Sixteen southeast Florida companies were nominated for the 2019 “Coolest Office Space” award. Commercial Design Services (CDS) and the Jacksonville Business Journal hosted the awards ceremony Thursday, September 16. Ceremony recognized companies, architects, construction partners and design firms who built out these cool office spaces. The Jacksonville Business Journal awarded Magellan Transport Logistics the “Coolest Office Space” award as building demonstrates to JBJ readers how a well-designed workplace can impact staff health and happiness.
Inside Magellan Transport Logistics, 8505 Baycenter office, one can expect to see cutting-edge technology, sustainable and environmentally conscious design and employee focused amenities. Magellan owners, Tom and Patty Piatak, along with Christi McCarthy of Interiors Revitalized https://interiorsrevitalized.com/and Tray Vause of Tenant Contractors http://www.tenantcontractors.net/ remodeled what was an old “data center” and outdated office/warehousing facility to Magellan’s specific cultural needs. This remodel is the first of three phases with remaining two floors to be completed in 2020.
Magellan employees are encouraged to work hard, play hard, take time for wellness and find joy in the journey. Over 19,000 square feet of space was designated for Logistics Operations Center (work stations) and warehouse. Technological and environmentally conscious- sustainable design selections included, new HVAC system, insulation, lighting, bathroom/shower facilities, furniture, flooring, paint and cleaning products. Conscious selections ensure the health and safety of employees, building and mother earth. The east wing features an industrial kitchen, 5,000 square foot amenity zone with billiards, ping-pong, darts, putting green, air hockey and arcade gaming options. The 4,000 square foot Wellness Center hosts full array of Life Fitness cardio machines, Icarian Sectorized equipment and Troy bar/free weights. On staff Corporate Trainer Chase Brewster encourages staff participation in strength, core/cross-training and high intensity work outs. Lastly- Magellan offers relaxation rooms…critical for relieving stress or a quick nap!!
Pictured below: Accepting “Coolest Office Award” are Magellan Transport Logistics Branch Manager Matt Sharma, LTL Account Manager Ashley Wright, Director of Strategic Capture, Justin Kane