DANVILLE — Two new businesses are joining the city’s North Vermilion Street and Gilbert Street lineups.
Mattress Firm will be joining the strip mall in front of Kohl’s and next to Cellular One on North Vermilion Street.
While TitleMax will be going into the former Wiener Works on Gilbert Street.
According to Danville Planning and Urban Services Manager Chris Milliken, Mattress Firm’s permit is good until the end of the year and they hope to be open before the end of the year according to the contractor.
TitleMax is new to town and Milliken anticipates it opening in another month or so.
“I am always happy to see additional retail opportunities in the community and am excited to see the growth along our major corridors continue,” according to a statement from Mayor Scott Eisenhauer.
According to Mattress Firm’s website, Mattress Firm has grown from one store in Houston, Texas in 1986 to more than 1,400 locations nationwide. It claims it is one of the largest and most successful retailers in the specialty bedding market.
Mattress Firm also is located in Champaign, Bloomington, Springfield, Indianapolis and other areas.
TitleMax’s website says the business is one of the nation’s largest and most reputable title lending companies.
Since its inception in 1998, TitleMax has expanded to more than 1,350 stores spanning 17 states. TitleMax also is located in Champaign and has other area locations.