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Colorado Business State  

www.state.co.us/business_dir

 

CO Project announcements

No No
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade State 80202   www.state.co.us/oed No No
Arvada Economic Development Assn City 80002   www.ci.arvada.co.us No No
Aurora Economic Development Council City 80011   www.auroraedc.com No No
Broomfield Economic Development Corp City 80020   www.broomfieldedc.com No No
Southeast Business Partnership, Englewood Region 80112   www.sebp.org No No
South Metro Denver Economic Development Group, Chamber Local 80122   www.bestchamber.com No No
City of Littleton City 80165   www.littletongov.org No No
City and County of Denver Metro 80202   www.denvergov.org/business No No
Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce Metro 80202   www.denvernet.org No No
Fulenwider (developing properties in the DIA area) Developer 80202   www.fulenwider.com No No
DIA Partnership (Denver International Airport) Airport 80207   www.diapartnership.org No No
City of Lakewood City 80226   www.lakewood-colorado.org No No
City of Thornton Economic Development City 80229   www.ci.thornton.co.us No No
Jefferson Economic Council, Golden County 80401   www.jeffco.org No No
Adams County Economic Development County

Bill Becker

303-450-5106

GDI : Bruce

www.adamscountyed.com Interview No
Greeley/Weld Economic Development City   www.gwedap.org No No
Morgan County Economic Development Corp County   www.morgancountyinfo.com No No
Northern Colorado Economic Development Corp, Loveland Region 80538

J.J. Johnston

970-667-0905

GDI : Bruce

www.northerncoloradoedc.org

www.ncedc.com

Interview No
City of Loveland City 80538   www.ci.loveland.co.us No No
Greater Colorado Springs Economic Development Corp Metro 80903   www.coloradosprings.org No No
Southern Colorado Economic Development District, Pueblo Region 81003   www.scedd.com No No
Pueblo Economic Development Corp City 81003   www.pedco.org No No
Fremont County Economic Development Corp County 81212   www.fremontedc.com No No
Mesa County Economic Development Council, Grand Junction County 81506   www.mcedc.org No No
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GDI : Bruce

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Wyoming Business Council State 82002   www.wyomingbusiness.org

WY Project announcements

No No
Cheyenne LEADS City 82001   www.cheyenneleads.org No No
Laramie Economic Development Corp City 82070   www.laramie.org No No
Cody Economic Development Corp City 82414   www.codychamber.org No No
Riverton Chamber of Commerce County 82501   www.rivertonchamber.org No No
Dubois Chamber City 82513   www.duboiswyoming.org No No
Casper Area Economic Development Alliance City 82601   www.caeda.com No No
Campbell County Economic Development Corp, Gillette County 82717   www.ccedc.net No No
Sweetwater Economic Development, Rock Springs County 82902   www.sweda.net No No
Rock Springs Chamber City 82902   www.rockspringswyoming.net No No
Green River Futures, Inc.

City 82935

maps

(307)871-1941

www.greenriverfutures.com

Sites

Retail study

Survey 10/29/04 No

Companies

Sublette Chamber (Pinedale) County 82941   www.sublettechamber.com No No
Jackson Hole Chamber City 83001   www.jacksonholechamber.com No No

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Utah State Dept. of Community & Economic Development - Division of Business & Economic Development State 84111

801-538-8816

www.dced.utah.gov

www.dced.state.ut.us

business.utah.gov 

 

UT Project announcements

Interview No
Utah - state government and office of Governor Huntsman State 84111  

www.utah.gov

www.utah.gov/tech

www.utah.gov/governor/

No No
The Economic Development Corp of Utah State 84111

Jeff Edwards

(800)574-8824

www.edcutah.org No No
Utah Chamber of Commerce State Chambers 84111   www.utahstatechamber.org No No
Commission for Economic Development in Orem City 84058   www.cedo.org No No
Utah Industrial Depot (Tooele) Development 84074   www.utahid.com No No
ChamberWest Chamber of Commerce (West Valley City) City 84120   www.chamberwest.com No No
Weber Economic Development Corp, Ogden County 84401   www.webergrowth.com No No
Utah's Canyon Country - San Juan County, Southeast Utah County Tourism 84535   www.southeastutah.com No No
Provo City Economic Dev. City 84603   www.provo.org No No
Utah County, UVEDA - Utah Valley Economic Development Association (Provo) Region 84606   www.utahcountyonline.org No No
Six County Association of Governments (Richfield) Region 84701   www.sixcounty.com No No
Juab County Economic Development County   www.co.juab.ut.us No No
Garfield County Tourism / Bryce Canyon Country (National Park) County Tourism 84759   www.brycecanyoncountry.com No No
Washington County Economic Development Council (St.George) County 84770   www.stgeorgechamber.com No No
Five County Association of Governments (St. George) Region 84771   www.fcaog.state.ut.us No No
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GDI : Bruce

