Liberty Mutual searching for workplace house in New Fort | Native Information



Liberty Mutual’s New Fort workplace could possibly be on the transfer.

With the Wilmington Street increase on the market, the corporate is seeking to relocate its present workplace workforce to a different location within the space all of the whereas persevering with to transition workers right into a work-from-home setting, in response to Glenn Greenberg, a spokesperson for the insurance coverage firm.

“As introduced in February, we transitioned our New Fort customer support and claims service name facilities to a digital setting,” Greenberg mentioned in an electronic mail to the Information, “ensuing within the transition of almost 340 workers to work-from-home.”

On the time of the announcement in February, Liberty Mutual has 620 complete workers working within the Wilmington Street facility. At the moment the constructing was put up on the market and 136 workers had been laid off after being decided they had been non-vital to the corporate’s future.

Greenberg mentioned the corporate expects the transition course of to a digital setting to be full in October.

“We additionally introduced the closing of a 68-employee central billing unit,” Greenberg mentioned of the businesses strikes early this yr. “That will even be accomplished in October, though 10 to 15 workers will stay within the workplace till November.”

Greenberg mentioned there isn’t any timetable for the sale of the constructing or the relocation of its remaining workplace workforce.

“For these New Fort workers not impacted by these bulletins, we’re actively searching for different house within the New Fort space,” Greenberg mentioned. “Our constructing is at present being marketed on the market; and though we wouldn’t have a timeline for any transaction, we do anticipate being totally vacant by the top of the yr.”

baddleman@ncnewsonline.com