Finance giant plays its cards right to master post-Covid workplace
Mastercard, with its employees top of mind, has renovated an 1888 building to give them a ‘one-of-a-kind’ hybrid space
Mastercard has remade a 19th-century building in Manhattan’s Flatiron District for the hybrid era of office work brought on by the global pandemic.
With the new offices, the payments giant will almost quadruple the size of its New York workforce to about 1,000 engineers, technology workers and other employees. As the site neared completion, it began rethinking the design of its meeting spaces amid the pandemic, with social distancing and the rise of remote work in mind.
It added telephone booths that allow workers to take video calls privately and designed new conference rooms that allow everyone, whether they’re in-person for a meeting or attending virtually, to be at eye level with each other...