Jones & Bartlett Learning Expands into New Office Space in Burlington

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To accommodate its growing employee base, Jones & Bartlett Learning, a division of Ascend Learning, will be moving to Burlington, Massachusetts.

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We’re thrilled to not only be combining two current office locations into one larger space in Burlington, but to also maintain a strong and expanding employee presence in the Boston area.

To accommodate its growing employee base, Jones & Bartlett Learning – a division of Ascend Learning – will move July 30 from two office locations in Sudbury, Mass., and Maynard, Mass., to one new building in Burlington, Mass.

Jones & Bartlett Learning, whose corporate headquarters have been located in Sudbury since 1995, will occupy nearly 75,000 square feet and two floors of the six-story building at 5 Wall St. near Route 128 in Burlington. The company’s new location will include 11 conference rooms, covered parking, a fitness center and an onsite cafeteria. The new location also is conveniently located close to outdoor shops and restaurants. CUBE 3 Studio of Lawrence, Mass., designed the building space.

The original Jones & Bartlett editorial office was founded in the coastal community of Woods Hole, Mass., in 1983.

“We’re thrilled to not only be combining two current office locations into one larger space in Burlington, but to also maintain a strong and expanding employee presence in the Boston area,” said Ascend Learning CEO Rick Willet, who will have an office at the new location along with some other members of the Ascend Learning executive team. “This is an exciting time for Ascend Learning and JBL. The future is bright, and we’re positioned for continued growth in the future.”

JB Learning has grown by 7 percent over the last seven months alone, and is a strong and growing component of parent company Ascend Learning. Ascend Learning is a leading provider of technology-based educational, curriculum and assessment solutions for the healthcare industry and other vocational fields. It is renowned for delivering solutions that result in higher-performing student results at a lower cost.

Ascend’s portfolio of companies consists of JB Learning, ATI Allied Health, ATI Nursing Education, Boston Reed, ClickSafety, ExamFX and the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM).

“We are delighted to welcome Jones & Bartlett Learning and Ascend Learning to 5 Wall Street, thereby completing the roster of high-quality, growing companies located at Burlington’s premier corporate green address,” said Scott Weiss, managing director of Commercial Development for The Gutierrez Company, owner of 5 Wall Street. “We look forward to Ascend and JBL’s continued success and supporting their growth into the future.”

About Jones & Bartlett Learning
Jones & Bartlett Learning, a division of Ascend Learning, is a world-leading provider of instructional, assessment and learning-performance management solutions for the secondary, post-secondary and professional markets.

JB Learning develops educational programs and services that improve learning outcomes and enhance student achievement by uniquely combining authoritative content written by respected authors with innovative, proven and engaging technology applications that meet the diverse needs of today’s instructors, students and professionals. Across a broad spectrum of fields ranging from public safety to Information System Security & Assurance, JB Learning’s educational technology solutions are revolutionizing how instructors teach and how students and professionals learn.

With the most up-to-date, authoritative content available from academia and industry thought-leaders, JBL is leading the way for educators, students and professionals to discover new educational and professional skill-development opportunities – enabling personalized learning, anytime, anywhere.

About Ascend Learning
Ascend Learning is a leading provider of technology-based educational, curriculum and assessment solutions for the healthcare industry and other vocational fields. It is renowned for delivering solutions that result in higher-performing student results at a lower cost, from nursing to health and fitness training to OSHA compliance training and insurance.

Ascend Learning’s family of companies consists of Jones & Bartlett Learning, ATI Allied Health, ATI Nursing Education, Boston Reed, ClickSafety, ExamFX and the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM).

About The Gutierrez Company
The Gutierrez Company provides a full range of real estate development services, including site selection, financing, master planning, design coordination, project management and property management. Through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Gutierrez Construction Co., Inc., the company also provides complete, pre-construction consulting, construction management and general contracting services.

The Gutierrez Company has developed nearly 10 million square feet of office, R & D, retail, residential and industrial space in suburban Boston and southern New Hampshire for various regional, national and international clients and tenants. It currently owns and manages a building portfolio of almost four million square feet of space and land to develop, and up to an additional 11 million square feet of space.

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