When this rapidly growing property management software company needed more space for their 300+ employees, we helped them seize the chance to move to Center Plaza in downtown Boston. Due to the specifics of their lease, the move had to happen on a highly expedited schedule – we performed complete design, from schematic through construction documents, in just eight weeks (about half the time as a standard project of this scale).

The open work environment is supported by a variety of meeting room types and sizes on the building interior. Open ceilings maximize the daylight from the tall perimeter windows, letting that light permeate throughout the open office. A large café/kitchen is located centrally, creating a natural gathering and informal meeting space for all of Buildium’s staff. A variety of seating types within the café give employees flexibility to work wherever best suits the task at hand.

Sustainability

This project is certified LEED-Gold.

Award-Winner

Building Design + Construction Team Awards | Gold

When cutting-edge IoT (Internet of Things) and AR (Augmented Reality) company PTC was ready to move their global headquarters from Needham to the Seaport district of Boston, they turned to MP to design a workspace that was as innovative as they are.

PTC’s transformational and technology-rich new workplace is a key part of its business transformation. The new headquarters enhances PTC’s ability to attract and retain the talent required to maintain the company’s technology leadership position and will serve as a premier destination for visitors seeking to experience PTC technologies hands-on. As part of the design of a new physical work environment, PTC recognized the opportunity to meld its role as an innovator in software for product design, IoT, and AR to make its headquarters a global model for excellence in the use of workplace technology.

Sustainability

This project is certified LEED-Platinum.

Award-Winner

  • IES Boston Illumination Awards | Section Award | Cimpress & Vistaprint
  • IES Boston Illumination Awards | Section Award | 275 Wyman Street
  • Building Design + Construction Team Awards | Bronze | 275 Wyman/Cimpress

Margulies Perruzzi designed a new U.S. headquarters for Cimpress and its well-known brand Vistaprint, a global supplier of customized marketing products and services to micro businesses and consumers. Designing the interior fit-out concurrently with designing the base building for Hobbs Brook Management, MP was able to leverage their understanding of the building to allow for greater creativity in design solutions.

A two-story lobby was designed to maximize branding opportunities. To promote greater intra-floor circulation, MP designed a monumental staircase in the lobby, adding glass and upgraded finishes to make the stair a convenient and compelling way to travel.

MP created an open and collaborative workspace design, supplemented by support spaces custom-tailored to Cimpress’ work style. Every desk is equipped with sit-to-stand technology, letting employees freely customize their space.

The common spaces use an all-LED light fixture package to minimize maintenance and maximize energy efficiency. A networked digital lighting control system monitors and regulates energy usage.

Amenities include a living green wall in the cafeteria, a fitness center and a game room. Bike racks and showers are provided for biking commuters, with a dedicated shuttle service to the Alewife MBTA Red Line station.