News: 2020

Project Pointer: 1-800Accountant Bringing New Jobs to Utah

1-800Accountant plans to open an office in Utah, creating up to 120 new high-paying jobs in the next five years. The company anticipates project-related capital expenditures of $211,000.

Project Clair: Trevco Opening Operations in West Valley City

Trevco is opening a manufacturing and distribution center in West Valley City, bringing upwards of 50 new jobs to Utah.

COVID-19 Economic Roundup for the Week of June 29

ICYMI - To help our investors keep track, we’ve compiled some of the top COVID-19 business and Economic Response Task Force news of the past week.  

CARES Act Funding Explained

Based on a July 1 email from the Utah Office of Tourism, part of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, here’s an overview of recent programs utilizing CARES Act Funding.

EDCUtah Match Grant Program Supercharges Cedar City’s Strategic Planning

EDCUtah's Match Grant program has helped Cedar City base its long-term strategy on hard data.

​What Site Selection Consultants are Saying Lately - Part 2: Virtual Site Visits

Virtual site visits will be in more demand. Are they are an opportunity to showcase rural communities? We listened in on some site selection panels recently.

COVID-19 Economic Roundup for the Week of June 22

ICYMI - To help our investors keep track, we’ve compiled some of the top COVID-19 business and Economic Response Task Force news of the past week.

Utah Legislature Approves New Initiatives to Help Reactivate Economy

Several new initiatives that will help reactivate Utah’s economy were approved in H.B. 5010 during the Utah Legislature’s 5th special session of 2020, held June 18 and 19. The following are highlights of legislative programs that utilize federal CARES Act funds and focus on Utah economic recovery. The Legislature amended and assigned initiatives to the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) to implement and manage.

What Site Selection Consultants are Saying Lately - Part 1: Deal Flow, Incentives, and Reshoring

EDCUtah business development staff recently listened to three webinars that had panels comprised of some of the top site selection consultants in the country. To assist our public sector investors, here are some notes from those sessions.

Fox File #94: Utah Leads Together Version IV - The Approach to Infrastructure

The Fox Files are messages from Theresa A. Foxley, EDCUtah's president and CEO. How does the state's latest economic response plan focus on infrastructure investments?

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