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Office Relocation Project Decommissions 850,000 sq ft and Moves 550 Employees in Three Weeks
The world’s leading provider of satellite services decided to expand and relocate its U.S. headquarters to a state of the art 1.4 million square foot facility in Washington, D.C. Suddath Workplace Solutions and commercial real estate management firm, CBRE, were there every step of the way to manage the complex relocation, surplus furniture removal and space decommission.
Initially the office move and 850,000 square foot space decommission was planned to occur over a six week period, however due to unforeseen changes, the timeline was reduced to three weeks. More than 550 employees were relocated and 200 truckloads of surplus furniture and equipment were removed for liquidation, recycling and disposal during the compressed timeline. Suddath and CBRE were able to complete the project on time and on budget.
Suddath Workplace Solutions knows that at the end of many business relocations there can be significant surplus furniture, technology equipment and miscellaneous refuse. Many times companies forget to proactively plan this aspect of their relocation. With guidance from Suddath and CBRE, this massive space decommission, cleaning and turnover was well planned and managed smoothly.
The Icing on the Cake
By planning early, Suddath and CBRE were able to save the client money by minimizing the amount of goods disposed. In fact, the client was able to offset some of the removal labor with liquidation proceeds and recycle refunds which reduced landfill usage by 35 percent.
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