Historic Preservation Boosts Economic Development, Study Finds


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According to a study by the Utah Heritage Foundation, historic preservation and conservation spur economic development.

The Washington, D.C., real estate and economic development consulting firm PlaceEconomics conducted the study in which more than 7,000 jobs were created by the heritage portion of Utah’s tourism industry every year. The study also used data from an econometric model called Implan.


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Federal Programs Related to - Historic Preservation & Conservation

Programs that acquire, preserve, maintain and make available to the public properties including districts, sites, buildings, structures and objects that have historic, architectural, archeological, engineering or cultural significance. Historic District Preservation; Historic Home Preservation; Historic House Designation Aircraft Preservation; Aircraft Restoration; Airplane Preservation; Airplane Conservation; Assistance; Historic House Museums; Historic Properties Preservation; Historic Site Designation; Historic Site Preservation; Historic Railroads; Historic Trolleys; Historical Burial Site Preservation; Historical Markers Programs; Locomotive Conservation; Locomotive Restoration; Locomotive Preservation; Material Culture Conservation; Railroad Conservation; Railroad Preservation; Railroad Restoration

Federal Programs Related to - Regional Economic Development

Programs that provide technical assistance, venture capital, loans, loan guarantees or other forms of management support to encourage the establishment and growth of business and industry in a particular region of the United States.

Federal Programs Related to - Community Economic Development

Programs that provide technical assistance and funds to help communities retain and recycle income within the community by investing in the development of local institutions and businesses.

Business Growth; Business Loans; Economic Growth; Economic Transformation; Real Estate Organizations; Socioeconomic Development; Technology Transfer; Transfer of Technology; Urban Enterprise Zones




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