May 25, 2024

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West Fargo OKs tax exemption for program company that expects to bring hundreds of employment

WEST FARGO – A software business programs to carry hundreds of work below when it opens a new headquarters along 26th Avenue and Seventh Street East.

Evolution 1 generates cloud-dependent program for corporations these kinds of as Discovery Added benefits and U.S. Financial institution. It also marketplaces program in the health and fitness care field, these kinds of as assistance products and services for deductible well being programs and health and fitness cost savings accounts.

The company first established up shop in West Fargo five yrs back with two staff customers. It now employs 120 complete-time personnel and has offices in two Fargo destinations.

In a letter to the city, Evolution 1 Vice President of Administration Lloyd Nelson mentioned the new area will provide as the firm’s throughout the world headquarters.

On Monday, the City Fee accepted the company’s application for a five-calendar year assets tax exemption on a new 40,000-square-foot growth, which Evolution 1 estimates will price tag $7 million to $8 million to construct.

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The task will utilize about 150 building staff for the duration of the a person-year venture. Tim Solberg, senior planner for the town, stated Monday that when the setting up opens about 150 to 200 staff will be utilized there, a range envisioned to grow to 300 within just 5 decades.

Nelson explained the creating web-site will enable for potential growth. He said an addition of up to 16,000 sq. feet with home for up to 500 workforce would be available.

“Furthermore, the website is large more than enough that if our development continues above the study course of the upcoming 10 a long time, we would have the ability to erect a second setting up on the very same campus location,” Nelson wrote to the metropolis.

Evolution 1 claims the corporation provides salaries among $30,000 for every 12 months for entry-degree positions to $100,000 for a seasoned application developer.

Nelson wrote in the letter that the enterprise strategies to transfer into the new making by spring 2015.

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