LogMeIn Opens New Worldwide Headquarters in Boston's Innovation District
Plans to Create Hundreds of Jobs; More than 50 Immediate Openings
BOSTON, April 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- One of the Boston area's largest
cloud software companies can now officially call Boston its home. This week
LogMeIn, Inc. (Nasdaq:LOGM) opened the doors on its new worldwide headquarters
at 320 Summer Street in Boston's Innovation District, becoming the largest
high-tech company to be based in the rapidly growing neighborhood.The 100,000
square foot facility, a 1904 brick-and-beam warehouse that underwent a
multi-million dollar renovation, will house LogMeIn's 250-plus local
employees, with space to accommodate an expected doubling of the company's
local workforce over the next 3-5 years.
Boston Mayor Thomas Menino's efforts to remake the Fort Point Channel and
Seaport area of South Boston into one of Boston's most vibrant centers played
a key role in attracting LogMeIn to the neighborhood.
"LogMeIn continues to be one of Massachusetts' great technology success
stories, and I know they'll instantly become a signature tenant in the
Innovation District," Mayor Menino said. "The company's leadership in the
mobile and cloud computing space, combined with the vibrancy of the Innovation
District, makes for a winning strategy as we work together to attract the best
and brightest to Boston."
A leader in the mobile, cloud computing and Internet of Things markets,
LogMeIn helps people simply and securely connect to the devices, data, and
people that make up their digital lives.Its products range from its popular
mobile, Web and computer apps used by tens of millions of people to work from
virtually anywhere on virtually any device to professional-grade remote IT
solutions used by businesses to manage and support PCs, Macs, iPhones, iPads,
and Android devices.
"When asked 'why Boston?' and 'why the Innovation District?', the answer is
simple: Talent.We see our new neighborhood and headquarters as a key
advantage when it comes to attracting, retaining, and empowering the type of
team we believe will help us to capitalize on some of today's most
transformative market opportunities," said Michael Simon, CEO of LogMeIn.
"From the rapid influx of cultural institutions, internationally renowned
restaurateurs, and some of Massachusetts most exciting tech companies, the
ongoing investment in this neighborhood has quickly made it one of the most
desirable locations for New England's best tech workers."
Background on LogMeIn's new headquarters:
LogMeIn's new headquarters at 320 Summer Street was originally built in 1904
as a brick-and-beam warehouse for the Boston Wharf Company.Partnering with T3
Advisors, Spagnolo, Gisness and Associates, Lincoln Properties, and Suffolk
Construction, LogMeIn invested in a multi-million dollar renovation of the
space designed to retain and showcase that historical features and qualities
of the original building while embracing a modern, open workspace.
Photos of the new office are available on LogMeIn's Facebook page.
With offices in the USA, Australia, India, Ireland, Hungary, The Netherlands
and the UK, LogMeIn employs 600 people worldwide, with approximately half its
workforce now based in the new Boston headquarters.The company plans to add
hundreds of jobs at its Boston headquarters over the next three to five years,
and currently has more than 50 open positions.For inquiries on current
openings please visit LogMeIn's careers page.
About LogMeIn, Inc.
LogMeIn (Nasdaq:LOGM) provides the essential cloud-based collaboration, IT
management, and customer service offerings required to empower, manage, secure
and support the new mobile workplace.Our solutions are used by tens of
millions of professionals to work from virtually anywhere on virtually any
Internet-enabled device.Hundreds of thousands of small and medium businesses
use our solutions to manage distributed work environments, embrace
employee-owned technology in the workplace and facilitate collaboration across
distributed teams.Thousands of the world's premier service providers,
including more than 50 of the world's largest telecom companies, use our
solutions to service and support their customers across mobile, social and
online channels.The company is headquartered in Boston's Innovation District
with offices in Australia, Hungary, India, Ireland, the Netherlands, and the
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