GoDaddy to build tech center, add jobs in Tempe
The tech company GoDaddy
unveiled plans to build a 150,000 square-foot building in
CEO Blake Irving said many of his company’s 11 million customers are small businesses.
“We’re the guys who are helping
little tiny businesses take their idea from a spark to a real honest to
The company employs about 2,600 people in the
GoDaddy will get $1.5 million in incentives from the state if it creates the 300 jobs and makes $27 million of capital investment in the project over a three-year period. They're also eligible for up to $9,000 of job training incentives for each job.
Governor Jan Brewer said the announcement
“Obviously, a world-class
company like GoDaddy could choose to expand anywhere. They chose
It was the governor’s fifth jobs announcement this year.