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Thompson Habib Denison Opens New Corporate Headquarters To Better Serve Nonprofit Clients

Posted by Anne on December 13, 2019

Vantage Builders Completes 22,000-SF Office Renovation at Lincoln North LINCOLN, MASS. – December 5, 2019 – Vantage Builders, Inc., a general contracting and construction firm based in Waltham, Mass., today announced that it completed a new office renovation for Thompson Habib Denison (THD) at Lincoln North, 55 Old Bedford Road, Lincoln, MA. The 22,000-SF office will serve as THD’s new corporate headquarters. 

 THD, a full-service marketing agency specializing in integrated fundraising and donor engagement, moved to Lincoln North from Lexington, MA. The firm needed a larger office to meet demand for its wide-ranging services and growing team. Vantage Builders was hired for the build-out by building ownership, Real Capital Solutions, and worked closely with the leasing team of Dean Blackey, Mike Ogasapian, and Elizabeth Holmes of R.W. Holmes Commercial Real Estate.  “We value the contribution of each of our team members. Each of them is integral to driving the success of our client relationships and our growing business,” said Carol Dane, Senior Vice President, People & Operations, THD. “With a layout that promotes collaboration and communication, our new office better equips us to create the strategies and solutions that help our clients maximize their fundraising efforts and fund their important missions.”  

Vantage Builders followed designs by the McGuinness Group. Working in a very active three-story office building, Vantage took care to keep construction noise to a minimum. The project began with demolition of the previous office to prepare the space for THD’s new footprint.  The layout features an open office area that encourages collaboration and the exchange of ideas. Vantage built two new executive offices and 15 private offices, each with full-height glass fronts. Five conference rooms of varying sizes support THD’s workflow and meeting groups. The largest conference room features multiple floor boxes for staff to easily rearrange the movable furniture to support meetings of different uses, including training sessions.  
Visitors are greeted in a well-lit, welcoming reception area, featuring THD’s branding and signage. Two café areas, with luxury millwork, stone countertops and luxury vinyl tiling (LVT) flooring, provide space for staff to have lunch or take a break and recharge. The office area features new Mannington carpet tiles, while specialty pendant and linear lighting fixtures throughout create a bright workspace. To accommodate the floorplan, new thermostats were installed and ductwork was rerouted. 

 “Office renovations make up the largest part of our business,” said John Connor, Principal, Vantage Builders. “And just as every business is different, so is every office renovation project. It’s exciting to see how a new office can support a company’s vision and mission, while energizing the team.” About Thompson Habib DenisonFounded in 1989, THD is a full-service marketing agency specializing in integrated fundraising and donor engagement. Since our founding, we have concentrated on serving nonprofit organizations; generating support for philanthropies is our passion. In partnership with our clients, we’ve helped raise hundreds of millions of dollars in the U.S. and Canada. We have a growing staff of professionals who currently serve 17 clients. For more information, please visit http://www.thdinc.comAbout Vantage Builders, Inc. Vantage Builders offers contracting services to corporations, developers, property managers, retailers and private institutions throughout New England. Our standard construction services include general contracting and construction management. More comprehensive services include design/build and value engineering. In managing and building scores of commercial projects, we’ve found that versatility is key to our customers’ success. Our experience includes specialized tenant build-outs, standard property improvements, base building work and construction from the ground up. For more information, please visit or follow us on Twitter: @VantageBldrs. 


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