Case Studies

  • Insurance & Investments Company | Cincinnati, Ohio
    One of the nation’s top insurance carriers, specializing in property and casualty insurance services has over 5,000 employees nationwide. In an effort to accommodate growth, this company built its new tower with more than 805,000 square feet, and occupies approximately 65% of the building. This company needed to relocate 2,300 employees from outlying office locations into the new tower without disrupting day-to-day business. Global Workplace Solutions provided relocation management and logistical expertise in the planning and coordinating the relocation plan. GWS worked hand-in-hand with the company’s current real estate finance team and each department within the company to ensure a smooth relocation process. GWS wrote and administered a move RFP and worked closely with construction, architecture and design teams to create move scenarios in order to provide accurate planning. During 10 weeks, GWS successfully implemented a phased move process, moving approximately 150 employees.
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  • Managed Health Care Company | Chicago, Illinois
    One of the country’s largest health benefits companies serves more than 33 million medical members throughout the United States and is an independent Blue Cross or Blue Cross/Blue Shield licensee in 14 states and also conducts business throughout the country. The challenge was to complete the project in a time crunch while also balancing relationships with the Union. GWS provided project and vendor management, as well as space decommissioning and asset disposition services for this company. GWS submitted a proposed scope of services, complete with a financial projection for the disposition and an analysis of how the disposition would be distributed. Upon decommissioning, GWS employed the most cost-effective, eco-friendly options for asset disposition, saving the customer 20% of the proposed pricing. Request this case study >>

  • Semiconductor & Microprocessor Manufacturer | Phoenix, Arizona
    The world leader in silicon innovation, develops technologies, products, and initiatives to continually advance how people work and live. With an expiring lease on one of their office buildings in Phoenix, AZ, they were required to relocate all contractors and employees to a different existing facility. Within Deer Valley, construction of labs, offices, and production areas was needed. In addition, existing employees had to be in compliance with space requirements to make room for other staff. With many business units to consider, escalations on space and overall time constrictions, they needed a precise plan with a proven execution to follow. Global Workplace Solutions provided relocation management and logistical expertise in the planning, coordinating, and transportation of the exit project. Proven practices incorporated move planning, employee communication and a definable packing procedure. Within 36 weeks, offices, labs, production rooms and 1,800 employees were relocated. Existing lab areas and hard wall offices were demolished and rebuilt, consolidating office space at the second facility. All onsite employees were in compliance with space standards.
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