Economic Gateway http://www.econdev.orem.org City of Orem, Economic Development News RSS Feed Sat, 22 Sep 2018 12:02:57 -0700 en-us 2018’s Best & Worst States to Start a Business http://www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=18622 www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 22 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Starting a business is never easy. According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data, about a fifth of all startups typically don’t survive past year one of operation, and nearly half never... America's Top States for Business 2018 http://www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=18621 www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 We score all 50 states on more than 60 measures of competitiveness, developed with input from a broad and diverse array of business and policy experts, official government sources, the CNBC Globa... Business Facilities’ 14th Annual Rankings: State Rankings Report http://www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=18620 www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Our 14th Annual Rankings Report keeps pace with the evolving priorities of economic development and tracks red-hot growth sectors, kicking off with the state rankings report. You can chart the evol... Orem, Utah Entrepreneurs Enjoying Sweet Smell of Success http://www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=18581 www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Tue, 07 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Home fragrance products have been around for decades. From sprays, gels, and plug-in options, consumers have perfumed their homes with scents that were all too often overwhelming and artificial. The f... The 10 states offering America's highest-paying jobs http://www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=18308 www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Thu, 26 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 If you want to live in a place where you get paid top-dollar, you may want to consider moving to Utah, where residents enjoy America's highest median annual income when taking into account cost of... 5 Reasons Why Facebook Chose Utah and You Should, Too http://www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=18307 www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Tue, 24 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Ever hear of the 'Silicon Slopes'? If not, you will soon. Move over, Silicon Valley. There's a new tech hub in town that's attracted the likes of Adobe, Overstock.com, Microsoft and... 2018’s Best & Worst States to Start a Business http://www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=18306 www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 18 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Starting a business is never easy. According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data, about a fifth of all startups typically don’t survive past year one of operation, and nearly half never... America's Top States for Business 2018 http://www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=18305 www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Mon, 16 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 A scorecard on state economic climate We score all 50 states on more than 60 measures of competitiveness, developed with input from a broad and diverse array of business and policy experts, officia... Orem company's interactive textbooks connect learners and instructors http://www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=17923 www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Mon, 02 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 In today’s society, learning is less by rote and writ, and more by code and click. One Orem company has built a successful business transforming the staid and standard college textbook into a... Owner of Orem outpatient detox center given SBA award http://www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=17922 www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 27 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Though Orem business owner Tara Gleave came into business ownership in a roundabout way, she is passionate about what she does. This passion led a recent prestigious recognition. Gleave won the Uta... Trends, technology and talent the focus of Utah Business and Economic Forum http://www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=17921 www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Mon, 25 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The Utah Business and Economic Forum took on a momentous name this year, with a mammoth goal. This year’s forum, hosted by the Woodbury School of Business at Utah Valley University was d... How Utah’s startups are attracting tech talent from other states http://www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=17323 www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Mon, 21 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 When Brad Ferguson left his home state of Utah to pursue a PhD in statistics at North Carolina State University in 2011, he figured he wouldn’t return. Not because he didn’t want to live i... Employment Rankings http://www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=17322 www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Mon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Determining the best states for job opportunities Employment holds 30 percent of the weight in ranking the Best States for economy. This subcategory evaluates three major metrics: unemployment rate... New report underscores tech is 'rocket fuel' to Utah's economy http://www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=17321 www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Mon, 07 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Beehive State has 'one of the top tech economies in the country,' expert says SALT LAKE CITY — Data gathered in a new report shows that Utah's juggernaut tech economy is continuin... 2018’s Best & Worst States for Millennials http://www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=17320 www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 02 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Loved by marketers yet vilified by media, millennials are at once the most popular and unpopular generation alive. They’re soon to be the largest, too, giving them a huge influence on Ameri... Orem oral health office tackling sleep disorders http://www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=16818 www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Wed, 11 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 So, when was the last time you chatted with your dentist about your sleep issues? This might seem a bit odd, but if the team behind Vivos TMJ and Sleep Therapy Centre of Utah continues wi... The Intangibles of Cool http://www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=16817 www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Mon, 09 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 An uber-hip tech scene rises from Utah’s Silicon Slopes. More than 14,000 tech and entrepreneurial leaders gathered in late January 2018 in what many boasted is the coolest spot on earth for ... Inland Port is a Win for Utah http://www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=16816 www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The Utah Legislature’s passage of SB 234, creating an Inland Port Authority, is a step forward identifying a large economic development opportunity for Salt Lake City and the state. Go... Utah economic expert urges preparation for future Utah County population growth http://www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=16583 www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Mon, 02 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Change is coming to Utah County, and one local economic expert issued a call to action. Pamela S. Perlich, director of demographic research at the University of Utah’s Kem C. Gardner Policy I... Forbes names Provo-Orem area second best place in U.S. to invest in housing http://www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events/?item=16581 www.econdev.orem.org/orem/news-&-events Mon, 26 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0700 If you own a home in Utah County, one national publication says it is a good investment. Forbes released their 2018 list of the best places to invest in housing, and the Provo-Orem metro area ... 9Round to open in Irvine this September http://www.econdev.orem.org/news-&-events/?item=18943 www.econdev.orem.org/news-&-events Tue, 04 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 9Round, the world’s fastest-growing kickboxing fitness franchise, will open this September at 4255 Campus Drive #A108, Irvine, California 92612. The new 9Round is the second in the area and one of m...