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September 25, 2017

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Salt Lake City ranks No. 3 of the 10 happiest cities for employees
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 cities are not created equal. In fact, quality of life is often...
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September 20, 2017

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4 Utah cities made Money's top 100 'best places to live' list
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 healthy economies, affordable homes and offer a good quality of life. There are four Utah cities on the list: Orem, Sandy,...
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September 15, 2017

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Top U.S. Metros for Millennials: Provo, Utah is #2
What U.S. metros are the best for millennials? To answer that question, Apartment List graded 75 top U.S. metros in three categories — jobs, affordability and livability — and ranked them, based on their scores. Many metros score high in one or two categories, but few metros offer the ideal mix of...
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September 14, 2017

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Utah Competing With Silicon Valley for Tech Entrepreneurs
Silicon Valley has long been considered the most viable option for starting a business or finding a job in the tech industry. Its reputation is largely self-affirming, though — as long as it’s seen as the hub of the tech world, it will be by virtue of attracting an abundance...
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September 05, 2017

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6 Reasons Companies Find Big Success In Utah
Year after year, Utah has won “Best State for Business” rankings from Forbes, CNBC, 24/7 Wall Street and other thought leaders. The story of Utah’s business environment is excitingly predictable — yes, predictable. The state is consistent, and consistency safeguards long-term growth while allowing innovative businesses to thrive. Why choose...
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September 22, 2017

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Learn More About Utah's Economy
"The Utah economy remains healthy. Every major industrial sector expanded in 2016, contributing a total of 49,500 new jobs over the year. An annual employment growth rate of 3.6 percent was above the state’s long-term average and among the strongest in the nation. Utah’s construction sector posted the highest job growth...
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September 21, 2017

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Free Relocation Help
Moving can be stressful, especially when trying to find the perfect place to locate your business. A lot of research needs to go into this decision, including finding sites with the right zoning, access to transportation, utilities, and highly trained workers. Fortunately, the process can be far easier with free...
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September 18, 2017

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Provo, Utah meets criteria for 2nd Amazon headquarters
Amazon is looking for a city to host its second headquarters. The company's preferences for its new location are: Metropolitan areaa with more than one million people A stable and business-friendly environment Urban or suburban location with the potential to attract and retain strong technical talent Community that thinks big and creatively when considering locations and real estate options Given the...
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More than 5,200 high-tech companies that have located themselves in the beautiful state. Of those, 79 percent are IT firms. These companies employ a total of 66,000 people, and pay salaries 58 percent higher, on average, than the statewide annual nonagricultural wage, according to data cited in the Deseret News.