A Colorado-based home furniture company plans to bring 300 new jobs and generate $46.6 million in capital investment to metro Phoenix by building a massive 550,000-square-foot facility in Gilbert, according to a city statement Wednesday.
American Furniture Warehouse, which is based in Englewood, Colo., and has a dozen locations statewide, also has high hopes that the new Gilbert store will be its biggest money-maker yet.
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