Economic Gateway http://econdev.orem.org City of Orem, Economic Development News RSS Feed Sun, 26 Feb 2017 01:57:37 -0800 en-us Executive Summit http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=10293 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Executive Summit is the premier business event of the year. An entire day of critical business insights held at the beautiful Sundance Resort. Over 200 of the top leaders in Utah Valley attend thi... Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce - The voice of business http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=10292 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Chamber is a group of member businesses working to build the communities they serve. They are a non-profit organization and are made up of volunteer business leaders from throughout Utah Valley. ... Revolving Loan Fund http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=10291 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) is a program that provides financial assistance to new and expanding local businesses. The purpose of the RLF is to stimulate private investment and create employment opp... A downtown is in the works for Orem http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=9890 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Orem currently does not have a downtown. The city is oriented along a five mile corridor known as State Street. Because of this, the city has been touted as having ‘the longest downtown’ i... Utah economy expected to continue to prosper in 2017 http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=10369 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Utah's economic expansion is expected to continue in 2017, according to the latest Economic Report to the Governor. The report, released today and presented to Gov. Gary Herbert at the Salt Lak... Wait—Utah Is the Fastest-Growing State? http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=10370 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The report comes out every year, a bit of demographic horse-racery: Which U.S. state grew the quickest? It’s usually some sun-drenched locale, or more recently, an oil-drenched one—North D... Utah Contractor Focuses on Family Friendly Environment, Service Women of the Year http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=10371 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Like many women in the HVACR industry, Angie Snow, owner and vice president of Orem, Utah-based Western Heating & Air Conditioning, never aspired for a career in the trades. However, she now owns ... 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... 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 ... 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... 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 ...