Why Salt Lake City

We are ready!

Salt Lake City is ready for your business. With opportunities galore and one of the best business environments in the nation, we know you will want to expand your business here! Just a few reasons Salt Lake City has a great business environment include:

  • Business-friendly environment
  • International airport
  • Foreign Trade Zone
  • Development-ready sites
  • Proactive incentives to meet your business needs
  • Current moratorium on impact fees
  • Partnerships with organizations to help your business succeed

Salt Lake City ranks among the best in the nation for business!

2017 – SLC ranks #1 city for Millennial Home Buyers (realtor.com)2017 – SLC #1 for Cities Posed to Become tomorrow’s tech meccas (forces)

  • 2017 - SLC #1 City for millennial home buyers (realtor.com)
  • 2017 - SLC #1 for Cities Poised to Become Tomorrow's Tech Meccas (Forbes)
  • 2017 - SLC #2 for Best Large Cities to Start a Business (WalletHub)
  • 2017 - SLC #6 for Best Job markets for New College Graduates (ZipRecruiter)
  • 2017 – SLC #10 for Best Places to Live (US News)
  • 2017 – SLC #11 for Tech and STEM-related Job Growth (New Geography / Praxis / Forbes)
  • 2016 - SLC #7 on Forbes' Top Places for Business and Careers
  • 2016 - SLC #11 on Milken Institute's Best Performing Cities
  • 2016 - SLC #12 on Niche's Best Cities for Outdoor Activities in America
  • 2016 - SLC #12 on Livability's Best Cities for Entrepreneurs, and also made the list for Top 100 Best Places to Live

We can direct you in all aspects of your business including starting a new business, growing your existing business, moving your business, or just doing business in Salt Lake City. Our knowledgeable staff can walk you through our process and support you along the way.

Information to get you started!

Planning, Licensing, and Permits

Living in Salt Lake City

Other City Resources for Businesses

Here are some of Salt Lake City's partnering organizations that can help you develop your business:

Are you ready to learn more about Salt Lake City and how our professional team can assist you? Email us at ed@slcgov.com - someone will contact you the same day!