Business Interiors, Inc., a contract furnishings and interior construction firm, announced that it has acquired Office Environments, Inc. in a stock purchase transaction which closed at the end of March 2022. This transaction follows the merger last year of two icons in the contract furniture industry, Knoll and Herman Miller, to form MillerKnoll.
“With their rich cultural histories, Business Interiors and Office Environments have both focused on providing their clients with problem‐solving design and exceptional service. The combination of our talented people and outstanding products will enable us to greatly expand the potential of our two companies, resulting in an enriched experience for all our clients,” says Business Interiors’ President Steve Groover.
Business Interiors will remain headquartered in Birmingham as the two dealerships begin the process of combining showrooms and warehouses throughout the rest of Alabama and the Florida panhandle. During this period of consolidation, and of rebranding Business Interiors, both companies will continue to operate separately to ensure that customer communication remains uninterrupted.
ABOUT BUSINESS INTERIORS
Business Interiors (BI) is a full-service interiors firm representing Knoll and other top manufacturers in contract furnishings and interior construction. BI has enjoyed enormous growth in its 35-year history by applying innovative, creative, and functional ideas and products to commercial environments in a variety of markets including commercial, education, healthcare, hospitality, and government.
Business Interiors’ corporate headquarters is located in a 20,000 square foot historic building on Birmingham’s Southside that has been transformed into a state-of-the-art showroom and offices for its employees. Today, BI employs 75 people, including 12 Account Specialists, serving clients across the U.S.A. (as well as countries abroad) from its locations in Birmingham, Huntsville, and Montgomery, Alabama.
Office Environments (OE), representing Herman Miller, was founded in 1991 and is also headquartered in Birmingham, Ala. with offices in Huntsville, Ala., and Pensacola, Tallahassee, and Gainesville, Fla.