Homesite Furniture, which has been open for eight years in Ballard, will be closing up shop soon. The store, at 4818 14th Ave NW, is selling everything at half price.
In a press release, owner Peter Scheetz says, “Given that our lease will be expiring in a few months, we have decided that this is an appropriate time to close the store and focus our efforts solely on our growing wholesale business, Palu LTD.” Cally Rhine, a salesperson, says sales have been “abysmal,” and with a difficult location, coupled with the economy, it just didn’t make sense to stay open.
For fans worrying they won’t be able to get their hands on Palu products any longer, Scheetz says they can still find their high quality furniture at www.HomesiteFurniture.com, “We’ll continue our on-line Homesite presence carrying both Palu products as well as some special order accessories. We’re still working on going completely e-commerce, but until then, customers can call or email us to place an order.”
“We want to thank everyone for their years of patronage and support. While none of us at Homesite will miss working weekends and holidays, we will miss our customers. We hope they will come into the store during the remaining time we’re open and allow us the opportunity to thank them in person.”