BUSINESS REPORT: Life Sciences Grow High-Wage Jobs in the Beehive State
The average wage for jobs in the Utah life sciences industry is $59,480, or 53 percent above the private-sector average of $38,932. From the January/February 2013 issue
COVER STORY: 2012 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards
Baxter International's decision to make a $1.3-billion investment in an expansion of its bio/pharmaceutical manufacturing promises to propel the Peach State into the front ranks of national biotech powerhouses. From the January/February 2013 issue.
Ball Aerospace Completes Final Phase of $75M Colorado Expansion
Capital investment in Boulder manufacturing plant more than doubles spacecraft production to accommodate business growth and new programs.
Airbus, Caterpillar, Bridgestone, eBay Earn Honorable Mentions from Business Facilities in 2012 Economic Deal...
Four projects were cited for Honorable Mentions in Business Facilities' 2012 Economic Development Deal of the Year competition.
Boeing Purchases New Building In Salt Lake County, UT
Boeing expects to refurbish the 850,000 square foot building to complement the company's current operations in Salt Lake County. Sitts & Hill will design the space inside the building's factory area. Design and construction are expected to take two years.
Visa Expanding Global Technology Center In Colorado
Visa will receive tax credits from Colorado's Job Growth Incentive Tax Credit for the creation of up to 406 new jobs over five years.
Searing Industries To Build New Facility Near Cheyenne, WY
The heavy manufacturing company will help diversify the area’s economy. Heavy manufacturing jobs, in particular, are very good jobs and create a lot of spinoff economic activity.
ENVE Cycling Manufacturer Opening New Facility In UT
GOED assists ENVE in adding to Utah’s outdoor products market; in return, the company will add 324 new jobs with the opening of the Ogden plant. Oct 23, 2012 @ 11:02 AM
COVER STORY: Building A Biotech Bonanza
The global financial contraction put a squeeze on seed money for biotech startups, forcing locations to build their biotech future the old-fashioned way: with long-term planning and a comprehensive strategy for growth. From the May/June 2012 issue.
BUSINESS REPORT: Job Creation Efforts are Buzzing in the Beehive State
Gov. Gary Herbert is well on the way to hitting his target of 100,000 jobs in 1,000 days, unveiling several new high-wage projects in growth sectors. From the May/June 2012 issue
INDUSTRY FOCUS: Data Centers – Growing by Gigabytes
From the snow-capped Rockies of Wyoming to the scenic vistas of the Tennessee Valley, new data centers are popping up across the landscape as a hot growth sector continues to expand. From the May/June 2012 issue
COVER STORY: Digital Media Takes The Prize
Millions of pixels are helping to create thousands of jobs in a new high-growth sector of the economy. From feature films to video games, digital media is spreading its computer-generated wings and flying, from traditional locations like California, Massachusetts and New York to up and coming industry leaders Utah, Louisiana and Rhode Island. From the March/April 2012 issue.
FEATURE STORY: 2012 Economic Development Awards
Every year, we showcase the economic development deals with the biggest impact and rank the top states and metros. Now, we turn our spotlight on the agencies with the best practices who have achieved overall excellence. From the March/April 2012 issue.
FEATURE STORY: 2011 STATE OF THE YEAR – Utah
Befitting a state that is home to majestic snow-capped Rockies, Utah continues to scale new heights with an aggressive economic development strategy that has made the Beehive State a leader in a bevy of high-growth sectors. From the January/February 2012 issue.