PELLA, IOWA — August 4, 2015 — Today, Pella Corporation, a leading manufacturer and designer of windows, doors, blinds and shades for homes and commercial buildings, announced it has signed a lease agreement with Merchandise Mart LLC for a 7,000 square foot permanent showroom in LuxeHome® at Chicago’s Merchandise Mart, the world’s largest collection of premier boutiques for home building and renovation.
“Opening a showroom at LuxeHome is the next step for us as a company and brand,” said Pat Meyer, president and CEO, Pella Corporation. “It’s an ultimate shopping destination for the discerning architect and their homeowner clientele. Plus, it is the perfect venue to showcase our expanding capabilities and craftsmanship in an imaginative and unexpected way.”
Pella will showcase its expertise in crafting the finest windows, doors, blinds and shades and join more than 30 premier kitchen, bath and building products brands as part of LuxeHome. The new, custom-designed space will be located on the first floor of the Merchandise Mart and plans to open this winter. 
“Pella adds a major new product category to the roster of premier kitchen, bath and building products boutiques that make up LuxeHome at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago,” said Katherine Flaherty, vice president, Vornado | Merchandise Mart. “The addition of Pella further establishes LuxeHome as the preeminent destination for homeowners, interior designers, residential architects and luxury custom home builders to source products for home building and renovation.”
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About Luxehome

LuxeHome is the world’s largest collection of premier boutiques for home building and renovation located on the first floor of the Merchandise Mart in Chicago.   
With more than 115,000 square feet of showroom space featured in over 30 boutiques, LuxeHome is host to the finest products for home building and renovation from the most recognized and respected manufacturers worldwide.  LuxeHome offers discerning homeowners and trade professionals one-stop-shopping convenience with access to the finest kitchen, bath, tile, lighting, cabinetry, appliances, countertops and much more.  LuxeHome displays the widest selection of products to suit all upscale design styles, from modern European to classic American to traditional English.   In addition to the extensive lineup of premier brands, each boutique offers knowledgeable designers who are available to assist with all phases of each design project. LuxeHome's boutiques are open for shopping Monday through Saturday.
Vornado Realty Trust, owner of the Merchandise Mart, based in New York City, is a fully integrated equity real estate investment trust. Vornado’s common shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange and are traded under the symbol VNO.

About Pella

Pella Corporation is a leading designer, manufacturer and installer of made-to-order and custom windows, doors, blinds and shades for new construction, remodeling and replacement applications for home and commercial markets.
As a family-owned, professionally managed, and privately-held company, Pella is known for its 90-year history of making innovative products, providing quality service and delivering on customer satisfaction. Headquartered in Pella, Iowa, the company is committed to incorporating new technologies, increasing productivity and practicing environmental stewardship to satisfy customers. Pella Corporation includes EFCO Corporation manufacturer of architectural windows, curtain walls, storefronts, and entry systems designed for commercial construction needs and Grabill Windows and Doors Inc., designer and manufacturer of custom luxury windows and doors for elite properties.
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