Thursday, July 26, 2018 The Salt Lake TribuneUtah enjoyed the nation’s fastest job growth over the past 12 months, with construction leading the way, according to federal data released Friday. The number of jobs in the state jumped by 3.3 percent from June 2017 to June 2018, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.
Feds Give $2.5M Loan to Provo for Airport Upgrades to Attract Jet Maintenance Company and up to 800 New Jobs
Thursday, July 26, 2018 The Salt Lake TribuneThe federal government gave a $2.5 million boost Wednesday to help build new facilities at the Provo airport needed to expand an aircraft refurbishment company — and create 400 new high-paying jobs now, and up to 800 eventually.
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 Governor's Office of Economic DevelopmentThe Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) has approved an Industrial Assistance Fund, post-performance Economic Opportunity Grant for the amount of $365,000 for the Frontier Observatory for Research in the Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE). The project will create 23 new jobs with an average full-time wage of $94,000 per year and a capital investment of more than $100 million.
Sunday, July 22, 2018 Utah BusinessCirrus Data Services believes the Salt Lake City region can support hyperscale and wholesale data center colocation offerings and this week publicly announced the View 78 data center campus in Midvale, a suburb of Salt Lake City. (2 min. read)
Thursday, July 19, 2018 Sundance InstituteThe nonprofit Sundance Institute today announced that its 2018 Sundance Film Festival, which took place in Park City, Salt Lake City and Sundance, Utah in January, generated a total economic impact of $191.6 million. (3 min. read)
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 Inc. MagazineWhy Silicon Slopes--the region between the Utah state capital and Provo--is bustling with hot brands and data nerds. (2 min. read)
Monday, July 16, 2018 The Salt Lake TribuneThe new Utah Outdoor Partners group made its public debut with a news conference to present data collected in a survey of 50 large or high-tech Utah companies. (2 min. read)