Gibson to relocate headquarters to downtown Nashville

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Guitar manufacturing brand Gibson announced July 15 the company plans to relocate its Nashville headquarters to Cummins Station, 209 10th Ave. S., Nashville.

The new location, slated to open by the end of 2019, is twice the size of its existing headquarters of 30 years at Park Plus Boulevard in Southeast Nashville, according to a news release. In addition to employing more than 100 people at the new headquarters, Gibson said the additional space will allow for artist showrooms and more features.

"Over the past few years, we have turned our iconic building into a modern-day solution for companies who thrive on creativity and a connection to Nashville," Cummins Station owner Zach Liff said in the release. "We are excited and honored that the iconic Gibson brand has selected Cummins Station for their new HQ."

In late 2018, Gibson announced it would relocate its guitar manufacturing operations from Memphis to Nashville.

“I’m proud of the progress we have made re-building Gibson and I’m excited to move our new headquarters to the heart of Nashville,” Gibson President and CEO James Curleigh said in the release. “Cummins Station is the perfect choice for our expansion needs, our cultural evolution and our connection to Nashville, Music City U.S.A.”

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