Economic Gateway http://utahvalleyinformation.com Utah Valley Economic Development News RSS Feed Sun, 19 Nov 2017 06:21:05 -0800 en-us Utah ranks No. 7 in the nation for business friendliness http://utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press/?item=14542 utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Since 2012, the Thumbtack Small Business Friendliness Survey has surveyed thousands of entrepreneurs on the state and local public policies that affect their ability to start, operate, and grow a busi... The next 50 years will be a test of community leadership for a growing Utah County http://utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press/?item=14405 utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press Sun, 19 Nov 2800 15:08:48 -0800 The numbers are hard to ignore. A mountain of economic and demographic data as high as Mount Timpanogos shows Utah County on the rise. Economic, demographic and political power are shifting south, and... Orem, UT ranks 47 of America's top 50 most livable cities http://utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press/?item=14382 utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 As the land of opportunity, the United States has attracted people from around the world for centuries. Yet not all parts of the country are equally desirable, and some cities are far more livable tha... Salt Lake City area (including Utah Valley) ranks No. 3 of the 10 happiest places for employees http://utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press/?item=13996 utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 It's not enough to love your job, you've got to love where you work. The city that your company and job are in is just as important as the work you do every day. And interestingly enough, all ... 4 Utah cities made Money's top 100 'best places to live' list http://utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press/?item=13920 utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Time’s Money magazine, alongside Realtor.com, recently compiled a comprehensive list of the best places to live across the country. The list includes 100 American cities and towns that have heal... Provo ranks No. 6 most affordable place to rent in the U.S. http://utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press/?item=14771 utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Compared to 2005, cost burden is now lower in 47 metros out of the 100 largest metros, with the largest decrease in the share of cost-burdened renters in the Midwest and Mountain regions. Utah and Ida... Economic future more secure when more students care about STEM http://utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press/?item=14750 utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press Sun, 19 Nov 0000 15:10:56 -0800 According to the U.S. Department of Education’s estimation of the projected percentage increases in STEM jobs through 2020, innovative careers such as software development, medical science, and ... Diversity of thought celebrated at Women Tech Awards http://utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press/?item=14722 utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 As Utah’s tech industry continues its rise, diversity of thought is more important than ever. The Women Tech Council, committed to increasing the presence of women and girls in STEM fields, held... Snap, Inc., other companies bringing over 700 jobs to Utah http://utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press/?item=14751 utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Snap Inc., owner of the popular Snapchat app, is officially opening an office in Utah after months of speculation, according to the Utah Technology Council President and CEO John Knotwell. In Octob... How a trade mission can help your company go global http://utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press/?item=14699 utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Trade missions are an effective and efficient way for a company to explore business opportunities in another country. The good news for Utah businesses is the state strategically plans three to four t... Silicon Slopes invites all companies to take the ParityPledge to improve the representation of women in leadership positions http://utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press/?item=14700 utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Silicon Slopes invites all CEOs and their organizations to take the ParityPledge, an initiative of Parity.org designed to increase the representation of women at the highest levels of leadership in or... Utah's Fastest-Growing Companies http://utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press/?item=14614 utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Beehive State The nickname represents hard work, and Utah lived up to its reputation when 111 companies based there ranked in the top 500 of the 2017 Inc. 5000. Here are the 10 fastest-growing Uta... Utahns expect higher incomes, more jobs, latest index shows http://utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press/?item=14601 utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press Sun, 19 Nov 6000 15:10:00 -0800 Consumer attitudes have never been higher in Utah — as residents expect to make more money next spring and find more jobs available. The Utah Consumer Attitude Index rose 8.9 points from Sept... Lehi, UT is the 11th fastest-growing city in the U.S. http://utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press/?item=14613 utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press Sun, 19 Nov 6000 15:10:00 -0800 Shock and awe—two words that best describe emotions exhibited by executives visiting Utah while driving the 20-mile stretch on I-15 from Sandy to Pleasant Grove. Why the strong emotions? The num... Utah Valley University to include 3 new engineering degrees http://utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press/?item=14560 utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press Sun, 19 Nov 9600 15:09:51 -0800 Utah Valley University is adding three asked-for programs to its offering. The UVU Board of Trustees voted Thursday afternoon to approve Bachelor of Science degrees in mechanical engineering, elect... Salt Lake area ranks No. 3 in the nation for real estate investment http://utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press/?item=14562 utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 SALT LAKE CITY — Utah's capital city has joined the ranks of the top cities in America for commercial real estate investment, a new report indicates. This year’s top cities in the &... Podium announces headquarters in Lehi, UT, move-in August 2018 http://utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press/?item=14518 utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Three years ago, Podium was founded in a spare apartment bedroom by Eric Rea and Dennis Steele. After growing to over 200 employees and raising a $32M Series A round from Accel, Summit Partners, GV, a... Provo ranked the #7 happiest city in the U.S. http://utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press/?item=14484 utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 National Geographic bestselling author Dan Buettner and Gallup’s social scientists teamed up to develop an index that assesses measurable expressions of happiness and identifies where Americans ... Utah's tax system ranks #8 nationally http://utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press/?item=14483 utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Tax Foundation’s State Business Tax Climate Index enables business leaders, government policymakers, and taxpayers to gauge how their states’ tax systems compare. While there are many ... Utah Office of Outdoor Recreation announces 2017 grant recipients http://utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press/?item=14334 utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press Sun, 19 Nov 9200 15:08:56 -0800 The Utah Office of Outdoor Recreation (OOR) has approved grant funding for outdoor recreation projects with an estimated statewide impact of more than $2.8 million—including grant funds, matchin... Utah submits Amazon HQ2 bid http://utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press/?item=14387 utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press Sun, 19 Nov 2800 15:08:48 -0800  A little more than a month after an announcement that created a fury of interest and a flurry of activity among cities, states and provinces across North America, Utah has officially submitted i... Majority of Knowledge Workers Ready to Embrace Automation http://utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press/?item=14379 utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press Sun, 19 Nov 6400 15:08:39 -0800 Silicon Slopes—A survey released by Workfront, the leading provider of cloud-based Enterprise Work Management solutions, found that knowledge workers are diving head-first into the office of the... Utah ranks No. 2 in the country for personal income growth http://utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press/?item=14231 utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 State personal income grew 0.7 percent on average in the second quarter of 2017, after increasing 1.4 percent in the first quarter, according to estimates released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. ... Utah Valley's 30 Fastest-Growing Companies of 2017 http://utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press/?item=14177 utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Utah Valley Magazine recently ranked Utah's 30 fastest-growing companies of the year, which have met with success as they've grown. Younique Boomsourcing Foxtail Marketing Dom... Utah's economic development map updated http://utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press/?item=14031 utahvalleyinformation.com/utahvalley/news-and-press Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED), Utah Broadband Outreach Center and Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah) have partnered to add critical real estate data to Uta...