News: September 2019

A Rural Utah Report: Burns Saddlery

“Pulling yourself up by your bootstraps” is a well-worn phrase, but one that can be taken quite literally in Salina, Utah. The city of 2,551 sits on I-70 in rural Utah, a watering hole for truckers and travelers moving east and west on the interstate.

Brex (Project Exit) to Expand Utah’s FinTech Footprint

The Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and the Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah) have announced that Brex, the financial technology company that helps emerging companies scale, will open its new location in the Salt Lake Valley,

EDCUtah Announces FY 19's Economic Development Successes and Award Winners

Dean Luikart, Carlos Braceras, and Salt Lake Community College Honored

Salt Lake Chamber, DWS, and EDCUtah Announce New Rural Development Initiative

The Salt Lake Chamber, Department of Workforce Services, and EDCUtah announced a new initiative called the Chamber Rural Workforce Network to help further Utah’s rural development at the Utah Rural Summit. 

More Millennials Call Utah Home Than Any Other State

Utah’s millennial population represents approximately 23 percent of the state (726,000 people). Roughly one in every four Utahns is a millennial―a  higher percentage than in any other state.

More New Salt Lake County Residents Come From Other Countries Than Other Counties

New Census estimates indicate more new Salt Lake County residents are coming from Asia and Latin America countries than many other counties in the state. 
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