News & Events

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...
Affordable Hosting

Monday, January 15, 2018

Bluehost is a direct competitor of companies like GoDaddy and they are located right here in Orem. They are one of the fastest growing companies...
Find Your Location

Monday, January 08, 2018

How will local zoning impact your business? Are there any parks or transit nearby? Is the area in transition? These are important questions that any...
Get Your License

Monday, January 01, 2018

You need a business license to do business in Orem but getting one is easy. Utah is known for cutting the red tape and you...
Get Listed for Free

Monday, December 25, 2017

Every business can use more exposure and at Orem Economic Development we let you list your business for free. Our website gets a lot of...
Looking for Leads?

Monday, December 18, 2017

If you want to relocate your business to Orem or you are here and looking to expand, you may need leads for who you can...
AMERICA’S BEST STATES FOR HIGH-TECH

Thursday, December 14, 2017

EDUCATION, INCENTIVES AND BROADBAND TAKE THESE TO THE TOP With the high-tech industry at an all-time high for growth, more and more U.S. markets are becoming...
Marketing Innovation

Monday, December 11, 2017

We have amazing companies in the City of Orem and Banyan is one of them. As a marketing company, they are leveraging modern tools and...
Move Right In

Monday, December 04, 2017

Are you looking to move your business out of the house or relocating to Utah? You can do so easily and affordably by leasing fully...
Technology Moving Forward

Monday, November 27, 2017

We love technology in Utah and the state legislature and business leaders are doing what they can to create more tech jobs in the state....