Clarivate Analytics plc, a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation, signed a 30,000 square foot lease at Chandler Viridian, located in the Price Corridor Employment Center in Chandler, Arizona. The company plans to employ approximately 150 people at this Class A office building.
The Chandler office will be one of three new Centers of Excellence, with the other locations in London and Malaysia. The operation in Chandler will include divisions from finance, administration, sales and customer service, along with several executive positions.
“We were looking for locations that allow us access to a wide talent pool, coupled with affordable living, flexible language skills and easy travel,” said Jerre Stead, Executive Chairman and CEO for Clarivate Analytics. “Chandler is an ideal location for our US-based Center of Excellence, and we look forward to starting to recruit local professionals. Here at Clarivate, people are key to our competitive advantage and the foundation of our success. We operate with total dignity, trust and respect for all. Anyone joining our team here will be joining a company that is solidly rooted on our values of aiming for greatness, owning our actions and valuing every voice.”
“Arizona is proud to welcome another company expanding in our state,” said Governor Doug Ducey. “Today’s news is another win for our booming economy, and we thank Clarivate Analytics for bringing more jobs and investment to Arizona.”
“Companies like Clarivate Analytics can choose anywhere in the world to locate a new Center of Excellence and we are thrilled that they chose Chandler,” stated Chandler Mayor Kevin Hartke. “We continue to see that our educated workforce, award-winning schools, and high quality of life are winning factors that are putting Chandler on the short list for projects like this.”
“For growing tech companies like Clarivate Analytics, people and place matter, and Arizona easily delivers the talent, strategic geographic location and excellent quality of life that global innovators are seeking,” said Sandra Watson, President & CEO of the Arizona Commerce Authority. “We’re very proud that following a competitive search, Clarivate chose Chandler as the location for its new U.S. Center of Excellence and we congratulate the company on its growth and success!”
“Clarivate Analytics' decision to place a Center of Excellence in Chandler further solidifies our region’s position as a place where businesses can thrive and scale operations seamlessly while recruiting personnel to fulfill a variety of roles,” says Chris Camacho, Greater Phoenix Economic Council President & CEO. “Their location in Chandler is surrounded by top talent and amenities that will enable their growth for decades to come.”