Companies Flourish in the State’s Fertile Soil
When eBay had to decide whether to expand a facility outside of the U.S. or expand its presence in Utah, the decision came easily to the Web-auction company. With the financial backing of a post-performance incentive, eBay constructed a new dat...March 1, 2011
Recruiters Aim to Create Rewarding Partnerships
In recent years, a steady stream of announcements has hit the press regarding major companies that are expanding operations to the State of Utah. The state’s fertile business climate is enticing firms that have been struggling with the sl...March 1, 2011
Utah Companies and Industries on the Forefront of the Green Revolution
As home to The Greatest Snow on Earth®, not to mention unparalleled landscapes for hiking, biking, camping and other outdoor recreation, Utah is filled with people and companies that are passionate about preserving the environment and leadi...March 1, 2011
Utah’s Education Prepares the Workforce of Tomorrow
Ensuring the State’s young workforce is well educated and ready to meet the demands of industry takes strategic planning, along with the help of State programs and the collaborative efforts of public and higher education along with ...March 1, 2011
Utah Thriving as an International Business State
If one word could describe the Governor’s Office of Economic Development’s (GOED) success in elevating Utah as an international business state, it’s the organization’s focus on “relationships.” Building long-...March 1, 2011
Utah Leads the Way in Health Insurance Reform
In 2014, when other states are still testing the health insurance exchange waters, Utah’s Health Exchange portal will be delivering the nation’s most comprehensive level of consumer choice to employees of large and small businesses ...March 1, 2011
Utah Takes Center Stage in Film Production
The beautiful and surreal landscapes of Southern Utah are familiar to generations of Americans, due in large part to director John Ford and actor John Wayne, who made the state legendary with films like “Stagecoach” and “Rio G...March 1, 2011
Utah an Important Transportation Hub
On any given day, thousands of tractor-trailers travel Utah’s interstates, moving freight from California to Chicago and beyond, or from Canada to Mexico. In fact, Utah highways have the highest percentage of truck traffic in the nation, ...March 1, 2011
Much has changed on Utah’s economic landscape since Governor Gary R. Herbert tapped Spencer P. Eccles to run the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and execute his economic development plan.
During that time Utah v...March 1, 2011
Choosing the Right Structure for a Startup
One of the first decisions an entrepreneur must make is how to legally structure the new business, especially to get the best tax advantages.
“As a general rule, it’s hard to go wrong with an LLC for a small business,” says Troy Blanchard, St. ...February 1, 2011
APX Alarm Sheds its Well-known Brand as it Expands
APX Alarm is no more. Over a months-long process, the company has turned inward, reinvented itself and, just this month, launched a new brand identity along with new product and services offerings. The sturdy, respectable APX Alarm brand has been ...February 1, 2011
Salt Lake Area
Sandy - FIREHOUSE SUBS held a ribbon cutting at its new location at 10325 S. State Street. The restaurant is open Monday-Saturday from 10:30-9:30 p.m. and Sunday from 10:30-9:00 p.m.
Salt Lake City - The federal government ha...February 1, 2011
With Utah’s economy finally showing signs of growth and recovery, banking officials and experts discuss the challenges of new federal regulations on the industry and give advice to business execs who are wondering if now is the right time to finan...February 1, 2011
By Peter Firestein
Reputation is in the pantheon of a company’s most precious assets. It doesn’t matter whether your company produces cupcakes or SaaS solutions, your reputation matters. In fact, it is so vital that if it is nourished well, it can be the very key to...February 1, 2011
One of Utah’s many strengths has long been is its youthful workforce. Utah, in fact, has the nation’s youngest population; the state’s median age is 28.5, the nation’s is 36.8.
In our annual Forty Under 40 recognition feature, we celebrate 40 o...February 1, 2011