Maugel Completes The CCS Companies HQ

CCS Norwood Exterior

CCS Norwood exterior

Norwood, MA – Maugel Architects has completed the 40,000sf interior renovation of The CCS Companies headquarters located in Norwood.

This is Maugel’s third project for The CCS Companies, a business process outsourcing organization.

On the first floor, Maugel designed a new lobby featuring floor-to-ceiling glass walls and a glass and stainless steel stair rail that maximizes light into the space. With a nod to sustainability, interior window frames and floor-to-ceiling glass from CCS’ previous location in Newton were incorporated into the design. The addition of a welcoming lobby and reception area, expanded restrooms, and multiple glass-wall conference rooms add sophistication to the space. In the open-area call center, low-profile workstation panels were used to maximize light and views to the exterior.

CCS Conference Room

CCS conference room

The executive office suite, board room, administrative offices, training room, and breakroom are located on the upper floor.

To give the entry a greater presence, Maugel designed a new clear anodized aluminum curtainwall highlighting the new interior stair and main entrance. The exterior stairs and ramp were replaced and refreshed with a new aluminum railing system.

Other team members include Equity Industrial Partners and Integrated Builders.

The new building, located at 725 Canton Street, previously housed multiple tenants who shared a dark common lobby, corridor, and stair. Maugel designed a three-floor renovation transforming the space into a modern, light-filled headquarters for CCS.


Prior Maugel CCS projects included a 130,000sf interior renovation at 9 Northeastern Boulevard in Salem, N.H. and interior improvements to the CCS facility in  Portsmouth, NH.

“The Norwood location was great, but the interior needed to be fully gutted. We selected Maugel Architects based on our experience working together on the Salem, NH property,” said Steven Sands,president of The CCS Companies. “I‘ve enjoyed renovating many buildings over the course of my career, but the Norwood project exceeded all expectations like none other and at an overall lower cost.”

“It was a pleasure to work with Steven and the team at The CCS Companies again. Steven always has a clear vision for each of his spaces with defined parameters for budget and schedule,” said Sarah Cormier, Maugel project manager for The CCS Companies. “His willingness to explore new ideas results in amenity-rich workspaces that have great style and comfort for the CCS employees.”

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