Commercial environments acquired by Atmosphere Commercial Interiors

Atmosphere Partners with Southwest Dealership to Expand Territory to Six States

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. and ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico, September 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Atmosphere Commercial Interiors, a provider of commercial furniture and services headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesotatoday announced the acquisition of Business Environments, a Steelcase commercial flooring and solutions provider based in Albuquerque, New Mexico and El Paso, Texas.

Environnements d’affaires has a reputation for offering professional and personalized service from a team that takes pride in a job well done. “I am very impressed with their commitment to each other, their customers and their communities,” said Carlene Wilson, CEO and President of Atmosphere. “Together, we bring deep experience and capability to the commercial, education, government and healthcare markets, and we will deliver remarkable value. I am delighted to welcome Business Environments to our South West region.”

IB Hoover founded Business Environments in Albuquerque as an office supply store in 1973, then sold the business to his sons, Bruce and Scott Hoover in 1997. Under their leadership, Business Environments expanded its office furniture and flooring business to El Paso and now employ over 85 team members.

“The synergies between our businesses are hard to miss,” said Bruce, who led Business Environments as CEO for 25 years. “We put people first, build strong relationships and give back to our community. Atmosphere believes in creating value – for team members, clients, architects and designers, commercial real estate professionals and the communities in which we live and work.”

Scott Hoover joined Business Environments in 1994 and eventually took over as President. “Reaching the 50-year mark is an extraordinary achievement and could not have happened without the dedication and professionalism of our staff. I am delighted that this expansion will serve as a springboard for careers and development,” said Scott.

Michel Kocurekvice president of sales, will lead the furniture division across the Albuquerque and El Paso Locations. “I am thrilled that in this next chapter of our history, we will have the opportunity to elevate our capabilities and lead with a growth mindset. I am confident that our exceptional teams will help customers discover new opportunities and solutions, and we will bring unparalleled value to our creator communities,” said Michael.

The Flooring Division will continue its exceptional work as one of the state’s premier flooring organizations, working side-by-side with its furniture partners, delivering exceptional value on projects of any cut. These talented professionals will continue to report to mike franklinVice President of Sales.

Current and potential team members can expect a welcoming and dynamic workplace and continuous innovation that fuels the growth and enrichment of our local teams, partnerships and communities. Design and commercial real estate companies can count on the support of an experienced project team, from co-creation and visualization, to budgeting and planning, to implementation. Customers can expect engaging, high-performing, and human-centered environments through creative applications of architecture, furniture, and technology, backed by global workplace research and the strongest warranty. of the sector.

Both organizations are multi-year recipients of the prestigious Steelcase Premier Partner award, reflecting their commitment to strong financial and operational performance and excellence in customer service.

The commercial environments will operate as Commercial Environments by Atmosphere until the end of 2022 before a full transition to the Atmosphere Commercial Interiors brand in 2023.


Atmosphere Commercial Interiors is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesotawith additional offices Wisconsin, Illinois, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. Atmosphere Commercial Interiors has a rich history in the office furniture industry, serving organizations worldwide of all sizes, from startups to Fortune 500, and in the corporate, healthcare, education and hospitality. Atmosphere is a multi-year recipient of the prestigious Steelcase Premier Partner award. Atmosphere is a subsidiary of Omni Workspace, a diversified holding company whose subsidiaries serve the design-build and contract interiors markets with products, services and solutions. For more information, visit


Business Environments served New Mexico and Southwest Texas since 1973 with exceptional services and products. Clients include emerging businesses as well as large corporations across multiple industries. The success of Business Environments is based on the energy and experience of its people and on solid partnerships, earning its credibility through integrity and performance. Business Environments is a multi-year recipient of the Distinguished Premier Partner award. For more information, visit

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