The Boston Metro is home to an array of dynamic tech companies. Wayfair is one such company, an e-commerce retailer accounting for 2.25 billion dollars in sales during 2015. Boston.com recently published a great article about Wayfair, and were sharing highlights that illustrate why having a Boston Metro location can be an advantage to your business!
1. A well-educated talent pool. Wayfair’s CEO, Niraj Shah, says that he looks for four key traits in employees:
- Quantitative – analytical
Shah likes employees who can think creatively, come up with ideas, and then objectively review results using metrics and factual analysis. He points out that tech companies in Silicon Valley aggressively hire the best talent as a competitive strategy.
The Boston Metro is home to a well-educated, diverse workforce, thanks to our world-class colleges and universities. Having a large talent pool to draw from enables companies like Wayfair to grow quickly, while fostering innovation.
2. An entrepreneur culture. Boston has ranked at the top, or near the top, of cities with the most venture capital invested per capita in the U.S. for several years. Startups can be found virtually everywhere in the Boston Metro. While not all startups succeed, many of them, like Wayfair, have grown into successful companies with a global presence.
3. A diverse economy. Boston enjoys a mix of thriving industries, including healthcare and biotechnology, academia, manufacturing, scientific and technical companies, financial services, hospitality services, consulting and much more. This enables businesses to find employees with experience in just about any field of endeavor. It also keeps our economy from becoming over-dependent on any one sector, which helps our area withstand the peaks and valleys of global economic conditions.
There are just a few reasons to make the Boston Metro your home for business! Ready to begin, relocate or expand your company? Team up with an experienced commercial real estate broker at Jay Nuss Realty Group, LLC! Whether you are thinking of buying or leasing Boston Metro commercial real estate, we can help you find the ideal property. Please contact us today for expert guidance!