Samaritan's Ft Pronounces Buy of Worldwide Headquarters Constructing With Plans to Launch Interactive Shoezeum Expertise in Charlotte, NC


Humanitarian group Samaritan’s Ft publicizes the acquisition of their new worldwide headquarters, situated at 4808 Chesapeake Dr., Charlotte, NC, 28216. The 74,135 sq. toes of workplace, warehouse, and volunteer engagement area sits on 15.86 acres of land on the Westside Alternative Zone of Charlotte. Samaritan’s Ft closed on this property on June 30, 2021, for roughly $6.44 million.

Building has begun to arrange the worldwide headquarters to include the next in Part I: essential workplaces for workers primarily based within the U.S., elevated warehouse area to course of and ship footwear globally, expanded volunteer engagement heart, rentable assembly and occasion areas, and the Samaritan’s Ft interactive ShoeZeum introduced by Sanford Well being (an academic immersive expertise obtainable to most people). Future plans for the headquarters embrace: The Samaritan Management Institute, an innovation and enterprise incubator area, and extra co-working and rentable occasion areas.

“The monumental progress of Samaritan’s Ft during the last a number of years is showcased by the acquisition of our new headquarters facility. This is a crucial step within the subsequent section of the group. The enlargement permits us to work extra effectively in direction of our imaginative and prescient and amplify our dedication to making a world with zero shoeless folks, whereas additional activating an ethos of company and neighborhood service within the metropolis to assist our constituents serve in a larger capability. We’re thrilled to carry this thrilling new facility to the neighborhood of Charlotte, our home-base the place the group started 18 years in the past,” stated Manny Ohonme, President, CEO, and Co-Founder, Samaritan’s Ft.

The extra area within the new headquarters permits the group to undertaking a 60% enhance in footwear distributed over the following 5 years, simply in america alone, and ship over 1 million footwear worldwide yearly. This elevated affect additionally permits the group to broaden workers. So far, Samaritan’s Ft has served over 8.3 million folks throughout 108 international locations, 450 U.S. cities, and 43 U.S. states.

The group was capable of buy this constructing via a $5 million lead reward from Sanford Well being primarily based in Sioux Falls, SD, with matching items from different native and nationwide companions via an ongoing capital marketing campaign that outlines three essential methods to scale the worldwide affect of the group: enhance operational capability within the U.S., maximize effectivity in international supply, and broaden experiential training.

“It is laborious to imagine simply 18 years in the past we have been working out of our storage within the Ballantyne space of Charlotte. We’re excited to see how this new facility results in larger affect, as a result of that represents extra wants met worldwide,” stated Tracie Ohonme, Govt Vice President and Co-Founder, Samaritan’s Ft.

The anticipated ribbon chopping for this new constructing is Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021, with Part 1 initiatives accomplished.

For extra data: Trish Kriger, tkriger@samaritansfeet.org, 704-512-1320

Supply: Samaritan’s Ft Worldwide