McAllen, Texas – Kemper Corporation (NYSE: KMPR), one of the nation’s leading specialized insurers, announced today plans to build a new office facility in McAllen and add 300 new jobs over the next three years. After the completion of the new building, Kemper’s presence in McAllen will include three facilities and its local workforce will eventually total more than 700 employees.
The new McAllen building will be a LEED-certified, two-story, 70,000 square-foot facility located on 7.2 acres, adjacent to Kemper’s existing 35,000 square-foot office at 900 E. Laurel Blvd. Construction of the new building is expected to take 22 months, with initial occupancy planned for December 2022. The facility will house claims and customer service for the company’s Kemper Auto business.
“Kemper Auto’s goal to be the leading provider of specialty auto insurance is supported by robust growth plans,” said Duane Sanders, President of Kemper’s Property & Casualty Division. “We believe McAllen is a great community with an excellent talent pool that complements our growth strategy. Kemper is extremely proud to be part of the local economy, and this new facility and the jobs it will create are evidence of our long-term commitment to the McAllen area.”
McAllen Mayor James E. Darling, said, “McAllen is very proud of our first-class workforce and we are very thankful to Kemper for its continued confidence in our City as evidenced by this new additional facility. This new 70,000 square-foot LEED certified office building will further enhance the first-class customer service provided by Kemper in McAllen. We support Kemper’s continued success and look forward to celebrate the opening of this new facility.”
Information about available positions, upcoming job fairs and benefits information is listed on the Kemper Careers website.
Kemper, recently named one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. by Fortune magazine, opened the Laurel Blvd. building in 2008, and its life insurance division operates a Kemper Life agency in the Nolana Tower Shopping Center on Nolana Street. Currently, more than 400 employees serve in its local Kemper Auto and Kemper Life operations.
Kemper Corporation (NYSE: KMPR) is one of the nation’s leading specialized insurers. With nearly $14.1 billion in assets, Kemper is improving the world of insurance by providing affordable and easy-to-use personalized solutions to individuals, families and businesses through its Auto, Personal Insurance, Life and Health brands. Kemper serves over 6.2 million policies, is represented by more than 30,000 agents and brokers, and has over 9,500 associates dedicated to meeting the ever-changing needs of its customers. Learn more about Kemper.