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Home security company SimpliSafe opened Henrico monitoring facility while making 400 hires in 2022

January 30, 2023


The rapidly expanding consumer security and tech company SimpliSafe is delivering on the promise it made to add hundreds of jobs in Henrico County when it announced plans to establish a Richmond-area footprint in early 2020.

The Boston-based provider of DIY home security products has had a busy year, making hundreds of hires and opening a home-monitoring center for its security systems. SimpliSafe’s new Virginia operations serve as a focal point for its interactions with customers.

SimpliSafe has added about 400 people to its Virginia workforce between its two Henrico facilities.

First, it opened a $5.5 million customer support center on the upper two floors of the former Miller & Rhoads building at 1601 Willow Lawn Drive in 2020. That facility fields questions about the company’s products and services and is expected to be filled by 572 workers within its first five years.

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