Redi Carpet News
Redi Carpet, one of the largest multi-family flooring providers in the nation, is excited to announce its expansion into California through the acquisition of G.B. Sales Floor and Window Coverings. G.B. Sales has served the Southern California multi-family industry since 1959 with a portfolio of products including flooring and window covering and now will function as G.B. Sales – A Redi Carpet Company.
Specifically, the acquisition enables Redi to offer its products and services to the San Diego and Riverside multi-family communities. “I’m elated to bring Redi Carpet’s three plus decades of multi-family flooring experience along with innovative products and trusted service to the southern California region.” states CEO Brian Caress. “The expansion aligns with our strategy of growth and will now allow Redi to service our customers from coast to coast. Ken Hilton, President of G.B. Sales added “Redi Carpet has the reputation for being an industry leader in innovation and unparalleled customer service. Becoming part of the Redi Carpet family will greatly enhance our ability to better serve our customers.”
In addition, window coverings will now become a part of the Redi portfolio. “Adding a new product line increases our reach within the multi-family industry.” added David Rosenwasser, SVP – Business Development. “With the expansion of our product and service capabilities we are able to better serve our customers across the United States.”
Redi Carpet, the largest multi-family flooring provider in the nation is expanding its geographic coverage by opening a new location in Cincinnati, Ohio. This new location strengthens the Redi Carpet portfolio and offers quality flooring products and services to multi-family customers in the region. The new location expands Redi’s footprint to 26 branches, 19 states and the District of Columbia.
“The decision to expand our presence into Cincinnati region was a logical step in our business growth strategy,” said Brian Caress, President. “The area is fertile with multi-family customers. Not only do we have the opportunity to further expand our national presence, we will bring unique value-added services to our multi-family flooring customers that are not currently available to them.” “This is an exciting time for Redi Carpet and marks a huge milestone for the company, its employees and customers who will all benefit from our new presence in the region.” added John Hagan, Senior Vice President, Western Region.
In addition to having the largest in-stock selection of flooring products, Redi Carpet offers it’s Cincinnati customers online account services, electronic invoicing, and Redi-Link proprietary diagramming software.
We’re excited to announce the groundbreaking of our new facility in Houston! This 100,000 square foot, state of the art facility, will house both the Houston branch and Branch Support. It is slated to be completed in the Spring of 2019.
Carrie Gebhart will assume the role of Director of National Accounts at Redi Carpet. Carrie will solicit business from the largest owner/operators in the multi-family industry and expand the Redi Carpet portfolio.
Carrie brings with her over 18 years of experience in the multi-family housing industry and has a remarkable track-record of excelling at her previous roles as Group Vice President of sales for CORT Furniture and BG Staffing as the Vice President of Sales. She has held many leadership roles in Apartment Associations and currently serves on the Apartment Association of Greater Dallas Board of Directors, the Texas Apartment Association Product Service Council and is a committee member of the National Apartment Association.
Redi Carpet has once again been named as one of Houston’s top private companies by the Houston Chronicle. Moving up 7 spots from last year’s ranking, Redi comes in at #35 on this year’s Chronicle’s list. It marks the sixth straight year Redi has received this recognition.
Help us welcome David Rosenwasser to the Redi Carpet family. David will serve as the Senior Vice President – Business Development. In his new role, David will expand Redi’s portfolio by finding new business opportunities that exist within the multi-family industry. David is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a B.A. in Management. He also attended New York Law School where he obtained his J.D. David has a broad range of work experience, having worked for the United States District Court, Southern District of Texas, Lehman Brothers as a Corporate Finance Associate and Gulfmark Offshore, Inc. which is where he spent 14 years in various positions of Executive Management.