Economic Development – South Jordan

Economic Development

WHAT SOUTH JORDAN CITY’S DEVELOPMENT TEAM CAN PROVIDE

South Jordan City is pleased to offer its resources and technical expertise in guiding your site selection process. In addition to the Economic Development Staff, City Planners and Engineers are available to help with your technical needs to help you quickly identify the advantages of locating your business in South Jordan City. Once you see these advantages, City Staff will handle your development application in a fast, friendly and flexible manner that will suit your specific needs.

South Jordan City has a unique, expedited development approval process that is efficient and fair. City Staff members and City Codes have the flexibility to meet your needs. The City’s high standards of building quality and design will ensure the sustained value of your project and of those around it.

We pledge that this will be your best experience in working with a City. Put us to the test and let us prove our claim and see how truly amazing our development staff is.

About South Jordan City

Quick Facts
Population
(3/2017)
70,602
Dwelling Units (2/2015) 18,969
Female/Male 49.4% / 50.6%
Median Age 30.1
Dwelling Units Permitted (2014) 1130
Median Household Size 3.63
Median Home Value $314,700
Median Household Income $86,775
Per Capita Income $28,455
Area (Square Miles) 22.26

U.S. Census Bureau, 2011-2013 ACS; South Jordan City Development Services Department (Jan. 2015)

Governors Business Friendly City 2013 Governors Business Friendly City 2016

POPULATION

South Jordan City is one of the fastest growing and largest cities in the State of Utah. In 2012, the US Census Bureau declared South Jordan City as the second fastest growing City in the nation for Cites over 50,000 in population.

DWELLING UNITS

The City is known for, and values, its large lots and large families, however the City has taken steps to include a wider range of housing types to meet a wider range of life-cycle needs.

BUSINESS & EMPLOYMENT

As of January 2016, there were 2101 active business licenses (including home occupations) in South Jordan City representing more than 22337 jobs.

CLIMATE & GEOGRAPHY

South Jordan is 22.26 square miles located in the southwest portion of the Salt Lake Valley, a climate which fully experiences all four seasons.

CONTACT US:

Brian A. Preece, Director of City Commerce
bpreece@sjc.utah.gov
801-446-HELP

South Jordan Corporate citizen award

The South Jordan Corporate Citizen Award is presented annually to a business that has been an active partner within the community. South Jordan City recognizes the importance of its relationship with the business community and appreciates the contribution made by companies that took a chance and pioneered their business venture within the city.

Past recipients include:

South Jordan City Corporate Citizens Award
2016Harmons Grocery
2015Jerry Seiner & Jerry Seiner Auto Group
2014The Boyer Company
2013Sam’s Club
2012Don Whyte, Rio Tinto
2011Dr. Dan Fischer, Ultradent
2010Fred Lampropolous, Merit Medical

Links

South Jordan Economic Development Strategic Plan
Municipal Code

Annual RDA Report
South Jordan Chamber of Commerce
Economic Development Corporation of Utah
Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development

What is Economic Development?

Economic Development creates the conditions for economic growth and improved quality of life by expanding the capacity of individuals, firms, and communities to maximize the use of their talents and skills to support innovation, lower transaction costs, and responsibly produce and trade valuable goods and services.

Economic Development requires effective, collaborative institutions focused on advancing mutual gain for the public and the private sector. Economic Development is essential to ensuring our economic future.

highlights:

Daybreak – a master planned community. View more

The District – stretching three city blocks, The District in South Jordan is one of the largest mixed-use developments of its kind in Utah. View more

Merit Medical– is a worldwide designer, developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices used in interventional and diagnostic procedures. View more

Riverton Chevrolet – a family owned car sales and service company since 1922. A great source for new and used Chevy cars, trucks, and SUV’s. View more

Tim Dahle Nissan Southtowne – At Tim Dahle Nissan Southtowne, we specialize in new and used car sales, Nissan service, and local vehicle repair. View more

Ultradent –Ultradent Products, Inc. has been manufacturing the highest-quality of dental and orthodontic equipment since 1978. View more

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