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Salt Lake City Named a Top 10 U.S. City Best Positioned To Recover From Coronavirus

Posted on: May 13th, 2020

And now for some good news. In a recent article from Forbes, Salt Lake City was named a ‘Top 10 Best Cities for a Coronavirus Recovery’.  The data and ranking comes from Moody’s Analytics who has issued a report that examines the potential to recover from coronavirus among the top metro areas in the U.S. How […]

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Salt Lake City’s Redevelopment Agency Celebrates Economic Development Week 2020

Posted on: May 6th, 2020

It’s a historic time to be living in Salt Lake City and we all recognize that the economy is undergoing a profound transformation with COVID-19. Economic growth had been on an upward trajectory in the Capital City until the ‘great pause’ but we are optimistic that our economy will be back on track soon.  May 4th […]

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Orange is Here – A 28 Day Test

Posted on: May 1st, 2020

On Tuesday, Governor Herbert announced the State is moving from “red” to “orange” in terms of COVID-19 risk, a step closer toward allowing Utah businesses to reopen. We know many business owners are anxious to get back to work as we begin to restore our local economy. However, we must also be conscientious of the […]

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How to Make a Strong Application for SBA Loans and Grants

Posted on: April 24th, 2020

NEW: The Small Business Administration Paycheck Protection Program has resumed accepting applications as of 10:30 a.m. EST, April 27th. Like the last round, we expect this money will likely go fast. What does that mean to you? If you haven’t applied, DO IT NOW. Get your documents in order and load up on patience. We will […]

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