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29/05/2024

Fexillon opens US office in Charleston, South Carolina, accelerating global expansion strategy

Kieran Beggan

Fexillon is forecasting exponential revenue growth in the US market, aiming to achieve $10 million by 2026, while planning to triple its workforce to 30 employees.

Fexillon, an Irish trailblazer in digitising the built environment, is pleased to announce the establishment of its US office in Charleston, South Carolina. The milestone marks a significant advancement for Fexillon and underscores the company's commitment to international expansion, demonstrating its leadership in fostering innovation on a global scale.

As part of this expansion, Fexillon will establish its US operations within the Charleston Digital Corridor, a community-driven initiative aimed at nurturing Charleston's burgeoning tech economy. Positioned at the forefront of Charleston's tech ecosystem, the Corridor provides Fexillon with strategic advantages, including access to a robust network and prime location, enabling the company to cultivate partnerships and drive growth in its mission of digitising the built environment.

The company has also unveiled ambitious revenue projections for the US market targeting an impressive $10 million by 2026. With a projected revenue trajectory reflecting confidence in its capabilities and market demand, Fexillon also intends to grow its US team from 10 employees in 2024 to over 30 by 2026. These initial 10 positions in 2024 will focus on supporting the rollout of Fexillon's technology platform in sectors such as Architecture, Engineering, Construction, and Operations (AECO), as well as other verticals critical to the company's success. The company will recruit peer leadership roles in its Technology, Customer Success, Smart Buildings and Building Information Modelling teams. These projections underscore Fexillon's strategic expansion plans and commitment to achieving substantial growth and success in the US tech landscape.

Our expansion into Charleston marks a pivotal moment for Fexillon and the broader Irish tech community," said Kieran Beggan, CEO, Fexillon. "We're proud to bring Irish expertise and innovation to the global stage as we enter the US market. Basing our US operations in Charleston provides comprehensive coverage for our customer base, with promising growth opportunities in the South and across the country.

“Charleston serves as a gateway to the US market and choosing the Charleston Digital Corridor underscores our commitment to collaboration and growth within Charleston's dynamic tech ecosystem. With South Carolina's tech-friendly environment and skilled workforce, we're positioned for growth across the country with sites extending across the Midwest all while driving innovation, forming partnerships, and showcasing the prowess of the Irish tech sector worldwide."

We are delighted to welcome Fexillon to the Charleston Digital Corridor community," said Ernest Andrade, Founder and Director of Charleston Digital Corridor. "Their decision to base their US operations here underscores Charleston's reputation as a leading destination for tech innovation and growth. Fexillon's presence within the Corridor will enrich our ecosystem and further solidify Charleston's position as a vibrant hub for tech companies seeking to thrive and innovate. We look forward to supporting Fexillon as they embark on this exciting journey and contribute to the continued success of our dynamic tech community."

We are honoured that Fexillon, an innovative and fast-growing building tech company, has selected Charleston for its US Headquarters,” said City of Charleston Mayor William Cogswell. “The City of Charleston is committed to supporting Fexillon as they implement their ambitious business plans for the North American market,” he added.

Drawing on its established presence in Ireland, the UK, and mainland Europe, Fexillon is set to bring a wealth of experience and expertise to its expansion into the United States. With a strong reputation for quality and innovation built over 25 years, Fexillon has become a trusted partner for blue-chip firms across various sectors. The company's digital asset management solutions have garnered acclaim from blue-chip firms in both the public and private sectors, enabling more streamlined approaches to building and property management. By leveraging its platform, clients have been empowered to make data-driven decisions, reduce energy consumption, and enhance operational efficiency.

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