“The acquisition of People’s Furniture Rental supports AFR® Furniture Rental’s plans to service our valued customers nationally while extending our service areas to new and existing customers of both organizations. We are delighted to have partnered with such a talented and tenured staff.”
Co-Chief Executive Officer
AFR® Furniture Rental
August 22, 2017, Pennsauken, New Jersey – AFR® Furniture Rental is pleased to announce the expansion of their AFR® Residential Division in Washington and Oregon with the purchase of People’s Furniture Rental. This latest acquisition of the boutique chain will enable greater service offerings and presence to clients in the Seattle, Portland and surrounding areas along the I-5 corridor. Serving customers throughout Washington and Oregon requires the responsiveness and proximity of local people and facilities. High-capacity warehouses in Lakewood and Beaverton will help AFR® respond quickly to the needs of more than 100,000 new customers.
“Fueled by the success that we have had in expanding other key markets throughout the U.S, we are excited to dive into the Pacific Northwest region to fully realize a national footprint and better serve clients in the Residential, Home Staging and Corporate Furnishing sector. The culture of the two companies couldn’t be more aligned as both are employee and customer centric. We are pleased to welcome People’s Furniture Rental to the AFR® family,” explains Jerry Hellmann, Co-Chief Executive Officer, AFR® Furniture Rental.
“The acquisition of People’s Furniture Rental supports AFR® Furniture Rental’s plans to service our valued customers nationally while extending our service areas to new and existing customers of both organizations. We are delighted to have partnered with such a talented and tenured staff,” says Ray Fiorica, Co-Chief Executive Officer, AFR® Furniture Rental.
“It was a natural move for us. People’s Furniture Rental is very excited to join the AFR® Furniture Rental Team as we have always shared the same mission and vision. With the addition of the People’s Team, AFR® will quickly boost its national presence in the Pacific Northwest, and take our mutual interests to an even higher level.” adds Dick MacGowan, President, People’s Furniture Rental.
Now with 27, full-service locations across the United States, this latest move increases the depth and reach of AFR® Furniture Rental in providing the perfect solution for every type of residential rental need. AFR’s high-quality furnishings are available for professionals looking for stylish rental furniture for model homes, apartments, home staging, community rooms, and more.
Headquartered in Pennsauken, New Jersey, AFR® Furniture Rental is the nation’s second largest furniture rental company. Established in 1975, award-winning AFR® Furniture Rental provides the perfect solution for every type of furniture rental situation including residential, home staging, commercial, special event and trade show. With twenty-seven strategic locations across the United States, AFR® offers customers a different rental experience through stylish and quality products and a commitment to excellence in service.