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Salt Lake City’s Opportunity Zones

Posted on: July 17th, 2019

Opportunity Zones (OZ’s) are a new community development program established by Congress in the Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017 to encourage long-term investments in low-income and urban communities nationwide. OZ’s are an economic development tool—that is, they are designed to spur economic development and job creation in our distressed communities.  OZ’s offer investors […]

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Good for SLC Business – 2019 Twilight Concert Series

Posted on: July 16th, 2019

The long-awaited 2019 Twilight Concert Series starts this Saturday and it’s as star-packed as ever. It is, without a doubt, one of the things that we love about Salt Lake City. Not only is the Twilight Concert Series an incredible and affordable arts program accessible to everyone, it has shown to be a tool to […]

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Salt Lake City Releasing Another $10 Million for Affordable Housing Projects

Posted on: July 10th, 2019

Salt Lake Mayor Jackie Biskupski and the Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City (RDA) are inviting qualified housing developers to submit proposals for affordable residential projects as part of a City-wide effort to increase the number of affordable housing in Salt Lake City.  Early last week, the Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City announced the release of […]

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The Apprentice

Posted on: July 10th, 2019

Economic Development Workforce Development Manager Jake Maxwell offers this latest blog in a series we like to call “Workforce Wednesday” — it’s all about training for the skills and knowledge that our Salt Lake City employers need to grow. As always, we’d love to hear your feedback. What do you think of when you hear […]

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