Genesco, the company behind the retail shoe brands Journeys, Johnston & Murphy and Schuh opened its new headquarters in Nashville, TN for 850 workers. 

“We put a tremendous amount of thought into how our new offices should function post-pandemic with a focus on growth, innovation, collaborative and creative workspaces,” said Vaughn in a statement. “We knew we wanted to stay local as our commitment to Middle Tennessee is clear. Our new offices enable us to do our very best work and build on our success by growing and strengthening our position as a footwear focused leader in both the footwear industry and our community,” said Genesco CEO Mimi Vaughn in article in Footwear News

“We designed our headquarters to allow us to our best work,” she said, adding that the light-filled space is full of energy and allows for the building of community and culture that enabled the company to “survive and thrive.”