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Spokane furniture retailer to open in old Carol’s Design House

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Wallaroos Furniture and Mattress is set to open its first store outside the Inland Northwest with a location in Boise.

Alturas Capital announced it has purchased the former Carol’s Design House location at Fairview Ave. and Curtis Rd. and will bring Wallaroos in occupy the space.  The company has been transitioning its stores in Spokane, Coeur d’Alene and Missoula to the Wallaroos name from “Overstock” and “Overstocked” in recent months and will mark its fifth location in Boise.

The furniture retailer says it specializes in “providing our customers with a wide selection of high-end mattresses and furniture and the lowest possible price.”

ALSO READ: Scandinavian Designs plans furniture store in old OfficeMax

Carol’s closed in 2016, and the property has been vacant since. The building was the long-time home of Sunset Sports Center before closing in 2003.

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Alturas Capital says this is its 17th real estate acquisition – and tenth in the Treasure Valley.

Header photo: Courtesy Alturas Capital

The facade of the building when it housed Sunset Sports Center.
Don Day
Don is the founder and editor of BoiseDev. He is a National Edward R. Murrow Award winner and a Stanford University John S. Knight Fellow.

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