A Lehigh Valley retailer is moving into a facility that will more than double its size and increase its visibility.
Window World Lehigh Valley is at 5925 Tilghman St. in South Whitehall Township, where franchise owner Brandon Moyer said customers sometimes have trouble finding him.
The new location will feature a showroom easily seen from the street at 3220 Mauch Chunk Road in North Whitehall Township. The property also features a large warehouse in back that the store will be able to use for inventory.
“We certainly have better visibility and we could be doing some hiring,” Moyer said. He said he estimates he will need about six employees, including sales and warehousing help.
The retailer was able to obtain a Small Business Administration loan to cover the $399,000 purchase of the property. Lehigh Financial Group of Allentown helped Moyer to secure the loan.
Window World has been growing steadily in recent years and had outgrown its existing location, Moyer said. He was referred to Lehigh Financial Group by commercial Realtor Ann Kline of Colliers International.
A hair salon, Soho Hair Salon, will remain on the second floor of 3220 Mauch Chunk Road.
Moyer said he expects to be moved into the new building by the end of November.