News: September 2020

Progress Report on Project Webb: Utah Warriors Rugby Team to Build New Multi-use Stadium

The Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah) is pleased to announce that the Utah Warriors plan to build a new 10,000-seat multi-sport stadium, which will serve as the permanent home for the Warriors rugby team by 2023. With some assistance from EDCUtah, the organization is conducting a search for a location in the Salt Lake valley and surrounding area.

COVID-19 and Other Economic News Roundup for the Week of Sept. 21

ICYMI - To help our investors keep track, we’ve compiled some of the top COVID-19 and other relevant economic news of the past week.

EDCUtah Announces FY 20's Economic Development Successes and Award Winners

Jay Francis, Mayor Mike Caldwell, Salt Lake City International Airport Honored

COVID-19 and Other Economic News Roundup for the Week of Sept. 14

ICYMI - To help our investors keep track, we’ve compiled some of the top COVID-19 and other relevant economic news of the past week.

A Yield of Diamonds: A Conversation with Carbon County Leadership

They say carbon under pressure produces diamonds. With a changing industrial landscape and the effects of a pandemic, Carbon County – like much of rural Utah – is experiencing new pressures. Despite these challenges, there is a sense of optimism, collaboration, and excitement in the region.

Facebook Community Action Grants Program - Eagle Mountain Data Center

Facebook just announced the new cycle of their Community Action Grants program. For the first time, the Eagle Mountain Data Center will participate in the program.

COVID-19 and Other Economic News Roundup for the Week of Sept. 7

ICYMI - To help our investors keep track, we’ve compiled some of the top COVID-19 and other relevant economic news of the past week.

Manning Curtis Bradshaw & Bednar COVID-19 Checklist

Kathleen Weron of Manning Curtis Bradshaw & Bednar, an EDCUtah investor, joined us for our virtual town hall on the role of the employer during COVID-19.

Project Robin: Williams International to Expand its Ogden Location

Williams International will expand its operations in Ogden, Utah, creating up to 300 new high-paying jobs in the next seven years. The company projects capital expenditures of $60 million associated with the expansion.

Open Heartedness: Five Questions for Troy Williams of Equality Utah

Equality Utah is the state’s LGBTQ advocacy organization, with a mission to make sure Utah’s laws include and protect the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transsexual/queer community. We caught up with executive director Troy Williams to learn more. “Equality Utah has been working for two decades to shatter stereotypes and foster dynamic change in the Beehive State.”

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