AFW to Open Two Stores Totaling 853,700 SF in Metro Houston
KATY AND WEBSTER, TEXAS — Colorado-based American Furniture Warehouse (AFW) will open two stores totaling 853,700 square feet in metro Houston. The company will open a 498,700-square-foot store on a 29-acre site in Katy, located west of Houston, as well as a 355,000-square-foot store on a 23-acre tract in Webster, a southeastern suburb of Houston. Both properties will feature showrooms and storage areas. Ben Brown of Houston-based brokerage firm Baker Katz represented AFW in the acquisitions of both sites. The stores will be the company’s first locations in Texas. Construction on the Katy store will begin in late fall/early winter, while work on the Webster store will commence in July or August. Both projects are expected to have construction periods lasting 10 to 12 months.