

“Gwinnett County is committed to creating an economic environment that encourages its businesses to grow,” Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners Chairman Charlotte Nash stated. “LifeArt Cabinetry’s strong international presence and continued growth make Gwinnett the ideal location for its U.S. headquarters.”

Craig Viergever, Executive Vice President and Principal with Lee & Associates, who represented the seller, is credited with assisting the company in acquiring their new headquarters.

“LifeArt Cabinetry’s new space provides an excellent opportunity for continued expansion in the Metro Atlanta market and the United States,” stated Viergever. “The property at 6700 Best Friend is uniquely suited for LifeArt in that it provides exceptional access for their customers and is logistically advantageous for receiving and distribution of cabinets and related goods.”

“This new showroom is in the heart of Gwinnett’s commercial district and a short distance from Atlanta, which is a valuable resource for bringing and growing new business in the County,” stated Chuck Warbington, Executive Director, Gwinnett Village CID. “The future is bright for LifeArt Cabinetry and we are excited to have them as a part of our thriving business community.

LifeArt Cabinetry represents the ninth global announcement this year for Gwinnett County, which is home to more than 600 internationally based businesses and more than a dozen China-based companies.

“Our team works to retain and expand global headquarters in Gwinnett and we are confident that LifeArt Cabinetry’s expansion will be advantageous to the future of the company and our community,” said Nick Masino, Senior Vice President of Economic Development for Gwinnett Chamber and Partnership Gwinnett. “We applaud LifeArt Cabinetry on their continued growth, which highlights the resources available to companies in Gwinnett and speaks to the economic vitality of the metro Atlanta region.”

LifeArt started as a retail cabinet center in 2011 and had become a leading maker of ready-to-assemble (RTA) cabinet lines, in both framed and frameless styles.

For more information on LifeArt Cabinetry, please visit www.lifeartcabinetry.com.

For more information or to learn how to get involved in local economic development efforts, please visit www.gwinnetteconomicdevelopment.com.