Utah construction industry marks 5 years of post-recession growth

Utah’s construction industry has experienced five consecutive years of expansion, growing to $6.9 billion in 2015, according to recent analysis conducted by the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business. By 2010, the Great Recession had pushed construction spending in Utah down to a 20-year low of $3.5 billion. While 2011 and 2012 saw tepid growth, [...]

2017-12-20T10:07:53-07:00July 19th, 2016|

Utah economy expected to continue to prosper in 2016

Utah will continue to have solid economic growth, positive labor market performance, and continued net in-migration in 2016, according to the latest Economic Report to the Governor. The report, released today and presented to Gov. Gary Herbert at the Salt Lake Chamber’s annual Utah Economic Review, documents Utah’s stellar economic performance in 2015 and forecasts another favorable year for the Utah economy. The full [...]

2017-12-20T10:08:14-07:00January 20th, 2016|