Christian Retailing

NEWSLETTERS Current Issue Zondervan to relocate offices within Grand Rapids
Zondervan to relocate offices within Grand Rapids PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jeremy Burns   
Friday, 23 August 2013 01:03 PM EDT

MarkSchoenwaldNew-WebHarperCollins Christian Publishing announced today the relocation of its Zondervan publishing offices to a new building less than five miles from its current headquarters. This transition echoes Zondervan’s previous commitment to remaining in Grand Rapids, Mich., where the company has been based since its 1931 founding.

The publisher signed a multi-year lease as the new building’s sole occupant, and will begin retrofitting plans for its new home immediately. Construction is expected to begin in the fall.

Zondervan moved into its current offices in 1992, and shares the building with the corporate headquarters of Family Christian Stores. An earlier report indicated that Family plans to stay in the building.

“Our commitment to have a presence in Grand Rapids remains strong, and this new location will bring new opportunities for the future,” said Mark Schoenwald, president and CEO of HarperCollins Christian Publishing. 

The publisher’s current lease will expire Jan. 31, 2014. In July, the company notified its employees that it would not be renewing its lease.

 

In this current issue:

Deadline for CR's Best awards closes in

News image

Voters for Christian Retailing's Best awards have only one more...

READ MORE

David C Cook taps new vice president and publisher

News image

Executive Publisher Verne Kenney has announced that Kyle Duncan, a...

READ MORE

Christian Brands makes Universal Designs its latest acquisition

News image

The Universal Designs Company of DeLand, Florida, has become the...

READ MORE

B&H Publishing announces ‘Gospel for Life’ partnership with ERLC

News image

B&H Publishing Group and The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission...

READ MORE

CLI reaches milestone in service to prisons

News image

Since its founding in 1996, Christian Library International has helped...

READ MORE

LifeWay finds buyer for downtown Nashville campus

News image

Uptown Nashville LLC has come under contract with LifeWay Christian...

READ MORE

Voting deadline nears for Charisma's Best Awards

News image

Time is winding down on the voting period for Christian...

READ MORE

LifeWay pulls ‘Heaven visitation’ books from shelves

News image

Adhering to the 2014 Southern Baptist Convention resolution on “the...

READ MORE

Organizations partner to ‘Ignite’ church resource marketing program

News image

Send The Light Distribution, a leading distributor of products serving...

READ MORE

David C Cook author succumbs to breast cancer at 38

News image

Less than a week after her book The Hardest Peace...

READ MORE

Loyal customer sparks re-opening of Virginia Christian bookstore

News image

The closing of Rainbow Parable Christian Bookstore in Colonial Heights,...

READ MORE

IVP author wins Templeton Prize

News image

IVP author Jean Vanier has been awarded the Templeton Prize,...

READ MORE
100%
-
+
0
Show options

a