News: June 2017

Utah Ranked #3 Best Economy

U.S. economic growth depends heavily on the performance of individual states. But some contribute more than others.

Salt Lake Among Top 15 Cities Where Millennials are Moving

Millennials are moving to America's cities — and not just the biggest ones.

Utah Ranked #7 in U.S. News Best States Rankings

Some states shine in health care. Some soar in education. Some excel in both – or in much more. The Best States ranking of U.S. states draws on thousands of data points to measure how well states are performing for their citizens. (2 min. read)

Fox File #11 "Economic Development and Housing"

The Fox Files is a weekly message from EDCUtah President & CEO Theresa Foxley. Highlights from a panel on economic development and housing at the most recent EDCUtah Board of Advisors Meeting. (1 min. read)

Sundance Institute Brings $151 Million in Economic Impact to Utah with 2017 Sundance Film Festival

Updated survey methodology and technology highlights at Least 71,600 attendees, $14 Million in state and local tax revenue, and 2,778 jobs supported. (3 min. read)  

Why Companies Need to Go Where the Skilled Workers Are

Leaders from Jones Lang LaSalle's Business Location Consulting share why the local talent pool should be the top consideration for businesses looking to relocate or expand. (3 min. read)

Fox File #10 "Mixing Business with Pleasure"

The Fox Files is a weekly message from EDCUtah President & CEO Theresa Foxley. A recap on the Golf for Grants tournament, an update to the Match Grant program, and more. (1 min. read)

Fox File #9 "The Dog Days of Summer"

The Fox Files is a weekly message from EDCUtah President & CEO Theresa Foxley.  EDCUtah's efforts to quantify Utah's quality of life advantage. (1 min. read)

Five EDCUtah Investors Recognized for Programs that are Living in the Future

Governor Gary Herbert joined Envision Utah and the Quality Growth Commission in recognizing innovative efforts to create places where Utahns can thrive and maintain their quality of life despite the significant population growth coming to the state. (2 min. read)
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