Lifeway Christian Resources has announced plans to relocate to Maryland Farms in Brentwood by year’s end.

According to a release, the company will operate from 46,000 square feet at 200 Powell Place. Terms of the lease and the cost to undertake the move are not being disclosed.

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Ben Mandrell

Currently, Lifeway is operating at the building, via lease, it previously owned in Capitol View in the North Gulch. In May 2021, Lifeway sold that building for $95 million (read more here).

“We look forward to being a part of the Maryland Farms community,” Lifeway CEO Ben Mandrell said in the release. “This will be an exciting area and a great space for our team to create and collaborate.”

The past few years have brought major change to the Nashville-based Christian media resources company. For example, and prior to selling its North Gulch building, in 2020 LifeWay officials launched a plan to cut between $25 million and $30 million in costs — a move that included layoffs — in response to the sales hit it took due to COVID-19.

Mandrell said Lifeway employees will continue to work remotely the majority of the time — both currently and once the new Maryland Farms space is finalized. They will visit the future office home primarily for collaborative work.

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200 Powell Place

“Lifeway has been a leader when it comes to remote-based work and redefining the corporate office,” he said. “We’ve moved from a corporate-headquarters mindset to a teaming-space mindset. Imagine an environment that feels more like a college student union than a corporate headquarters.”

Lifeway has operated in Capitol View since 2017.

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