VW America consolidates brands in shift to new HQ

By RIZAL JOHAN | 28 October 2020

WASHINGTON: Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA) is relocating its US base in 2023 in a move to bring all its brands under one roof that would also improve efficiencies.

It has signed a lease as an anchor tenant in northern Virginia’s Reston Town Center development.

VWGoA currently leases multiple facilities in northern Virginia for 1,000 employees of the Volkswagen, Audi, Bentley, Bugatti and Lamborghini brands and VW Credit, Inc.

The under-construction building, located in the Reston Town Center mixed-used development, is part of a 1.1 million square foot office complex by Boston Properties.

The new development will have in-building parking with provisions for 300 electric vehicle chargers, a conference center and direct access to the newly built Silver Line of Washington’s Metrorail.

is working with Boston Properties on the features and design of the new space.

“A company focused on the future of mobility needs a future-proof workspace to match those ambitions,” said VWGoA president/CEO Scott Keogh.

“This space is designed from the start to be efficient, collaborative and bring our team under one roof so we can keep and attract top talent.”