Sprint Nextel Corporation which successfully operates Sprint the third largest wireless telecommunications network in the United States, with 52 million customers, only behind Verizon Wireless and AT&T Mobility. Its headquarters in Kansas are the impressive low-rise buildings, not skyscrapers like other leading companies in US. Let’s take some minutes to discover.
Sprint in Overland Park, Kansas are not skyscrapers but a “campus” of low-rise buildings where Sprint operates its headquarters and product testing labs. The campus designed by Hiller Architecture and based on a theme which Sprint dubbed the “University of Excellence” is across 200 acres of an almost rural-like landscape that includes an 8-acre lake and 6,000 trees. The Sprint’s headquarters was designed to accommodate 14,500 employees however, at this time, it houses 7,000 Sprint employees. At the time of the middle of 1990s when it was started for the first construction, Sprint’s Kansas campus became the largest building project in Midwest history and briefly was the largest building project in the world after Hong Kong’s Chek Lap Kok Airport opened in 1998.
Sprint Nextel Corporation’s headquarters are located in Overland Park, Kansas
The campus designed by Hiller Architecture in Princeton, N.J. is currently known as RMJM Hiller
The reason for naming Sprint’s quarters a campus is that the complex really looks like a university
The full-service Sprint Store is designed with a florist, a convenience store, a post office, an office supply shop, a dry cleaner, a pharmacy, and a credit union
The Sprint’s campus in Kansas City has four fountains…
…and a full gym with a basketball court, an indoor running track, a weight room, and cardio equipment
The image of the Winter Garden used for receptions and special events with the powerful air conditioning
This fantastic scene of Executive Briefing Center where executive conferences, meetings with partners and vendors, and Sprint’s technology and devices’ showroom take place
Sprint’s headquarters in Kansas
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