Infusionsoft moving to Chandler, may hire hundreds

Phoenix Business Journal

Infusionsoft, a small business marketing software development company, is planning a move to Chandler with the possibility of adding hundreds of jobs during the next two years.

Gilbert-based Infusionsoft plans to lease space in Allred Park Place in the Price Road corridor that has become a home to several tech companies, including eBay and Intel Corp. Intel Corp.Latest from The Business JournalsPortland No. 4 on high-tech cities list, bests Austin, NYCDenver, Fort Collins among Forbes’ 5 best places for businessSoftware Association of Oregon changes name, adds to boardFollow this company

The company said it did not receive any incentives from Chandler to make the move, but it did work with the city and the Arizona Commerce Authority Arizona Commerce AuthorityLatest from The Business JournalsSocial Madness enters second round with big leads, dogfightsSocial Madness: First-round voting ends todaySocial Madness first round features close races, blowoutsFollow this company on the plan.

“We invested a great deal of time in our search for the ideal home for Infusionsoft as we continue this next phase of explosive growth,” said Clate Mask, CEO and co-founder of Infusionsoft. “Chandler’s Price Corridor represents a budding center for tech companies and talent.”

The move will take several months as the company has to complete tenant improvements on the 86,000-square-foot headquarters, officials said.

Infusionsoft already has about 300 employees, and the company said it was looking for a facility that would be capable of accommodating up to 1,000. Although its growth stalled a little during the Great Recession, the company has been hiring again for the past year and its employee count has been growing at a rate of 15 percent per quarter.

“Infusionsoft is a perfect fit for Chandler and the high-tech, creative class workforce we continue to recruit,” said Chandler Mayor Jay Tibshraeny in a statement. “Collaborative partnerships are critical in this knowledge-based economy, and we know Infusionsoft will be a stellar addition to the technology hub being created in the Price Corridor.”

The company plans to create a headquarters that is equal to its current facility that includes a football field, basketball court, cereal bar, library and weight room.

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