Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT) said it plans to break ground on a building project that will expand the size of its technology campus on Daniel Island from 13 acres to 40 acres.
South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley will join Benefitfocus president and CEO Shawn Jenkins on Tuesday for the groundbreaking ceremony and in announcing the anticipated creation of 1,200 new, high-tech jobs in South Carolina.
The campus expansion will triple the size of the current Benefitfocus headquarters to nearly 500,000 square feet. Abundant wide walking paths, cart paths and trails will provide interconnectivity between the five buildings creating a “campus” style, community-friendly environment for Benefitfocus associates. The additional space will allow for extensive recruitment and increase capacity for approximately 1,200 additional associates as the company continues to grow.
Benefitfocus is a provider of cloud-based benefits software solutions for consumers, employers, insurance carriers and brokers. Benefitfocus solutions support the administration of all types of benefits including core medical, dental and other voluntary benefits plans as well as wellness programs. For more information, visit www.benefitfocus.com.