Win a KitchenAid from EDGEhomes during the 2016 Utah Valley Parade of Homes

Sponsored Story Everyone needs a little orange in their lives, and EDGEhomes is trying to fulfill that need. Besides helping you dream up your ideal home during the 2016 Utah Valley Parade of Homes, EDGEhomes is giving away two orange KitchenAids associated with their parade home (No. 20). When people visit its home, EDGEhomes has a […]

12 Days of Giveaways: The prize list for the 2015 Christmas giveaway

On the first day of giveaways gave to me … wants to make the holiday season a little more “merry and bright” with 12 Days of Giveaways sponsored by EDGE Homes. Beginning on Dec. 1, we’ll draw a lucky winter winner every weekday until Dec. 16. We’ve got a bag full of Santa’s toys […]

Utah Valley Parade of Homes review: 4 haute hearths

Photography by Heather Telford The first Utah Valley Parade of Homes was held in 1977. Nearly 40 years later, it’s still a summer highlight for those looking to build a dream home — as well as those living in a relative’s basement. This two-week, massive “open house” showcases the valley’s best builders and the hottest […]

Weekend best bets (Oct. 23–25)

From the Point of the Mountain all the way down to Santaquin, Utah Valley has a lot to offer — especially in weekend activities. There are no excuses for staying in all weekend when there are these quality events happening around Utah Valley. Here are five of our picks for the upcoming weekend: Riverwoods Pumpkin […]

Edge Homes gives back to community with free Pumpkin Bash event

[pullquote] If you go… Where: Edge Homes’ Canyon Hills Community (456 W. 4050 N. in Lehi) When: Saturday, Oct. 24 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Cost: FREE Site: [/pullquote] The Edge Homes’ Pumpkin Bash isn’t a bash where you explode and destroy pumpkins — instead it is an event about building people up and having a good time. “For us, […]

4 chief financial officers count out their best data

Jeanette Bennett, BusinessQ Magazine: What is the role of a CFO? Corey Lindley, doTERRA: Every company has a CFO, whether they call it that or not, because every company is in business. Every company needs to keep their records straight or they won’t be in business very long. Chris Badger, NOW CFO: Somebody has to […]

VIDEO: Utah Valley business leaders try their odds in childhood games

  Tables were flipping, towers were tumbling and someone split their hand to earn a double blackjack. Going along with the theme, “Game Changers,” Utah Valley BusinessQ shared four videos of local business leaders going head-to-head in a few friendly games at its 8th Annual UV50 Gala Wednesday night. The event, held at the Utah Valley Convention […]

EDGEhomes: Marketing trio helps customers see clearly

Sponsored Story Usually when you think “construction,” you think of burly men hauling building materials and operating heavy-duty machinery. You don’t usually think of women like Kellie Little, Megan Van Oostendorp and Teresa Warner. These three women, along with Dylan Bitton, run the marketing scene at EDGEhomes, the fastest-growing and second-largest homebuilder in Utah. While […]

Utah Valley Parade of Homes Playhouse Giveaway

To celebrate the 2015 Utah Valley Parade of Homes, we’ve decided to be “Edgey” and give away, not 1, but 5 playhouses! If you want to take a look at the playhouse, you can see it at Home #22 (designed by Edge Homes) in the Utah Valley Parade of Homes from June 4–20. But you get […]

2015 Utah Valley Parade of Homes

The Utah Valley Home Builders Association works hard to bring the best in homebuilding to our local community and enjoys highlighting the best in building by presenting the Parade of Homes® each year. This year is no different. With 32 amazing homes from up and down Utah Valley, there will be something for everyone. But, […]

Edge Homes – Home #22 – 2015

Vanessa, 509 W Mountain View Rd, Lehi EDGEhomes is a nationally recognized homebuilder with top billings on the Inc. 500 and the Builder 100 lists. On the local front, EDGEhomes is the fastest growing builder. Founded in 2008 as a local Utah builder, EDGE has a unique approach to homebuilding. With a focus on creating […]

Sold on sales: 6 local sales stars talk pitch perfection

Bennett, BusinessQ: Let’s start by describing the sales environment in Utah Valley. Byron Belka, Rain International: Now that Rain is focusing on North America, this is our biggest market in the U.S. It comes down to the entrepreneurship and connections people have with the world here in Utah County. It’s easy to expand from here […]

Edge Home’s Pumpkin Bash will benefit Utah County Children’s Justice Center

They call it a bash — the Pumpkin Bash — and this party is raising awareness for a worthy cause. Edge Homes has paired with the Utah County Children’s Justice Center (CJC) to host a community event to raise money for the CJC. The center serves children and families that are experiencing abuse and provides a […]

No. 6 Fastest-growing Company: Edge Homes

Edge Homes is fast becoming a household name. With its beginnings in 2008 — yes, THAT 2008 — the residential construction company rose out of the doom and gloom to become a hometown hero. “At that time, you couldn’t give lots away,” says Joel Harris, co-founder of Edge Homes. “We dreamt of the day when […]

Top 10 Revenue Companies

The money mavens — 10 companies Utah Valley banks on. NO. 1 NU SKIN 2013 Revenue $3,177,000,000 Founded 1984 City Provo Employees 1,500 Industry Personal care/nutrition Website CFO Ritch Wood, 48 Past UV50 Top Revenue Rankings 2009-2013: #1 The Company A direct sales company that operates in 53 markets and distributes more than 200 […]

UV50: Top 30 Fastest-Growing Companies

The fast and the curious — 30 local companies that have innovation on speed dial. 1. eLEARNING BROTHERS Three-Year Growth 442% 2013 Revenue $2,499,344 Founded 2009 City American Fork Employees 30 (plus 20 contractors) Industry eLearning Website, Founders Andrew Scivally, 37; Shawn Ski Scivally, 35 The Company The iStockPhoto of eLearning, it has […]

You’re hired!: Advice on finding good employees and getting hired

Jeanette Bennett, BusinessQ: What does the job market look like in Utah County right now? Daryl Sisk, ESG: A great economic indicator is when companies are willing to invest in salespeople, which we are observing now in our community. We’re also seeing creative ways for companies to retain key employees, which also indicates a strong […]

Utah Valley Parade of Homes Map

Once a year some of the best architects and designers in Utah Valley open up their newly-designed homes to guests for the Utah Valley Parade of Homes. Running for only three weeks, the homes are open Tuesday-Saturday from noon to 9 p.m., but are closed Sunday and Monday. Tickets cost $15 per person, but there are a few […]

Roundtable: See like the CEO

Jeanette Bennett, BusinessQ: What important leadership skills do today’s CEOs need to have? Gordy Jones, Edge Homes: You’ve got to be a good communicator and a good listener. Craig Taylor, Blendtec: You have to hold people accountable and have hard conversations. It’s easy to dance around an issue when you are going through a cultural […]

Live in the Know: Edge Homes trendsetter shares 5 must-haves

  Kate Heath knows home design. As design center manager for Edge Homes in Orem, Kate and her team work individually with hundreds of couples who build with Edge. She takes them through the enjoyable process of selecting finishes and design elements for a new home. Here, she shares five trends she’s seeing in today’s […]

UV Real Estate: Freed-up Financing

The housing industry is reborn with new loan options and low interest rates A few years ago, the housing market was struck deeply by the Great Recession. The market was inundated with distressed properties — foreclosures, short sales — and those buyers who could secure financing found killer deals. Now that the economy has stabilized […]