One Workplace Welcomes Seattle’s OpenSquare to the Family
Acquisition is Company’s First Outside of California
SANTA CLARA, CA – November 21, 2019 – One Workplace today announced the acquisition of OpenSquare, a workplace solutions company in Seattle and Spokane that provides integrated project delivery across multiple platforms, including architectural products, furniture and FF&E professional services. The acquisition extends the reach of One Workplace outside of California for the first time, continuing their growth trajectory.
“We are bringing together two powerhouse companies and long-time Steelcase partners to serve customers and designers in one of the most vibrant regions for workplace design in our country,” said One Workplace COO Mark Baker. “It means we’ll be better able to serve customers across markets, and bring complementary capabilities to one another: One Workplace technology capabilities will reinforce OpenSquare’s market leadership, and OpenSquare’s service capabilities mean expanded offerings for companies of all sizes in the Bay Area.”
Jeff Rospond, who will remain as CEO of OpenSquare, said: “The prospect of being a One Workplace company, with its reputation for superior service and its innovative commitment to the ever-evolving culture of workplace design, is incredibly exciting. We look forward to doing great things together.”
OpenSquare, headquartered in South Seattle, serves the Pacific Northwest’s leading corporate and technology companies, as well as customers in healthcare, education, small business and creative spaces. Founded in 1934, the company is an industry leader with extensive service and product offerings including Steelcase and hundreds of additional lines. OpenSquare will operate as a One Workplace company, retaining its identity and growing its capacity for sales and service.
One Workplace has become one of the nation’s largest interior solutions providers, serving some of the world’s most innovative organizations. This acquisition presents an opportunity to participate in the economic growth and unique design contribution of the Pacific Northwest.
About One Workplace
One Workplace creates new ways of working by helping companies bring their brands and cultures to life. As the West Coast’s leading interior solutions provider, One Workplace brings construction, technology, furniture and services under one roof to create better spaces, build powerful brands, and empower stronger cultures from the inside out. For more information, visit www.OneWorkplace.com
With offices in Seattle and Spokane, OpenSquare creates, designs and delivers spaces that help people be more creative, innovative and productive at work. They offer furniture, architecture and technology along with a range of professional services that support customers at every step in a project lifecycle. OpenSquare is laser focused on using physical place to achieve better outcomes for clients across a wide range of industries and markets. For more information, visit www.open-sq.com.
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