Anyone who has driven on the shoreway near downtown has come just a few feet away from a series of brick buildings that, in some cases, are just feet away from the road. What many people don’t know is that just a few feet from all those passing cars is a company helping doctors fight cancer insight a nondescript but wide open building.
“That’s actually what were were looking for,” said GenomOncology CEO Brad Wertz talking about the company’s new space.
He says GenomOncology was looking for a place where they could build a modern, start-up type office space.
From the street, First Energy Stadium is to the north, with the Flats, Warehouse District, and Public Square a short walk away in other directions.
“You start with a cool, comfortable, enjoyable place to work that we believe is highly productive, highly collaborative and you build out from there based on what you’re in the mood for,” said Wertz.
Wertz says the space is home base for Cleveland-based employees, a place to visit for the few employees who work remote, and allows the company to host clients in from out of town, after the coronavirus passes.
That’s all-important for a biotechnology company looking to attract all kinds of workers. Additional space on other floors gives the company options to expand in the future.
This article originally appeared in NewsChannel 5 on May 23, 2020.