City approves Job Creation Grant for Grover Gaming

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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) Grover Gaming will soon be expanding its headquarters with assistance from the City of Greenville.

Grover Gaming, Inc. was awarded a Job Creation Grant during the February 13 Greenville City Council meeting as an incentive for creating 100 new jobs in the Greenville area.

The jobs are the result of a $350,000 expansion of the company’s headquarters located at 3506 Northeast Greenville Boulevard.

Greenville Mayor P.J. Connelly said, ” We are excited to be able to enter into this agreement with Grover Gaming to help bring additional jobs to our city. As a Council, that has always been one of our top priorities. Anytime we can accomplish that by helping a homegrown business grow, it is even more rewarding.”

According to the agreement, all new jobs must be created within two years and be maintained until December 31, 2027, and all new employees are required to work at the company’s headquarters in Greenville.

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During Thursday night’s Greenville City Council meeting Grover Gaming received the city’s Job Creation, Grant.

The amount totaling $500,000 will be spread out over the next five years to help with the companies job growth.

Over the next two years company, leadership tells 9 On Your Side they want to add 100 new jobs that range from software development, quality assurance, and artists just to name a few.

No word yet on when they will start hiring.

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GREENVILLE N.C. (WNCT) Grover Gaming Inc. in Greenville is experiencing growth and hopes for the city’s support.

Grover Gaming is looking to hire around 100 people to work in their Greenville headquarters.

They hope to make this a reality with the help of Greenville’s Job Creation Grant.

Grover Gaming is a software development and design company that was founded in Greenville in 2013.

They currently have around 100 employees working at the Greenville headquarters.

Over the next two years company leadership tells 9 On Your Side they want to add 100 new jobs that range from software development, quality assurance, artists and so much more.

“So we think that by providing people something here it provides future development and prosperity for the community,” said Marc Downing, Director of Compliance for Grover Gaming Inc.

Their goal is to stay invested in the city of Greenville.

“We found that too many of our young graduates are relocating to Raleigh and Charlotte for technology and creative jobs. We hope that by providing jobs in a fun creative industry we can convince some of these people to stay in Eastern North Carolina,” said Downing.

If approved for the grant, Grover Gaming will receive $500,000 spread out over the next five years to help with their employment efforts.

During the February 13 council meeting there will be a public hearing about this.

After that the council can then consider awarding the grant money.

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