Syracuse, N.Y. - After more than 30 years in its suburban Dewitt, NY location, Arcadis will relocate its offices and more than 250 professional staff to downtown Syracuse in the late fall 2016. A major employer in the region, Arcadis, a leading global Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets, signed a 10-year lease for 40,000 square feet on three floors at One Lincoln Center in Syracuse. The Syracuse team represents Arcadis’ largest office in a workforce of more than 750 employees in eight locations across New York State.
The Arcadis move serves as another example of a recent trend for companies to seek out more exciting urban environments. The company hopes this move will bring added vitality to the downtown Syracuse scene and build on growing momentum reshaping the region as a vibrant and globally connected place to do business. As part of this move, Arcadis is designing the new offices as dynamic spaces to work and collaborate. This cutting edge Activity-Based Workplace design is being rolled out in Arcadis offices in other regions as a way to facilitate collaboration and mobility while providing effective working environments for staff.
“We’re excited about our new home and office design.” notes Arcadis’ Syracuse-based Region Director Lowell McBurney. “This move is a commitment to the Syracuse area that we take seriously. Relocating our staff and our business to downtown Syracuse is an opportunity for Arcadis to take a more active role in our resurgent and exciting city. We see downtown as a place where Arcadis can build on its success as we expand into new markets while growing our local roots. At the same time, we want to engage the community at large, contributing to the city’s economy, vitality and future.”
“Downtown is a growing and thriving neighborhood where people of all ages are returning to live and work. The addition of these new employees of Arcadis will continue to add to the vibrancy and vitality of our urban core,” said Syracuse Mayor Stephanie A. Miner. “I am pleased to welcome the 250 professional staff of Arcadis and encourage them to enjoy all that Downtown Syracuse has to offer.”
The engineering and scientific professionals in the Arcadis Syracuse office serve all sized private and public entities, local companies and municipalities, while also supporting the company’s national and global clients. Arcadis is known for many iconic environmental, building, infrastructure and water projects, including improving the water quality and delivery to New York City, remediating soil and water to restore property to productive use for some of the world’s largest corporations, developing high-speed rail in California and building the world’s largest stormwater pump station along the Gulf Coast to make New Orleans more resilient to hurricanes. Worldwide, Arcadis has helped build some of the world’s tallest buildings, the Olympic stadium in London, the Paris Metro and water treatment systems that bring new, sustainable supplies of drinking water to communities from California to the Middle East. Urban leaders around the world look to Arcadis for strategic and engineering help making coastal cities resilient to the new challenges of climate change and sea level rise. This move to downtown Syracuse only complements what Arcadis does across the world.
For more information, please contact Debra Havins of Arcadis at 303 471 3485 or Debra.Havins@Arcadis.com.
Arcadis is the leading global Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets. Applying our deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services we work in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes throughout the lifecycle of their natural and built assets. We are 27,000 people active in over 70 countries that generate more than $3.8 billion in revenues. We support UN-Habitat with knowledge and expertise to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around the world. www.arcadis.com.
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