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ExxonMobil Energy Center in Houston, Texas
ExxonMobil Energy Center in Houston, Texas
Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Canal Place, headquarters for Dominion Energy in Richomond, Virginia

Corporate Headquarters Architecture and Design

Pickard Chilton is internationally recognized for its expertise and sensitivity in the site selection, master planning, and design of corporate headquarters and campuses for a wide variety of prestigious clients. Since 2008, Pickard Chilton has designed corporate build-to-suits with a construction value of more than US$5 billion. In their careers spanning over four decades, the studio’s principals have designed, built, or have under construction more than 30 corporate headquarters and campuses.

 

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Fortune 500 Corporate Headquarters Projects Designed

We offer deep experience in the design of contemporary and sustainable work environments for leading Fortune 500 corporate headquarters. Metrics gathered from our completed designs substantiate net gains in employee recruitment, engagement, and retention. Consistent and often dramatic results reveal the positive impact of the new facilities we have designed for our many Fortune 500 clients. These highly sustainable buildings are often in direct alignment with our clients’ ESG ambitions in terms of their ability to support employees, foster innovation and provide a safe and healthful work environment.

Pickard Chilton has collaborated in the design of some of the most dynamic, innovative, and collaborative workspaces nationwide. These next-generation workspaces offer more free-flowing environments that blur the line between work and private life. Professionals are increasingly working remotely, and the new workplace has become a place for collegial collaboration, face-to-face encounters, knowledge sharing, and team building. Today’s workers have greater expectations from their employers and more so from their work environments. New workplace models often provide innovative and collaborative design attributes as well as a variety of lifestyle amenities, including:

  • greater access to daylight and natural ventilation
  • personal comfort controls
  • pleasant views
  • exterior green space
  • wellness centers
  • common dining areas
  • water features
  • natural materials and finishes
  • more conference and huddle rooms
  • direct access to public transit
  • on-site parking for both vehicles and bicycles
  • proximity to residential units

Related Work

OMAHA, Neb. (Jan. 25, 2023) – Mutual of Omaha has officially started construction of a new 44-story headquarters tower in downtown Omaha that will support the insurance and financial services company’s future growth while contributing to the economic vitality of the city’s urban core.

Mutual Chairman and CEO James Blackledge was joined by Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert and other dignitaries for a ceremonial groundbreaking to kick off construction of the 677-foot tall office tower, which is slated to open in 2026.

Read more at Mutual of Omaha 

Inspired by the energy of downtown Omaha and the desire to contribute to its dynamic urban core, Mutual of Omaha is developing their new corporate headquarters tower on a prominent site immediately west of the recently reopened Gene Leahy Mall at the RiverFront. Upon completion, the next-generation 677-foot headquarters tower will be the tallest in Nebraska and in the surrounding states of Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, South Dakota and Wyoming.

CoStar Group (NASDAQ: CSGP), a leading provider of online real estate marketplaces, information and analytics in the commercial and residential property markets, today broke ground on its research and technology center expansion in Richmond, Virginia. CoStar Group celebrated the milestone with a ceremony and speeches from The Honorable Glenn Youngkin, Governor, Commonwealth of Virginia; The Honorable Caren Merrick, Secretary of Commerce and Trade, Commonwealth of Virginia; The Honorable Levar Stoney, Mayor, City of Richmond; The Honorable Ellen F. Robertson, Council Vice President, Richmond City Council; Leonard Sledge, Economic Development Director, City of Richmond; and Andy Florance, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of CoStar Group.

Read more at Business Wire 

HPE’s new corporate campus consists of two five-story high-performance buildings joined by a glass bridge connector at each level for easy accessibility and connectivity.

Overlooking the banks of the James River in downtown Richmond, CoStar Group’s new LEED-NC Platinum anticipated, 750,000 square-foot addition to the existing corporate campus integrates a 26-story office tower and a six-story, multi-functional building. CoStar’s expanded Richmond campus is expected to accommodate more than 3,000 CoStar employees in research, technology, operations, marketing, and sales at full build-out.

The exterior design of Akamai Headquarters located in Cambridge, Massachusetts with glass framed walls.

Akamai Headquarters is a 19-story mixed-use high-performance corporate office tower comprising approximately 482,000 gsf, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Devon Energy Center features a six-story glass rotunda with interior balconies serving as the entrance and connecting hub for the 50 story corporate headquarters tower. 

Dominion Energy’s new offices comprise the development of an office tower, the Thomas F. Farrell II Building, on a block in downtown Richmond. The project has been designed to promote new ways of working and enhance productivity and efficiencies that benefit both employees and customers.

The vibrant architectural structure of Norfolk Southern Headquarters in Midtown Atlanta unified by a five-story campus-style hub.

Norfolk Southern Headquarters is a high-performance headquarters located on a three-acre site near Technology Square in Midtown Atlanta.

The exterior view of Eaton House located in Dublin, Ireland, designed with 1970 building’s concrete frame.

Located within a rich tapestry of residences, small businesses, parks, and embassies in Dublin’s historic D4 district, Eaton House is an adaptive reuse design that repositions the 1970 building’s concrete structure.

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