Weebly to bring 250 new jobs to its new Scottsdale office
Weebly, a global service that lets everyone create a high-quality website that they are proud to share, has signed a 25,000-square-foot office lease in Scottsdale, Ariz. The office space will serve as the company’s North American customer operations headquarters to support its growing customer base.
Weebly’s expansion to Scottsdale will comprise a considerable impact on the city’s economy. The total economic impact over the course of the five-year lease term is estimated to be $256 million, according to an economic impact analysis provided by the City of Scottsdale.* The company plans to bring over 250 new positions to the city over the next three years, and will support more than two million customers from its Scottsdale office location.
“We’re extremely excited to open our new customer operations headquarters in Scottsdale. There is an amazing pool of quality talent in the area,” said David Rusenko, co-founder of Weebly. “With support from the city and the Arizona Commerce Authority, we’re looking forward to building a world-class team to support the success of our customers globally.”
The 25,000-square-foot space, located in the Galleria Corporate Centre at 4301 N. Scottsdale Road in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale, will allow Weebly to hire local talent to lead customer sales and support operations. Roles will include: customer sales and support specialists, team leaders, trainers, quality assurance and additional roles to be added in the near future. Each new employee will contribute to the company’s larger mission to help anyone easily start and build a business, website, blog or online store.
“The expansion of Weebly to Scottsdale was a collective effort by the city and our regional economic development partners to continue building Scottsdale’s software and technology sector,” said Scottsdale Mayor W.J. “Jim” Lane. “I am very pleased to welcome Weebly to Arizona and to Scottsdale.”
Every month, 175 million people visit over 20 million Weebly sites worldwide. In the U.S. alone, 33 percent of the total Internet population visits a Weebly site each month, up from 25 percent in 2013. With this expansion in Scottsdale, AZ, Weebly’s projected increase in customer satisfaction is paramount compared to other website building offerings.
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This article has been modified since its original post. The following footnote was altered from the original press release and has been reflected below.
*Economic impact assumptions are made in the Economic Modeling System (source: Applied Economics), and numbers are based on five years (term of the lease). Inputs into the model are estimates and do not represent exact measurements. The output model, like any modeling tool, reflects the assumptions that are used in the formulation. Accordingly, if some assumptions change (e.g., employment numbers), then the model results will also change.