News


Menlo Park: Downtown furniture store to close soon

Morgan Interior Design, owner of the Home furniture store at 789 Santa Cruz Ave. in downtown Menlo Park, will close the shop later this spring so the company can focus on interior design and staging work, according to business owner Blair Morgan.

"Our staging business is going crazy," Mr. Morgan said.


That, coupled with the loss of some employees who had helped to run the store, made closing the Menlo Park location it has called home for five years a bittersweet but logical choice, he said.

The business will continue to operate with Peninsula customers from its East Bay warehouse, located in Newark. The business works with Peninsula real estate companies to stage homes from Hillsborough to Los Gatos, he said.

As for what might move into Home's site in downtown Menlo Park, Mr. Morgan said he doesn't know yet, but added that the landlords have received many inquiries about the location.

Mr. Morgan said that the store's lease ends at the end of May, but the business could depart before then.

Beginning April 1, the store will begin a liquidation sale on its inventory, he said.

People can contact the business by phone at (650) 329-0100 or by email at info@mdgsf.com.

"We've enjoyed our time on Santa Cruz Avenue," he said. "It's been a fun run.

--

• Sign up for Express to get news updates. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Comments

There are no comments yet. Please share yours below.

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Choose a category: *

Since this is the first comment on this story a new topic will also be started in Town Square! Please choose a category that best describes this story.

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Fu Lam Mum shutters temporarily in Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 5 comments | 3,502 views

How Does Silicon Valley’s Culture Affect Your Marriage?
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 974 views

 

Readers' Choice ballot is here

It’s time to decide what local business is worthy of the title “Almanac Readers' Choice” — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 19th issue of The Almanac.

VOTE HERE