Southeastern Grocers has primed its employees that the organization will be relocating ahead of schedule one year from now to a redesigned office around 14 miles southeast of its present Jacksonville, Fla., home office. The new office will streamline operations and will likewise assume an imperative part developing a more engaged attitude to supporting stores. “The enhanced office space will encourage more open correspondence, speedier choice making and expanded coordinated effort and engagement amongst partners.” According to the statement issued by Southeastern Grocers, the four-story, 160,000-square-foot office will include new contemporary workstations, glass walled gatherings rooms to make up for less office space and offices to support new item improvement.
As indicated by the Jacksonville Daily Record, the new floor arrangement won’t have conventional workplaces including an office for CEO Ian McLeod. “Every single individual office will be uprooted, including my own,” McLeod said in an update to representatives. “I trust that an open arrangement space without workplaces works much all the more adequately to separate boundaries and urge up close and personal correspondence.” The organization additionally plans to welcome neighborhood sustenance trucks to visit the new site to give partners various eating alternatives each day of the week.
The organization said it was imperative to stay in Duval County in a site providing access to transportation alternatives and security. It said the lion’s share of partners at its store support center, alongside partners at its Astor and Baypine workplaces would move to the new site, in spite of the fact that the data innovation focus would stay in its Edgewood grounds “for years to come.” Winn-Dixie, one of the banners controlled by Southeastern Grocers, has been situated in its present workplaces since 1954. Southeastern has been renting space at the office since it was shaped from a mix of Winn-Dixie and Bi-Lo stores.