Jacobs Engineering GroupÂ has relocated its global corporate headquarters to a 100,000-square-foot officeÂ in downtown Dallas from Pasadena, California.
The company said MondayÂ the relocation expands itsÂ footprint at Dallasâ€™ Harwood Center in Texas, where Jacobs currently employs nearlyÂ 4,500 individuals who work in the aerospace, transportation, water, aviation, buildings, defense, oil and gas and power and energy industries.
Jacobs Chairman and CEO Steve Demetriou said the company seeks toÂ maintain its workforce and office footprint across the state of California after the relocation.
Demetriou along with other executives recently moved to Dallas, where the company has had a presence sinceÂ 1987.
He added the new HQÂ location can help theÂ company access to top talent and customers throughout the city on top of the â€œfriendly economic and cultural environment.â€