After switching to remote work during the coronavirus outbreak, Laureate Education Inc., which had previously had offices in Baltimore’s Harbor East district along the harbour, moved its headquarters to Miami.
Although the Florida base is only a central address for formal reasons, Adam Smith, a spokesperson for the global higher education corporation, said on Thursday that the company’s corporate headquarters has relocated from Baltimore to Miami, at a WeWork facility.
Five private universities in Mexico and Peru are now run by the firm, which earlier ran 71 private universities in 25 countries. This is due to recent sales of its assets.
After sending workers home to work in March 2020 from the previous offices on three floors of the 650 Exeter St. building, Smith said the firm opted to go entirely remote. Earlier this year, it left that property.
“We never went back to the office. We over many months developed a remote working policy. We found that our corporate workforce adapted extremely well to working remotely.”Adam Smith, spokesperson
As a choice for its remote workers, the business forged agreements with co-working operators WeWork and Regus in Baltimore and Miami. But according to Smith, the majority of Americans work from home. Office equipment from the Harbor East building was given to local charities and educational institutions over a period of months, he claimed.
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