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Employment Rankings

Monday, May 14, 2018

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...
2018’s Best & Worst States for Millennials

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

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...
The Intangibles of Cool

Monday, April 09, 2018

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...
Inland Port is a Win for Utah

Friday, April 06, 2018

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 Best (and Worst) States for Business

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Utah ranks number one  > 1-yr. real GDP change: 3.4% (6th highest) > Avg. salary: $45,204 (18th lowest) > Adults w/ bachelor’s degree: 31.8% (16th highest) > Patents issued: 1,404 (23rd highest) > Working-age...
The Fastest Growing (and Shrinking) States

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

The population of the United States increased by 2.2 million people in 2016. Natural growth — the number of births less the number of deaths...
Help with Growth

Monday, February 12, 2018

Start-ups and early stage companies can receive support and assistance from Think Atomic, a business accelerator in Orem. If you want your company to be...
Get Demographics

Monday, February 05, 2018

Relocating a business requires planning and information. It helps to understand the demographics of a population – the number of people, ages, socioeconomic status, education...
Making Money

Monday, January 29, 2018

Who doesn’t want to make more money? As a business, you need to generate more sales but also grow your profits. MEP can help you...
New student housing coming to Orem, Provo

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

A 10-story student housing tower is coming west of Interstate 15 in Orem. Nelson Brothers Professional Real Estate, a company based in Utah and headquartered in...
Wayfair’s Growing

Monday, January 22, 2018

“Wayfair you’ve got just what I need”… if their jingle has been stuck in your head it is for good reason. Wayfair is everywhere and...