Case Studies

Mitel Corp. case-study-mitel-002

Location:

Kanata

Size:

Ottawa – three buildings, 408,000 sq.ft. reduced to 225,000 sq.ft., then increased to 265,000 sq.ft. to accommodate an acquisition

The Challenge:

To consolidate Mitel Corp’s world headquarters by reducing space holdings by 50% without “upsetting the talent” and to upgrade the infrastructure of the computer labs while maintaining full functionality—all within a 12-month deadline.


MD Financial Management

Location:

Ottawa

Size:

112,000 sq.ft.

The Challenge:

To help a vibrant business recover from the effects of a fire by developing a workplace strategy that met MD’s strategic goals of implementing a mix of fixed and mobile workers and dramatically increasing the number and size of their collaboration spaces.


MD Financial Management

Location:

Edmonton

Size:

approximately 20,000 sq.ft.

The Challenge:

To help plan, organize and implement a pilot project that prioritized flexibility and a superb client experience in a workplace strategy that could be adopted by other regional offices throughout Canada.


Canadian Armed Forces (CF) and Department of National Defence (DND): Defence Headquarters Consolidation Project

Location:

Ottawa

Size:

Carling Campus 135,025 m2 (1,453,400 sq.ft.)

The Challenge:

To work with leadership in order to help identify critical workplace transformation success factors, planning principles, and strategic objectives that would favourably reshape the work environment into a more effective, more performance-driven, and less costly space that transitions 23,000 occupants from 44 buildings to approximately 14.


Standards Council of Canada

Location:

Ottawa

Size:

N/A

The Challenge:

To assist Standards Council of Canada executives to develop an organizational approach that helped employees understand, prepare for, adapt and adopt a new work environment as they transitioned from old, traditional offices to new, modern, open, collaborative workplaces.



Public Prosecution Service of Canada

Location:

Ottawa

Size:

55,000 sq.ft.

The Challenge:

To consolidate PPSC from multiple locations into one national headquarters and separate PPSC from the Department of Justice. Workplace 2.0 became a Government of Canada standard immediately after the final layouts were approved. To meet the new Workplace 2.0 standards, there was a need to re-profile the requirements, redistribute floors and lease reductions, and completely redesign the workplace.