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Salt Lake City Office of Ernst & Young LLP Relocates; Features Flexible Redesign

Salt Lake, 1 May 2017

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New office located in Gateway Tower West building at 15 West Temple

Ernst & Young LLP today announced the official relocation of its Salt Lake City office into a new, more tech-enabled, millennial-friendly space at Gateway Tower West building at 15 West Temple.The new Salt Lake City office workspace redesign provides a range of work settings and technologies to enhance the flexible work environment at EY, allow for headcount growth, make more effective use of office space, and continue to attract the best talent in Utah.

More than 150 EY professionals are based in the Salt Lake City office, and over 80% of them are millennials. The recent EY Global Generations study on work-life challenges across generations found that flexibility is one of the most important workplace perks among the non-cash/benefits perks. The study underscores that millennials today want flexibility in order to meet their professional and personal goals, as well as a work environment where the space and technology encourage communication, collaboration and creativity.

EY - Salt Lake City Office of Ernst & Young LLP Relocates; Features Flexible RedesignThe firm’s new office features approximately 14,500 square feet of office space and brand new construction including an innovative open layout, more collaboration rooms, tech-enhanced work spaces, a coffee hub with café-style tables, and panoramic views of the Salt Lake City valley and downtown area. Half of all the new workstations and collaboration rooms in the new office offer a sit-to-stand option for professionals who prefer to work at standing desks.

“This new space is truly aligned with the innovative design and features we experience when visiting the offices of many of our clients, the leading entrepreneurs and tech companies driving growth in Silicon Slopes,” said the EY Salt Lake City Office Managing Partner Shawn Goff. “I know that our new office will encourage even more collaboration and allow us to continue delivering on our purpose of building a better working world, developing high-performing teams and providing exceptional client service.”

The EY Salt Lake City office is among several other offices in the West, and over a hundred within the EY worldwide network, to transition to the new EY@Work environment.
Highlights include:

  • EY@Work is designed around how EY people work, not where they sit
  • People can choose which work space to use, based on the task at hand (there are no long-term assigned work spaces)
  • Work space options are fluid: someone could sit in a virtual collaboration room working with colleagues in other locations and then move to a private room to take a confidential call
  • Technology supports work in transit, at home or from client sites and enables people to be connected to colleagues, wherever they are based.

About Ernst & Young LLP’s Salt Lake City practice

Ernst & Young LLP is a professional services leader in Utah, with more than 150 professionals providing audit services to entrepreneurs, innovators and 75 percent of Utah’s leading unicorn companies, and assisting high-growth companies as they prepare for and execute successful initial public offerings. Over the past ten years, we have helped our clients with more IPOs than any other firm in Utah.

About EY

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

EY refers to the global organization and may refer to one or more of the member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients. For more information about our organization, please visit ey.com.

This news release has been issued by Ernst & Young LLP, an EY member firm serving clients in the US.

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