September 23, 2023


The beloved toymaker will relocate its Americas headquarters to Again Bay in 2026.

The LEGO Group plans to relocate its Americas headquarters to 1001 Boylston St. in Boston by the tip of 2026. Constructing rendering: Elkus Manfredi Architects 

LEGO’s plan to relocate its Americas headquarters to Boston is coming collectively, brick by brick.

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The toymaker beforehand mentioned in January that it plans to maneuver its Americas head workplace from Enfield, Connecticut to Boston in 2026. On Monday, LEGO introduced that it has chosen 1001 Boylston St. for its new hub.

“We’re extremely excited to be transferring to a brand new location with such a wealthy historical past, ideally situated in Again Bay, between Boston and Cambridge,” Skip Kodak, president of the LEGO Group within the Americas, mentioned in a press launch. 

Round 740 LEGO staff work full-time from the corporate’s Connecticut workplace, in accordance with the discharge. LEGO beforehand acknowledged that every one Enfield-based staff may have a place ready for them in Boston, plus relocation help in the event that they select to maneuver. 

With a number of T stops close by, 1001 Boylston St. is accessible to these strolling, biking, or taking public transit to work, the corporate mentioned Monday. The constructing additionally options onsite parking and bike storage, in addition to views of Again Bay and the Charles River. 

The LEGO Group’s new Americas headquarters might be situated at 1001 Boylston St. in Boston, a Again Bay improvement at present underneath development. – Constructing rendering: Elkus Manfredi Architects 

LEGO’s future house is situated in an ongoing improvement challenge over the Massachusetts Turnpike, also called Parcel 12. As soon as accomplished, the event — from developer Samuels & Associates — is about to function storefront retail area, workplaces, and a lodge.

LEGO’s new workplace might be unfold over 5 flooring, with each collaborative areas and “concentrative work zones,” in accordance with the discharge. 

“1001 Boylston Avenue represents an funding in our future and a dedication to our staff,” Kodak mentioned. “We consider {that a} fashionable, collaborative work setting will assist creativity and innovation thrive, and we’re excited to see what we will accomplish on this new area.”

The LEGO Group will start shifting over to the Boston workplace in mid-2025, with a aim of closing the Enfield workplace by the tip of 2026. 

“This transfer aligns with our long-term development technique and underscores our dedication to remaining on the forefront of innovation,” Kodak mentioned. “Our transfer to 1001 Boylston Avenue ensures that we will proceed our mission to convey LEGO play to much more kids within the U.S. and the Americas area.”

North of Boston, Somerville is dwelling to the corporate’s LEGO Discovery Middle, which opened at Meeting Row in 2014 and reopened this previous spring after a significant renovation.