BELOIT, Wis. — AccuLynx has moved into 21,000 square feet of newly redeveloped office space in Beloit, Wis., as the company tries to keep pace with its expanding customer base.
“The good part of success is that you outgrow your office,” said Richard Spanton Jr., president and CEO of AccuLynx. “We’re so excited about what this new space will mean for us in terms of future expansion and in continuing to acquire the best developers in the country.”
AccuLynx, in conjunction with Beloit-based Hendricks Commercial Properties, chose the Ironworks redevelopment site, transforming a previous manufacturing location into a fun, funky tech space designed, in part, to draw first-rate IT talent.
“The best developers mean the best software. The goal has always been to bring the very best product to the marketplace … to save time, money and headaches for specialty trade contractors. This new space gives us the room and resources to continue to do that as we grow,” Spanton said.
AccuLynx cloud-based business management software is designed to give specialty trade contractors a faster and better way to run their small businesses, from lead development to customer relationship management, project management to production scheduling, financial tracking to business analysis.
A formal ribbon cutting event will be held in May once all finishing touches on the space are complete.
Spanton has a personal tie to the building itself, too.
“AccuLynx chose Beloit and the Ironworks location in particular because the vibe is the perfect fit for our fun, funky culture,” he said. “I am also extremely proud that our new office is in one of the buildings my grandfather worked in for 40 years at the old Beloit Corp. It’s so exciting to be putting a new heartbeat in this unique historical building. I like to think the new voices and footsteps we bring will honor those of the men and women, like my grandfather, who worked here before us.”
According to the company, the new space features the original exposed heavy steel structure —a masonry exteriorwith modern amenities including high-efficiency LED lights and HVAC. It is designed to optimize natural light in an open, fun and attractive floor plan that includes a full kitchen, outdoor patio, shower facilities, game rooms and a slide for employees to take from the second floor.AccuLynx will relocate 30 employees from its current Headquarters in Rockton, Ill. The new space can accommodate an additional 70 people to keep pace with anticipated growth over the next three years.AccuLynx received aid from the WEDC as an incentive to move to Wisconsin.Working in conjuction with Hendricks Commercial Properties, the space was designed by Excel Engineering and builtby Corporate Contractors Inc.
“We are extremely pleased that AccuLynx selected Ironworks for their new headquarters. They are a progressive company with a proven track record of success and a limitless future. AccuLynx will bolster the IT cluster that is forming in Beloit and will bring much-needed living-wage jobs to this community. The new AccuLynx office space is just the next step in HCP’s plan to totally redevelop and transform the former Beloit Corp. complex that was once an obsolete, blighted building into a state-of-the-art facility that is the home to vibrant and growing manufacturing, engineering and IT companies,” said Mark Membrino, vice president of Hendricks Commercial Properties.
For more information, visit www.acculynx.com.