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19 07, 2021

Closing the Housing Gap: Good for our Economy

By |2021-07-19T12:13:43-07:00July 19th, 2021|Blog, Housing Gap Coalition, Policy|1 Comment

Utah’s housing affordability crisis is nothing if not a vital issue. The growing housing crisis needs to be solved in order to accommodate new families and to attract new members of the workforce. However, one of the most pressing motivators for closing the housing gap is Utah’s economy. During the past decade, the state has [...]

6 11, 2019

6 Questions with 2019 Pathfinder Theresa Foxley

By |2019-11-06T13:44:51-07:00November 6th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

A Utah native, Theresa Foxley is passionate about promoting the Beehive State. She has served as EDCUtah’s president and CEO since 2017 and has helped usher in a new era that is highly focused on internal team culture, driving stakeholder value, and economic development preparedness. A recovering attorney and self-described “deal junkie,” Theresa has enjoyed [...]

3 09, 2019

Salt Lake Chamber, DWS and EDCUtah Announce New Rural Development Initiative

By |2019-09-03T10:32:53-07:00September 3rd, 2019|Blog, Chamber Rural Workforce Network, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (September 3, 2019) – The Salt Lake Chamber, Utah Department of Workforce Services and the Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah) announced that they will be partnering on a new initiative called the Chamber Rural Workforce Network to help further Utah’s rural development. The program was made official today when partner officials [...]

8 08, 2019

Price is Right: Intermountain Electronics on Growth Track in Central Utah

By |2019-08-30T13:45:55-07:00August 8th, 2019|Chamber Rural Workforce Network|0 Comments

The Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and the Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah) have announced Intermountain Electronics, Inc. will expand in Utah adding up to 289 jobs and $21.5 million in new state revenue and an estimated $12.5 million in capital investment over the next 15 years. “It’s exciting to see Intermountain Electronics [...]

12 06, 2019

GOEX On the Go to Iron County

By |2019-08-30T13:58:30-07:00June 12th, 2019|Chamber Rural Workforce Network|0 Comments

The Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and the Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah) today announced GOEX will expand in Utah’s Iron County, adding up to 100 jobs, $1.8 million in state revenue, and an estimated $15 million in capital investment. “We are excited that GOEX would select Utah for their Western operation,” [...]

23 01, 2019

Smart Planning for Utah’s Transportation Infrastructure

By |2019-01-24T08:10:54-07:00January 23rd, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

Research shows Utah’s population expected to double over the next 50 years. Whether we like it or not, this growth is inevitable. How we handle this growth will have a direct impact on our future economic success and overall quality of life. That’s why the Salt Lake Chamber is focusing our efforts in 2019 on [...]

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