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Arizona Dept of Commerce State 85012  

www.azcommerce.com

 

AZ Project announcements

No No
APS - Arizona Public Service Utility 85072 800-423-0198 www.arizonaecodevo.com www.move2az.com No No
City of Phoenix Community & Economic Development Dept City 85003   www.ci.phoenix.az.us/econdev No No
Greater Phoenix Economic Council Metro 85004   www.gpec.org No No
City of Mesa City 85201   www.ci.mesa.az.us No No
Greater Casa Grande Valley Economic Dev. Foundation City 85222   www.casagrandevalleyedf.com No No
Chandler Chamber of Commerce City 85224   www.chandlerchamber.com No No
Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce City 85255   www.scottsdalechamber.com No No
City of Tempe City 85281   www.tempe.gov No No
Town of Gilbert Town 85296   www.ci.gilbert.az.us No No
City of Goodyear City 85338   www.gybiz.com No No
Peoria Economic Development Group Local 85345   www.peoriaed.com No No
City of Surprise AZ City   www.surpriseaz.com No No
Greater Yuma EDC Metro 85364   www.gyedc.org No No
TREO - Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities, Inc. - formerly known as the Greater Tucson Economic Council Metro 85701

Lee J. Smith

520-243-1909

www.treoaz.org

was: www.opportunitytucson.org

No No
City of Tucson City   www.ci.tucson.az.us No No
Greater Flagstaff Economic Council Metro 86001   www.gfec.org No No
City of Prescott City 86302   www.ci.prescott.az.us No No
Prescott Valley Economic Development Foundation County, town 86314

Gary Marks

928-775-0032

www.pvedf.com 3/26/04 No
Lake Havasu Partnership for Economic Development City 86403   www.lakehavasu.org No No
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Contacts

GDI : Bruce

New Mexico EDO Directory

New Mexico service providers

Survey Profile
New Mexico Economic Development Dept State 87505  

www.newmexicodevelopment.com

www.edd.state.nm.us

 

NM Project announcements

No No
New Mexico Economic Development Partnership State 87196   www.nmpartnership.com No No
Metro New Mexico Development Alliance Metro 87103   www.nmsitesearch.com No No
Albuquerque Economic Development Metro 87106   www.albq.org No No
Rio Rancho Economic Development Corp. City 87124   www.rredc.org No No
Public Service Co of NM Utility 87158   www.pnm.com No No
Santa Fe Economic Development Inc. City 87501   www.sfedi.org No No
Los Alamos Commerce & Development Corp City 87544   www.losalamos.org/lacdc No No
Mesilla Valley Economic Development Alliance (Las Cruces) Region 88004   www.mveda.com No No
Carlsbad Dept of Development City 88221   www.developcarlsbad.org No No
Otero County Economic Development (Alamogordo) County 88310   www.alamogordo.com No No
Montana maps for CO, UT, AZ, NM, ID, MT, WY

Contacts

GDI : Bruce

Montana EDO Directory

Montana service providers

Survey Profile
Business Montana State   www.bizmt.com

MT Project announcements

No No
Montana Dept of Commerce State   www.commerce.state.mt.us No No
Billings Area Chamber of Commerce City   www.billingschamber.com No No
Great Falls Development Authority City   www.gfdevelopment.org No No
Butte Local Development Corp City   www.buttemontana.org No No
Gallatin Development Corp. City   www.bozeman.org No No
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Contacts

GDI : Bruce

Idaho EDO Directory

Idaho service providers

Survey Profile
Idaho Dept of Commerce and Labor State 83720

Randy Shroll

www.business.idaho.gov

www.idahoworks.com www.idoc.state.id.us

 

