WICHITA — Hutchinson-based Peel's Salon Services was looking to expand its east-side location, and it didn't have to look far.
Next month the business will move from 2,700 square feet at Carriage Parkway just east of Central and Edgemoor to a new 5,400-square-foot space at the center.
"It's been an established location," says president Bob Peel. "It's been good for us."
Peel's is a wholesale beauty supply chain that serves salons in a 12-state area with 59 stores. The company adds about five stores a year.
Peel is the fourth generation of his family to run the 73-year-old company.
He likes the parking Carriage Parkway offers and access off of Central.
"We'll be spending over a quarter million dollars on the remodel," Peel says.
"It will become a center where our customers can get advanced education, and they can meet with our architects to redesign their salons."
He'll also be able to expand his merchandise line from 12,000 products to almost 15,000.
Tony Utter of Utter Commercial Real Estate handled the deal.
The store, which is not available to the public, will open in the new space on Sept. 15.