Welcome to the Center for Local Business
Neighborhood Business Districts
Economic Development Loan Fund

We are ready to help your local business!

From Red Iguana in the west to Hip & Humble in the east, small busiesses help to create vibrant neighborhoods throughout Salt Lake City. The Department of Economic Development is committed to helping small, local companies grow and flourish. We offer one-on-one consultations and a step-by-step guide to legally establishing a business in Salt Lake City. We have numerous partnerships with community organizations that are committed to seeing local business grow and would be proud to put you in contact with them. A few of our outstanding partners include:

Salt Lake’s Economic Development’s Partners

  • University of Utah
  • Westminster College
  • Salt Lake Community College
  • Economic Development Corporation of Utah
  • Downtown Alliance
  • Business District and Merchant Associations
  • Visit Salt Lake
  • Vest Pocket Business Coalition
  • Local First Utah
  • SLC (Internal) Departments and Divisions
  • Neighbor Works SLC
  • Salt Lake City’s Chamber of Commerce


451 So. State Street, Rm. 425| Salt Lake City, Utah 84114 | Tel. (801) 535-7240 | ed@slcgov.com | Hours: M-F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM