News: January 2017

Office Market Delivers Most Space in More Than a Decade

The confidence of both office developers and users continues to solidify; for the first time since 2007, construction levels surpassed 1 million square feet, as Salt Lake County delivered 1.2 million square feet of new office space during 2016. 

Event Summary - Sundance Site Selection & Cinema Event

For the last 10 years, EDCUtah has held an annual site selector familiarization tour in conjunction with the opening weekend of the Sundance Film Festival. Sundance provides Utah with an attractive “hook” to get this key group of stakeholders to commit their weekends to visiting the state and learning more about our unique economic development value proposition. 

Event Summary - St. George Economic Summit

EDCUtah recently held a reception in Southern Utah at The Entrada Country Club that coincided with the St. George Area Economic Summit. The event was a success for Utah on many levels.

EDCUtah Statement on the Utah Jazz Ownership Restructure

On behalf of EDCUtah, I would like to offer my heartfelt thanks to the Miller Family for their unwavering commitment to our community.

Utah Economy to Prosper in 2017

Utah economy expected to continue to prosper in 2017.

EDCUtah Proposes New Utah Mega Sites Program

EDCUtah began the process of investigating the feasibility of developing a Mega Sites program in Utah.

Event Summary - CES Tradeshow

​Nick Dall, manager of the Global Strategy and Outreach mission at EDCUtah, was recently invited to attend the CES Tradeshow in Las Vegas, Nevada by the West Coast Entrepreneurial (WCE) Alliance. CES is a show that highlights game-changing technology and the latest trends.

Wait—Utah Is the Fastest-Growing State?

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.

EDCUtah Names CEO and COO

The Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah) announced today the selection of Theresa A. Foxley as the organization's new President & CEO. EDCUtah’s Executive Committee recommended Foxley after an exhaustive search.

Packsize International Selects Utah for Global Headquarters

Packsize International and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced the On Demand Packaging® company will expand its Utah operations, adding up to 354 jobs to the community and an expected $9.2 million in capital investment.


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