My Focal 836v speakers sound great to me up against the wall. I like the increase in bass compared to what I heard in the store well away from the walls. The soundstage isn't quite the same, but I'm fairly locked in with possible locations. Mine are about a CD length from the wall so much closer than yours. I can't imagine anyone complaining about the bass in their current location. One is near a corner. The front and bottom ports seem to work well. Ironically, they are $3,000 retail price so almost exactly right.
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Go to North Creek Music and check out the Big Kat floorstanders. These and the mini-monitor Kitty Kat are the only remaining models in George Short's "near wall specific" series and are at the top of the line.
George has considered all the design factors that compromise a speaker's performance when it's placed near the wall and dealt with each one of them. With this placement, you won't get a better soundstage than the Kitties deliver and there is no boom. George's work with crossovers is outstanding. I'm gonna sound like a shill if I go on. Do check them out.
Talk to your speaker manufacturer first as not all speakers react the same to their ports being filled, but Stanwal has a good suggestion. You can get some closed cell foam and shove it into the port. This will allow you to create a sealed box. Alternately you can try stuffing polyfill or other "looser" material in there.
If another speaker is your preference the I'd suggest the Audiokinesis Rhythm Prisms or Audio Note speakers.
Try the Omega Super 6 XRS Alnico or the Super 8 XRS Alnico. They are designed with a down fireing aperiodic port, so distance from the back wall is not that critical. Also Louis at Omega is a one off custom builder. He can make any of his designs with a front port to compensate for rear wall distance. Give him a call he is a great guy and is very passionate about his designs.
The Audio Note E's gave boomy bass in my room against the back wall and corners and not until they were 3ft. back was it controlled.If you want the AN-Es closer to the wall try placing a diffuser between the speakers - an Indian blanket or a curtain will work. You can also try placing a tube trap behind the speaker, at least 11", but you run a risk of mucking up the bass.