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