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 UK.
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