Florida company to bring 650+ new jobs to Magic Valley
Twin Falls, Idaho - Some good news for the City of Twin Falls, it looks like there's been a suitor found for the old Dell building on Pole Line Road and Blue Lakes.
For what has been called the "Dell" building, or ,the former “Dell” building, ever since the computer giant packed up and left town; will have a new name plastered on the front which has city officials happy.
City Economic Development Director Melinda Anderson bounded, "Elated, very excited, we are so excited about C–3 coming to our community to bring all these great jobs, yes completely elated."
Just as Dell did, C–3, a Florida based company, will run a call center and plans to hire more than 600 hundred people, with the possibility of hiring more than 1,000 says company CEO Richard Mondre
Mondre said, "What we do basically is we manage the customer service with very large fortune 500 or larger companies, we manage the customer care for these entities."”
Finding a company to take the place Dell left behind came as big news to a number of people in the Magic Valley at the same time meaning a lot at the state level, Idaho Department of Labor Director Rodger Madsen says it’s nice to get some good news.
Madsen said, "It's a big deal to have 650 new jobs, so it helps the unemployed the underemployed and its going to help all over."
Mondre says there are big plans for the call center and hopes to get in the building by august and fully operational before the end of the year.
"We want to make this one of our premier centers."
C–3 and the urban renewal agency signed a memorandum of understanding which will eventually lead to a lease agreement.