Scentsy Commons brings staff to one campus email@example.com HollyBeechMP Mar 29, 2013 (…) Submitted artist rendering Ever since a Meridian family started Scentsy out of an ocean shipping container on their farm in 2004, the company has continually outgrown its space.Now its local operations are being centralized on a 63-acre campus — known as the Scentsy Commons — near the corner of Eagle Road and Pine Avenue in Meridian. Six buildings are up, and the seventh, a six-story office tower, will be complete at the end of this year. Employees will move out of rented space at the Portico building in Meridian and into the new tower at the start of 2014.The driving force behind the consolidation is bringing Scentsy staff together, Vice President of Facilities Brian Stewart said. Story continues below video × Advertisement “It gives our employees the opportunity to feel like they are proud of the place that they work, they enjoy the place that they work, it gives them certain amenities they might not find at other places, as well as it ties all of us back together,” he said.Those amenities include a cafeteria, dining room and a small museum for Scentsy memorabilia.The 167,995-square-foot office tower — almost three times Scentsy's space at the Portico building — also gives the company room for growth, Stewart said. With three different brands and revenue of $535 million in 2011, room for growth is not a bad idea.The company’s success impacts other parts of the city. Meridian Mayor Tammy de Weerd has mentioned Scentsy development in her last three annual reports. When looking at the city’s building permit records, you can see why — from 2010 to 2012, 12 building permits involving Scentsy came to a total of about $37.9 million.Along with that, Scentsy strives to hire local contractors and architects, Stewart said“Those construction dollars are staying right here in the Valley, for the most part,” he said. Tags Scentsy Amenities Tower Portico HollyBeechMP Follow HollyBeechMP Close Get email notifications on HollyBeechMP daily! Your notification has been saved. There was a problem saving your notification. Whenever HollyBeechMP posts new content, you'll get an email delivered to your inbox with a link. Email notifications are only sent once a day, and only if there are new matching items. Save Manage followed notifications Follow HollyBeechMP Close Followed notifications Please log in to use this feature Log In Don't have an account? Sign Up Today Comments Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK. Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person. Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article. Latest E-Edition Meridian Press Read the latest edition of the Meridian Press in our e-edition format, which combines the familiarity of the printed-paper format with the convenience of reading on your phone, tablet or desktop computer from anywhere. Issues prior to August 18, 2016 YouReport This is your chance to be the reporter. Tell us what's going on with you, your kids, and your community. Share your child's latest achievements, talk about that pothole that never gets fixed, or just speak your mind on what is happening in your community. Submit Your Articles Share the news that is important to you and your community. Post articles about local events, sports teams, community organizations, and more! Submit Your Photos Do you have a great local photo that you want to share with the world? Add it here!