After 30 Years, Phoenix Creative is Moving but Staying in the Neighborhood
We moved! For 30 years we’ve seen our business grow and change from the 7th, eventually expanding to the 6th, floor windows of the Curlee Building (611 N. 10th Street). (there had been a few physical iterations of PHX, at one point we spanned the top floor of three buildings, Curlee, Dorsa, and whatever is next to it.) However, on February 23rd, we moved approximately 4 blocks east to 555 Washington. We took our experience, our clients, our energy, our excitement, and a few desks and Apple products and left behind a well-loved workspace.
Remaining in the vibrant and creative downtown area was important to us. The entire agency shares an appreciation of the energy, passion and pioneering spirit of the businesses that dot the Washington Avenue corridor we’ve called home the past 30 years. From the T-Rex incubator that neighbors our previous address to the growing number of innovative technology and media-based businesses that surround our new location, a communal spirit of innovation seems to pervade the area. If there’s one thing the agency has learned over the years, it’s that you have to evolve to weather the wildly changing markets, shifting trends, and transitions in technology the industry has seen the past 30 years.
Ultimately, the goal of connecting staff to work, exposing agency innovation across accounts and providing a flexible environment that could morph and adapt quickly as we grow could only be achieved by taking a big step. Turns out, that step was only 3 blocks away, but it feels like it could be a world away and for all the right reasons.
Work started on the new space in the fall of 2018 concluding in February of 2019. Created with the help of Nehring Design, Phoenix Creative’s new offices showcase modern work stations featuring hand-crafted latticework that provides a sense of privacy while still allowing for spontaneous collaboration to help connect employees to each other and better serve the agency’s clients. A collection of private offices, collaborative spaces, and a more sophisticated photography studio augment the space providing improved functionality and flow for the changing agency.
We’ve been here a month, we moved in, got to work, and the space feels like Phoenix.