Expanding or relocating businesses often struggle to quantitatively compare sites when making location decisions. Fifty by Fifty (50x50), a new tool developed by the Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah), will help make the analysis much easier.
The report comes out every year, a bit of demographic horse-racery: Which U.S. state grew the quickest? It’s usually some sun-drenched locale, or more recently, an oil-drenched one—North Dakota and its shale boom have won for four years in a row.
Pop quiz: Where does New York banking giant Goldman Sachs have its second-largest U.S. office? Not in Los Angeles, Chicago, or Miami, but here at 4,300 feet above sea level in the shadow of the Wasatch Mountains.