Leading technology solutions provider QStride is making a splash as the newest member of downtown Detroit’s burgeoning technology scene. The company, which specializes in business intelligence, analytics and information technology (IT) consulting services, is settling in to its new headquarters at One Woodward Avenue and actively hiring to fill approximately 30 new high-tech jobs. Click here for a complete listing of job titles, descriptions and qualifications.
“Downtown Detroit’s technology-focused culture makes the urban core the perfect place for our new headquarters,” said Shane Gianino, CEO of QStride. “We are thrilled to be able to create, innovate and grow in such an upbeat, high-energy environment as we attract IT professionals from across the country.”
QStride is in good company! Amazon’s new regional downtown Detroit office is right next door and Lear’s up-and-coming innovation and design center and the headquarters of online financial news startup Benzinga are just a few blocks away, among many others.
QStride’s new offices are located on the 16th floor of the Minoru Yamasaki-designed skyscraper with panoramic views of the Detroit River and the Central Business and Technology District. The building is owned and managed by Bedrock Real Estate Services. The dynamic office space, decked out in the company’s vibrant brand colors of purple and yellow, was designed by Detroit-based interior design firm dPOP!
“We are thrilled to welcome QStride to downtown Detroit,” said Dan Mullen, Executive Vice President of Bedrock Real Estate Services. “The company will have access to high-speed internet provider Rocket Fiber and the new M-1 RAIL which is expected to be fully operational next year. It is clear that Woodward has quickly become one of the nation’s most innovative technology districts and that creates an ideal environment for QStride to attract top talent and continue to grow for years to come.”
Founded in 2012, QStride helps mid-market and Fortune 500 companies boost performance through innovative business intelligence and analytics software and specialized IT consulting services. The company uses a set of techniques and tools to transform raw data into meaningful information for businesses to help increase performance and profitability.
The new downtown Detroit headquarters will include a software application development center supporting industry leading technologies such as business intelligence, analytics, data warehousing and web application development.
Built in 1962, the 29-story One Woodward Building was the first skyscraper designed by Yamasaki, best known as the architect of the World Trade Center in New York City. The Mid-Century Modern style building is located at the gateway to Woodward Avenue at Jefferson Avenue, across from Hart Plaza, Detroit’s riverfront park. One Woodward is now 100% occupied.
In addition to QStride, other signature tenants at One Woodward includeFifth Third Bank, Quicken Loans, Heritage Vision Plans, Inc., Fontinalis Partners, Dr. Robert DiPilla, Cambridge Consulting Group, The Siegfried Group, PMA Consultants, the Detroit Regional Chamber, FraserTrebilcockand Kitch Attorneys & Counselors.
QStride’s new headquarters are within walking distance to numerous restaurants and retailers including: Townhouse, Roasting Plant, Central Kitchen + Bar, Moosejaw, John Varvatos, House of Pure Vin and many more. In addition, international retailers Nike and Kit + Ace are expected to open a few blocks away on Woodward Avenue during 2016, along withAvalon International Breads.
For more information about QStride, visit www.qstride.com.
Written by Martin Michalek for Blocal Detroit.