The story: Loloi Inc. (also known as Loloi Rugs) is making a “substantial” investment in Bartow County. It will build a 647,000-square-foot campus at 515 Old Cass-White Road with a goal of hiring up to 198 people. This area was up for a development review in 2016.
Media release: The Georgia Department of Economic Development announces that Loloi Inc., a wholesaler of rugs and other home furnishing, will create 198 jobs in a Cartersville distribution facility to support its recent growth.
“We take pride in the diversity of industries in Georgia,” said Economic Development Commissioner Pat Wilson. “As we welcome Loloi to our business community, I am confident that top-notch logistics infrastructure and top-ranked workforce, will prove beneficial as the company builds a home in Georgia.”
Headquartered in Dallas, Loloi currently has five U.S. showrooms located in Dallas, High Point, N.C., Las Vegas, New York and Atlanta. Loloi offers a comprehensive collection of rugs at all construction and quality levels.
Loloi will offer expanded home furnishing categories in decorative pillows and throws. The Bartow County facility will sit on approximately 59 acres, and is around 647,000 square feet.
“Loloi is thrilled to invest in a brand-new distribution facility based in Georgia,” said Amir Loloi, founder and president. “This infrastructural investment will help us better serve our customers, and meet the growing demand for our product. The Bartow County workforce and logistics infrastructure are an ideal match for our business.”
Said Sole County Commissioner Steve Taylor: “I would like to welcome Loloi to Bartow County, and believe that they will be successful in the good business climate the community is working hard to strategically create. Beyond just location advantages, we believe that investments made in infrastructure, quality workforce and collaboration among partners continues to benefit job seekers in the area. I’d like to thank all involved in this good news, particularly the company