The preliminary numbers are astounding.
- Jobs Created: 8,747
- Jobs Retained: 2,763
- Capital Investment: $1.2 billion
- Square-footage: 3.6 million
- Headquarters Relocations: 6
"Counting jobs created and retained, we are over 10,000 jobs forthe fiscal year just ended -– that is a new record for us," says EDCUtah President & CEO Jeff Edwards. "Success breeds success. Utah's business climate has attracted a lot of attention in recent years, and we are finding now that businesses have moved beyond the question of ‘What's going on in Utah?' to making their decisions to locate or expand here."
"Utah is a true success story, thanks to enlightened political leadership that understands what it takes to create jobs." -- Dr. Ronald R. Pollina, President of Chicago-based ITRA / Pollina Corporate Real Estate, Inc.
(Read the rest of this story in EDCUtah's Utah Site Selection Quarterly newsletter.)