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.

 

State and local officials are making an announcement regarding the launch of planning efforts to redevelop the Utah State Prison in Draper. "The Point" is the newly established name for this 700 acres of state-owned property. EDCUtah’s Theresa Foxley appears in the overview video found at https://thepointutah.org/

 

GOED has launched Round 2 of the “Shop In Utah” Grant Program! This valuable program awards grants to businesses and nonprofits to offset COVID-related losses, with 50% of the award offered to customers or members through discounts. The application period opens on Sept. 14 at 9 am. Register here: https://utahgoed.secure.force.com/goed/ptlcase

 

Did we say Home Reserve is bringing 15 new manufacturing jobs to Ogden? We meant 35! More info here.

 

We spotted this list of the fastest-growing companies in Utah Business magazine. Seven of the top 25 are past EDCUtah projects: Malouf, Podium, Pluralsight, Lucid, Weave, Health Catalyst, and Packsize. https://www.utahbusiness.com/these-are-utahs-fastest-growing-companies/

 

 

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