News: February 2019

Project Common Sense: Hillcrest Bank Expands in Utah

Hillcrest Bank, a division of NBH Bank, announced its expansion into Utah, with a focus on serving commercial and business banking clients in the Wasatch Front.

Utah Tech Sector Provides 1 in 7 Jobs in the State

Tech Day at the Legislature brought news that 1 in 7 jobs in the state are backed by the ever-growing tech sector. 

Fox File #85: Continuing Partnerships

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

The Drive Through Dialog

JR Moore of CBRE recently spoke to cities that are interested in joining EDCUtah at the ICSC retail convention in Las Vegas in May. During that wide-ranging discussion, he broached the topic of restaurant drive throughs (or more commonly drive thrus). He mentioned some national trends of which cities should be aware. 

UAMMI, Davis County, and Grow Utah Launch a High-Tech Business Accelerator

Utah Advanced Materials and Manfuacturing Initative in partnership with Davis County and Grow Utah announced a high-tech business accelerator designed to help start-ups working with advanced materials, called RAMP. 

Utah: A Millennial Mecca

With a youthful population, high quality of life, and opportunities for advancements, Utah is a prime location for millennials to call home. 

Inland Port Public Forums

The Inland Port Authority is working to create a strategic plan for the Northwest Quadrant of Salt Lake City—and that plan starts with your input!

Utah Aerospace Making Science Fiction a Reality

Aerospace Day on the Hill featured numerous companies developing technology to make aerial transportation possible. 

Salt Lake City, the Newest Tech Hub

Collective Health’s recent decision to move its headquarters to Utah signals a larger trend in real estate for Utah.

Education and Workforce Alignment, the Utah Way

Kimberlee Carlile, Director of Talent Ready Utah, talks about the program and the collaboration that has made the program a suceess in the state. 


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