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Seventh Generation finds new home
Leslie Wright
The Burlington Free Press

Burlington company to move into waterfront office

By Leslie Wright

Eco-friendly household-products maker Seventh Generation Inc. plans to move to a new development on Burlington’s waterfront early next year.

The Burlington company has signed a seven-year lease with an option for two five-year extensions for a 30,000-square-foot office at the Lake and College Redevelopment Project, said Melinda Moulton, head of Main Street Landing Co., on Monday.

Seventh Generation will be moving a few blocks away from its current operations, which are scattered among three offices in the Maple and Battery street area, said Jeffrey Hollender, the company’s chief executive officer and president.

About 50 employees will move to three floors of the Lake and College building, accounting for 60 percent of the office space available in the 110,000-square-foot project at the corner of Lake and College streets.

The $13.5 million brick building features several facades and a varied roof line that evokes the look of a European village. Construction started in 2003, with the grand opening set for July 3. The building includes a performing arts theater, two-screen cinema, offices and space for …