ID Project announcements

No No
Bannock Development Corp - Pocatello County 83201   www.bannockdevelopment.org No No
Twin Falls Area Chamber City 83301   www.twinfallschamber.com No No
Southern Idaho Economic Development Organization Region 83303   www.southernidaho.org No No
City of Twin Falls City 83303   www.tfid.org No No
Lewiston Chamber of Commerce City 83501   www.lewistonchamber.org No No
Valley Vision (Lewis-Clark) County   www.lewis-clarkvalley.com No No
Caldwell Economic Development Council City 83606   www.caldwellonline.org No No
City of Boise City 83701   www.cityofboise.org No No
Boise Metro Economic Development Council Metro 83701   www.boisechamber.org No No
Coeur D'Alene Area Chamber of Commerce City 83816   www.coeurdalenechamber.com No No
Explanation of column headings above
  •  Organizations are generally sorted in postal code order so that locations which are geographically close to each other will usually (not always) be grouped together.  This is a selective directory, even though the state directory is more comprehensive than the very selective one we will maintain at the regional level to highlight the organizations which support our work or are found to be of frequent interest for the convenience of the executives and business advisors we serve.
  •  Scope : is the area served by the organization, and postal code.  We may include thumbnail maps which expand to show information about participating areas, or link directly to good maps or GIS research tools on the organization's website.
  •  Contacts : relationship leader at GDI Solutions for maintaining information about contacts in this area.  If there is a working relationship through our various GUIDE services, we also list the key organization contact, phone, and optional e-mail.
  •  Website and other resources : Aside from the main website link, we may include other direct links to highlight special features of expected interest to executives, especially if they might not be readily noticed by just visiting the website.  A good example of this is when relevant content is actually maintained somewhere else, such as a regional website rather than the local one, so that one would otherwise need to know to follow the available links between the websites.
The default for all other columns is "No" unless the organization supports our work.
  •  Survey : areas which have responded to our GUIDE Network Survey, with a link to their response for convenience if published (optional) and highlighted at the top.  This is often useful as an executive summary at the "long list" stage of location selection.
  •  Profile : participates in our GUIDE Area Profile service (also highlighted at the top of the page).  This involves a closer working relationship to maintain more timely and detailed knowledge of the area throughout the year, and also involves a more detailed executive summary on the website, with many relevant links.  If there are significant incentives in the area, we may also link to a GUIDE Incentives Profile.
All area representatives are encouraged to reply to the free GUIDE Network Survey, which consists of very basic questions to help maintain timely knowledge about many areas for referral purposes.  Area representatives : see how to participate.  Current service pricing is listed on the Order Form (Adobe Acrobat .PDF file).  Refer also to any special offers.  Please help us to help you by supporting our work.

Executives who use this service are encouraged to respond to our free Executive Survey, which helps us to continuously improve.

The presence, absence, or position of any organization on these lists, or their position on the lists, does not imply any endorsement or opinion about their services, nor by them about our own.

The selections are simply intended to be helpful to executives who may be unaware of such contacts, or how to reach their websites quickly.  Please contact us directly for relevant introductions or any additional contacts, market knowledge, and research which we don't publish.

Contact information for relationship leaders at GDI Solutions :

We develop and maintain working relationships among participating area representatives - economic development organizations - and professional service providers as well as senior corporate executives who are responsible for the planning of major projects such as new, relocated, expanded or consolidated offices, factories, distribution centers or other operations.

Name e-mail Phone Fax
Bruce Donnelly bruce@gdi-solutions.com 847-304-4655 847-304-5375
       
This directory selectively highlights participating economic development organizations and professional service provider contacts in the US Mountain region by including more relevant links to useful content than just the local website.  We maintain more comprehensive state directories for economic development organizations in Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Montana and Idaho in this region, as well as directories for other NAFTA and global regions.  The directory may also identify other contacts of potential interest to executives and business advisors on a selective basis, as in the case of the following initial examples.  We work together with EDO's to share timely knowledge about the benefits of their areas as we serve potential investors and advisors who are responsible for business location or site selection decisions for foreign direct investment (FDI) or capital investment projects such as new factories or offices, expansion projects, business relocation, and consolidation of operations as in post-merger integration situations.  Related services support global B2B technology partnering.
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The following additional sources of information are included here for ease of reference.  Have you found other good sources, or local contacts for economic development and investment support?  Please let us know so that we may share them with others.
Source Website
Utah Business and Industry www.utahbusinesandindustry.com
Salt Lake Business Development Center http://saltlakesbdc.com/
Utah Business Information Center - US SBA for small businesses www.utahbic.org
   
