Columbia Threadneedle Investments Announces New Boston Headquarters at Atlantic Wharf

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BOSTON–Columbia Threadneedle Investments, a global asset manager with over 2,000 employees and offices in 17 countries, announced that it has signed a lease for a new headquarters office at Atlantic Wharf in downtown Boston.

The firm plans to begin moving into its new office at 290 Congress Street in the summer of 2021, following the expiration of its current lease.

Cushman & Wakefield team of John Boyle, Michael Joyce, Tom O’Regan and Maeve Cleary represented Columbia Threadneedle in the transaction.

The new office at Atlantic Wharf is centrally located in the Waterfront District, bounded by Boston Harbor and the Rose Kennedy Greenway. Atlantic Wharf has many attractive design and infrastructure features and is certified LEED Platinum.

The firm will occupy two floors, in space incorporating design and technology that will provide employees with a flexible and adaptable working environment. The layout will help to foster the collaboration that is central to the firm’s culture, the company said in a statement.

Scott Couto, Head of North America, commented: “Our new office at 290 Congress Street will provide our employees and our business with the kind of modern, engaging and efficient space that will allow us to develop the optimal work environment for the future. We’re excited to welcome employees to this dynamic new space as they continue returning to the office in 2021. Also, importantly, we are delighted to remain in downtown Boston and reinforce our engagement with, and commitment to, this world-class city.”

Columbia Threadneedle is a leading global asset manager with over 2,000 employees and offices in 17 countries. The firm has over 500 employees based in Boston and it is a major hub for our investment, distribution, product and marketing teams as well as for its technology and staff groups.

Atlantic Wharf is owned and operated by Boston Properties.