Newport News, VA-based Ferguson announced plans to open a 12,000-sq.-ft. showroom in Annapolis Technology Park shopping plaza that will feature fully functional displays for appliances, designer lighting, plumbing fixtures, cabinetry and working gas fireplaces.

Destination showrooms such as this are designed with the businesses of plumbers, builders, remodelers and designers in mind. Trained consultants are on staff to help customers. In addition, the showroom will offer the services of an on-staff cabinet designer, plus fireplace, appliance and cabinet installation.

Aditi Deva is the Annapolis showroom manager and Sam Rose is Ferguson's national showroom manager.