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Living and Working in Salt Lake City
Living and working in Salt Lake City is amazing. Salt Lake City is a great western city with a pioneering, frontier heritage. It’s a big city with a wonderful small town feel.
An outdoor and sporting mecca, Salt Lake City also boasts a thriving downtown and rich cultural scene. The city is home to the Utah Symphony, the Utah Opera, Ballet West, Repertory Dance Theatre, and numerous museums and art galleries.
In addition to hosting the 2002 Winter Olympic Games, Salt Lake City also has several professional sports franchises, including: the NBA’s Utah Jazz, Major League Soccer’s Real Salt Lake, the Salt Lake Bees AAA baseball team, the Utah Blaze of the Arena Football League, and the East Coast Hockey League’s Utah Grizzlies.
The Sundance Film Festival is the largest independent film festival, and each winter brings Hollywood to Utah.
Salt lake City has a vibrant downtown and lively social scene. The city has recently had quite a face-lift. The result of several renovations totaling multiple billion-dollars, downtown Salt Lake City combines the character of the old with the vitality of the new. Brick and timber warehouses and loft properties sit adjacent to gleaming glass skyscrapers. One of the most accessible downtowns in any big city features dining, shopping,music, film and many entertainment options.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints also calls Salt Lake City home.
More than just sports, arts, outdoors and church, Salt Lake City is home to business, manufacturing, and technology. A recent issue of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine rated Utah’s capitol city No. 5 on its “10 Best Cities for the Next Decade” list. Sunset Magazine called Salt Lake City the best city in the West to start a business and is, according to Forbes Magazine, the nation’s third-best big city for jobs and fourth-best city for tech jobs.