EVO3 welcomed a new tenant last week as Uber opened a satellite office in the Frisco workspace. The app-based transportation company recently expanded into the Breckenridge and Frisco areas.
Jaime Moore, communications officer with Uber, said hiring events held earlier this month in Summit and Eagle counties were well attended.
“Over 40 people came into the recruiting events, and almost all of them are now active on the platform,” she said.
Aaron Landau, founder of Evo3 Workspace, said this is another good example of companies recognizing the flexibility of renting space. This is in addition to the monetary savings compared to new construction or remodeling an existing building.
“Uber, not unlike our other corporate pass members, were able to see a substantial benefit to having a satellite office in the mountains,” he said.
Since starting operations in Summit, Moore said the numbers have been growing steadily.
“Trips have grown nine-fold in the mountains from before we launched this recruitment campaign five weeks ago,” she shared.
Thus far, the majority of the trips have originated from Breckenridge, Moore said. She thinks the flexible schedule offered by Uber fits perfectly with the lifestyle of winter sports lovers.
Landau agreed that the workspace offers major perks.
“As Uber brings their model to this area, their employees are able to easily spend time where the new drivers are,” he said. “In addition, their folks are able to hold meetings in our upscale tech coworking space and enjoy the mountains by beating weekend traffic.”