"This is a momentous day for 2U, and I'm truly excited that we were able to deliver on the promise of a state-of-the-art facility for our employees," said Christopher "Chip" Paucek, 2U CEO and co-founder. "The new facility matches 2U's unique corporate culture and will serve as an innovative hub for our 1,200 employees and for 2U's current and future university partners, who visit often. I am deeply appreciative of the assistance received from the Maryland Department of Commerce and
At full capacity, the 309,303 sq. foot headquarters will house 2,100 employees throughout 12 floors and features wide, open floor plans, creative work spaces designed for collaboration and brainstorming, and standing desk stations. Employees will also have 24-hour access to a private fitness facility that features top-of-the-line equipment and more than 20 weekly classes, from cycling to yoga, taught by trained professionals. Beginning this spring, employees will enjoy outdoor garden working areas that feature Wi-Fi, comfortable seating and an event space. A full-service cafe area is also expected to open in April, with healthy and creative food options that employees can order online via mobile apps.
2U has experienced rapid growth in recent years, growing its workforce from 98 to more than 1,100 employees between 2010 and 2016. The new headquarters follows the opening of 2U's
2U's priority in developing a rewarding and high-energy work environment has earned consistent rankings on The
2U will host a grand opening event of its
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