City of Chandler and Clarivate Analytics announce new Center of Excellence

Feb. 21, 2020
Chandler Viridian

The City of Chandler today announced that Clarivate Analytics plc, a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation, has signed a 30,000 square foot lease at Chandler Viridian, located in the Price Corridor Employment Center at 3133 W. Frye Road. Clarivate expects to employ approximately 150 people at this Class A office building.

“Arizona is proud to welcome another company expanding in our state,” said Governor Doug Ducey. “Today’s news is another win for our booming economy, and we thank Clarivate Analytics for bringing more jobs and investment to Arizona.”

“Companies like Clarivate Analytics can choose anywhere in the world to locate a new Center of Excellence and we are thrilled that they chose Chandler,” stated Chandler Mayor Kevin Hartke. “We continue to see that our educated workforce, award-winning schools, and high quality of life are winning factors that are putting Chandler on the short list for projects like this.”

Clarivate’s vision is to improve the way the world creates, protects and advances innovation and to achieve this, it delivers critical data, information, workflow solutions and deep domain expertise to innovators everywhere. The company employs more than 4,300 colleagues in over 40 countries worldwide, headquartered in Philadelphia and London, UK, and publicly traded on the NYSE with stock ticker CCC.

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“We were looking for locations that allow us access to a wide talent pool, coupled with affordable living, flexible language skills and easy travel,” said Jerre Stead, Executive Chairman and CEO for Clarivate Analytics. “Chandler is an ideal location for our US-based Center of Excellence, and we look forward to starting to recruit local professionals. Here at Clarivate, people are key to our competitive advantage and the foundation of our success. We operate with total dignity, trust and respect for all. Anyone joining our team here will be joining a company that is solidly rooted on our values of aiming for greatness, owning our actions and valuing every voice.”

The Chandler office will be one of three new Centers of Excellence, with the other locations in London and Malaysia. The operation in Chandler will include divisions from finance, administration, sales and customer service, along with several executive positions.

“For growing tech companies like Clarivate Analytics, people and place matter -- and Arizona easily delivers the talent, strategic geographic location and excellent quality of life that global innovators are seeking,” said Sandra Watson, President & CEO of the Arizona Commerce Authority. “We’re very proud that following a competitive search, Clarivate chose Chandler as the location for its new U.S. Center of Excellence and we congratulate the company on its growth and success!” 

“Clarivate Analytics' decision to place a Center of Excellence in Chandler further solidifies our region’s position as a place where businesses can thrive and scale operations seamlessly while recruiting personnel to fulfill a variety of roles,” says Chris Camacho, Greater Phoenix Economic Council President & CEO. “Their location in Chandler is surrounded by top talent and amenities that will enable their growth for decades to come.”

About the City of Chandler:
Chandler, Ariz. has built a reputation as a
Community of Innovation. Life in Chandler goes beyond a thriving and dynamic business community with progressive entrepreneurship. Known for its rich diversity, the City offers an outstanding quality of life for all generations with great schools and recreational opportunities. Chandler has grown to become the state's fourth largest City with a population of more than 262,000. Chandler has been named one of the nation's Best Places to Find a Job and Best Cities for Women in Tech. The City also is one of the safest communities in the nation and boasts AAA bond ratings from all three national rating agencies, one of only 40 communities to achieve this distinction. For more information, visit the City website, or connect with the City on social media.

About the Arizona Commerce Authority
The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) is the state's leading economic development organization with a streamlined mission to grow and strengthen Arizona's economy. The ACA uses a three-pronged approach to advance the overall economy: attract, expand, create - attract out-of-state companies to establish operations in Arizona; work with existing companies to expand their business in Arizona and beyond; and help entrepreneurs create new Arizona businesses in targeted industries. For more information, please visit and follow the ACA on Twitter @azcommerce.

About Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC)
Established in 1989, the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) actively works to attract and grow quality businesses and advocate for the competitiveness of Greater Phoenix. As the regional economic development organization, GPEC works with 22 member communities, Maricopa County and more than 160 private investors to accomplish its mission, and serve as a strategic partner to companies across the world as they expand or relocate. Consistently ranked as a top national economic development organization, GPEC’s approach to connectivity extends beyond the fabric of the community. Known as The Connected Place, Greater Phoenix is in a relentless pursuit of innovative and entrepreneurial technology-focused companies that are committed to changing the game. As a result, over the past 30 years GPEC has fueled the regional economy by helping more than 800 companies, creating more than 144,000 jobs and $16.1 billion in capital investment. For more information, visit the 
GPEC website or follow GPEC on LinkedInFacebook and Twitter.

About Clarivate Analytics:
Clarivate Analytics™ is a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation. We have built some of the most trusted brands across the innovation lifecycle, including the Web of Science™, Cortellis™, Derwent™, CompuMark™, MarkMonitor™ and Techstreet™. Today, Clarivate Analytics™ is on a bold entrepreneurial mission to help customers reduce the time from new ideas to life-changing innovations. For more information, please visit

Media contacts:        
Tabita Seagrave
Clarivate Analytics
Corporate Communications

Stephanie Romero   
City of Chandler
Public Information Officer