AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Accruent, the world’s leading provider of physical resource management solutions, is expanding its global operations with a new office in New Orleans. Accruent will be hiring 65 employees in New Orleans this year, with staffing projections of up to 350 by 2020. Accruent will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on June 26 to celebrate the new office opening.
“Since 2012, New Orleans has led the nation in technology job growth, and we are pleased to continue this trend with the talent we need to support our strong acceleration in new technologies. We are bringing new jobs in software development, professional services, customer support, and administration,” said John Borgerding, CEO, Accruent. “Given the vibrant corporate community and tremendous growth opportunities, New Orleans became the clear choice for our next wave of expansion.”
“Our ultimate goal is not just to attract IT projects, but to create a digital media and software development sector, where our people have a diverse offering of opportunities to solve the challenges of tomorrow,” Governor John Bel Edwards said. “Accruent’s entry into New Orleans will create such opportunities, and we are excited to welcome this world-class team to Louisiana. Accruent’s investment in our state is a testament to the strength of our business climate and the commitment of local, state and regional partners to ensuring that companies thrive here.”
Accruent is the global leader in physical resource management ensuring that people and physical resources work together to achieve superior performance. Its cloud-based software and services enable organizations to optimize all stages of real estate, facilities and asset management with a broad depth of solutions spanning capital planning, lease administration, event management, maintenance management, engineering information management, and Internet of Things (IoT) monitoring and control. Accruent is growing rapidly and has a global reach with over 10,000 customers in more than 150 countries, and 40 business partners around the world.
“We’re thrilled that Accruent is opening an office in New Orleans,” said Mary Stebbing, Executive Director - Finance, Louisiana State University. “As a long-time customer, we appreciate Accruent creating new student employment opportunities and driving broader economic growth here in Louisiana.”
“Accruent’s expansion and growth mirrors that of the New Orleans technology community,” said Johnny Culpepper, Director of Accruent’s New Orleans office. “While our global employee base has grown 50 percent in the last two years, to more than 1,000 employees, we’re depending on New Orleans’ strong pool of technology talent to fuel our growth to the next level.”
In selecting New Orleans for the new office, Accruent worked closely with representatives from Louisiana Economic Development (LED), Greater New Orleans, Inc. (GNO), and the New Orleans Louisiana Business Alliance (NOLABA). Accruent serves several industries important to the New Orleans economy including healthcare, oil & gas and chemicals. Job postings will be available via Accruent’s website, as well as job boards such as WorkNOLA.
Accruent is a global software company that helps organizations achieve superior performance by transforming how they manage their physical resources. Its innovative, industry-leading cloud-based software and services enable organizations to optimize all stages of real estate, facilities and asset management, from capital planning through to IoT-based monitoring and control. With a proven track record across two decades, Accruent has created the only integrated SaaS-based framework and reporting platform for full lifecycle physical resource management. More than 10,000 global customers depend on Accruent solutions to drive out hidden costs, extend asset lifecycles, protect their brands, ensure compliance and deliver on the missions of their organization. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Accruent serves a wide range of industries in more than 150 countries around the world.