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Gat Creek Returning to High Point Market

Furniture World News Desk on 2/28/2024

High-end, Appalachian hardwoods manufacturer Gat Creek announced today that it is returning to High Point Market this spring with

showroom space in the Hamilton Design District. The move marks exactly four years since the company last attended Market.

“Our reasons for leaving in Spring, 2020, were three-fold,” said Gat Caperton, CEO. “With Covid, we couldn’t have a functional Market. At the same time, our lease came up and, like many manufacturers during the post-pandemic bubble, orders expanded dramatically. We didn’t have capacity to sell anything or anyone new.”

Since that time, Gat Creek has completed a factory expansion that doubles capacity, launched new custom table and upholstered dining chair programs, and added new finishes. “So we’re very excited to return and share our story with existing customers, meet new ones, and have a very fruitful April. We’re fortunate to have found the perfect space.”

Gat Creek will occupy 2,000 square feet of the second floor at 311 North Hamilton Street. The building is owned by The MT Company, a domestic manufacturer of high-end, finely-tailored upholstery. While the showrooms will be distinct and separate, the two companies complement one another, offering buyers a potent and efficient one-stop shopping destination.

“We share a lot of similarities,” said George Jordan, President of The MT Company. “Gat and I have been friends for a long time and have the same philosophy about quality and taking the long-term view. Also, we’re a family-owned, forty-plus-year-old, flexible, agile, mid-sized company with a lot of custom capabilities. We don’t compete so it makes sense to partner in a space where we can gain more exposure for both companies.”


In some ways, it’s about partnering again. “Our connection with George’s company goes back to when we were both Joe Ruggiero licensees. They made the upholstery and we made the case goods,” Caperton said. “We did some cross-promoting back in those days so this feels like a familiar fit. It gives each of us an opportunity to share our similar stories with a wider audience of dealers and designers.”



About Gat Creek
Gat Creek is a solid wood, American-made furniture factory in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia making products in a range of contemporary and traditional styles. Over 240 designs are made-to-order in four wood species, sixty-four finishes and several hardware options. Each piece is personally signed and dated by the builder. The Company is a founding member of the Sustainable Furnishings Council and holds Silver Exemplary status.