Economic Gateway http://econdev.orem.org City of Orem, Economic Development News RSS Feed Mon, 23 Jan 2017 17:22:58 -0800 en-us Let Orem direct you to the businesses you’re interested in http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=9889 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Orem’s economic development website is the perfect spot for finding anything from local businesses to available properties, as well as learning about Orem’s quality of life. The business d... Coldwell Banker Properties http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=9888 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Looking for new office space? Need somewhere to start your business? Trying to find available land for development? The city of Orem, Utah is the perfect spot. Coldwell Banker has a variety of commerc... BYU students create tiny Bluetooth radio for extreme athletes http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=9887 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Every new ski season means the return of an old problem: trying to keep your group together while on the hill. Everyone wants to do something different—whether it’s stop for hot chocolate ... Research Weekly - The "Fed Rate" and How it Impacts Utah Dec. 2016 http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=10046 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 On December 14, 2016, the US Federal Reserve (“Fed”) increased interest rates by 25 basis points. (For an explanation of the Fed rate, see our previous Research Weekly.) What impact will t... Utah: The Unknown MedTech Hotbed http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=10047 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Utah conjures several distinct images for the rest of America, but tech hub typically isn’t one of them. However, for those in the know – or in the 80-mile urban strip along the Wasatch Mo... University of Utah Engineers Kick Off New Center to Help Manufacturers Prosper http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=10048 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 More than 125,000 Utahns work for manufacturers in the state, and their mission is to keep working even if the economy takes a hit. But they can only do so if manufacturing companies here stay product... Orem-Provo Area Ties for Second Place in Best-Performing Cities Ranking http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=10049 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Milken Institute’s annual Best-Performing Cities index for 2016 shows that tech is still tops, as cities that excel in innovation drive the nation’s economic dynamism. With an ecosyste... Utah Valley University - Digital Media http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=9886 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 UVU prepares students for careers in digital media. It equips students with a foundation of theories and procedures to develop sound multi-communication structures. It integrates: graphics, text anima... “Stone Cold Sober” http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=9523 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The period between Christmas and New Year’s typically has one of the highest rates of impaired driving fatalities, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Tra... UVU culinary instructor enters finals of Food Network’s ‘Holiday Baking Championship’ http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=9522 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Utah baker and culinary instructor, Adalberto Diaz, is one of three finalists in the “Holiday Baking Championship” competition on the Food Network. Diaz owns Salt Lake City’s Filling... Utah Valley University - Aviation http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=9521 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 UVU is one of the fastest growing universities in the state. The University enrolls over 30,000 students and traces its origin to 1941 when Central Utah Vocational School was established as part of th... Traco Packaging http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=9520 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Located in Orem, Utah, Traco Manufacturing Inc. is a leading U.S. Manufacturing company and importer of packaging equipment and shrink film products. Traco has provided customers with packaging equipm... Teenagers who help strangers are better off down the road http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=9119 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Most people have an easy time helping out friends and family, however helping out strangers is difficult. It requires a sacrifice of time and energy for people you likely won’t see again. Accord... Brigham Young University http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=9118 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The mission of Brigham Young University (BYU)–founded, supported, and guided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints–is to assist individuals in their quest for perfection and e... FlexTech - Flexible Technologies LLC http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=9117 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 FlexTech is a company that offers a wide range of packaging services. They are located in Orem, Utah just 45 minutes south of Salt Lake City International Airport. Some of their services include digit... SecurityMetrics releases HIPAA security rule report http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=9116 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 An HIPAA security rule report is a report for compliance, risk and IT professionals. The goal of this report is to show the current state of HIPAA compliance to help increase level of compliance and s... GOVERNOR HERBERT ANNOUNCES FORMATION OF COMMITTEE FOR AN INLAND PORT http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=9170 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 During the third annual Utah Global Forum today, Gov. Gary R. Herbert announced the formation of an exploratory committee to drive the development of an inland port in Utah. Gov. Herbert addressed an ... Pollina Corporate Ranks Utah #1 for Pro Business States http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=9171 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Pollina Corporate Real Estate has now voted Utah #1 of the Top 10 Pro Business States for four years in a row. Here are some highlights on Utah’s latest ranking from Pollina’s 81-page repo... Research Weekly - Rising Incomes in Utah http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=9172 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A pair of federal economic reports indicate that Utah leads the nation in personal income growth. At 1.4%, Utah is ahead of the nation’s personal income growth of 1.0%. This means more money in ... Jive now has weekly video training series available http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=8498 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 As of September 2015, Jive launched a new weekly video training series for users. The training series is in addition to their other online resources, including the extensive support wiki. Because ever... SecurityMetrics http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=8497 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 In 1998, CEO Brad Caldwell recognized the need for affordable data security for the masses after his company's website was hacked. At the time, the only organization qualified to help his business... Research Weekly - How Much Does Utah Spend on Education? http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=8175 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 On the surface, it may appear that Utah does not place great enough emphasis on education. Utah is often cited as spending the least amount per-pupil for K-12 public education in the nation at $6,555.... These Are the Cities With the Fastest and Slowest Job Growth in America http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=8176 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 With an economy that some believe is marching towards full employment, annual job growth nationally is slowing down. But some cities in the south and west of the country — where l... Research Weekly - Wage Growth, Utah vs. The Nation http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=8177 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 US wage growth has yet to return to pre-recession levels, but after almost five years of fairly flat growth, in 2015 and 2016 we’ve begun to see more positive increases. This is largely due to l... Utah Valley Everyday Hero: Susan Madsen is a tireless advocate for women and raising leaders http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=8178 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Many people go about doing good deeds in their families, neighborhoods, organizations and church congregations. “Utah Valley’s Everyday Heroes” will celebrate these unsung community ...