VF Outdoor announced yesterday that it opened its new corporate headquarters in Alameda’s Harbor Bay business park. The 160,000 square-foot location is home to brands such as The North Face, Jan Sport and lucy.
The plans for the locating the headquarters in Alameda have been in the works for at least two years. The company says the 14 acre campus employs more than 470 people and includes a fitness center with outdoor training area, an on-campus bike shop, and a community vegetable garden that will supply an onsite cafe.
Further, the company says the campus was built in accordance with LEED Gold standards and that it generates one-hundred percent of its expected electricity needs with solar panels and wind turbines.
VF Outdoor is a subsidiary of VF Corporation.