Rocky Mountain Power not only delivers quality services in the State of Utah and particularly to Port 15 Utah, but it is also the safest power company in North America. ?A recent article stated that the Edison Electric Institute’s Safety Survey has rated Rocky Mountain Power the safest company when it comes to protecting employees, providing service ?and continuing to meet the demands of the areas in which they serve. ? Rocky Mountain Power serves Port 15 Utah and we are proud of their partnership and their safety record. ?This is on top fo the quality of service that they offer to all of our clients. ? Read more.
With healthcare being an important issue to companies that locate here, it is good to know that Cedar City has always had incredible healthcare system. ?IHC has always grown with our community, and added important services as we have needed them. ?According the Cleverly & Associates, Cedar City’s Valley View Medical Center has retained its five-star rating this year. ?This places Valley View Medical Center in the top 20 percent of all hospitals in the nation. ? Read more…
For the second year in a row, Cedar City was the starting point for the Tour of Utah. ?World class cyclists from around the world came to Cedar City to start this professional cycling event. ?This race is broadcast to more than 100 countries and the participants come from 28 countries. ?This event is viewed by individuals around the world. ?Read more…..
In a recent list of the top 100 most affordable cities, Cedar City, Utah ranked #17. According to the author of the study, ?Cedar City scored below the average index in every category, the lowest being the cost of living at 72.3. Transportation and miscellaneous goods and services were the closest categories to the average with an index of nearly 96 each.? He stated that this lower cost of living helped attract industry to our community.
Utah still dominates the best places for doing business. All of the top magazines keep rating our state as one of the best for business, fiscally responsible and easy to do business. This latest ranking is from CNBC and just adds one more accolaide to our state. ?Taking all of CNBC’s criteria, Utah is the third best location for doing buiness. ?Here is more from that article….Read more
In 2014, the State of Utah has seen a transition in their Economic Development Office. ?Spence Eccles the former director has left to pursue investments in the private sector. ?Governor Herbert put Val Hale in as the new director. ?I have met him and he is active, vibrant and a doer. ?We welcome Val and his efforts to bring more jobs to the State of Utah. ? Read more here…
First Wind, who built the large wind farm up near Milford, Utah, is now embarking on building a seven new solar farms in our area.
The Seven Sisters portfolio includes seven separate solar photovoltaic projects, four of which are to be sited in Beaver County and three to be located in Iron County, Utah. With the start of major construction slated to begin in late 2014 and a target completion date of July 2015, the projects will use more than 73,000, 300-watt solar panels. Six of the seven projects will be 3 MW (AC), and the seventh will be 2 MW (AC). Once complete, the combined generating capacity of all seven projects will be 40,000 megawatt-hours per year, or equivalent to the electricity use of more than 4,000 Utah homes per year.
GAF, North America’s largest manufacturer of commercial and residential roofing, is opening a facility in Cedar City, Utah. From the Cedar City plant, GAF will be able to serve the Western United states with their roofing products. GAF purchased a 500,000 SF facility on 78 acres and is currently hiring their initial employees.
The 78-acre site chosen in Cedar City, Utah, located between Salt Lake City and Las Vegas, includes an existing building with more than half a million square feet of space. Work to upgrade the building and install production lines and supporting equipment starts this quarter….
Cedar City’s SyberJet broke ground on their brand new 33,000 SF delivery and training center. ? Morgan Freeman owns one of the SJ30’s jets and was on hand to help everyone celebrate this event. ? Metalcraft Technologies that will oversee both SyberJet and MSC Aerospace, the production company was started over 25 years ago in Cedar City. ?More information on this event read here…
Terral Fox’s Unshoes Minimal Footwear has been growing company has been growing and receiving national attention. ?He recently was honored by the Small Business Development Centers of Utah for his company’s growth. ?To read more about the Unshoe Story, click here.