Ogden City Council voted to amend the 2012-2016 capital improvement plan to include a project that would expand the airport’s terminal by constructing a 4,000- to 5,000-square-foot building on the northwest corner of the existing terminal building.
The city is teaming up with Weber State University to bring one of the world's fastest growing industries to Ogden.
Ogden gets a nice writeup from Forbes as being one of the best cities in the US for raising a family out of 100 largest metros in the US.
About 400 cyclists from more than 100 schools across the nation have descended upon Ogden for the USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships, which begin today with a team time trial race at Antelope Island.
EPA Brownfields grants to address critical property assessment and cleanup needs, advance redevelopment in targeted areas
Ogden's population has been rapidly expanding, thanks to the large families of Mormons that reside here, according to Jaren Pope, an economics professor at Brigham Young University.
Ogden City recently received a $1 million federal grant from The U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration to fund the creation of a mobile app accelerator. The facility will be operated through USTAR and the Weber State University Foundation as "Startup Ogden."
Hack Ogden offers connections
OGDEN -- When George Ortiz started out as a technology and innovation entrepreneur in Ogden, he was happy to be doing what he loved but felt something was missing.
After attending Weber State University, Ortiz began two separate tech start-up businesses, both of which are based in Ogden: Explorer.io, a platform to build outdoor applications for mobile devices, and PressTrends, an analytics tool that measures the performance of blogs.
The Outdoor Industry Association recently completed it's case study on Ogden as the nation's newest hotspot for high adventure outdoor recreation. Read it here:
After much talk and speculation, commercial passenger flights are officially coming to the Ogden-Hinckley Airport.
"....in the top 10 is sixth-ranked Ogden, Utah. Last year, 30 miles north of the city, Procter & Gamble opened its first U.S. manufacturing plant in more than three decades. The $540 million facility will create 1,000 new jobs in the area. Median household incomes in Ogden are a robust $60,625."
This fall, Ogden’s Infinia Corporation will begin a $10.8 million project to construct 430 “PowerDishes” on a 15-acre site at the depot. When the Tooele project is finished, it will provide 1.5 megawatts of electricity to the depot.
By Tom Christopulos
Each year, Ogden city evaluates its economic development efforts. Recently, Ogden and its metropolitan area have received much positive attention from the national media due to its economic success. For example, the Brookings Institute currently ranks the Ogden-Clearfield Metropolitan Area 19th in the nation in its economic recovery performance ranks. These acknowledgements are appreciated, but what do they really mean? Certainly, the turnaround that Ogden has made in the past years has been nothing short of remarkable. It may be even more noteworthy that a city so impacted by decades of job loss was able to recover so quickly.
Ogden City Community and Economic Development Department - Ogden, UT received a Gold Excellence in Economic Development Award for their Ogden City/Boyer Company Public-Private Partnership in the category of Public-Private Partnership Award for communities with populations of 25,000 - 200,000 from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).
The honor was presented at an awards ceremony on Tuesday, October 2, during the IEDC Annual Conference, which is being held September 30 – October 3 in Houston, Texas.
As Utah's reputation of being the home to a great outdoor experience and quality of life grows many companies have chosen to locate in the State. Expanding in Utah's Outdoor Products cluster is ENVE Composites, Inc., who manufactures high end carbon fiber composite products for the cycling industry. In the cycling world, the company's products are well known and ridden by some of the best athletes in the world. Renowned for making the most durable wheels on the market, ENVE is also the first and only carbon rim to win a Downhill and XC Marathon World Championship.
Forbes Magazine ranked Ogden, Utah the 20th fastest growing city in the U.S., citing the following statistics:
The Ogden City Business Development Department is taking steps to fund the construction of a regional nondestructive inspection (NDI), destructive testing (DT) lab and training center at the Ogden Airport. The lab will strengthen the region's aerospace and defense cluster by providing companies and educational institutions with affordable access to key NDI and DT equipment, and in turn will attract new businesses to the area and allow existing businesses to grow. The lab will also provide access to expanded educational and training programs offered through the Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College and other educational institutions.