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Entries in Utah Home Fitness (1)

Friday
Nov182016

Gym Source Announces Agreement to Acquire Seattle Home Fitness, Chicago Fitness Partners, PNW Commercial Fitness Sales and Utah Home Fitness

New York, NY — November 18, 2016 - Gym Source is proud to announce that it has entered into an agreement to purchase all 22 specialty fitness retail stores (collectively known as The Home Fitness Group) owned by Scott Egbert. These retail stores are located across five states primarily on the West Coast and Chicago.

Mr. Egbert will join the Gym Source management team, led by Richard Miller and Art Hicks, and assist in the continued growth of the company, including both organic growth and acquisitions, maintaining Gym Source’s status as the leading specialty fitness dealer in the United States.

Art Hicks commented “This partnership makes Gym Source a national specialty fitness company enabling us to offer our customers the finest fitness equipment brands in the world. It is a very exciting time!”

Richard Miller commented “I’ve known and respected what Scott has accomplished in the fitness industry and am excited and proud that he will be joining the Gym Source team.”

Egbert added “I can think of no better company to partner with than Gym Source. I am very excited about the growth potential provided by the platform created by this alignment.”

The closing will take place upon completion of a final agreement of sale which is expected in early 2017.

About Gym Source:

Gym Source is the nation’s oldest and largest specialty distributor of fitness equipment. The company has 33 retail locations from Florida to New Hampshire and serves customers in all 50 states and 47 countries. Gym Source offers a full range of fitness products including treadmills, strength training equipment and ellipticals both for commercial and home use. The company takes great pride in its reputation as America’s #1 fitness equipment expert and its exceptional post-sale delivery and customer service. Gym Source has made over 2 million fitness equipment deliveries to its nearly 400,000 customers.