Zionsville/Boone County, IN: hc1.com announced that it will expand its Boone County headquarters, creating up to 175 jobs by 2019.The company said it will invest $2.5 million to lease and renovate an additional 9,466 square feet to expand its existing 16,626-square-foot headquarters in Northwest Technology Park at 96th Street and Zionsville Road.
The company, which moved into the building in February, expects the new space to be ready by the end of the year. The company has been on an expansion tear. In November, hc1.com said it would invest $1.4 million to grow in Indianapolis, creating 62 jobs. And, in 2010, the firm launched an expansion in Boone County, investing $321,250. The firm already has 93 employees, with most in Indiana, and is hiring additional software engineers, sales staff and other personnel.
A new partnership with Beckman Coulter Diagnostics is fanning the flames. The companies announced last month that the California-based equipment maker’s 400-person strong sales force will market hc1.com’s trademarked Health Care Relationship Cloud to its laboratory clients. The Indiana Economic Development Corp. offered hc1.com Inc. up to $3 million in tax credits and up to $100,000 in training grants based on the company’s job-creation plans.
The credits are performance-based, meaning the company only receives them once Hoosiers are hired. Boone County in cooperation with the City of Zionsville is contributing $50,000. FairWinds Advisors was retained to help with site selection and comparison, incentive negotiation and compliance.