ATLANTA, GA -- International Market Centers (IMC) announced
today that the acquisition of the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center (ADAC), a
leading design center housing the Southeast's largest collection of luxury
furnishings for residential, hospitality and commercial applications, has
The ADAC acquisition follows the previous merger between
IMC and AmericasMart Atlanta earlier this year. Financial terms of the
transaction were not disclosed.
Opened in 1961 in Atlanta's Buckhead district, the
550,000-square foot ADAC property houses more than 60 showrooms and 27 design
studios open to interior designers, architects, builders and design
enthusiasts. ADAC is a preferred destination for the southeastern design
community and features a curated mix of premium furniture, fabrics, rugs,
wallcoverings, antiques, accessories, kitchens, bath and tile products
presented by top manufacturers.
Katie Miner, who has served as ADAC general manager since
2012, will continue in her current role under IMC ownership. Robert Maricich,
IMC Chief Executive Officer, will lead the combined entity.
"Since the announcement of the acquisition, we have
received a tremendous amount of positive reaction from the design
community," Miner said. "Our new path under IMC ownership represents
an exciting new phase for ADAC and weâââââââ€š¬Å¡¬Å¡¬ââââââ€š¬Å¡¬Å¾¢re looking forward to our next stage of
growth and service to the design community."
"We are pleased to officially welcome ADAC to the IMC
family," said Maricich. "ADAC is a valuable partner and trusted
resource for many of the nation's most respected designers and is a dominant
force in the southeastern design community. We anticipate continued success and
growth under Katie's leadership and welcome this addition to our design
ADAC will continue to operate under its long-standing
branded identity. Together with AmericasMart, it constitutes an IMC Atlanta
presence of more than 7.7 million square feet of wholesale and design product
resources. IMC is the worldâââââââ€š¬Å¡¬Å¡¬ââââââ€š¬Å¡¬Å¾¢s largest owner and operator of trade mart
properties encompassing more than 20 million square feet of facilities serving
the global home furnishings, design and fashion apparel sectors in Atlanta, Las
Vegas and High Point, N.C.
ADAC is a community-focused, nationally-recognized leader
in the world of interior design and home fashion, built over 50 years ago by renowned
architect and developer John Portman. For a half-century it has served as a
one-stop shopping resource for interior designers, architects, and builders.
The ADAC campus consists of 550,000 square feet with over 60 showrooms offering
1,200 product lines including furniture, fabric, rugs, lighting, accessories,
floor and wall coverings, antiques, fine art and framing, kitchens, bath, tile
and stone, and home theater products.
ADAC's extensive services include custom designs such as
framing, electronic systems, faux-finishing, and draperies. In addition,
signature industry presentations, celebrity and media events, educational
programs and networking opportunities held throughout the year make ADAC a
design destination. To learn more, visit www.adacatlanta.com. For upcoming
events, visit www.adacatlanta.com/events