America’s Mattress Showroom breaks ground

SAFFORD – Steve and Diane Junion, owners of Valley Furniture & Appliance, are expanding their business with a new mattress gallery in Safford. A ground-breaking ceremony was held Tuesday for the new America’s Mattress showroom. The store is being built between Walmart and Carls Jr.

Valley Furniture & Appliance currently has an America’s Mattress Gallery, a smaller version of the full showroom, in their store located at 350 E Armory Rd. The new showroom will be exclusive to the America’s Mattress line which includes a variety of models from the Serta and Simmons Bedding Group. The franchise is owned and operated locally but has the buying power of 400 stores. The new 7200 square foot building will also have two 1200 sq ft spaces available for lease, which can also be combined into one 2400 sq ft space.

Store manager, Sam Curtis, says they have been planning this project for almost three years and have owned the property near Walmart for the last 2 years. Construction is expected to take about 8 months will be completed by Brian Hughes with Hughes Custom Performance along with other local subcontractors.  The store was designed by Architect Ron Peters from HistoricStreetscapes PLLC of Mesa.  The new showroom is expected to open June 1, 2019.