By Oliver Staley – QZ.com – Image: Courtesy Automattic.
Automattic, the technology company that owns WordPress.com, has a beautiful office in a converted San Francisco warehouse, with soaring ceilings, a library, and a custom-made barn door. If you like the space, you’re free to move in. The office at 140 Hawthorne went on the market after CEO Matt Mullenweg came to the realization not enough employees used it.
By Ethan Baron – SiliconBeat.com – Photo Not Credited.
Automattic, the San Francisco firm that owns publishing-platform company WordPress, is selling its office, a converted warehouse on Hawthorne Street. The place has showers. It’s got a commercial kitchen. But few of Automattic’s 550 employees would show up for work, preferring to enjoy the comforts of home and coffee shops, according to a new report.
By FE Online – FinancialExpress.com – Photo Not Credited.
In a unique move, Automattic is closing its office in San Francisco in the US. Notably, Automattic is the owner of popular content management system (CMS) company WordPress. The company had decided to sell its state-of-the-art office citing that not enough staff were using it, according to a report.