Endurance IT Services to Build New Headquarters and Add 62 New Jobs in Virginia Beach

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Endurance IT Services, a Virginia Beach information technology services firm, has announced plans to more than double its workforce and build a new 15,000-square-foot headquarters facility. The company provides information technology including infrastructure services, IT staffing, IT consulting, project management and managed services for private-sector clients.

Endurance IT Services, founded in 2008 by Blake White, has purchased a two-acre site on Greenwich Road for the new headquarters location. Currently, the company has 52 full-time employees, and the expansion will include an additional 62 new jobs with average annual salaries of $85,000 to $95,000. The jobs include systems analyst, server engineer, network engineer, infrastructure engineer, project managers, fractional IT director, business development, business analyst and help desk engineer.

The company's growth has been remarkable, and it continues to receive awards including Best Places to Work in Hampton Roads and Best Places to Work in Virginia. It was also named on the 2016 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies.

The Virginia Beach Development Authority has awarded an Economic Development Investment Program grant in the amount of $105,000 based on the number of jobs created. Endurance IT Services will invest more than $1.3 million in real estate, fixtures and business equipment.

​"The growth of Endurance IT Services reflects the strength of our local technology workforce, which is critical as we continue to diversify our economy," said Virginia Beach Economic Development Director Warren D. Harris. "The skill sets demanded by companies today are more dynamic and complicated than at any time in history. The cities that are successful in building sustainable economies are those that that can compete globally for this talented workforce."

The mission of the Virginia Beach Department of Economic Development is to attract and retain national and international businesses to stimulate capital investment and create jobs. Virginia Beach is the most populous city in Virginia with a population of 450,000, and it is the 37th largest in the United States. It is recognized as one of the Best Run Cities in America by 24/7 Wall St. The Department of Economic Development received re-accreditation through the International Economic Development Council in 2012 and is one of only 50 economic development organizations in the world to have this recognition. It is listed among the Top Five Overall Mid-sized American Cities of the Future, Top 10 for Economic Potential and Top Five for Infrastructure by fDi magazine. CNNMoney.com ranked Virginia Beach as the Easiest Place to Start a Business and the 2nd Most Business-Friendly City in the country. For more information, visit www.yesvirginiabeach.com.

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