Mobile-based firm announces ground-breaking on the furniture giant’s retail facility on October 4 Mobile, Alabama (October 8, 2010) - White-Spunner Construction, Inc. has been awarded a $2.87 million bid to build a 30,000 SF adult furniture showroom and sales facility for furniture giant, ROOMS TO GO, in Destin, Fla. The Mobile-based general contracting, design build and construction management firm - with branch offices in Austin, Texas, Raleigh, N.C. and Gulfport, Miss. - broke ground on the $2,877,747 facility on October 4. The store/showroom is slated for completion in April 22, 2011. “We are thrilled to be working once again on another ROOMS TO GO construction project,” said White-Spunner Construction Project Manager Judson Chason. “ROOMS TO GO is the leading furniture company in the U.S. and we are honored to be a part of the continued growth of this wonderful company. This is another great retail project for a repeat customer that is close to our home office; it is a much welcomed addition to our project list.” Chason anticipates some challenges in the ROOMS TO GO project, including a compressed schedule and winter weather, but he contends White-Spunner is prepared to meet those challenges. “We are very familiar with this type of building project and expect to successfully complete this project within budget and on time, exceeding our client’s expectations of quality and service,” Chason said. On August 30, White-Spunner Construction broke ground on a 32,000 square-foot adult and kids furniture showroom and sales facility for ROOMS TO GO in Gulfport, MS. The nearly $3.5 million facility construction site located at 10325 Old Hwy 49 in Gulfport is expected to be completed by March 24, 2011. Additionally, White-Spunner Construction recently completed a massive distribution center for ROOMS TO GO. The $40 million facility sits on 62 acres in Pearl River, LA, and services ROOMS TO GO stores throughout the Gulf Coast, from Baton Rouge to Pensacola, Fla. Founded in 1991, ROOMS TO GO has grown into America’s No. 1 independent furniture company with the nation’s largest furniture inventory. The company offers one-stop stylish furniture shopping, offering everyday low prices, original room packages, superior service and fast delivery. ROOMS TO GO introduced the concept of displaying and packaging furniture in complete room settings.