141 new jobs coming to Chandler - Tucson News Now

141 new jobs coming to Chandler

CBS 5 News CBS 5 News
CHANDLER, AZ (CBS5) -

A world leader in Global Positioning Satellite devices is expanding its operations in Chandler and seeks to fill 141 jobs over the next three years, the city announced Tuesday.

The new positions at Garmin include software and product development jobs.

"These are the elite technology jobs, and employees in this industry can choose to live anywhere," said Mayor Jay Tibshraeny. "You have to have an excellent community and sense of place in order to attract and retain companies like Garmin."

The company also said it will construct a 60,000-square-foot building in the Chandler Corporate Center where it has leased space for the past five years.

The Chandler office will help support Garmin's software engineering needs, including aviation, automotive OEM and desktop applications.

Chandler was selected over several other states in a highly competitive process.

Garmin has expanded three times at its current location near Chandler and McClintock and has selected LGE Design Build as its contractor for the LEED certified building.

Construction will begin late this summer with an expected completion in the first half of 2014.

Copyright 2013 CBS 5 (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved.

  • Local newsMore>>

  • Arizona Women's Golf wins national championship

    Arizona Women's Golf wins national championship

    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:31 AM EDT2018-05-24 09:31:41 GMT

    Arizona wins the third NCAA Women's Golf Championship in program history.

    Arizona wins the third NCAA Women's Golf Championship in program history.

  • Sunnyside graduates take different path to future goals

    Sunnyside graduates take different path to future goals

    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:08 AM EDT2018-05-24 05:08:35 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    There was a celebration on Tucson's south side Wednesday night as Sunnyside High's graduation ceremony sent 396 seniors off into the real world.

    There was a celebration on Tucson's south side Wednesday night as Sunnyside High's graduation ceremony sent 396 seniors off into the real world.

  • KOLD INVESTIGATES: Hospital in jeopardy

    KOLD INVESTIGATES: Hospital in jeopardy

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:41 PM EDT2018-05-24 03:41:10 GMT
    Chayse Vance was a young lady with an eye for art and a heart of gold, according to her family. She hung herself after a stay at the Sonora Behavioral Health Hospital, which has a shocking number of violations. (Source: Vance Family)Chayse Vance was a young lady with an eye for art and a heart of gold, according to her family. She hung herself after a stay at the Sonora Behavioral Health Hospital, which has a shocking number of violations. (Source: Vance Family)
    Chayse Vance was a young lady with an eye for art and a heart of gold, according to her family. She hung herself after a stay at the Sonora Behavioral Health Hospital, which has a shocking number of violations. (Source: Vance Family)Chayse Vance was a young lady with an eye for art and a heart of gold, according to her family. She hung herself after a stay at the Sonora Behavioral Health Hospital, which has a shocking number of violations. (Source: Vance Family)

    One Tucson hospital stands out in Arizona for its violations. Our investigative team logged and analyzed piles of data from the state department of health services to find out who's to blame and what's being done.

    One Tucson hospital stands out in Arizona for its violations. Our investigative team logged and analyzed piles of data from the state department of health services to find out who's to blame and what's being done.

Powered by Frankly