Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Expands in Boston Area | Financial Buzz

Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Expands in Boston Area

The Elevator and Escalator Division of Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc., headquartered in Cypress, California, is pleased to announce its expansion in Greater Boston. Due to growth in the area and new projects with WS Development in the Seaport neighborhood, the Elevator and Escalator Division is growing its Boston footprint and has also moved offices to Woburn, Massachusetts to better serve customers.

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Render of 400 Summer Street in Boston’s Seaport neighborhood. Photo courtesy of WS Development.

Render of 400 Summer Street in Boston’s Seaport neighborhood. Photo courtesy of WS Development.

Mitsubishi Electric was recently selected by WS Development, one of the largest privately-owned retail development firms in the country, to install elevator systems in its latest Boston Seaport project at 400 Summer Street. The 625,000-square-foot building will be home to Foundation Medicine, which will occupy 580,000 square feet office and lab space and will also host 30,000-square feet of neighborhood retail. The project is currently under construction, with occupancy expected in 2023.

“WS Development is very pleased to partner with Mitsubishi Electric on our elevator operations at the new, state-of-the-art 400 Summer Street building in Boston’s Seaport. We have great respect for Mitsubishi Electric’s expertise and capabilities, making them the ideal partner for this project,” said Katherine Sumner, senior property manager, Seaport at WS Development.

“We’re thrilled to expand our presence in the Boston area and partner with WS Development on 400 Summer Street,” said Mike Eden, director, eastern region, Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Elevator and Escalator Division. “We worked closely with the team to see how Mitsubishi Electric could deliver the best product suited for their requirements. Ultimately, there was agreement that Mitsubishi Electric offered the optimal elevator system for the project. We hope this collaboration is the first of many.”

Other Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Elevator and Escalator Division office locations include Cypress (CA), Oakland (CA), Dallas (TX), San Diego (CA), Seattle (WA), Honolulu (HI), Las Vegas (NV), Chicago (IL), Washington, DC, Tampa (FL) San Francisco (CA) and Nashville (TN). For more information about Mitsubishi Electric elevators and escalators, visit

About Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Elevator and Escalator Division

Headquartered in Cypress, California, Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Elevator and Escalator Division sells, installs, modernizes and services elevators and escalators. The division is recognized as an industry leader in product quality, reliability, and preventative maintenance programs. Quality in Motion® is inherent in the division’s best in class products and people. Quality is at the division’s core. The products differentiate themselves through the smooth ride, leading edge technology and unmatched reliability. The commitment continues over the life of the product through the division’s intensive service program that maximizes uptime of vertical transportation. Additional information is available at or 714-220-4700.

In addition to elevators and escalators, Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. group companies’ principal businesses include cooling and heating products, semiconductor devices, automotive electrical components, factory automation products and services, electric utility products and large-scale video displays for stadiums and arenas. Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. group companies have 38 locations throughout North America with approximately 4,000 employees.

About Boston Seaport:

Culture, industry and community converge making Boston’s Seaport district a dynamic and vibrant area that has quickly emerged as one of the most exciting neighborhoods and destinations in the country. Seaport is currently Boston’s single largest development project. WS Development is transforming 33 acres of waterfront land with a carefully selected mix of residential, hotel, office, retail, entertainment, civic and cultural uses, and public open space across the district. Combining the best of historic and modern-day Boston, Seaport is positioned to become the destination for fashion, culture, arts, dining and entertainment, and technology and life sciences, expanding Boston’s position as one of the top cities in the world. For more information visit, follow Boston Seaport on Facebook, and @SeaportBos on Instagram and Twitter.

About WS Development:

Massachusetts-based WS Development is a mixed-use developer with a singular mission: creating places people want to be. With an approach that values art, science, innovation and, above all else, people, WS strives to engage each community it serves with best-in-class installations and activations. Established in 1990, WS is a vertically-integrated company that conceptualizes, owns, operates and leases more than 100 properties that range from cutting-edge urban spaces to lifestyle and community centers. With over 20 million square feet of existing space and an additional five million square feet under development, it is one of the largest privately-owned development firms in the country. For more information, visit, call 617.232.8900 or follow WS Development on LinkedIn.


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