Where is furniture being auctioned

40,000 itemsViennese flagship furniture store: Leiner is auctioning off the entire range

The Leiner furniture store at Mariahilfer Straße 18 is one of the most prestigious branches in Austria. Soon it will be history. The Signa Group wants to build a department store there based on the model of the Berlin “KaDeWe”. The excavators will already open in March.

Currently, the building, with around 30,000 square meters of retail space over six floors, is filled to the ceiling with goods. More than 40,000 items arrive at the auction plate form within 25 working days aurena.at under the hammer. The items will be auctioned online from January 31, 2021 - divided into several auctions. Bids can be made immediately.

"Getting a complete furniture store empty in just five weeks is a challenge even for us, but we are happy to accept it," says Jürgen Blematl from aurena.at.

Oriental carpets, exhibition kitchens and toilet lids

900 carpets, 40 bathrooms, 100 sofas, 50 beds, 15 kitchens, countless lamps and household appliances, decorative items, dishes and baby equipment: all of this will be auctioned. The spectrum ranges from valuable oriental carpets and leather trimmings, through bathtubs and dining table groups to laundry baskets, vacuum cleaners and toilet lids. Last but not least, the auction also offers the chance that Exhibition kitchens to get hold of - the starting prices usually start at around ten percent the conventional selling price.

Flagship at the "MaHü": Leiner range is auctioned

The end for the furniture store "Leiner" on Vienna's Mariahilfer Strasse is getting closer and closer: The Signa Group wants to build a department store there based on the model of the Berlin "KaDeWe", the excavators are to open in March.

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In order for this to be possible, the goods that are still in the shop - from kitchens to oriental carpets to laundry racks - will now be auctioned, as the commissioned auction platform aurena.at announced. Anyone can bid.

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More than 40,000 articles should come under the hammer within 25 working days. The first bids will be awarded from January 31st - the objects will be sold in several auctions.

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The plan is to get the furniture store empty within five weeks, by the end of February, it said.

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"A good 900 carpets, 40 bathrooms, 100 sofas, 50 beds, 15 kitchens, countless lamps and household appliances, tons of decorative items, dishes or baby equipment: all this and much more is going under the hammer," it says.

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Exhibition kitchens are also auctioned - the starting prices usually start at around ten percent of the conventional sales price, it was said.

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The first offers are already online at www.aurena.at. The offer will be gradually expanded over the next few days, it was announced. Whoever wants to bid must first register on the platform.

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The building is to be demolished from March onwards, although the historic facade will be retained. A department store based on the model of the famous Berlin department store "KaDeWe" and a hotel will then be built at the location. The opening is planned for autumn 2024.

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Furniture store restaurant and neon signs

In addition to the assortment of the furniture store, the building equipment, such as the shop lighting, the shelving systems and sales booths - and even the furniture store restaurant and the light boxes with the company logo are auctioned.

Cooperation partner is Lenox Trading, Specialist in the recycling of shelving systems and storage systems. Aurena and Lenox Trading have already worked together on other major projects such as Baumax.

The first auctions are already online, and other product ranges will follow gradually over the next few days. After registering once, anyone - whether company or private person - can bid.

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