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October 10, 2006
San Antonio, ranked 17th in US home building market, becomes the most recent major metro area to boast a Slide-Lok Master Dealership. New Master Dealership is further evidence of garage cabinets and garage storage market leader Slide-Lok's momentum.
Phoenix, AZ -- Oct. 10, 2006 -- With over 20 years of success in the remodeling and contracting industries in the Odessa and Midland, TX markets, well known entrepreneur Jim Sparr makes his most aggressive move yet--partnering with market leader Slide-Lok to establish Slide-Lok of San Antonio. The San Antonio based company becomes the latest in a string of US and Canadian garage storage Master Dealerships bearing the Slide-Lok name and featuring the market leader's products.
Texas currently tops the 2006 state rankings as the leader in new home building, while San Antonio, the 17th ranked MSA for home building is in the top 5% of all US MSA's. The new Slide-Lok of San Antonio Master Dealership will serve the growing San Antonio metro area by selling and installing the leading solution in space saving, modular, adaptable garage storage systems—Slide-Lok.
Slide-Lok of San Antonio owner Jim Sparr states, "You know the old saying… everything's big in Texas, and the garage storage and garage cabinets markets are no exception. The growth we're seeing is astounding. It's a ground floor opportunity for us, and we're taking full advantage. Our local knowledge, combined with the excellent co-op marketing program that Slide-Lok corporate offers, gives us an unbeatable edge."
San Antonio's rich culture and strong economy make it a desirable place to live, and the resulting significant influx of new residents, combined with the fact that more than 91 percent of new homes include a garage, according to the National Association of Home Builders (2006), make the San Antonio market for garage storage and garage cabinets a hot one. San Antonio residents are quickly finding out what Slide-Lok already knows from a recent 2006 market study conducted by the company—namely that a storage system in the average home's garage can effectively double the home's available storage space.
Slide-Lok President, Brian Strayer, comments, "Everything's aligned for us in San Antonio. Jim Sparr has the experience and local connections in the home building industry; the market is on fire; and Slide-Lok is the brand that people look to for quality and aesthetic appeal in the garage – it's a great strategic relationship for us both"
For more information on Slide-Lok garage storage products, contact Slide-Lok at 1-800-835-1759 or www.slide-lok.com. Consumers interested in locating a Slide-Lok dealer or in purchasing online can visit www.slide-lok.com.
Since 1977, Slide-Lok and its parent company Bass Cabinets have been producing high quality, durable cabinetry. Slide-Lok's cabinets utilize a patented dovetail design, plywood construction, adjustable 6-way hinges, and Thermofuse doors—making Slide-Lok the quality leader in garage storage cabinets. Slide-Lok's dealer network includes more than 100 dealers across the United States and Canada.
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