Knoxville, Tenn. (PRWEB) August 23, 2013
Cellular Sales, the nation’s largest Verizon premium wireless retailer, announced the purchase of the former 9040 Building on Executive Park Drive in west Knoxville, which will serve as the company’s new corporate headquarters. The highly recognizable 61,406 square-foot building perched on the edge of I-40/I-75 near the Cedar Bluff exit was purchased from a Freeman Webb Partnership. Matthew Fentress with NAI Knoxville was the commercial real estate broker.
The new headquarters will enable Cellular Sales to consolidate multiple Knoxville-area office buildings and house its corporate team of approximately 250 professionals under one roof. The company plans to move into the new space early in 2014.
“We’re celebrating 20 years in business this year so it’s fitting that we’ll have a new corporate headquarters to bring us all together,” said Dane Scism, CEO of Cellular Sales. “The building will undergo a complete remodel, and when completed will offer our employees more amenities, including a cafeteria, fitness facility and outdoor recreational pavilion. Our employees have been the driving force behind our success and will benefit from the new headquarters in many ways.”
“Cellular Sales previously occupied another Freeman Webb property so it was a pleasure to work with them on the acquisition of the 9040 Building when the time came for relocation," said Kent Burns, president of Freeman Webb Investments, Inc. "The professionalism and integrity of their entire team made for a smooth, mutually agreeable transaction. Cellular Sales was occupying 20,000 square feet under the prior lease, and the 9040 Building gives them more than triple the space for expansion and consolidation of offices."
Matthew Fentress, a broker at NAI Knoxville, noted that his company has been honored to work with Cellular Sales and 9040 Associates to bring this transaction to fruition.
“It’s a great day when we can help companies accomplish their real estate goals,” said Fentress.
About Cellular Sales
Cellular Sales was founded in Knoxville, Tenn., 20 years ago and has been named by Inc. Magazine as one of the nation’s fastest-growing privately owned retailers for five consecutive years. The company currently employs nearly 4,500 people and operates more than 560 stores nationwide, 28 of which are in East Tennessee. The company was the recipient of the Pinnacle Award for Large Business Excellence in 2012.
Renowned for customer service, the company’s philosophy is to spend time educating consumers on the many wireless products, services and accessories on the market today, helping them to make highly informed decisions. For more information on the company, visit cellularsales.com.
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