News: August 2018

Utah Epitomizes the Big Power of Small Business

Utah’s economy is one of the best in the nation. The state ranks number one in the United States for job growth and enjoys consistently low unemployment.

Governor’s Office Names Kimberlee Carlile as Inaugural Director of Talent Ready Utah Center

The Governor’s Office of Economic Development has named Kimberlee Carlile as the first director of the Talent Ready Utah Center.

New Report: Utah's Booming Life Sciences Industry an Economic Powerhouse

While the success of Utah's booming high-tech sector has dominated headlines the past few years, a new report reveals the state's life sciences industry has been creating its own heavy-hitters, making enormous contributions to Utah's economy while flying mostly under the radar.

How Utah’s Transportation Agencies Have Helped Utah’s Economy Flourish

The French historian, Alexis de Tocqueville, visited the United States in 1831 and noticed something unique about how Americans worked together.

Fox File #71 "The O Zone"

The Fox Files is a weekly message from EDCUtah President & CEO Theresa Foxley.

10 Reasons To Live (The Dream) In Park City, Utah

"Quality of life." That's the short answer to why we moved from Los Angeles to Park City, Utah, in 2016.

Utah County, Home of Silicon Slopes, Ranks #2 Among Nation’s Counties for Job Growth, #6 for Wage Increases

Utah County ranks No. 2 in the nation for job growth—with an increase of more than three times the national rate, new federal data show. It also ranked No. 6 for wage increases.

Utah Aerospace Industry on Display at Farnborough Airshow

One of the world’s largest aerospace industry events, the Farnborough International Airshow, wrapped up at the end of July with skies full of contrails and impressive aerial displays.

Utah Business Names "Fast 50"

Utah Business released its annual "Fast 50" list of the state's fastest-growing companies, which celebates their entrepreneurial spirit, innovative business tactics, and skyrocketing revenue growth. Congratulations to this year's winners!  

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $1.8M in Provo Infrastructure

The U.S. Department of Commerce invested $1.8 million for roadway and utility infrastructure needed to support business expansion in Provo, Utah.


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