New headquarters will include R&D lab & technology showcase and demo facility
CHICAGO – NEC Display Solutions of America, Inc. announced its plan to move into a new headquarters at 3250 Lacey Road in Downers Grove, Ill. The 47,714-square-foot space will provide nearly 20 percent more room than NEC’s current offices in Itasca, Ill.
“The new space will align better with our mission as a leading technology firm,” said Todd Bouman, President & CEO at NEC Display Solutions. “It will provide a more modern, efficient office layout that will boost employee collaboration and spark innovation. I am especially excited about our new executive briefing center which will enhance our engagement with partners and customers by showcasing real-world vertical applications and solutions.”
The Downers Grove facility will feature an advanced 5,000-square-foot research and development lab, as well as a 6,000-square-foot customer briefing center and technology showcase.
Chad Freese, Paul Diederich and Matthew Frazee of CBRE represented NEC, and Phil Sheridan represented the owner, Hamilton Partners, in the transaction. NEC worked with CBRE’s Workplace Strategy team to develop a comprehensive space utilization plan based on employee surveys and executive feedback.
“Once built out, this will be a much more dynamic space for NEC, befitting a top-tier technology company,” said CBRE’s Diederich. “The new office offers a more centrally-located headquarters in the heart of the bustling western-suburban business community.”
NEC plans to move into the new facility in May 2018.
About NEC Display Solutions of America, Inc.
NEC Display Solutions of America, Inc., a leading designer and provider of innovative displays, offers the widest range of products on the market, such as commercial- and professional-grade large-screen LCD displays, desktop LCD monitors, direct view LED displays, a diverse line of multimedia and digital cinema projectors, and integrated display solutions. Benefitting from the technologies of NEC Corporation and its own Research and Development, NEC produces leading-edge visual technology and customer-focused solutions for a wide variety of markets, including education, retail, transportation, broadcast, enterprise, healthcare, houses of worship, and many more. NEC is orchestrating a brighter world with the quality and reliability of its products and outstanding customer service. For additional information about NEC Display Solutions of America products, call (866) NEC-MORE, or visit the website at www.necdisplay.com.
About NEC Corporation
NEC Corporation is a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies that benefit businesses and people around the world. By providing a combination of products and solutions that cross utilize the company’s experience and global resources, NEC’s advanced technologies meet the complex and ever-changing needs of its customers. NEC brings more than 100 years of expertise in technological innovation to empower people, businesses and society. For more information, visit NEC at www.nec.com.
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