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Utah’s unified, direct and robust response to the crisis serves as a role model to other states during these challenging times.


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Utah’s unified, direct and robust response to the crisis serves as a role model to other states during these challenging times.

Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development

Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development articles below.


Utah’s Response To The Coronavirus Pandemic

Utah’s unified, direct and robust response to the crisis serves as a role model to other states during these challenging times.

Data Centers: 5-G Day

The introduction of 5G small cell technology means changes in data center infrastructure as well as significant increases in their processing speeds and volumes.

Utah: This Is Business Elevated

With a sterling reputation for fiscal stability and a budget surplus, the Beehive State is ready to add new chapters to its economic development success story.

Oatly To Invest $40M In Utah Expansion

The food manufacturer plans to add up to 50 jobs in Weber County over the next seven years. 

Adobe Expanding In Utah, Adding Up to 1,260 Jobs

The software giant will invest $90M at its Lehi, UT facility with the help of a post-performance Economic Development Tax Increment Finance (EDTIF) tax credit rebate.

Food Manufacturer, Aerospace Supplier Expanding In Utah

Litehouse Inc. will invest $40 million in its manufacturing operations in Hurricane, creating up to 165 jobs. Electronic Power Systems will invest $11.6 million and add up to 128 jobs in Cache County.

Collective Medical Technologies Expanding In Utah

The Salt Lake City-based health technology company will create nearly 600 jobs with help from an Economic Development Tax Increment Finance tax credit rebate.

Packsize International Selects Utah For Global HQ

Packsize International, an On Demand Packaging® company will expand its Salt Lake City, UT operations, adding up to 354 jobs and an expected $9.2 million in capital investment.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Val Hale, Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development

Val Hale, Executive Director, Utah Governor's Office of Economic Development discusses the Beehive State's growing financial services sector, its position as a data centers hub, and efforts to keep its growing youth population living and working in Utah.

Tourism: A World of Scenic Wonder

As the National Park Service (NPS) celebrates its centennial year, the crown jewels of America’s scenic treasures are gearing up to break last year’s record number of visitors, which topped 305 million.

Advanced Manufacturing Industry: Dynamic Advancements

Advanced manufacturing has come a long way, revolutionizing the processes used to build new products and introducing a bevy of innovative technologies, with a heavy emphasis on automation.

Entrata Expanding In Utah

The property management software company will expand its operations in Utah, creating up to 191 jobs and $6 million in capital investment.

State Focus – Utah: Consistently Excellent

When it comes to business, rolling the dice on an unpredictable location can be disastrous for the bottom line. If you’re looking for consistent excellence, Utah is a sure bet.

Seven Projects Land Deal of the Year Honorable Mentions

Business Facilities 2015 Economic Development Deal of the Year contest attracted a record number of project submissions from across the country, seven of which were singled out for a tip of the hat by our judges.

COVER STORY: 2011 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards

Kentucky has a century-long tradition of building cars, going back to the Model T. A new long-term partnership with Ford will bring a bonanza of jobs to the Louisville region as the Bluegrass State sets its sights on becoming the top U.S. automotive manufacturing center.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Top 10 Issues Affecting The Real Estate Industry

COVID-19 and economic renewal top The Counselors of Real Estate's list of issues expected to have the most significant impact on real estate in 2020-2021.

SiO2 To Invest $163M In Alabama Expansion

In response to a contract to supply the federal government with COVID-19 vaccine vials, SiO2 Materials Science will create 220 jobs at its Auburn, AL facility.

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