News: 2019

A Blockbuster Jobs Report

The US labor market added 263,000 jobs this past month building on the strong growth of March. April's unemployement rate was the lowest in nearly 50 years and is indicative of a strong economy. 

Fox File #87: Many Mega Sites

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

Economic Development is Vital to the Future of Utah County

Mayor Westmoreland of Eagle Mountain City offers his thoughts on the importance of economic development for the future of Utah County.

The Food and Beverage Industry is Internet-proof: Report

Total global food-service spending is projected to grow by 13 percent over the next five years, resulting in some $359 billion in incremental value, according to JLL’s Food-Service Trends 2019 report, featured at ICSC’s Food for Thought Conference, in New Orleans.

Deseret UAS to Showcase Technologies at AUVSI Xponential

Deseret UAS will be exhibiting at AUVSI Xponential, offering commercial unmanned aerial systems (UAS)/urban air mobility (UAM) flight test facilities.

WeWork Prepares to Open Its Utah Location

WeWork - an EDCUtah project win - prepares to open its first location in Utah. 

The Aperture of Opportunity: An Interview with Miles Hansen of the World Trade Center Utah

Last month EDCUtah’s Colby Cooley conducted a Global Strategy and Outreach trip to Europe. Some 20 business development meetings yielded four new projects, making the trip highly productive by any standard.

EDCUtah Development Ready Communities Program Underway in 20 Communities

Support service is designed to help cities and counties know their strengths and grow their economies.

The Results are In

EDCUtah's Research Team recently sent out a survey to Site Selectors Guild members to learn more about what they thought of their visit to the state. 

Coalatree Kicks It to a Higher Gear

Coalatree, an outdoor “eco-friendly” gear and apparel company based in Salt Lake City, found a new home and community when it moved operations to Utah. 


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