Weebly, a website creation firm, will establish its 25,000-square-foot North American customer operations headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona.
According to the Arizona Commerce Authority, Weebly’s expansion to Scottsdale will have a significant 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."
Its new headquarters, 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, including; customer sales and support specialists, team leaders, trainers, quality assurance and additional positions to be added in the future.
“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 Mayor W.J. “Jim” Lane. “I am very pleased to welcome Weebly to Arizona and to Scottsdale.”
“Globally-focused companies continue to choose Arizona to achieve their goals for growth, and our highly skilled and available workforce is among our key advantages attracting corporate investment and expansions to the state,” said Sandra Watson, President/CEO, Arizona Commerce Authority. “We thank Weebly for selecting Scottsdale to expand its operations, and are excited to see the company help more businesses across the U.S. connect with their customers and grow through Weebly’s innovative web and e-commerce platform.”
“It’s very fulfilling to watch innovative clients like Weebly expand to new locations throughout the country,” said Cushman & Wakefield Senior Director Jon Dishotsky, who leads Weebly’s brokerage team along with local Phoenix veterans Ryan Bartos and Matt Coxhead. “After scouting several markets, we were thrilled to secure a great expansion location at Galleria Corporate Centre. The space is not only centrally located in Scottsdale, but also part of a bustling 24-7 lifestyle center, a feature important to Weebly’s unique culture," said Bartos.