Monday, May 25, 2020ICYMI - 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.
News: May 2020
Friday, May 22, 2020We caught up with three local economic development leaders to learn about two newly launched and collaboratively developed consumer confidence and awareness campaigns – Kane County’s “Above and Beyond” and San Juan County’s “The San Juan Strong Promise.”
Tuesday, May 19, 2020R&O Construction, a long-time EDCUtah investor, celebrates its 40-year anniversary this year. With about 180 employees across its offices in Ogden, Salt Lake City, and Las Vegas the company works on projects ranging from retail to multifamily and even industrial construction. We caught up with the company’s second-generation CEO, Slade Opheikens, to learn more about their company and how they’re adapting in the age of COVID-19.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020Every year we celebrate the people and companies that have made an impact on the economic landscape of Utah with the EDCUtah Economic Development Awards.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020With a data center in Eagle Mountain, Facebook is an actively member of the community and is helping those in need.
Thursday, May 14, 2020Malouf will expand its operations in Utah, creating 1,195 new jobs with capital expenditure of $120 million.
Thursday, May 14, 2020GoHealth, LLC will expand its Utah presence creating up to 1,159 high-paying jobs in the next five years.
Tuesday, May 12, 2020Gray Swoope is the president & CEO of VisionFirst Advisors, a site selection consulting group in Florida. In addition to his work in site selection, Gray spent numerous years working in economic development, including as Secretary of Commerce for the State of Florida. In April, Gray joined EDCUtah for a virtual town hall on COVID-19’s impact on the site selection process. We captured the highlights of his conversation with EDCUtah COO Mike Flynn during the virtual meeting.