AOL West Coast Headquarters

Palo Alto, California

AOL is an American global internet services and media company that is in the process of a major rebirth.

Howell Electric was selected to provide pre-construction services, electrical engineering, and electrical construction for AOL’s relocation to Palo Alto.

AOL’s new headquarters was aligned with a company-wide transition from a conservative corporate office to a bright new innovative place to foster the rebirth of the company.

This new facility features: large open ceilings with dramatic colors, expansive sightlines, modern furniture, and highly creative lighting. A large area of the facility has been set aside as rent free incubator space for small start-up companies to grow and intermingle with AOL engineers and employees.  The modern feel of this building has helped to recharge the entrepreneurial energy of the company.

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Project Details

  • Architect
    O+A
  • Engineer
    Howell Electric
  • Construction
    $8,200,000.00
  • Electrical
    $1,235,121.00


Special Features

  • 120,000 sf of Colorful Bright and Sleek Corporate Headquarters
  • Open Ceilings with Energy Efficient Pendant Hung Indirect Lighting
  • Multiple-phase Construction with Very Tight Construction Schedules

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