Deloitte will bring 2,500 jobs to Arizona
Gilbert, Ariz.- Gilbert, Arizona is thrilled to welcome leading professional services organization, Deloitte, as it announces an expansion of its Arizona footprint with a new U.S. Delivery Center for technology solutions. The initial $34 million investment will result in the occupancy of 102,000-square-feet of space at The Commons at Rivulon, a development at Gilbert Road and the Santan Loop 202 freeway. The project is expected to generate 2,500 jobs in the Gilbert community over multiple phases.
“Gilbert is the perfect home for Deloitte as there are a multitude of opportunities for synergy between the world class organization and this community,” said Gilbert Mayor Jenn Daniels. “With the creation of these high-wage jobs, Deloitte will be one of the largest employers in Gilbert. This will not just benefit those in Gilbert but all of the Phoenix-metro area.”
“Deloitte is an organization that makes an impact that matters, with goals of serving the public interest, and helping lead the way toward a stronger economy and society. Just like in Gilbert, where we are focused on delivering services at the highest level to improve the lives of our residents and businesses,” said Gilbert Town Manager Patrick Banger. “Recently ranked as the best place to live, work and play in Arizona and the most prosperous city in the country, Gilbert’s commitment to our future perfectly aligns with Deloitte’s and we look forward to a long-term meaningful and collaborative relationship.”
Deloitte will be located in The Commons at Rivulon, a new multi-building creative office neighborhood now under construction along Rivulon Boulevard, which caters to technology, creative and collaborative tenants seeking large, open and flexible space in an integrated campus environment. The dedicated neighborhood features outdoor common spaces, access to walking paths, and nearby retail and restaurants. Rivulon provides excellent visibility and access to over 1 million people within a 30-minute commute.
“We are thrilled to welcome Deloitte to Rivulon,” said Brian J. Ellis, President and COO of Nationwide Realty Investors, owner and developer of Rivulon. “This announcement is reflective of tremendous ongoing efforts by the State and the Town of Gilbert to attract successful companies and quality jobs. Major employers want to be part of our best-in-class development in this thriving community.”
“Arizona has become a hub for technology and innovation,” said Sandra Watson, President & CEO of the Arizona Commerce Authority. “The large number of jobs created by Deloitte for this expansion shows confidence not only in the environment that fosters growth in the tech sector, but also the skilled and talented workforce Arizona can provide.”
“Deloitte’s expansion to Greater Phoenix highlights the regions tremendous assets and ability to meet the needs of one of the nation’s leading professional services organizations,” says Chris Camacho, president & CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council. “Their location in Gilbert allows Deloitte access to a robust and dynamic tech talent pool and supportive resources to enhance their current and future growth. We thank them for their investment and wish them continued success.”
To learn more about Deloitte, please visit www.Deloitte.com.
About Gilbert, Arizona
Located in the southeast valley of the Phoenix metropolitan area, Gilbert, Arizona has a population of nearly 250,000 residents and is nationally recognized as the 22nd best place to live in the nation (CNN/Money Magazine, 2014); 2nd safest community in the nation (FBI Uniform Crime Report Data, 2016); Best City to Raise a Family in Arizona (WalletHub, 2017), and has the highest median income in the nation (WalletHub, 2016). For more information, follow Gilbert on Twitter (@GilbertYourTown), Facebook (Gilbert Town Hall) and Instagram (@GilbertYourTown) or visit www.gilbertaz.gov.
Rivulon, owned and developed by Nationwide Realty Investors, is a 250-acre mixed-use development located at the corner of Gilbert Road and AZ 202 in Gilbert, Arizona. When fully complete, the $750 million business district will include 3 million square feet of Class A office space, +/-100,000 square feet of retail and restaurants, and hospitality uses. For more information visit: www.rivulon.com
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