A Southwest Virginia furniture maker is bringing a new sort of hospitality concept to a red-hot stretch of Manchester.
Roanoke-based Txtur has leased the former Seaboard train depot at 604 Hull St., where it’s planning to open a furniture showroom as well as Stock Café & Bar.
Txtur is a division of 88-year-old furniture manufacturer Chervan, which primarily sells to commercial clients like banks, hotels and senior living facilities. In 2020 the company debuted the Txtur brand to cater to everyday consumers.
Amber Horton, a Txtur spokeswoman, said the brand’s main differentiator is that its furniture is fully customizable.
“You can choose the fabric or the leather, the wood species, the color of the wood species, the frame and the stain and all that as well, and we even get into dimension work,” Horton said. “Custom, made-to-order furniture is really our claim