Submitted by Dacon Corporation
Winchester, MA – Dacon has completed Gentle Giant’s new corporate headquarters, housing corporate offices and operations. The 15,000sf redesigned space includes employee seating for 80 department offices and communal areas. The new space will provide an optimized layout for operations and a call center while enabling long-term growth.
Begun in 1980 by Irish immigrant Larry O’Toole, Gentle Giant’s strategy rests in eliminating the inherent weaknesses within the moving services industry of logistical problems and emotional stress. Fundamental to Gentle Giant’s success is a culture-centric philosophy that develops human capital in the art of problem solving, and teamwork and communications, skillsets core to the firm’s niche of consistently solving moving needs.
With each move guaranteed to be 100% exceptional, its smooth and memorable client experiences result in an 80% repeat business rate. The firm currently employs 250 full-time Giants and has won awards for Boston Magazine’s Best of Boston nine times, Improper Bostonian’s award for Best Moving Company six times, BBB Local Torch Award of Excellence four times, as well as other accolades for top places to work, healthiest employer and corporate citizenship.
Each Giant comes with a three-fold commitment of accountable service, seasoned training and the ability to independently execute on a project. Today the firm operates in 11 states across the U.S., offering services in residential/commercial/piano moving, climate-controlled storage, packing, craning and specialty services.
Kevin Quinn, Dacon’s CEO said, “With their entrepreneurial culture and forward-thinking management, it is easy to see why Gentle Giant continues on a successful trajectory. We enjoyed creating an office environment reflective of their open culture and growth.”