JLL today announced that it has represented cloud-based platform solutions provider Endurance International Group (NASDAQ: EIGI) in leases totalling 300,000 square feet of commercial office space. The space is leased across nine cities around the world and includes 67,000 square feet of office space (an entire second floor) within Papago Buttes Corporate Plaza, located at 1500 N. Priest Drive in Tempe, Arizona. It also includes 38,000 square feet of first class office space at Endurance’s corporate headquarters at 10 Corporate Drive in Burlington, Massachusetts.
Managing Director John Pierson and Vice President Keith Lammersen from the JLL Phoenix office represented Endurance in their Arizona lease. JLL’s Matt Daniels represented Endurance in all transactions worldwide, supported by Managing Director Brendan Callahan, Managing Director Brian Connolly, Vice President Brian Knies, and Associate DJ Goldberg.
“This is just the latest internet-based entity making a long-term commitment to Phoenix, thanks in large part to our exceptional workforce, creative office spaces and dynamic submarkets,” said Pierson. “Endurance’s Tempe location is a nice example of the creative, quality of life features that today’s high-tech businesses are looking for. Some of the project’s amenities include adjacency to a Phoenix Metro Light Rail stop, an on-site day care center, fitness facility, café and large multipurpose break room.”
“JLL is proud to be Endurance’s strategic partner during this exciting time of growth for the company,” said JLL’s Daniels. “We pride ourselves on understanding our client’s business and how the right real estate investments can help further their growth. For a high performing technology company like Endurance, we placed a priority on ensuring that the spaces they leased were efficient, high functioning and collaborative to support their corporate culture. We look forward to working together as the company continues to grow its global footprint.”
“We are pleased to have had such a strong partnership with JLL over the years,” said Endurance Chief People Officer Kathy Andreasen. “JLL is great at providing Endurance with excellent research and information on the markets and real estate issues that matter most to us. We look forward to working together as Endurance expands it presence in the United States and abroad.”
Endurance is a leading provider of cloud-based platform solutions for small and medium-sized businesses. It is the latest in a string of high-tech companies that, in the last 12 months, have relocated or expanded their presence in metro Phoenix. Among these are YELP, OutboundEngine, Weebly, Zenefits and ZocDoc.