2018 Building Renovation – Imperatives and Opportunities

Transforming Hadley’s 1950’s structure to better meet the needs and expectations of 21st century clients and staff.


  • Become ADA compliant
    • Elevator
    • Accessible work and lunch spaces
  • Replace outdated mechanicals with efficient, modern systems
    • HVAC
    • Electric
    • Plumbing
Hadley's new building from side view


  • Design for visually impaired
    • Lighting
    • Navigation
    • Office size/layout
  • Design for innovation
    • Spaces to foster collaboration and creativity
    • Enhanced A/V production studio
    • Improved technology and telecommunications
Hadley's redesigned helpdesk

Construction is anticipated to last approximately 8 months. Join us for a grand reopening celebration in 2019!

Hadley's redesigned office

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