Acquia's Move to Boston
by Christopher Rogers
After more than six years in the suburbs, Acquia is moving its corporate headquarters from Burlington to downtown Boston. The move is a major milestone for our company as we get ready to take residence in the heart of the city’s Financial District, a short walk to Faneuil Hall, Post Office Square, and Boston Harbor. Some of our sales colleagues are already there; for the rest of the company, our move becomes official Monday, May 11.
Our new headquarters, Exchange Place at 53 State Street, mixes classic and contemporary architecture. The historic Boston Stock Exchange, a 12 floor granite and marble edifice, connects with an ultra-modern 40-story, reflective glass office tower. Acquia will have a home in both buildings, in the towers' 10th and 11th floors. Advertising agencies Hill Holliday and The Blackstone Group will be our neighbors, as will be Goodwin Procter and several other law firms.
Our move to Boston will have a transformative impact on our company and our culture. Our new location nearly doubles the capacity for our global headquarters and gives us needed room to grow. We’ll continue to have an open office environment, and the two-floor space will feature dozens of meeting rooms and collaboration spaces. Each floor will have a walking track for one-on-one meetings on the move. Being in the city will help us find and recruit the area’s best talent too, as we join Boston’s thriving tech community, and be a convenient location for customers and partners to visit. We look forward to sharing more as we get acquainted with our new facility.
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