Business news or sponsored media Website  - see also Research sources for article searches
Deseret Morning News - Salt Lake City, Utah www.deseretnews.com
Salt Lake Tribune www.sltrib.com
Utah Business Magazine www.utahbusiness.com
Denver Post  
Denver Rocky Mountain News  
Colorado Edge magazine - produced by Colorado Office of Economic Dev and ColoradoBiz magazine www.coloradoedgeonline.com
Boulder Camera  
Colorado Springs Gazette  
Grand Junction Sentinel  
New Mexico Business Weekly  
Corporate Real Estate Firms
Search global commercial real estate firms

This section will be used  for convenience to highlight major corporate real estate firms with operations in the region.

See also the global CRE list, which can be used to find local offices of firms which may not be highlighted below.

We may also provide selective major property listings for the region, with links to the real estate firms and agents involved.

The Boyer Company - Salt Lake City UT www.boyercompany.com
CB Richard Ellis - Phoeniz and Tucson AZ, Albuquerque NM, Salt Lake City UT, Denver CO www.cbre.com  www.cbre.com/saltlakecity
Coldwell Banker Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Services - Salt Lake City, Logan, and St. George UT www.coldwellbankercommercial.com  www.coldwellbankercommercialnrt.com
Colliers International - Phoenix AZ, Scottsdale AZ, Denver CO, Boise ID, Sun Valley ID www.colliers.com   
Cottonwood Partners - Salt Lake City UT, Dallas TX www.cottonwoodpartners.com
Cushman & Wakefield - Commerce CRG (Utah properties) www.commercecrg.com
Grubb & Ellis Knight Frank; Phoenix AZ, Colorado Springs and Denver CO, Albuquerque Las Cruces and Santa Fe NM, Boise ID, Utah Realty no longer listed, nor in WY, MT www.grubb-ellis.com  
InterNet Properties Inc. - Salt Lake City (Utah lease or for sale properties) www.iproperties.com
NAI, NAI Utah Commercial (Utah Properties) www.naiglobal.com   www.naiutah.com
HQ Global Workplaces - furnished office centers, has locations in Phoenix and Scottsdale AZ and Denver, Westminster and Broomfield CO, but not in UT, NM, ID, MT www.hq.com
Regus - furnished, staffed, and equipped offices on short-term leases, plus meeting rooms, videoconferencing, and temporary (daily) space which may be useful to project teams needing a place to operate in an area during planning or startup work - locations in Denver, Westminster and Broomfield Colorado and in Arizona but not in UT, NM, ID, MT www.regus.com   for list of over 700 business centers worldwide
Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT)  
CarrAmerica Realty Corporation - Salt Lake City UT www.carramerica.com
First Industrial Realty Trust - West Valley City UT www.firstindustrial.com
Lennar Partners - Salt Lake City UT www.LNRproperty.com
Corporate Real Estate Developers, Industrial Parks and Office Buildings  
Canyon Park Technology Center - Utah, office space www.canyonparkutah.com
Freeport Center - large industrial park development for manufacturing and distribution operations in Utah www.freeportcenter.com
Millrock Park - office development in Utah www.millrock.net
Ninigret Park, Ninigret Group - office, distribution in Utah www.ninigret.com
Utah Industrial Depot (Tooele) www.utahid.com
Ft. Pierce Industrial Park (St. George, Utah) - CommerceCRG (Cushman & Wakefield) www.commercecrg.com/fortpierce
Tonaquint Center Development Inc. - technology business park in St. George UT www.tonaquintcenter.com
   
   
Business Location Consultants, Project Management, Architecture, Engineering, Interior Design, and Construction

This section will be used to highlight major firms within the region, as well as global firms with significant experience in the region.

See also the selective global lists of location consultants and project management services (architects, engineers, design-build construction, plant equipment relocation, etc.).

