Photo credit: Garrett Rowland, courtesy of Gensler
L’Oreal USA’s outside terrace at 10 Hudson Yards, Manhattan
In 2016, L’Oreal USA moved its headquarters via nearby Midtown to Hudson Yards, joining a host of major firms which had chosen to park their offices within the West Side area, including TimeWarner, SAP in addition to also Coach.
For the cosmetics giant, the move was designed to reflect a culture which encouraged learning, innovation in addition to also sustainability. L’Oreal employees were looking for a more digitally connected environment, one which offered space for collaboration in addition to also inspiring surroundings.
“We heard what our employees were looking for, which was a collaborative meeting space,” Sumita Banerjee, the senior vice president of talent acquisition for L’Oreal Americas, told CNBC Make which during a tour of the headquarters.
“We’ve got 12,000-plus square feet of meeting space here in which incredible building, where employees can meet, get together for casual conversation, or tackle the big projects in addition to also think about what which next consumer needs for the future.”