College Hunks Hauling Junk Moves To Ybor City, Tampa

College Hunks Hauling Junk and College Hunks Moving will soon call Ybor City home.

With its headquarters currently located in a 1,300-square-foot space at 4836 W. Gandy Blvd. in South Tampa, the moving and hauling company will invest approximately $1 million into renovating a 10,000-square-foot space in Ybor.

“We're so pumped to be a part of re-energizing the area,” says President and Co-Founder Nick Friedman. “Part of our mission as a company is to help our community. This is a great way to help Tampa grow into a well-deserved leadership role among other cities looking for innovative ways to reinvigorate its residents and structures alike.”

With the capacity to house three additional levels on top floors, the new global headquarters has the potential to become a more than 30,000-square-foot workspace to house College Hunks' corporate staff and approximately 50 employees working at the local Tampa branch.

According to Friedman, College Hunks plans to transform the Ybor City space into an upbeat, unique work environment. Upon completion of the renovation, the company will have nearly seven times its current space with plans to double its total of 350 employees over the next three years.

“Ybor is the cultural and historic heart of Tampa and our company shares many qualities with the area: Vibrance, entrepreneurship and innovation,” says CEO and Co-Founder Omar Soliman. “These are the qualities that set us apart from other companies in the industry, so what better place than Ybor City for our national brand to call 'home?'”

College Hunks now serves 40 markets in 24 states including Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Washington D.C. And Los Angeles. The company plans to move into its new Ybor City headquarters by mid-summer of 2012.

Writer: Alexis Quinn Chamberlain
Source: Nick Friedman and Omar Soliman, College Hunks
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