Abacus Project Management, Phoenix AZ  
ARCADIS, Highlands Ranch, CO - engineering  
Big-D Corp, Salt Lake City UT, Ogden UT, Pleasonton CA and Jackson Hole WY www.big-d.com
Camco Construction, Inc.- Salt Lake City, UT www.camcoconstruction.com
Carollo Engineers PC, Phoenix AZ - engineers  
Chanen Construction Co., Inc., Phoenix AZ  
CH2M Hill - Denver CO, with offices in Salt Lake City UT and many other cities; global www.ch2m.com
Clyde Companies, Inc., Orem UT www.clydeinc.com
Colorado Structures, Inc - Colorado Springs CO  
CTA Architects Engineers - Billings MT  
Dekker/Perich/Sabatini Ltd., Albuquerque NM  
D.L. Withers Construction, Phoenix AZ  
FCI Constructors, Inc., Grand Junction CO  
Fentress Bradburn Architects, Denver CO  
Flatiron Construction Corp., Longmont CO  
FNF Construction, Tempe AZ  
GE Johnson Construction Co., Colorado Springs CO  
Gerald H. Phipps, Inc., Denver CO  
H+L Architecture, Denver CO  
Haselden Construction Inc., Centennial CO  
Hensel Phelps Construction, Denver CO  
Honeywell Process Solutions, Phoenix AZ  
Hunt Construction Group, Inc., Scottsdale AZ  
Jacobsen Construction - Salt Lake City UT - mountain resort, commercial, residential, institutional, medical/technical, industrial and light commercial construction in multiple states www.jacobsenconstruction.com
The Jaynes Corp., Albuquerque NM www.jaynescorp.com
J-U-B Engineers Inc., Boise ID  
Kitchell Corp, Phoenix AZ, Salt Lake City UT (note : also active in Mexico) www.kitchell.com
Layton Construction Company, Sandy UT www.layton-const.com
M-E Engineers Inc., Wheat Ridge CO  
Meadow Valley Contractors, Inc., Phoenix AZ  
Merrick & Co., Aurora CO  
Morrison-Maierle, Helena MT - engineers  
MWH, Broomfield CO  
The Neenan Company, Fort Collins, CO  
Okland Construction Company, Inc. , Salt Lake City UT  
PCL Construction Enterprises Inc., Denver CO  
Pinkard Construction Co., Lakewood CO  
R.A.S. Buildders Inc., Englewood CO  
R&O Construction, Ogden UT  
Roche Constructors, Greeley CO www.rocheconstructors.com
Sahara Inc., West Bountiful, UT www.saharafirst.com
Saunders Construction, Inc., Centennial CO  
Staker and Parson Companies, Ogden UT  
Stantec Inc., Phoenix AZ - engineers, architects  
Summit Builders, Phoeniz AZ  
Sundt Construction, Inc., Tempe AZ  
SWCA Environmental Consultants, Phoenix AZ  
TIC Holdings, Inc., Steamboat Springs, CO  
Utility Engineering Corp., Denver CO - engineers, architects  
Washington Group International, Inc., Boise ID  
Wespac Construction Inc., Phoenix AZ  
Westrian Group Inc., Greenwood Village CO - engineers  
Wilson & Co., Inc., Albuquerque NM - engineers, architects www.wilsonco.com
Tax and Legal Consultants

This section will be used to highlight major firms within the region, as well as global firms with significant experience in the region.

See also the selective global list of international legal advisors.

Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP - based in Philadelphia, with offices in Salt Lake City UT, Denver CO, Washington DC, New Jersey, Wilmington DC and Baltimore MD www.ballardspahr.com
Holland & Hart LLP - "the law out west" - law firm in Salt Lake City UT, Aspen, Boulder, Colorado Springs and Denver CO, Billings MT, Cheyenne and Jackson WY, Boise ID, Santa Fe NM and Washington DC www.hollandhart.com
Jones Waldo Holbrook & McDonough PC - law firm based in Salt Lake City with offices in St. George UT and Dayton OH www.joneswaldo.com
Parsons Behle & Latimer www.parsonsbehlelaw.com
Ray, Quinney and Nebeker - law firm in Salt Lake City, UT www.rqn.com
Stoel Rives LLP - law firm with offices in Salt Lake City UT, Boise ID, and OR, WA, CA www.stoel.com
Corporate tax, accounting, audit and related advisory services  - See also the selective global list of tax advisors
PricewaterhouseCoopers

