What You Need to Know
- The firm will open its new headquarters on Nov. 1 in St. Petersburg, which is home to Raymond James and Dynasty Financial.
Ark Investment Management, which is led by Cathie Wood, says it is closing its New York office this month and moving its headquarters to St. Petersburg, Florida, where it will welcome staff on Nov. 1.
As part of the move, the company is planning to break ground on the Ark Innovation Center in the first quarter of 2022. The goal of the new facility, set to open in July 2023, is to bring “top talent” to the Tampa Bay area through support for entrepreneurs and tech startups.
“We are thrilled to relocate our corporate headquarters to St. Petersburg, Florida, as we believe the Tampa Bay region’s talent, innovative spirit, and quality of life will accelerate our growth initiatives,” according to to Wood.
Ark’s corporate operations will be based in downtown St. Petersburg at 200 Central, not far from the headquarters of Raymond James and Dynasty Financial Partners.