Build-to-Suit/Own100,000 square-foot industrial manufacturing/distribution facilityMorganton, NC
Ekornes ASA, based in Norway, is the largest furniture manufacturer in the Nordic region and owns such brand names as Ekornes, Stressless and Svane. Products are manufactured in Norway and marketed all over the world by a network of national and regional sales companies. Ekornes was looking to expand into the North American market and conducted a thorough site search. Ultimately, they chose to locate their first North American facility in Morganton, North Carolina.
Red Rock Developments was selected to represent Burke Development, Inc. and Burke County in the development and upfit of their new 100,000 square foot production facility in Burke County. Red Rock was also tasked with providing development oversight and construction management services for the project.
Scott Darnell, Executive Director of Burke Development Inc, says “we are thrilled to continue job and tax base growth in Burke County with a significant addition like Ekornes. Red Rock Developments has provided leadership and assistance in winning this important project.”
“We are pleased to be a team member with Burke Development, Inc.. Scott Darnell is one of the most dynamic developers in the southeast and he truly knows how to get a project done, says Bill Smith CEO, Red Rock Developments.
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