Behind every space is an
amazing relationship.

We are The Collective, the go-to for furnishing office space. From a single conference room to a sprawling campus, we are your people. Here at the drop of a hat, with 30 years of expertise, over 300 suppliers and the creativity and commitment to craft a workspace wonderland. Over three decades, we have grown into the largest Teknion dealer in North America. Our work can be found in hundreds of offices throughout the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean. The Collective continues to manage long term partnerships with the industry’s highest level of service.

  • We act with integrity
  • We take initiative
  • We are solution oriented
  • We are inventive
  • We collaborate
  • We hold ourselves accountable
  • We grow and empower one another to reach personal and professional goals
  • We enjoy and contribute to a fun work environment
  • 1981

    Simpsons Commercial Interiors is acquired by the contract furniture division of Hudson’s Bay Company in 1978, and the contract furniture business is sold to three (3) sales executives, renamed as “SCI Interiors”, carrying Teknion and Global furniture lines

  • 1987

    Business Interiors (BI) is founded and carries major manufacturer lines including Teknion, Knoll, Allsteel & Kimball

  • 1991

    Office Source is established by Marg & Allan Skinner, a new Teknion and Global dealer in the Toronto market

  • 1995

    BI is renamed Business Resource Group (BRG) and becomes the first ever office furniture dealership to go public

  • 1995–2005

    BRG grows to over 20 offices across the USA

  • 2004

    Vangard Concept Offices (VCO) is established and opens its corporate headquarters in San Jose

  • 2007

    VCO expands into San Francisco

  • 2010

    VCO expands into Pleasanton

  • 2014

    VCO acquires Office Source

  • 2015

    VCO expands into Sacramento

  • 2016

    VCO acquires SCI Interiors

  • 2018

    Office Source and SCI Interiors co-brand, open new location in Kitchener-Waterloo

  • 2021

    Office Source, SCI Interiors and VCO merge together under The Collective

    What began as small family businesses in Silicon Valley and Toronto has grown into a team that can seamlessly serve all of North America. With extensive experience in design and commercial real estate, the entire leadership team is driven by a shared vision to make the experience as amazing as the result.

    San Francisco Skyline

    U.S. Leadership

    Park Bench Overlooking CN Tower

    Canada Leadership