Empire Office collaborated with the Miami-based team at OTJ Architects in the 20,000 square foot space for the national non-profit arts and journalism organization, the Knight Foundation. Empire procured, delivered, and installed the workstations, glass walls, seating, and casegoods in the thoughtfully designed office located in the heart of Coconut Grove, Miami. The space was primarily outfitted with Steelcase, while using a handful of other manufacturers such as Bernhardt and Stylex for casegoods.
This project was centered around the client’s priority of ergonomics. Keeping in mind the open plan and clean aesthetic, a significant amount of glass paneling and walls were utilized. The glass walls were intentionally positioned to showcase the client’s large, colorfully curated art collection that was arranged throughout the space.
This confidential national homebuilding company partnered with IA Interior Architects Miami and Empire Office to design their new headquarters in Miami, FL. Empire procured, delivered and installed the ancillary furniture for the high-end workplace, which encompasses over 125,000 SF and spans five floors.
Furniture from manufacturers such as Andreu World, Bernhardt, Davis, and Steelcase were chosen to complement the upscale materials utilized in the build and achieve the desired luxe aesthetic. Numerous conference rooms, collaborative areas, and lounges are located throughout each floor to promote connectivity amongst employees. Office amenities include executive dining spaces and a full cafe that are brought to life with biophilic details. Additionally, Empire engaged custom millwork and furniture provider, Fabricate to design u-shaped sofas for the training and synergetic areas to enhance collaboration.
In collaboration with design firm BDG, Empire Office procured, delivered, and installed over ten floors of furniture for the multi-national advertising agency WPP.
Located in downtown Detroit, the historical structure of the building set a unique backdrop for various ancillary and private office solutions. Specified product was sourced from manufacturers such as Arper, Blu Dot, Gubi, Muuto, Viccarbe, and West Elm, to name a few. Our creative team worked closely with the client to provide options that met their aesthetic, style, budget, and delivery deadlines.
Other distinguishing features within the 150,000-square-foot space include a full café, gaming corner, open collaboration areas, private meeting nooks, exposed brick walls, original arched windows, vibrant murals, and custom credenzas created in-house. All parties were ecstatic with the result—a refreshed, mixed-use space providing ample room for creative liberty and innovative ideas.
Empire Office partnered with design firm A+I to deliver a high-end office experience for this growing financial firm. We assisted with the procurement, delivery, and installation services for all workstations, private offices, ancillary, and custom banquettes & wardrobes produced in-house through Fabricate.
The result for this client was a cost-effective solution that reflects a sophisticated, airy, and resimercial office space for all employees and visiting partners.
In collaboration with the well-versed design firm Ted Moudis, our team at Empire helped procure and deliver over four floors and 61,000 square feet of workstations, private office solutions, and a mix of ancillary & lockers for this international advisory firm.
The mixed-use space offers private lounging, collaboration areas, conferencing rooms, and a large cafe incorporating pieces from manufacturers such as Blu Dot, Hightower, Naughtone, OFS, Steelcase, Stylex, and others. Other distinguishing features of this project include open-plan benching solutions, custom-built by Innovant, that allow plenty of space to re-energize and refresh.
The new flagship office for this multinational financial services company spans eight floors and over 500,000 square feet in Manhattan’s Hudson Yards neighborhood. Designed by The Switzer Group and an Interior Design Magazine Best of Year finalist, the result is a contemporary, high-performance workplace meant to support the future growth and innovation of the company. Empire Office proudly worked with over 20 manufacturer partners to achieve the desired aesthetic while driving cost savings and maintaining product quality. Various-sized conference rooms and meeting spaces are distributed across the office, providing different areas for team members to congregate and collaborate. Empire worked with Steelcase to create the dedicated workspaces, featuring custom 120-degree Ology workstations that accommodate approximately 200 users per floor. Additional custom pieces include eucalyptus wood conference tables by MASHstudios and various custom ancillary pieces from Brooklyn-based Manufacturer Mark Jupiter.
Shaw Industries Group partnered with Empire Office and design firm HLGstudio for full furniture specification, space planning, and product application. This global flooring supplier wanted a unique space that reflected their innovative solutions and approach in the textile industry. There is a combination of private offices, workstations, & ancillary from various manufacturers, including AMQ, Blu Dot, Coalesse, Nucraft, OFS, Steelcase, & West Elm. Within the 25,000-square-foot space is a large cafe and breakout area that provides ample lighting and room for collaboration. A distinctive feature displayed throughout is the artwork selected to resemble textile fibers and pays homage to local artisans in Dalton, Georgia.
Empire Office collaborated with design firm A+I to transform three floors of amenity space at 780 Third Avenue. Featuring a serene garden, restaurant, bar, and a variety of touchdown spots, the design intent was hospitality-driven and aimed to promote healthy living for the building’s tenants and visitors. Over 20+ manufacturers were used, including Andreu World, Bernhardt, JSI, Muuto, Narbutas, and Resident Furniture to name a few. Custom millwork by Fabricate is incorporated throughout the biophilic amenity space. To meet a variety of needs, a tenant-only work lounge, mother’s room, and several collaboration areas were carefully considered for this development.
After months of solidifying product specifications and architectural details, Empire Office and A+I were able to truly bring this space to life and maintain the overall budget along with the client’s design aesthetic.
Outdoor Living Retailer BBQGuys partnered with Empire Office and HLGstudio to transform their new design center and workplace. We provided a mix of ancillary, private offices and workstations from manufacturers like Darran, Grand Rapids Chair Company, Iron Age, Sandler Seating, and West Elm. Custom pieces incorporated throughout the showroom include a 20-foot boardroom table that Empire’s installation crew seamlessly delivered up three flights of stairs without dismantling. Amenities featured throughout the building include a full café, an outdoor living center for grilling demonstrations, a media production facility, and various collaboration and meeting areas. Empire assisted with procuring, delivering, and installing all furniture for this mixed-use space.
Jabil, one of the largest companies in the Tampa Bay area, moved into its global headquarters located in the New Roosevelt building in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Designed by Gensler and furnished by Empire, this campus contains resources to support the 260,000 Jabil employees worldwide providing electronic manufacturing services and solutions. State-of-the-art amenities include a conference center, café, 6 pantry areas, a board room, an executive collaboration/dining area, various phone rooms, collaboration rooms, mother’s rooms, lockers, library areas, lobby furniture, and outdoor furniture.
Empire delivered and installed over 700 Steelcase height-adjustable workstations and 60 Steelcase height-adjustable offices, which are now part of their Corporate Standards, developed by Empire, for office typicals at Jabil locations nationwide. This project took place over the course of the Covid-19 Pandemic, so the number of employees coming into the office drastically decreased. Empire worked with the client to alter the floorplan to reduce the number of assigned workstations to hoteling areas, a common trend occurring in today’s workplace.
Through value engineering and reducing the kit of parts, Empire was able to save the client over $1M in the overall project cost.