Vacasa to double number of employees, moves to Pearl

The vacation rental platform plans to go from 900 employees to 1800, and will swap spots with Simple in the Pearl District.

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The new headquarters, at Northwest 13th Avenue and Lovejoy Street, is needed because the company intends to double its Portland employment this year. Breon talks more about how he and the management team are handling such growth in the PBJ’s weekly edition, which hits streets today.

While the company intends to hire across the board, it will particularly augment its 30-person engineering staff. Those engineers will beef up the customer experience and tools for homeowners that would help users make better estimates, Breon said.

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Vacasa reached $100M in revenue and 900 employees in five years, according to the Portland Business Journal.