Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) announces the move of its Akron, Ohio office to The East End development. A lease has been signed for the building at 1200 E. Market St. and the buildout is expected to be completed by August of 2020.
Whitt Butler, Partner, Ernst & Young LLP, and Akron Office Managing Partner, says:
“We are excited to continue our legacy in Akron in the historic East End. It’s important for our new office space to align with how our business and our clients are innovating and to foster a collaborative environment for our growing workforce.”
The new office will include an innovation center as well as ergonomic sit-to-stand desks and tech-enhanced workspaces to allow for more mobility, teaming and efficiency as part of the iWork model. Office amenities will include a hub with café-style tables, coffee and snacks, themed collaboration areas and wellness rooms in addition to the East End’s restaurant, gym and golf simulator available to all tenants.
The new office will be a part of the EY@Work initiative, emphasizing ongoing EY dedication to providing energizing and efficient environments for its workforce. EY offers its people more choice in where, when and how work gets done to allow them to better deliver exceptional client service, whether individually or as part of a team, and better support their well-being.
As the only Big Four or global professional services firm in Akron, EY has been proud to serve local businesses since 1922 and currently has about 85 employees in its Akron office and 1,300 employees in Cleveland.
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