www.pwcglobal.com

Deloitte www.deloitte.com
Ernst & Young LLP www.ey.com
KPMG, LLP www.kpmg.com
Grant Thornton www.gt.com 
Banks, Project Finance   
This section will be used to highlight regional contacts relevant to direct investment projects.  Commercial banks, investment banks, etc.
KeyBank of Utah - many offices around Utah www.keybank.com
Certified Development Companies - can arrange small company financing of fixed assets, working with the US Small Business Administration and private-sector lenders
Utah Certified Development Company - SBA 504 loans in Utah www.utahcdc.com
Mountain West Small Business Finance, formerly known as Deseret Certified Development Company - SBA 504 loans in Utah, western Wyoming  
Venture Capital - including "angel" investor groups, venture capitalists, mezzanine finance, and other early stage finance and venture capital resources for entrepreneurs in the region
Venture capital firms do not work exclusively with companies in the locations where they are based, but often concentrate on investments within their region.  This makes it easier to look after their investment interests, add value through local networks of business contacts, participate in management as appropriate, and identify relevant opportunities according to their interests.  "Angel" and other early stage investors may be even more narrowly focused on a specific business community or industry specialty to identify good opportunities and monitor their risks.
Arizona  - Angel investors, venture capital firms, small business investment companies (SBIC), etc.
Cayenne Consulting  - Arizona Venture Capital and Angel Fund Directory, also lists other entrepreneur resources for Boston, San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, etc. http://www.caycon.com/arizona_venture_capital.php
Mayo Medical Ventures www.mayo.edu
Research Corporation Technologies www.rctech.com
Solstice Capital www.solcap.com
Colorado  - Angel investors, venture capital firms, small business investment companies (SBIC), etc.
Colorado Venture Capital Association www.coloradovca.org
CTEK Angels www.ctek.biz
Rockies Venture Club www.rockiesventureclub.org
Access Venture Partners- DFJ Network Affiliate - Draper Fisher Jurvetson www.accessventurepartners.com
Altira Group LLC www.altiragroup.com
Advantage Capital Partners www.advantagecap.com
Appian Ventures www.appianvc.com
BV-Cornerstone Ventures www.bvcv.com
Centennial Ventures www.centennial.com
Cherry Tree Investments, Inc. www.cherrytree.com
Enterprise Partners www.epvc.com
Gefinor Ventures Management Inc. www.gefinorventures.com
INVESCO Private Capital www.invescoprivatecapital.com
iSherpa Venture Capital LLC www.isherpa.com
Mobius Venture Capital www.mobiusvc.com
Sequel Venture Partners www.sequelvc.com
TeleSoft Partners www.telesoftvc.com
Venture Capital Fund of America - VCFA Group www.vcfa.com
Village Ventures, Inc. www.villageventures.com
Vista Ventures Advantage, LP www.vistavc.com
Idaho  - Angel investors, venture capital firms, small business investment companies (SBIC), etc.
Stellar Technologies  
Boise Angel Alliance  
Highway 12 Ventures  
New Mexico - Angel investors, venture capital firms, small business investment companies (SBIC), etc.
Altira Group LLC www.altiragroup.com
Arch Venture www.archventure.com
Flywheel Ventures www.flywheelventures.com
Tullis Dickerson & Co. www.tullisdickerson.com
Utah - Angel investors, venture capital firms, small business investment companies (SBIC), etc.
Canopy Group www.canopy.com
Capsources - offices in Dallas, Houston, and Jackson MS; invests in western US www.capsources.com
Dominion Ventures Inc. - based in Walnut Creek and Menlo Park CA, Boston MA www.dominion.com
Esnet Group www.esnetgroup.com
First Capital Advisors L.C. - advisory services for IPO's, raising capital; not a source of it www.raisingcapital.com
Invencor - International Venture Fund - invests in CA, UT, NM firms with a global focus www.invencor.com
MountainWest Venture Group - forum for entrepreneurs, but doesn't directly provide VC www.mwvgutah100.org
Peterson Partners LLP www.petersonventures.com
Utah Angels www.utahangels.org
UTFC Financing Solutions, LLC www.utfc.org
UV Partners (Utah Ventures) www.utahventures.com
vSpring Capital - Salt Lake City, UT - may have interests in other states - NM, etc. www.vspring.com
Wasatch Venture Fund - Utah, New Mexico, Arizona www.wasatchvc.com
Wyoming - Angel investors, venture capital firms, small business investment companies (SBIC), etc.
Sapient Capital www.sapientcapital.com
   
Business incubators, university research and technology parks
   
   
   
