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In the Blink of an Eye: Five Questions for Data Center Developer Wes Swenson

Long-time data center leader Wes Swenson has announced the launch of a new company, and the development of Utah’s largest hyperscale data center campus, to be located in West Jordan. This is big news for Utah's IT cluster, and demonstrates our state's strengths in the data center market. 

COVID-19 and Other Economic News Roundup for the Week of July 13

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.  

Working on the Railroad: Five Questions for Union Pacific’s Nathan Anderson

Our national rail system is critical infrastructure but perhaps underappreciated. We caught up with Nathan Anderson, Senior Director, Public Affairs for Union Pacific, to find out how the railroad is evolving and adapting, and to learn some surprising facts about sustainability, drones, and more.

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.

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