Zillow to open Southwest hub in Scottsdale, hire more than 160

Apr 17, 2019, 12:02 PM | Updated: Apr 18, 2019, 6:28 am
(Getty Images/Justin Sullivan)...
(Getty Images/Justin Sullivan)
(Getty Images/Justin Sullivan)

PHOENIX – Online real estate giant Zillow plans to expand its presence in metro Phoenix, adding jobs and a capital investment of more than $7 million.

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey Ducey made the announcement Wednesday morning from Scottsdale, where the new Southwest hub for direct-buy Zillow Offers will be located.

The move will create more than 160 jobs for recruiters, corporate counsel, human resources, project coordinators, analysts, loan originations and more by the end of the year.

They will work out of a 25,000-square-foot office near Scottsdale and Camelback roads.

Zillow kicked off its home-buying initiative in Phoenix and Las Vegas a year ago before adding several other markets.

The program lets sellers ask for no-obligation cash offers from Zillow, which works with local agents and brokers.

MarketWatch reported jobs ranged from entry level to director, and some didn’t require a college education.

“This is just another example of positive economic momentum we have as a state. We’re thrilled to have you,” Ducey said.

Earlier this week, the Seattle-based company officially made the direct-buying program available in Dallas-Forth Worth, Texas.

Lifetime Windows & Doors

We want to hear from you.

Have a story idea or tip? Pass it along to the KTAR News team here.

Arizona News

(File Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)...

Arizona to get $52K in settlement with Carnival Cruise Line over data breach

Arizona will receive just over $52,000 as part of a multistate settlement with Carnival Cruise Line over a data breach.
7 hours ago
(Scottsdale Community College Photo)...

Scottsdale Community College launching new pharmacy tech training program

Scottsdale Community College announced this week the launch of a pharmacy technician training program.
7 hours ago
(Photo by/KTAR News' Taylor Kinnerup)...

Protest at Capitol in Phoenix over abortion ruling broken up by tear gas

A protest at the Capitol in downtown Phoenix on Friday was ended after authorities used tear gas to disperse the crowd.
1 day ago
(KTAR News Photo/Jeremy Schnell)...

KTAR News celebrates 100th anniversary with first pitch, national anthem at Diamondbacks game

KTAR News 92.3 FM (KTAR) celebrated its 100th anniversary of being the Trusted Voice of the Valley with throwing the first pitch and singing the national anthem at the Diamondbacks game on Friday.
1 day ago
(AP Photo/Piper Hudspeth Blackburn, File)...
Danny Shapiro

Women’s health providers in Arizona halting abortions following Supreme Court ruling

Some women's health providers in Arizona are halting abortions following Friday's Supreme Court ruling that stripped away constitutional protections for women and left decisions on their legality to the states.
1 day ago
Rusty French, left, is accused of killing Pamela Rae Martinez on June 11, 2022, in Glendale, Arizon...

Man arrested after police find his photo on slain Glendale woman’s cellphone

Police have made an arrest in the fatal shooting of a Glendale woman who photographed the suspect before her death.
1 day ago

Sponsored Articles

Carla Berg, MHS, Deputy Director, Public Health Services, Arizona Department of Health Services

Vaccines are safe if you are pregnant or breastfeeding

Are you pregnant? Do you have a friend or loved one who’s expecting?
Carla Berg, MHS, Deputy Director, Public Health Services, Arizona Department of Health Services

Update your child’s vaccines before kindergarten

So, your little one starts kindergarten soon. How exciting! You still have a few months before the school year starts, so now’s the time to make sure students-to-be have the vaccines needed to stay safe as they head into a new chapter of life.
Christina O’Haver

BE FAST to spot a stroke

Every 40 seconds—that’s how often someone has a stroke in the United States. It’s the fifth leading cause of death among Americans, with someone dying of a stroke every 3.5 minutes.
Zillow to open Southwest hub in Scottsdale, hire more than 160