Economic Gateway http://econdev.orem.org City of Orem, Economic Development News RSS Feed Wed, 29 Mar 2017 02:07:56 -0700 en-us Exciting Entrepreneurship! http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=10551 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800   Do you love being an entrepreneur? Want to connect with other like-minded business owners, participate in fun local competitions, or gain access to resources? This is all possible throug... Help for Your Business http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=10553 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Are you an entrepreneur or small business owner in need of direct assistance, financial support, or educational resources? This is all available to you at the UVU Business Resource Center. No one can ... Tools for Growth http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=10549 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Do you want to grow your business but feel as though you don’t know how to reach your goals? This is a common problem for entrepreneurs and one that can typically be solved with a little guidanc... We’re the Best – No Kidding http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=10548 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 In Utah, we don’t have to brag about how awesome we are. Forbes has been doing it for us. For five out of the last six years, Utah has been ranked the #1 business climate in the United States. W... Ever thought of moving to Utah? http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=10294 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Three Utah cities currently hold top spots for offering the best career opportunities. Number-crunchers at personal-finance website SmartAsset recently looked at 358 of the largest metro areas in the ... 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... 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 ... GoReact announces $4M Growth Investment to Support Expansion http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=6633 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 29 Mar 7600 14:59:40 -0800   GoReact announces $4M Growth Investment to Support Expansion by Jordan Phelps - Silicon Slopes - March 31, 2016 2:17 pm GoReact, an Orem-based edtech startup, announced a growth invest... Orem #1, The Top 10 Cities for Working Parents http://econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=6513 econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 1. Orem, Utah This Utah city combines a relatively high quality of life for families with strong employment conditions for workers. It has the fourth-lowest crime rate of any city in SmartAsset...