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Tuft & Needle relocates to Phoenix’s warehouse district

Tuft & Needle, a startup mattress company, is relocating its headquarters to the Levine Machine Building in Downtown Phoenix’s warehouse district.

Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona, Inc. negotiated a 5-year lease as Tuft & Needle relocates from Tempe to a 5,100-square foot facility at 605 E. Grant St.

Tuft & Needle designs and manufactures a line of mattress that is exclusively available online and ships right to the door of the customer. According to Entrepreneur magazine, Tuft & Needle’s mattresses are the top-rated product in Amazon’s furniture category. The company was co-founded by John-Thomas Marino and Daehee Park, who formerly worked together at a Silicon Valley software startup.

“We really enjoyed working with Daehee and JT on this assignment,” Ryan Bartos said. “It is always fun to watch a startup begin to scale, and we’re happy to be a part of that growth. They’re doing great things and we can’t wait to see what’s next for Tuft & Needle.”

Bartos and Matt Coxhead of Cushman & Wakefield represented Tuft & Needle in the lease transaction. The landlord, Michael Levine, was self-represented.

“As a Phoenix-based startup, we’re excited to partner with people like Ryan Bartos, Matt Coxhead and Michael Levine who share a genuine passion and vision for local entrepreneurship.” Daehee said. “The Levine Machine is an amazing building with a lot of history and character where we’ll continue building the best mattress company in the world.”

Startup Hubs - Infographic Featured

Surprising Startup Hubs Across the U.S.

Typically, when people hear the word “startup” they envision the hi-tech hub of Silicon Valley. However, there are many surprising regions across the U.S. that are experiencing a boom in entrepreneurial growth and expansion. Venture 51, a seed-and early-stage fund built by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs based in Phoenix, put together this infographic that takes a look at where startups are flourishing and where they are fizzling.

Have you noticed entrepreneurial expansion in your state?

Startup Hubs - Infographic

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Infographic Credits, courtesy of Venture 51:

Source: Venture 51
Designed by: Column Five Media

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