Blue Leaf Hospitality and Coast to Coast Designs Partner to Form BLUECOAST
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This partnership unites two of the industry’s biggest players, providing each with an even stronger global platform to provide furniture to the hospitality market.
Leading hospitality furniture suppliers Blue Leaf Hospitality and Coast to Coast Designs reported that they officially partnered to form BLUECOAST. This partnership unites two of the industry’s biggest players, providing each with an even stronger global platform to serve the hospitality market.
Blue Leaf Hospitality president Stan Shockley and Coast to Coast Designs founder Doug Olson, industry friends and Miami neighbors, had two complementary business models that focused on delivering excellence in service, design quality and craftsmanship to four and five star hotels worldwide. With 75 percent of Blue Leaf’s sales concentrated in seating and upholstery and 75 percent of Coast to Coast Designs’ in casegoods production, this partnership creates a unified powerhouse, doubling their global network of vendors and dedicated sales force. “It positions us as an even stronger industry supplier than ever before,” added Shockley, “with the ability to fulfill all of our clients FF&E needs at the highest quality standard.”
The company was officially unveiled at Boutique Design New York this month at booth #4404. “This show continuously attracts a solid industry audience,” says Shockley, “giving us a platform among peers to introduce the new partnership between Blue Leaf and Coast to Coast to the hospitality industry and companies we have worked alongside for the last decade.”
Headquartered in Miami, Florida with offices in Indonesia and Vietnam, BLUECOAST manufactures high quality furnishings for clients, offering both standard and fully customizable product solutions that range from traditional carved seating and custom casegoods to contemporary outdoor collections. As industry veterans, Shockley and Olson have serviced an impressive client list that includes Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Wyndham, Marriott International, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Ritz Carlton and Mandarin Oriental.
Future growth plans will include new product lines to be unveiled to the marketplace in 2013, an expanding sales force in South America and Asia, increased domestic production, as well as newly renovated corporate headquarters.
About BLUECOAST: Blue Leaf Hospitality and Coast to Coast Designs have partnered to form the hospitality industry's most dynamic and trusted manufacturing powerhouse, BLUECOAST. Combining Blue Leaf's leading seating and upholstery production with Coast to Coast's casegoods expertise, this ultimate tag team offers clients quality, service and value standards unmatched by any other industry supplier. Boasting an expanded sales force and manufacturing capabilities, BLUECOAST produces superior furnishings to four and five star hotels and resorts.
About Blue Leaf Hospitality: Founded in 2002 by Stan Shockley, Blue Leaf Hospitality specializes in providing furnishings for four and five-star hospitality projects as well as boutique hotels. Product options include rattan and wicker, wood seating, lounge chairs, sofas, tables, banquettes, and outdoor collections. Blue Leaf marries contemporary styles with luxurious and green materials to maintain a high level of comfort, durability, quality, and beauty.
About Coast to Coast Designs: A leader in hospitality furniture, Coast to Coast Designs was founded by Doug Olson in order to supply custom casegoods and seating to the hospitality market. The company offers furniture collections and customized options for clients. With manufacturing partners in Indonesia, Vietnam, the Philippines, and the United States, Coast to Coast Designs is able to coordinate on every detail of the project to suit clients’ needs.
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