Since 1905, the world of business has revolved around Detroit’s internationally recognized landmark, the Penobscot Building. Now, this timeless 47-story landmark stands as a proud symbol of the future. Strategically positioned in the very center of Detroit’s revitalized business, cultural, sports and entertainment districts, The Penobscot is perfectly suited to satisfy a diverse range of corporate needs. Above all, The Penobscot Building represents an extraordinary value for today’s savvy decision makers.

Decorative pavers lead pedestrians to the Building’s imposing four-story entrance archway on Griswold Street. Sweeping bronze and glass revolving doors open to the impressive lobby. The Building’s one-of-a-kind decorative friezes and carvings have been carefully preserved. Many of these museum-quality decorations, sculptured in granite, recall the Penobscot Indians for whom the structure is named.

High-speed elevators efficiently transport tenants and their visitors to the office floor of their choice. Here, marble-lined corridors and rich mahogany woodwork set a sophisticated tone for business.

The Penobscot Building serves as the fiber-optic hub for the entire Detroit area, assuring the fastest and most dependable telecommunications including voice, data and video transmission. In addition, Building occupants have access to a fully equipped state of the art global conferencing center and an on-site training center that can accommodate up to 100 participants (Smart-Detroit).

The Penobscot Building provides a dynamic location at the epicenter of Detroit’s vibrant commercial district. This exceptional full-service office environment offers a wide variety of on-premise retail shops, restaurants and other convenient services. Helpful merchants also provide a multitude of business support resources to meet the demands of today’s business occupants. A branch of the U.S. Post Office and express shipping providers are located within the Building to facilitate the delivery of printed materials.

On-site management and maintenance professionals ensure a consistently high-equality business setting. Pro-active maintenance strategies with an eye on the future keep operating systems running smoothly on a daily basis. Most importantly, Building occupants know they can count on prompt, attentive response to their needs at any time.

Security measures at The Penobscot Building include professionally trained Building Ambassadors plus a sophisticated video monitoring system. Ample, convenient parking lots and covered decks provide an added benefit that enables occupants to concentrate on the business at hand.

The Penobscot Building offers unmatched access and identity in Detroit’s premier location. Yet this landmark office address is among the most cost efficient in the entire metropolitan market. Traditional or contemporary office suites are available with first-class appointments that represent the latest materials, finishes, lighting and color palettes. Virtually any custom option may be accommodated to satisfy your exact specifications. Traditional and contemporary space is available, from Smart Detroit Executive Suites with comprehensive support services to full floors ranging from 26,000 square feet to 38,000 square feet. Multiple contiguous floors may be assembled to provide over 100,000 square feet of space. Whatever your needs, our on-premise leasing professionals can match your company’s facility requirements with custom-designed space. The Penobscot Building can efficiently provide your business with the flexibility, creativity and support to create offices that truly reflect your company’s unique image and style.

Downtown Detroit is enjoying the most dynamic growth in decades – more than $5 billion of new development has taken shape over the course of the last three years. Deeply routed in the city’s proud heritage, the freshly enhanced Penobscot Building is perfectly positioned for companies who want to center their businesses for the future. There is an unfaltering reasoning in choosing to office in an urban setting that inspires success.




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