Compare.com to move to larger office
Compare.com, an auto insurance comparison website in Henrico County, is moving its headquarters to a larger office building and expanding its staff.
The company said Friday it plans to increase its staff by 40 percent by the end of next year. It has added 12 employees since January.
The new office building will include a full gym, free coffee bar, standing desks and a game room.
The office building is located in the East Shore III building at the Concourse at Wyndham office park. The company now is in a smaller office in the same office park.
“Beyond the educated workforce that we have been able to harness here, Richmond also boasts a growing arts and foodie culture that we want to pay homage to in our new office,” Andrew Rose, the CEO of compare.com, said in a statement. “With Richmond’s proximity to Washington, D.C., we’ve been able to cultivate exceptional talent, while offering candidates a ‘big small city,’ which attracts millennials and local artisans.”
The company is seeking employee suggestions for themes and is using local muralists to decorate the new space.
Compare.com is majority owned by Admiral Group LLC, the United Kingdom’s second-largest auto insurer, Admiral also is the parent company of Henrico County-based Elephant Insurance.