COVID-19 Economic Roundup for the Week of May 25

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.


The Salt Lake Region Small Business Development Center has created a streamlined worksheet to help businesses track and determine forgiveness of PPP loans. Read more and download the worksheet here. You can also watch a tutorial on using the worksheet here.


PC Mag highlights 15 small towns around the country with fast internet for remote work, and Price, UT makes the list. “Looking to get away from it all, but keep your tech job? These are the best rural and small towns to live for gigabit internet and low real estate prices, making them perfect for remote work.” The full article is here.


Alan Hall’s op-ed on talent availability and education/training cites EDCUtah primary research. 


We’ve heard from a number of our construction industry investors that job sites across the state are experiencing remarkably low infection rates thanks to consistent adherence to protocols and their commitment to protecting every member of their work site at all times. Check out Big-D Construction’s mask message in the graphic above.











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