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Big Hit HQ heading to central Seoul

July 03,2019
Big Hit Entertainment, the agency behind boy band BTS, said Tuesday that it plans to move into a new 19-story office building in central Seoul next May in accordance with its business expansion plan.

Big Hit and its affiliates will lease an entire building with 26 floors, including seven below ground, whose construction is to be completed in the Yongsan District, central Seoul by the end of this year, the company said.

“The office relocation has been planned in line with the company’s rapid personnel and facility expansion. The new building will serve as a stronghold for its growth into a leading global enterprise,” the company said.

Big Hit, which was established by producer Bang Si-hyuk in 2005, has achieved remarkable expansion due to the success of BTS. The company is currently headquartered on a single floor of an office building in Daechi-dong, southern Seoul.

In March, the company and CJ ENM set up a 7 billion won joint venture, named BELIFT LAB Inc., which specializes in fostering K-pop idol groups.