Economic Development

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Nelson Labs east-facing


Taylorsville is aggressively pursuing economic development opportunities. Several businesses have found the many advantages that a Taylorsville location can provide, such as above-average household incomes and a substantial population near their business. Taylorsville offers a workforce that is younger than the national average and better educated. Taylorsville is centrally located in the Salt Lake Valley ⁠— adjacent to several freeway exits. Our economic development team is eager to assist businesses in locating in Taylorsville and will be happy to give you more information.

Business Climate

Taylorsville is committed to working in partnership with successful and growing businesses to provide modern facilities, maintain competitive costs, and support strong logistics infrastructure.

Many businesses have already discovered Taylorsville’s advantages. The city is fortunate to host the Sorenson Research Park, a high-tech business park that includes firms such as Concentrix, ICU Medical, ALS Laboratories, Complete Recovery Corporation, and Sorenson Communications. Other large employers that have been attracted to Taylorsville are Walmart, Unified State Laboratories, and Nelson Laboratories.

Great Harvest TaylorsvilleWork Force

Over half a million potential employees exist within reasonable commuting distance of the city. Our workforce is younger than the national average and better educated. Utah has the fourth highest percentage of high school graduates and the 11th highest percentage of college graduates in the nation.

Taylorsville's workforce will include 1,500 new workers by the end of this year when move-in of the new multi-agency State Office Building at 4315 S. 2700 West is complete. The employees will move into the renovated facility on the former American Express campus in phases, starting with 400 employees who relocated from Capitol Hill at the end of January.

The new space was needed because the current 60-year-old state office building near the Capitol is aging and vulnerable to earthquakes and because the complex suffers from parking shortages. The plan is to demolish the old building in 2021.

See a video of the renovation here:



Taylorsville is centrally located in the Salt Lake Valley with the I-215 and Redwood Road intersection, Bangerter Highway frontage, and the principal east/west arteries of 4100, 4700, 5400, and 6200 South.

Regional, community, and neighborhood shopping/commercial centers along these corridors provide the nucleus of extraordinary commercial opportunities in Taylorsville.

Municipal Services

The City of Taylorsville supports a thriving business climate and the highest quality of life. City leaders have a unique approach in handling municipal services. The city is business-friendly and managed well by progressive-thinking leaders. It is Taylorsville’s quality of life, safety, and many amenities which provide a solid foundation for successful businesses.



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