News: 2019

St. George Recognized as One of the Most Dynamic Metro Areas in the US

St. George along with three other Utah metropolitan areas were named among the most dynamic in the country by the Walton Family Foundation. 

GOEX On the Go to Iron County

The Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and the Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah) today announced GOEX will expand in Utah’s Iron County, adding up to 100 jobs, $1.8 million in state revenue, and an estimated $15 million in capital investment.

Op-Ed: Growing Idaho can find ideas for education, transit from neighboring Utah

Jerry Brady, founder of the Regional Development Alliance, reflects on the lessons growing Idaho can learn from the state of Utah. 

Fox File #90: Facebook in Eagle Mountain - A Year in Review

The Fox Files are regular messages from EDCUtah President & CEO Theresa Foxley. A year after the Facebook announcement, many things have changed for rural Utah. 

ICSC – Where Retail Comes Shopping for New Locations

A recap of EDCUtah and members of Utah communities' time at the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) conference. 

Washington City Hopes to Create a Mega Site

After annexing over 800 acres, Washington City looks to create a potential mega site. 

Utah in the Top Five Best States According to U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News released its annual Best States rankings last week and Utah remains in the top ten once again. Utah received the ranking it did because of its high rankings in the following categories: economy, infrastructure, and fiscal stability.

Five Questions for Thomas Wadsworth

At the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED), Thomas Wadsworth is the manager of Business Development and Corporate Incentives, charged with recruiting local and out-of-state companies to expand or relocate to Utah.

Three Projects That Will Redefine Utah

Val Hale, Executive Director at the Governor's Office of Economic Development, discusses the three current project that have the potential to ensure economic success in the decades to come. 

Why Utah Should be the Birthplace of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Natalie Gochnour, associate dean at David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah, reflects on Utah's potential to serve as a "cradle" for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. 

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