Tags:  Real Estate


Illumina is a life-science company that has been named one of the 50 smartest companies in the world by MIT. In spite of having dozens of leases around the world and a headquarters in San Diego, Illumina could not meet its space needs with annual growth exceeding 20%.

Find out how Illumina doubled building capacity and re-imagined its workplace with team space.


Team Space enables Illumina to cleanly create neighborhoods for more than 1:1 seating and capacity models. I can create a ratio to increase my density of capacity and assign all team members to that neighborhood. This is core to the success of implementing a Work Anywhere program… Team space also allows me to cleanly view the data and continue to forecast space utilization and projections.

Jenny Durbin, Sr. Manager Facilities Planning & Innovative Workplace

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By replacing the traditional one-desk-per-person model with a sleek shared environment managed by ARCHIBUS Team Space, Illumina transformed its workplace to achieve the following benefits.

  • Real Estate lifecycle extended 2-3 years
  • Building capacity more than doubled
  • Flexibility Reduces Operational Costs
  • Business Intelligence Forecasts Needs
  • Fosters productivity/collaboration
  • Competitive edge for recruiting/retaining talent

Illumina i3 Campus - Work Anywhere Project