Arizona Commerce Authority and the City of Glendale Welcome Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Home furnishings retailer has leased a new facility, creating over 2,400 jobs


GLENDALE, AZ (March 23, 2022) – The Arizona Commerce Authority and the City of Glendale announced today that Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE: WSM), the world’s largest digital-first, design-led and sustainable home furnishings retailer, has leased a 1.25-million-square-foot facility in Glendale.


Williams-Sonoma, Inc. plans to use the facility as a fulfillment and distribution center for all Williams-Sonoma, Inc. brands including Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, Pottery Barn Teen, West Elm, and Williams Sonoma. The facility is expected to be operational by fall of 2022 and will lead to the creation of over 2,400 jobs by 2027.

The new facility is located in The Cubes at Glendale at Reems Road and Northern Avenue within the Loop 303 Corridor.

“Williams-Sonoma, Inc’s new facility is a great addition to Arizona,” said Governor Doug Ducey. “Our state proves once again it is a premier logistics hub capable of supporting some of the world’s most prominent companies.”

“We are excited to welcome Williams-Sonoma, Inc.’s new distribution facility to Glendale,” said Sandra Watson, President and CEO of the Arizona Commerce Authority. “By expanding its operations to Arizona, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is creating thousands of jobs, furthering Glendale’s reputation as a robust distribution hub.”

“Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the world’s largest digital-first, design-led and sustainable home-furnishings retailer,” said Glendale Mayor Jerry Weiers. “I am proud that they have chosen to join Glendale’s impressive list of distribution facilities. Their presence in our City will make a positive impact in the communities we serve with their plans to employ more than 2,400 people.”


"The addition of this Williams-Sonoma distribution center in Greater Phoenix is a testament to the infrastructure and connectivity of the region and its ability to meet the needs of industry leaders," said Chris Camacho, President and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council. "This is yet another victory for the West Valley, bolstering our regional economy with thousands of new employment opportunities."

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will be joining Glendale’s vibrant manufacturing and distribution landscape that includes Nestlé, Ball, Red Bull, Amazon and Mark Anthony Brewing.

Media Contacts

Alyssa Tufts, Arizona Commerce Authority, [email protected]

Lori German, City of Glendale, [email protected]

About Williams-Sonoma, Inc.
Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the world’s largest digital-first, design-led and sustainable home retailer. The company’s products, representing distinct merchandise strategies — Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, Pottery Barn Teen, West Elm, Williams Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham — are marketed through e-commerce websites, direct-mail catalogs and retail stores. We operate in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom, offer international shipping to customers worldwide, and have unaffiliated franchisees that operate stores in the Middle East, the Philippines, Mexico, South Korea and India, as well as e-commerce websites in certain locations. We are also proud to lead the industry with our ESG efforts. Our company is Good By Design — we’ve deeply engrained sustainability into our business. From our factories to your home, we’re united in a shared purpose to care for our people and our planet. Williams Sonoma can also be found on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, and YouTube. For more information, please visit: 


About the Arizona Commerce Authority
The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) is the state's leading economic development organization with a streamlined mission to grow and strengthen Arizona's economy. The ACA uses a three-pronged approach to advance the overall economy: attract, expand, create - attract out-of-state companies to establish operations in Arizona; work with existing companies to expand their business in Arizona and beyond; and help entrepreneurs create new Arizona businesses in targeted industries. For more information, please visit and follow the ACA on Twitter @azcommerce.


About the City of Glendale
As the sixth largest city in Arizona, with a population of over 250,000, Glendale is a premiere destination to live, work and play. Glendale features premium entertainment and shopping opportunities and a growing list of signature companies who all call our city home. The City is also home to Luke Air Force Base. Major employers include Red Bull, Humana, Ball, Bechtel and White Claw. From major, international manufacturers, Fortune 100 firms and luxury auto dealers to locally owned small shops and restaurants, Glendale provides the ideal location for businesses to arrive and thrive. State Farm Stadium and Gila River Arena in Glendale’s Sports and Entertainment District host hometown teams the Arizona Cardinals and Arizona Coyotes as well as mega events such as the Super Bowl and NCAA Final Four. For more information about Glendale, please visit or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.