Tom Rodgers Flowers and Airbnb Expands in Downtown Tiffin

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Entrepreneur Brian Ferguson invests more than $200,000 in businesses

TIFFIN, OHIO – April 20, 2022 – Brian Ferguson, owner of Tom Rodgers Flowers, announced today that he is expanding the business into custom framing and has purchased and renovated 257 Rear S. Washington St., with plans to make it an Airbnb. Both the frame shop and Airbnb will be operational in mid-May.

Ferguson was excited to make the announcement, saying “I continue to believe and invest in Downtown Tiffin. It has truly undergone an amazing revitalization, and I am pleased to be able to expand my business and create a place for people to stay overnight, so they can experience everything we have to offer.”

Tom Rodgers Flowers was established in 1947 by Theodore Rodgers, and Tiffin native Brian Ferguson purchased the business in 2014. In 2019, the business upgraded the store and finalized a deal with Jim’s Formal Wear to expand and sell and rent designer clothing. The new expansion will add custom framing, matting, and shadow boxes to their services.

“It is exciting to have a business in Downtown Tiffin for 75 years and watch as they continue to expand and keep it fresh for future generations to enjoy,” said Mayor Aaron Montz. “The new upscale Airbnb is also welcome addition to our community.”

More information about Tom Rodgers Flowers I available at their website or on Facebook.

About Downtown Tiffin

The revitalization of downtown Tiffin began in 2011, when a group of community members came together to for “Tiffin Tomorrow”, with the goal of promoting and encouraging economic development in downtown Tiffin, and creating plans, programs and actions to ensure long-term vitality and prosperity. In 2014, the city of Tiffin contracted with SIEDC to act as the downtown organization and “Tiffin Tomorrow” came under the SIEDC umbrella as the “Downtown Development Committee,” which serves as the governing board of the downtown organization. In 2015, Tiffin joined Heritage Ohio’s Ohio Main Street Program. For more information, click here.

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