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MVP Healthcare
Headquarters Renovation

Schenectady, NY

Following the modernization of MVP’s C-Suite project, C2 was retained to provide architectural design services for the remaining seven-floor headquarters. The project included the renovation of the lobby and visitor area, parking garage entry, mailroom, companywide departments relocations from the first-floor to seventh floor, addition of a cafeteria and fitness center improvements.

Over the course of a year, C2 met with various department heads and stakeholders for programming sessions to understand the current needs for each department and plans for future growth. The project was split into seven phases allowing the building to remain operational, reducing disruptions.

  1. Industry: Commercial

  2. Year Completed: 2017-2020

  3. Size: 7,118 SF

  4. Services Provided:
    Architectural design
    Construction drawings
    Construction Administration


  • Lobby
    • Security enhancements
    • Welcoming visitor area
    • Community based rooms
  • Bathroom Upgrades

  • Parking Garage Entry
    • Create a welcoming experience with branded visual appeal
    • Improved security access
  • Mailroom Update

  • First-floor Offices
    • Improved layout and floor plan
  • Floors 3-7
    • Improved layout and floor plans for departments
    • Consistent branded look throughout
    • Updated breakroom amenities 
    • Creation of huddle rooms to foster collaboration
    • Enhance natural light by reconfiguring offices with windows 
    • Board/Training Room Modernization
      • Technology upgrades with high-tech lectern
      • Mobile furniture can accommodate large community meetings in various seating arrangements
      • Floor-to-ceiling glass wall
  • Second Floor
    • Transform kitchenette/breakroom into full-service cafeteria 
    • Modify and expand existing fitness facility to include updated locker rooms with shower facilities


C2 focused on designing an enhanced use of existing spaces to create better working environments that promote collaboration. Improvements included modern technological upgrades, a focus on ergonomics, inclusion of energy-efficient lighting and establishing a consistent and fresh branded experience for MVP employees.