Dallas, TX (40,000 sf)
WSV was engaged to lead the workspace strategy and furniture consulting efforts. The client needed to expand their operations and took the opportunity to address a new work environment with a younger demographic and increased communications in mind.
WSV met with the C-Suite team initially. WSV led all workplace strategy efforts to determine the course of action for furniture using the following processes:
Executive Round Table
Top Drivers: Communication, Employee Attraction/Retention, Employee Satisfaction. Executives wanted to use the real estate to communicate the organizational brand and culture with an updated aesthetic. They also wanted to create an atmosphere that increased energy, engagement, and promoted impromptu communications.
WSV initially focused on increasing the density of the floor plates while still allowing for shared work spaces and touch down meeting places. WSV worked with the A&D firm for the space planning efforts. WSV determined the typical layouts, meeting space layouts and consistent experience for employees and guests. WSV then managed the RFI, RFP, showroom tours, and negotiations of both product and service contracts. The WSV team stayed with the project through installation and managed all punch items to closure.
A new work style for both stations and private offices was implemented. Communication was addressed through the openness and layout of the stations, the increase of impromptu meeting spaces, and a cafe style break area with technology. The use of fun, new products and bright colors created an energetic aesthetic and atmosphere. Both of those elements appealed to the demographic for both attraction and retention.
During the project WSV was retained to assist in the selection of art and accessories to pull the entire space