Huge -- World Renowned, Full-Service Digital Strategy And Branding Agency -- To Join Union Market's Creative Community By Inking Deal For 12,000 Square Feet In Maurice Electric Building (500 Penn Street NE.)
Creative Economy Anchor Joins the Union Market District
Oct 8, 2015
WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Huge, a full-service digital and design firm headquartered in Brooklyn, NY with offices worldwide, announced it will open a new office at Union Market's Maurice Electric Building located at 500 Penn Street NE. This deal furthers Union Market's overall commitment to cultivating an unprecedented creative community in DC. Huge joins a host of other creative companies housed at Union Market including software startup Venga, Good Fight Media, Dolcezza's corporate headquarters, cross-cultural advertising agency Sensis, the studio of renowned sculptor John Dreyfuss, as well as, the 40 local small businesses at the Market.
"We've been in DC for nearly 3 years and have already outgrown our current space. It was important to us to choose a new home in a vibrant, developing neighborhood that is emblematic of DC's growing creative community," said Kate Watts, Managing Director of Huge's Washington, DC office. "As a creative agency, we take great pride in fostering a forward-thinking culture that focuses on making great work and Union Market is the perfect fit for us as we continue that pursuit."
Union Market District, rooted in commerce, has become a job creation hub where businesses launch and scale.
"Huge is a significant addition to the Union Market District. It is an international company that is unique for DC and it chose to expand its DC presence at Union Market because of the creative community that is being cultivated in this district. With the Maurice Electric office space, we have been successful in bringing the creative intellect of DC together and giving them a broader community within which to scale their vision," said Jodie McLean, CEO of EDENS.
Huge was founded in the DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn in 1999, and now employs close to 1,200 individuals across 12 offices worldwide. Some of Huge's clients include Google, Morgan Stanley, Kohl's, Gucci, Nike, EA Sports, Lexus and American Express, to name a few. The Agency is part of the Interpublic Group of Companies.
ABOUT UNION MARKET Union Market, located a short walk from the NoMa/Gallaudet metro, is a 45-acre district that is planned for over 7 MSF of space. EDENS has a clear vision to redevelop the district into one of DC's most vibrant, diverse and thriving neighborhoods—a living laboratory for a sustainable urban community. Since opening in September 2012, The Market at Union Market, the acclaimed food market with over 40 local artisans, now averages 15,000 visitors per weekend and has hosted over 400 events. For more information about Union Market, please visit www.unionmarketdc.com.
About Huge: Huge provides business strategy, design, marketing and technology services to some of the world's largest businesses and best-known brands. The company is known for successfully harmonizing user needs and business goals to create industry-changing digital experiences for its clients. Huge has offices based in the United States, Europe, Latin America and Asia, and is part of the Interpublic Group of Companies. For more information visit www.hugeinc.com.
SOURCE Union Market
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