ChaiOne announces expansion and purchase of new building in East Downtown Houston

By Jacob Voncannon | Oct 04, 2013


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Houston, TX Oct. 4, 2013 – Another brick has been laid in the revitalization of EaDo Houston. Today ChaiOne, Houston’s leading mobile app development and design agency, announced that they will be moving their headquarters to 2720 Leeland St. in East Downtown Houston. The 25,000 SF historic building is located at the corner of Leeland and Delano was the first US headquarters of Schlumberger in 1938.

ChaiOne plans to make this building one of the premier workspaces in the City of Houston with open floor plans and a fully connected office with technology integrated into every part of the building. It is expected that ChaiOne will move to East Downtown in mid 2014. CEO Gaurav Khandelwal, who founded the company in 2008, is excited about the chance for ChaiOne to make an awesome workspace for it’s team.

“It’s a really exciting time for our team and for our clients. Mobile is growing rapidly and to accommodate the needs of our clients, we need to aggressively hire and retain the best and the brightest. This building represented an opportunity to take a structure with a lot of history, add our culture to it, steep it to reflect our technology and produce an awesome place for work and fun.”  said  Khandelwal.

Khandelwal is not a new resident to the EaDo community. He also is the co-owner of START, a co-working space and a catalyst for mobile startups, investors, developers and designers located down the street from the new ChaiOne building at the corner of Delano and Dallas.

“Houston is the #1 place to live in the US, the energy is reflected in the talent that is moving to the city. EaDo is a shining example of transformation that is happening all around us. We are doubling down on this area with the vision to create a shining beacon to attract the best in the tech community to live and work here.” 

START’s Co-Owner, Apurva Sanghavi, is also excited about the ChaiOne move.

“START has quickly become a staple for Houston’s tech community to thrive and it’s an important part of the revitalization of EaDo. We’re super excited to have ChaiOne be moving just a few blocks over and be the anchor of technology expertise that we need. For EaDo as a whole, this really changes the game.” 


About ChaiOne

ChaiOne is an Enterprise Mobility Agency focused on creating innovated mobile apps that solve complex business problems. Known for their user experience expertise, ChaiOne’s US-based consultants get results for energy, healthcare, financial, and technology clients through fast and efficient app design development and deployment. Founded in 2008 ChaiOne is the largest mobile specialty agency in Houston and among the top 10 in the US who concentrate in depth on enterprise mobility. Recent honors include, Crystal Awards: Best Mobile Marketing Program, Inc 500 member, Houston Business Journal Fast Tech 50, Houston Business Journal Best Places to Work.


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