California-based outsourced customer service firm TaskUs has selected downtown Albuquerque for its new Technical Operations and Customer Experience Center.
The California-based company, which provides outsourced customer service strategies and solutions to some of the world’s leading technology companies, will create 695 new jobs over the next five years.
TaskUs will also invest $9 million in the new downtown location. New Mexico beat out Utah, Nevada and Texas for the competitive expansion.
“We’ve made our state more competitive for jobs and investment and now we’re seeing the results – once again, we’re celebrating more jobs coming to downtown Albuquerque,” said Governor Susana Martinez.
“Through our relentless efforts to make New Mexico business friendly, we’re attracting new investments, creating new jobs and growing our economy.”
This announcement marks one of the most significant job creation projects in downtown Albuquerque.
TaskUs, a fast-growing technology firm, works with some of the world’s most exciting brands, including Eventbrite, MailChimp, Tinder and more.
In addition to its headquarters in Santa Monica, California, the company has offices in San Francisco, San Antonio, Dallas, and Austin, and internationally in Mexico and the Philippines.
At their Albuquerque location, TaskUs’ office will feature a market, lounge and recreation areas, and a subsidized gym for their employees.
“TaskUs is rapidly expanding across the globe. In the past two years, we have hired 2,000 teammates at our three locations in Texas. Today we are excited to announce that Albuquerque, New Mexico, will be our next domestic location,” said TaskUs CEO Bryce Maddock.
TaskUs plans to lease approximately 50,500 square feet of office space at 200 Third St. NW, located in the First Plaza Building at Third Street and Tijeras Avenue in downtown Albuquerque. The company plans to open in the first quarter of 2019.
The company’s expansion will be supported by the State’s Local Economic Development Act (LEDA) and Job Training Incentive Program. The State of New Mexico will provide up to $2 million in LEDA funding.
In addition, the City of Albuquerque will commit $1 million in local LEDA funding to the project, which is subject to approval by the Albuquerque City Council. – BPONewsDaily.com