World Wide Technology, Inc. New Corporate Headquarters
MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO/January 6, 2017 (STLRealEstate.News) On December 22, 2015 World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT) and Lodging Hospitality Management announced their plans to help revitalize Westport Plaza by constructing a new headquarters for World Wide Technology, Inc.
In one year an impressive amount of progress has been made and the target of mid-2017 appears to be reasonable. The structure is a beautiful addition to the Westport Plaza area, which is a business and entertainment district that attracts more than 300,000 visitors annually.
The new building is 210,000 square feet and will be home to more than 1,000 employees of World Wide Technology, Inc. at a cost of $95 million.
Building design was provided by M+H Architects and is being built by TW Contractors and Clayco, all St. Louis based companies.
The state-of-the-art digitally enabled facility was designed to foster collaboration and interactivity among WWT employees, customers and partners. The building will provide remote and local WWT teams the tools and facilities to share data, interact with content, work collaboratively to solve problems and make better business decisions.
The building will feature:
- Ten video-enabled rooms, including three with SMART boards
- Cisco TelePresence® high definition conferencing
- An open office layout featuring collaboration areas, huddle rooms, working cafes and conference rooms
- 150-seat auditorium with state-of-the-art audio and video technology
- Digital signage to effectively and efficiently communicate with employees and guests
- State-of-the-Art Executive Briefing Center to host customers and partners
WWT is one of the largest privately held firms in the country and a four-time recipient of Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Places to Work.
WWT is a systems integrator with nearly $7 billion in annual revenue that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions to large public and private organizations. The company brings to market a powerful blend of knowledge, infrastructure and technology to help its customers discover, evaluate, architect and implement technology products and solutions.
Contributing Editor: MWS
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