Targeted Metrics, an information and services company, has selected Kansas City for its headquarters and sales operations center, making a $5.8 million capital investment and creating up to 535 new jobs during the next two years.
“We were impressed with Kansas City from day one of our location search,” said Mike McGuire, director of Targeted Metrics, in a written statement. “The Kansas City market offers us a tremendous growth opportunity plus access to an existing available skilled workforce that values high productivity.”
Targeted Metrics evaluated multiple locations across the United States before selecting the Kansas City region. The company will initially lease 15,000 square feet at 1504 NW Vivion Road. During the next two years, it plans to expand to 60,000 square feet. The company plans to hire 100 percent of its employees in Kansas City.
“The Kansas City area is getting major buzz across the United States as a great metropolitan community where companies like Targeted Metrics can hire and attract talented people,” said Bob Marcusse, president and chief executive officer of the Kansas City Area Development Council, in a written statement. “It’s important for our region to offer a wide variety of sustainable career opportunities at all professional levels to grow a balanced economy.”