   
National Research Laboratories  
   
   
Trade Associations
Refer also to the global list of associations and publishers associated with economic development, or industry resources listed in our Research section
Utah Information Technology Association (UITA) www.uita.org
Utah Manufacturers Association (UMA) www.umaweb.org
Utah Life Sciences Association (ULSA) www.utahlifescience.com
Utah Hotel & Lodging Association www.lodgingutah.com
Residential Real Estate - refer also to the global list of relocation resources and contacts for residential real estate
Brokers, developers and local associations for single family and multi-family housing
Utah Association of Realtors www.utahrealtors.com
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Utah www.utahhomes.com
ProTerra Realty, Inc. - urban redevelopment, commercial and residential development http://proterraonline.homestead.com
Prudential Prestige Real Estate - Utah www.pureutah.com
Home Builders Association of Utah www.utahhba.com
Developers, major home builders - these sometimes provide useful information about the communities in which they are active, or relevant links
American West Homes - NV www.americanwesthomes.com
Amstar - NV www.amstarhomes.com
Astoria Homes Communities - Las Vegas and Henderson NV www.astoriahomes.com
Avante - NV  
Beazer - GA, Houston TX, NV, FL, AZ,  Southern CA, Washington DC www.beazer.com
Blandford Homes - AZ  
Brown Family - AZ  
Capital Pacific - AZ  
Centex Homes - a major national US builder, operating in many cities across the country www.centex.com
Concordia - NV  
Continental - D/FW TX, CO, AZ,  Southern CA  
Courtland - AZ  
The Del Webb Corporation - especially for active senior living, upscale 55+ retirement communities (brand of Pulte Home Corp), operates in AZ, CA, NV and other states

www.delwebb.com

www.pulte.com

Developers of Nevada  
Dietz-Crane - AZ  
D.R. Horton - TX, AZ, CA and other states  
Elite/Classic - CO  
Elliott - AZ, CA  
Engle - TX, AZ and other states  
Fieldstone Homes - UT www.bighomessmallprices.com
Fox & Jacobs Homes - part of Centex Homes, a major builder operating in a large number of US states, including TX, AZ www.centex.com
Fulton - AZ  
Gair - NV  
The Genesee Company LLC (Lennar) - CO www.lennar.com
Geoffrey Edmunds - AZ  
Golden Heritage - AZ  
Great Western - AZ  
Greystone Homes (see Lennar) - NV, AZ, CA www.lennar.com
Hacienda - AZ  
Hancock - AZ  
Ivory Homes - UT - custom homes in Salt Lake, Utah, Weber, Wasatch and Tooele counties www.ivoryhomes.com
Jackson Properties - AZ  
John Laing - NV, CA  
Journey - AZ  
Kimball Hill - TX, NV, CA, and other states  
Lennar Corp. - CA, NV, AZ, CO, and other states www.lennar.com
Maracay - AZ  
Monterey/Meritage - AZ  
Morrison - AZ, CA and other states  
Oakwood Worldwide - CO, UT - offers furnished, short-term, fully serviced apartments www.oakwood.com
Perma-Bilt - NV  
Pulte Home Corporation - AZ, CO, NV and many other states www.pulte.com
Providence - AZ  
Rhodes - NV  
Richmond American - CO, NV, AZ and CA  
Ryland Homes - NV, AZ, CO, CA and other states www.ryland.com
Sanford - CO  
Scott - AZ  
Shea - CO, AZ, CA  
Signature - NV  
Sivage-Thomas - AZ  
Southwest - NV  
Standard Pacific - TX, AZ, CA  
Stanpark - NV  
Sunrise Colony - NV  
Toll Brothers - executive homes in upscale communities in CA, AZ, and other states www.tollbrothers.com
TW Lewis - AZ  
US Home (see Lennar) - TX, CO, NV, AZ, CA,  and other states www.lennar.com
William Lyon - NV, AZ, CA  
Woodside - NV, AZ, CA and UT www.woodsidegroupinc.com
Writer - CO  
Tourism, Hospitality, Recreation and Business Conventions or Conferences
The tourism and hospitality sector for hotels, lodging, restaurants, recreation, entertainment and business conventions is a major factor in the economy of this entire region.
General Tourism, Travel, Convention and Meeting Resources  - Utah
Go-Utah.com - travel and vacation planning information site www.go-utah.com
Saltlakeinfo.org - a collection of search results for Salt Lake City - hotels, travel, etc. www.saltlakeinfo.org
Salt Lake Convention and Tourism Bureau www.visitsaltlake.org
Utah Restaurant Association - note the international diversity www.utahdineout.com
Utah - tourism www.utah.com
Utah Hotel & Lodging Association www.lodgingutah.com
Ski Resort and Recreational Areas - Utah  
Ski Utah - Utah Ski & Snowboard Association www.skiutah.com
Alta - near Salt Lake City www.alta.com
Brighton Utah - near Salt Lake City www.brightonresort.com
Snowbird - near Salt Lake City www.snowbird.com
Solitude - near Salt Lake City www.skisolitude.com
2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics facilities - Olympic Park (Park City UT), Olympic Oval (Kearns UT), Soldier Hollow (Midway UT) and Utah Athletic Foundation

