1,200 Locals To Be Hired In Early 2010 As Vangent Opens Census Call Center In Sandy

Commerce CRG Helps Negotiate Lease For Ready-to-go Facility

            July 27, 2009, Salt Lake City, UT – Vangent, a leading global provider of information management and strategic business process outsourcing solutions, has selected a Sandy facility as one of its three national locations for a 2010 Census call center.  Plans are to staff it with 1,200 local part time and full time employees, to be hired early next year.

With assistance from locally based Commerce CRG, Vangent, Inc. a leading global provider of information management and outsourcing services for the Federal government, signed a short term lease to occupy the former Discover Card building, located at 8475 South Sandy Parkway, Sandy Utah.  Move in is scheduled to begin in October of this year.

Chris Kirk and Todd McLachlan of Commerce CRG helped negotiate the Vangent lease. “Vangent conducted a nationwide search for a facility already suited to its needs, requiring minimal changes and expense,” said Kirk.  “The former Discover Card Building was chosen due to its size, efficiency and ‘turn key’ ready status.  By simply updating the cabling the facility is literally ready to go.”  Kirk added that once Vangent is finished with the space, it will be available again to other interested companies.

The Sandy call center will serve as an information resource and hotline for U.S. citizens who have questions about how to complete the 2010 Census form and general questions about the Census. Other work performed at this location includes outbound calls to gather information for incomplete forms or to verify data.

About Vangent, Inc.

Vangent, Inc. is a global provider of consulting, systems integration, human capital management, and business process outsourcing services to the U.S. Federal and international governments, higher education institutions, and corporations. Vangent’s more than 7,000 employees support clients including the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the U.S. Departments of Defense, Education, Health and Human Services, and Labor; and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, as well as Fortune 500 companies. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, the company has offices throughout the U.S. and in the U.K., Canada, Mexico, Venezuela, and Argentina. For more information, visit www.vangent.com.

 About Commerce CRG

             Commerce CRG, headquartered in Salt Lake City, with five Utah offices, a Las Vegas office and active real estate involvement throughout the Intermountain West, has been the leading provider of real estate brokerage services in Utah for 30 years. As an Alliance Member of Cushman & Wakefield, Commerce CRG provides consulting, brokerage, tenant representation, property and facilities management and valuation services to corporations, institutions and investors throughout the Rocky Mountain States. The firm is one of 25 members of the Cushman & Wakefield Alliance Program.

About the 2010 Census

             The 2010 Census is the 23rd Decennial Census and is required by the U.S. Constitution. It is the largest non-military activity undertaken by the federal government. The 2010 Census has a significant impact on local communities. The data are used to apportion the U.S. House of Representatives. Data are also used to distribute $300 billion per year in federal funds to local, state and tribal governments for projects such as new roads, bridges, buildings, schools, electronic infrastructure and social services.

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