Varsity Spirit will open its new headquarters in downtown Memphis, TN.
The 65,000-square-foot space is on the corner of Keel Avenue and North Front Street in the Historic Snuff District. For the last 20 years, the company’s 50,000-square-foot headquarters has been in East Memphis’ Lenox Center at 6745 Lenox Center Court.
The new facility employs 170 local workers.
In a statement, the company said its relocated its headquarters for four reasons:
- Find a place that financially aligns with the organization’s goals;
- Build an office that would attract and retain talent;
- Be an active part of the community, add value to the community and be closer to two partners, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the Memphis Grizzlies;
- To create a presence in an area where Varsity Spirit can live out its mission of elevating student experiences;
“We are thrilled to be a part of the revitalization of this historic Uptown neighborhood,” said Bill Seely, president, Varsity Spirit. “As a Memphis-based company, we want to plug into the city, its schools, strategic partners, and play a role in helping move Memphis forward. This up-and-coming downtown location is the perfect home base for our spirited employees who embody our mission of elevating student experiences.”
Varsity Spirit is part of Varsity Brands, which owns BSN Sports and Herff Jones.