NOA Living to Repurpose 128-year-old Burlington building

The old Lakeside Mill in Burlington is coming back to life in Burlington. The building, which dates to 1893, was chosen by NOA Living, a Raleigh-based furniture and design company has for its new showroom and production facility. The company focuses on repurposing old materials and turning them into hand-crafted furniture, carpets, and accessories. Now, they plan to take a vacant building and repurpose it. “There are many of these historic old mill buildings and slowly but surely, they’re either disappearing or being renovated,” said Eva Sutton, the creative director and partner for NOA Living. “We want to be part of the positive side of that story.” NOA Living will hire 24 people to fill full-time jobs to start; in the next five years, they’ll have a total of 56 employees. The average salary will be about $51,350. “We’re going to train them. We want to work locally, with Elon University and other local schools, for job development and training and working on the job and learning on the job,” she sad.
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