Ogden is a business development machine pumping out over 3,823 new jobs, $113 million in new property values, and $79 million in sales revenues since 2012. I will continue to drive strategic economic growth to make Ogden a world-class hub in the Aerospace, Defense, Technology, and Outdoor Recreation industries.
TOGETHER WE HAVE:
• Created and retained 3,823 jobs.
• Developed $113 million in new property.
• Generated $79 million in sales revenues since 2012.
• Created immediate opportunity for high paying jobs with Borsight and Northrop Grumman expansions.
• Opened Weber State University Downtown and Start-up Ogden.
• Continued competitive growth of Outdoor Recreation and Bicycle industry companies.
• Acquired 60-acres surrounding the old stock yard in west Ogden for development.
• Invested in continued growth of Business Depot of Ogden (BDO), generating redevelopment funds for Ogden’s infrastructure.
• Recruited new businesses to the 12th Street corridor.
• Brought commercial air service into Ogden Airport.
• Hosted world-class outdoor lifestyle brand events like the Cannondale Global Dealer camp.
• Grown tourism-related tax base by 25%.
TOGETHER WE WILL:
• Support workforce development of Aerospace, Defense and Technology industries.
• Increase industry opportunities as the Ogden Business Exchange lifestyle commercial space develops in the old stock yard.
• Increase the Outdoor Recreation partnerships for industry expansion.
• Expand the number of commercial air flights offered at the Ogden Airport.
• Grow tourism spending to expand Ogden’s tax base.
• Continue retail development on Wall Street, 12th Street, and 17th Street.