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CNBC #1 State for Business

July 26 2016 - 4:05 pm
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With a sweet economy and an industrious workforce, the Beehive State is America’s Top State for Business.


Why Utah Is Poised to Be America’s Next Tech and Creative Hub

July 11 2016 - 11:05 am
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Rather, it’s rugged and rustic Utah, which analysts say could become the next Silicon Valley inside a decade. It is well on its way, clearly. The mountainous corridor anchored by Salt Lake City, Provo and Ogden—which has been dubbed “Silicon Slopes” (so named for its picturesque ski resorts)—is attracting investment from the likes of PayPal…


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Utah #3 in Small Business Lending

June 16 2016 - 8:12 am
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Small businesses create more jobs than any other industry sector. In fact, over half of Americans either own their business or work for a startup, and two of every three jobs made available in the country every year are possible because of small business.


BYU No. 18 Best Undergrad Business School

April 22 2016 - 3:38 pm
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After surveying nearly 30,000 students and recruiters at almost 600 companies, Bloomberg presents the best undergraduate business schools of 2016.


Pew – Utah #2 in Nation for Income Growth

March 10 2016 - 2:23 pm
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Over the past year, personal income in 42 states grew faster than its pace since the end of 2007, accelerating those states’ economic expansions.


SLC #5 & Ogden #6 – Fastest Growing Cities

March 09 2016 - 9:35 am
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Utah’s fastest-growing cities are exhibiting impressive acceleration: Salt Lake City jumped seven spots on our list and Ogden returns to it after falling off in 2015.


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Utah No. 4 in Procurement Management

March 03 2016 - 9:42 am
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Governments buy a lot of stuff. Every year, one out of every three dollars governments spend goes toward purchasing something — from photo copier ink to new vehicle fleets — to help provide services. This very large chunk of the budget would seem to make procurement the most obvious area to look for new ways…


Utah No. 1 State for Business – 24/7 Wall St.

February 17 2016 - 9:32 am
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Utah is the best state for business largely because of its strong economy. Over the last five years, Utah’s GDP grew the fifth fastest of any state, and between 2012 and 2013, the number of new private establishments grew at more than double the national pace. The strong economy has likely contributed to increased entrepreneurial…


America’s Next Boomtowns – SLC #2

January 14 2016 - 12:09 pm
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No. 2 Salt Lake City and No. 4 Denver have been expanding for years, with significant tech-sector growth. Both are logging population increases, with Denver benefiting from strong domestic in-migration while Salt Lake City has the highest birth rate among major metro areas, 16.9 per 1,000 women from 2010-14, largely due to its fecund Mormon population.


Utah #4 Strongest State

January 14 2016 - 11:40 am
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Utah has proven once again to be one of the strongest states in America. Low unemployment, high home-ownership rates and percentage of high school graduates are among the metrics Politico looked at to make it’s assessment.