As previously reported by Community Impact Newspaper, construction first began on the new campus in February 2020. In December 2020, HPE officials announced the new campus would also become the company's new headquarters, which was previously located in San Jose, California.
Located at 1701 E. Mossy Oaks Road, Spring, the new campus comprises two five-story buildings that are connected by bridges at each level. The campus includes 440,000 square feet of rentable space, structured parking for 2,055 cars and a slate of amenities, among which are a fitness center and cafe as well as a large central courtyard with a multiuse basketball pavilion.
"HPE's Houston headquarters is the embodiment of our vision for the future of work, designed to enable our hybrid Edge-to-Office work model," the release reads. "At HPE, 80% of our team members are now designated 'Edge,' working primarily remotely but encouraged to come into the office for collaboration. So rather than building a headquarters where teams will spend all their time working, we designated a collection of flexible, high-tech spaces to foster teamwork and social interaction—and accommodate team members' changing needs."
According to the release, the new campus features 72 soundproof privacy pods, more than 280 sit-to-stand workstations and nearly 600 open workstations available for reservation, in addition to a 14,000-square-foot executive briefing center and 12,000 square feet of lab and data center spaces. The campus also features a hands-on creative workshop dubbed the "Makerspace," which features everything from 3D printers and laser cutters to woodworking and welding equipment.
"We know today's workforce is not the same one that left the office two years ago, and we've purposefully designed our new headquarters to give team members the flexibility and space they need to care for themselves," the release reads.
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