Why Salt Lake?
Salt Lake City offers a metropolitan city with great access to the outdoors, a well-educated population, and robust local communities, making it a great environment for business.
Explore additional demographic information and business resources below.
Salt Lake City offers big city benefits without the big city hassles. No other city of it's size offers an International airport 10 minutes away, world-class public transportation, a thriving arts community, a Tier 1 Research Universtiy and four major ski resorts located only 20 minutes from downtown. All this plus a business friendly community in beautiful, safe, clean and dynamic environment.
YOU'RE IN GOOD COMPANY:
As the #1 State for Business with the lowest cost of energy in the US, the 4th lowest corporate tax rate in the country and a highly skilled labor force at 86% of the cost of the national average, Salt Lake City is a great place to do business. And we are always looking for additional corporate partners to join our community. From global Fortune 500 powerhouses, to medium sized regional players to small companies looking for the right place to grow Salt Lake City is a place where employees and residents alike can enjoy an urban setting with an outdoors attitude.
Check out some of the great finance, energy, medical and IT companies that have a major presence in downtown Salt Lake City HERE.
With new condos and apartments to accommodate over 1000 new residents at City Creek and a walkable community with a wide selection of restaurants, bars and shopping, Salt Lake City is the perfect size to enjoy an urban lifestyle in a clean and safe environment. Public transportation by the Utah Transit Authority (UTA), TRAX and bus lines allow for great connectivity to suburban communities, while free service in the downtown free fare zone and urban bike lanes make the city mobile and accessible. And the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Alliance provide the political and cultural voice to promote a thriving, business friendly environment.
Adding a new member to the downtown community is an exciting opportunity made possible through communication, cooperation and doing business right. We know that making the decision to relocate or expand in our city is a big commitment for you and we share that commitment. We want to see your business thriving and successful long into the future. Whether it is providing special training and education for your workforce, connecting you to vendors and realtors to complete your project or guiding you through the process of qualifying for state and city incentives, we want to make it an easy choice to move your business to Salt Lake City. Take the time to learn to click on the links below and learn about the resources and organizations who are here to guide you through the process and help you become the next great member of our business community. Then explore some of the projects that are in still in planning. We’re still growing and one of these projects may be the right fit for your relocation or expansion.