Englewood, Colo.-based American Furniture Warehouse Co. plans to develop a 600,000-plus-square-foot showroom and warehouse project in Gilbert, Ariz.
The new store will create 300 new jobs in the Phoenix market. The retailer paid about $15.8 million to purchase a 74.4-acre parcel.
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