MSX International is moving its world headquarters to downtown Detroit, a move that will bring up to 15 people of the firm's executive team to the Motor City's Central Business District.
The consulting and technology company will take 5,000 square feet on the 19th floor of One Detroit Center
on Woodward Avenue, just south of Campus Martius. MSX International will execute the move in late October or early November, bringing 12-15 employees with it.
"The city is experiencing a transformation, a positive one, and we want to support that," says Charlie Streeter, vice president of sales & marketing for MSX International
. "There is a vibe. We are very excited about it."
Plans to expand the headquarters will coincide with the firm's overall growth. "We have a strong commitment to the city of Detroit," Streeter says.
MSX International was spun out of MascoTech in the 1990s. It has a number of facilities across Michigan and around the world. The headquarters is moving from Warren, but the firm's 300-person facility will remain in the suburb.
Since 2010, MSX International has opened new offices in China, India, Hungary, South Africa and the Czech Republic. Its newest office is in Bangkok, Thailand. These new offices are supporting the company's 60 percent revenue growth.
"We have seen a lot of growth in our company," Streeter says. "We have people that work in 51 countries and we have brick-and-mortar operations in 24."
Source: Charlie Streeter, vice president of sales & marketing for MSX International
Writer: Jon Zemke
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