TaskUs, the leader in next-generation customer experience outsourcing based in Santa Monica, Calif., has announced it will bring at least 700 new jobs over the next five years to Albuquerque.

TaskUs will invest $9 million in its new Technical Operations and Customer Experience Center at 200 Third Street in downtown Albuquerque. New Mexico beat Utah, Nevada and Texas for latest expansion.

“New Mexico was just a common sense next location. It’s closer to the west coast where our customers are, you’ve got direct flights from Los Angeles and San Francisco and both the state of New Mexico and the city of Albuquerque have worked really hard to get our business,” said Bryce Maddock, CEO of TaskUs.

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