Axon, Scottsdale agree to stay with tech organization in the city
The city of Scottsdale and Axon Enterprise Inc., the maker of Taser stun guns and other law requirement equipment, agreed for Axon to keep its headquarters in Scottsdale after the organization had previously reported plans to move to the close by Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community.
Scottsdale City Council collectively consented to an arrangement that incorporates the city repaying Axon up to $9.4 million for infrastructure enhancements at the north Scottsdale site, close to Axon’s current campus, where the new headquarters will be assembled.
Be that as it may, Axon will be needed to purchase the land, right now under the control of the Arizona State Land Department, at a public auction on September 10. The appraised value of the land is $31.7 million, as indicated by the Arizona State Land Department auction notification.
The agreement expects Axon to create 250,000 square feet of commercial space and arrive at a payroll of $130 million within five years in the wake of purchasing the land. Axon will likewise sell a parcel somewhere in the range of 4.5 and 6 acres in size back to the city for city use, as per city documents. The city will pay an expected $2.6 million for the land.