www.utaholympicpark.com  www.utaholympicoval.com

www.soldierhollow.com   www.utahathleticfoundation.com

Park City - near Salt Lake City - The Canyons resort, Homestead resort, Park City Chamber info www.thecanyons.com   www.homesteadresort.com   www.parkcityinfo.com

National Parks and Recreation Areas in the US Rocky Mountain region

See www.nps.gov for the US National Park Service.  Utah Maps  Regional Maps

Foreign visitors unfamiliar with the region may find this information helpful, as there are many recreational areas and areas of great natural beauty throughout this region
Arapaho National Forest, Colorado  
Arches National Park - 231 mi/372 km southeast of Salt Lake in Moab Utah www.nps.gov/arch/
Bridger National Forest, Wyoming  
Bryce Canyon National Park  - 272 mi/438 km south of Salt Lake, southwestern Utah www.nps.gov/brca/
Canyonlands National Park - 247 mi/398 km south of Salt Lake, Moab southeastern Utah www.nps.gov/cany/
Capitol Reef National Park - 224 mi/360 km south of Salt Lake, southwestern Utah www.nps.gov/care/
Dinosaur National Monument - 193 mi/311 km east of Salt Lake, eastern Utah www.nps.gov/dino/
Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area - 175 mi/282 km east of Salt Lake http://www.recreation.gov/detail.cfm?ID=(1204)
Glacier National Park - northern Montana  
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area - Page AZ, 299 mi/481 km southeast of Salt Lake www.nps.gov/glca/
Golden Spike National Historic Site - where the first transcontinental railway was joined as the Union Pacific and Central Pacific met. Brigham City, 88 mi/142 km northwest of Salt Lake.  Steam locomotive demonstrations and history for rail enthusiasts. www.nps.gov/gosp
Grand Canyon National Park - North Rim - Arizona, 392 mi/630 km south of Salt Lake www.nps.gov/grca/
Grand Mesa National Forest, western Colorado  
Grand Staircase - Escalante National Monument - 300 mi/483 km south of Salt Lake, between Glen Canyon and Capitol Reef and Bryce Canyon National Parks. www.ut.blm.gov/monument
Grand Teton National Park, Moose WY, 325 mi/523 km northeast of Salt Lake www.nps.gov/grte
Great Basin National Park, Baker NV - 234 mi/377 km west of Salt Lake www.nps.gov/grba/
Gunnison National Forest, western Colorado  
Hovenweep National Monument - Cortez CO - www.nps.gov/hove
Mesa Verde National Park - southwestern Colorado  
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park - southeastern Utah and northern Arizaona, 389 mi/625 km southeast of Salt Lake www.navajonationparks.org
Natural Bridges National Monument - 343 mi/552 km southeast of Salt Lake, Lake Powell www.nps.gov/nabr
Rainbow Bridge National Monument - Page AZ 349 mi/562 km southeast of Salt Lake www.nps.gov/rabr
Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado  
San Juan National Forest, southwestern Colorado  
Sawtooth National Recreation Area, Idaho  
Snake River Birds of Prey Natural Area  
Timpanogos Caves National Monument - American Fork, UT 37 mi/60 km south of Salt Lake www.nps.gov/tica
Uncompahgre National Forest - southwestern Colorado  
Wasatch Cache National Forest - ski and recreation areas near Salt Lake City www.fs.fed.us/r4/wcnf/
White River National Forest, Colorado  
Yellowstone National Park - Wyoming, 335 mi/538 km northeast of Salt Lake www.nps.gov/yell/
Zion National Park - Springdale UT 314 mi/505 km south of Salt Lake, southwestern Utah www.nps.gov/zion/

 

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