Evanston Area Site Selection

Evanston is the next frontier on the Wasatch Front. Site selectors and businesses are attracted to Evanston and Uinta County’s proximity to Salt Lake City, without the taxes or high property cost associated with being located closer to the metropolitan core. Evanston's industrial park offers commercial property in Wyoming that is near Salt Lake City - making it possible to serve customers in Utah and Wyoming with ease. 

Large Talent Pool 

Companies in Evanston and Uinta County have access to a large workforce pool that make up 8 counties (Evanston, Bear River, Carter, Fort Bridger, Lone Tree, Lyman, Robertson and Mountain View). Seven colleges and universities are within close proximity to the county’s border. Highly educated and highly motivated existing and future workforce is found right within Evanston and Uinta County.  In addition, easy access to Interstate 80 allows for employees and employers to have an easy 1 hour commute (or less) to and from Salt Lake City.

Location Advantages

Business owners looking to relocate have access to scenic, abundant affordable property, access to Union Pacific Rail main line, direct access to Interstate 80, one hour 15 minutes to Salt Lake City International Airport, No corporate tax (incentive for any Headquarter relocation) and incentive programs such as the Opportunity Zone.  

Evanston and Uinta County has one of the most diverse business climates in the state of Wyoming. The business ecosystem is made up of advanced manufacturing, robust healthcare systems, fuel sales to SpaceX, manufacturing of raw carbon fiber for use in fuel tanks and automobiles, manufacturing of rifles, Union Tank Car manufacturing, and two large windmill farms.

Key Advantages for Businesses

  • Rail - Union Pacific Main Line
  • I-80 
  • Opportunity Zone from I-80 going through Evanston to north 12 miles 
  • 1 hour 15 minutes to Salt Lake Airport 
  • Less than one hour to Salt Lake City
  • No corporate tax (good for business HQ)
  • Affordable cost of living 
  • Wasatch Front one of the fastest growing economies in the U.S. 
  • Evanston costs less to buy a house or commercial property than surrounding areas
  • Low electricity rates 

Available Commercial Properties

Multiple commercial real estate properties along a 4 mile stretch are readily available for relocation. For ease of access, these Wyoming commercial properties are situated from Beaver Dam to Hartford along Highway 231/Main St. and just a 3 minute drive off main interstate 165/William H. Hatcher Parkway. 

Industrial Park in Wyoming

The Shovel Ready Industrial Park, Union City Business Park is 100+ acres and is 1 mile from Interstate 80. Site selectors in search of commercial property in Wyoming or Salt Lake City should consider this strategic location. This city owned planned development prime and ready with water, sewer, gas and fiber. Located adjacent to the newly expanded 18-hole Purple Sage Golf Course. Union Road provides improved access into the Union Center and Interstate 80 is less than one mile from the park. Developable land is available for light and heavy Industrial uses, office uses and research and development uses. The Industrial Park is close to residential neighborhoods and historic downtown Evanston.

Quick Facts

  • Adjacent Land Available
  • 80+ Acres Available
  • Interstate 80 less than 1 mile 
  • Adjacent Rail Available
  • Natural Gas
  • Municipal Water
  • Electric Available
  • Sale or Lease

Wyoming Opportunity Zone 

The Opportunity Zone is located north of I-80 and includes the area west of Hwy. 89 North past Bear River. The zone encompasses the Bear River Drive corridor, North Evanston, the industrial area near Union Tank and Carbon Fiber, the airport area and downtown Evanston, including the Roundhouse and Railyards Complex and the city-owned rail spur. 

Local Industries/Business in Evanston

  • Aerospace
  • Advanced Manufacturing 
  • Office and Administrative Support
  • Healthcare
  • Management Occupations
  • Construction and Extraction Occupation
  • Educational, Instructional and Library
  • Production Occupations
  • Installation, Maintenance and Repair
  • Sales and Related Occupation
  • Cryogenic systems
  • Downstream chemicals 
  • Agricultural tech (legalization of hemp and hemp processing)
  • Blockchain 
  • Back office services (setting appointments, accounting, etc.)

All business and business relocation is welcome in Evanston and Uinta County. Contact us for more information on how to find the perfect location and commercial property for your business.