The firm announced that it had opened an office last month at the new
Better.com CEO and founder
The amount of investment by the company in its Charlotte project was not immediately known.
Starting salaries for the Charlotte jobs range from
In an interview, Garg said the city's talented workforce in the financial services industry was a major factor for the move.
“We think there's just this very large group of people that probably before would leave Charlotte to go work at a fintech (company) in
Charlotte's status as the nation's second-largest banking center has been a boost for financial technology firms.
LendingTree, which CEO
Construction is underway on the company's new headquarters in
Garg was inspired to start Better.com after he and his wife lost out on the home they wanted to an all-cash buyer, who paid less.
“I was like, if this is so broken for me … how broken is it for everyone else?” he said.
The startup's investors include Goldman Sachs, Citigroup,
The Charlotte office is the firm's second
Financial services firm
The RailYard, where Better.com plans to move, is a pair of eight-story towers developed by
The buildings have almost 300,000 square feet of office space, along with ground-floor shops and restaurants. Insurance company Allstate recently moved into the development.
Professional services firm EY (formerly known as
As young people have moved to
“At one time, you would automatically assume that the person would move to the job,” she said. “I think right now jobs are moving to where people are.”
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