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Marriott International unveils its $600M global HQ that boasts of a modern design workplace
Marriott International Inc., an American multinational company that operates, franchises, and licenses lodging, including hotel, residential, and timeshare properties, announced the opening of its new global headquarters this week.
Marriott International’s new campus sits on a 785,000 square foot building in Bethesda, Maryland, and costs a stunning $600 million. The edifice is a 21-story workplace that was said to have been specially designed for workers to better connect with each other.
The new campus boasts of 20,000 square feet of workspaces and features the latest technology and good design to make the office more appealing to its staff. The company has more than 3,500 employees, and it hopes the new offices will encourage them to work in person once again.
As per Fox Business, collaborative employee workspaces in the building are for those who are tasked with managing Marriott Internationa’s 8,100 hotels that are operating in about 139 countries and regions around the world.
The hotel chain company’s new HQ campus was designed to allow workers to connect easily with each other. The layout was done for more effective collaboration, growth, and well-being of the employees through the creation of lively workspaces with state-of-the-art technology.
“We are thrilled to be welcoming associates to our new headquarters. The campus has been designed to better connect our global workforce in support of our hotels and teams around the world,” Mariott Internationa’s chief executive officer, Anthony Capuano, said in a press release. “Empowering associates and accelerating innovation were our key priorities and central in every decision we made to deliver a compelling environment for associates to work, learn and thrive.”
The company’s chairman of the board, David Marriott, further said, “Unveiling our new global headquarters is an exceptional way to celebrate our 95 years of culture and innovation."
Finally, the executive added that the new Marriott International headquarters in Maryland, "honor our storied history and roots in the local community while showcasing Marriott’s exciting next chapter of growth as we remain dedicated to our purpose of connecting people through the power of travel.”