Kroger Company inks lease at BRiC

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The Kroger Company’s Boca office will now be located in 43,000-square-feet at BRiC, Boca Raton Innovation Campus.

Kroger is the largest supermarket chain by revenue and the second-largest general retailer.

The company moved from 5400 Broken Sound Blvd. NW to the 4700 building on the former IBM campus.

“[BRiC’s] rich history and compelling story as it relates to the digital focus of our Boca office is one of the several reasons we chose to move to campus,” said Guy Burgstahler, Senior Director of Customer Experience for Kroger. “It is home to several South Florida businesses that collectively create a great atmosphere that we are proud to be part of.”

Their Boca office supports digital business including Vitacost.com, which the company acquired in 2017.

The new space is more efficient for the company. The previous space was segmented as the company grew. Now, it is one contagious space split by break rooms and huddle spaces with flexible space options featuring standing desks and private phone booths.

“One of BRiC’s value propositions is the efficiency of our building. Our column-free, open floor plans allow businesses the flexibility to design workspaces that meet their needs,” said Danielle Vennett, Vice President at Crocker Partners, who helped facilitate the lease. “Our first-class amenities and immediate access to I-95 and the TriRail help us check the boxes for progressive organizations like Kroger. We welcome their addition to campus in continuing to foster a community of innovation.”

Mitchell Millowitz of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank represented Kroger while Vennett and CBRE’s Jeff Kelley represented the landlord. Kroger’s Boca headquarters are located at 4700 Exchange Court, Suite 200.