21 08, 2017

Podcast 02.05: What SLC Businesses Need to Know About Recycling

By | August 21st, 2017|Blog, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

In this episode of Building Utah we take a look at Salt Lake City's new business and multi-family recycling ordinance. Salt Lake City has a goal to achieve Zero Waste by 2040, which means all waste is recycled, reused, or composted instead of being sent to a landfill. Businesses and multi-family properties produce 50% of [...]

23 02, 2017

Take the Salt Lake City Business Survey

By | February 23rd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Salt Lake City, in partnership with the Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah), Downtown Alliance, Salt Lake Chamber, and the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute has launched an in-depth business survey unlike any other conducted in the past. The goal of this business retention and expansion survey is to hear your thoughts on doing business [...]

21 02, 2017

Introducing the Skyline Challenge: a partnership with Salt Lake City

By | February 21st, 2017|Blog, Natural Resources and Environment|0 Comments

When we think about Utah’s air quality challenges, we often focus on vehicle emissions, but don’t often consider the contribution our own homes and office buildings have to local air pollution. These contributors are called area sources. From 2008 to 2014, the Utah Division of Air Quality reported a 7% increase in area source contributions [...]

23 09, 2016

2016 Washington, D.C. Trip Day 4

By | September 23rd, 2016|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Each year the Salt Lake Chamber visits Washington, D.C. with business, community and state leaders. This trip represents a unique opportunity to connect local leaders to members of our federal delegation and the nation’s capitol. Here are the highlights from the final day of the 2016 edition of the trip: Hail to the Chiefs: A [...]

21 09, 2016

2016 Washington, D.C. Trip Day 2

By | September 21st, 2016|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Each year the Salt Lake Chamber visits Washington, D.C. with business, community and state leaders. This trip represents a unique opportunity to connect local leaders to members of our federal delegation and the nation’s capitol. Here are the highlights from our second day of the 2016 edition of the trip: Breakfast with Congressman Bishop The [...]

16 09, 2016

Salt Lake Chamber Honors Cities with Business Friendly Community Award

By | September 16th, 2016|Blog, News & Press|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (Sept. 16, 2016) – The Salt Lake Chamber, Gov. Gary R. Herbert and the Utah League of Cities and Towns today honored the cities of Clearfield, Cottonwood Heights, Lindon, South Jordan and Park City with the “2016 Utah Governor’s Business Friendly Community Award” for efforts to reduce burdensome regulations at the local [...]

31 08, 2016

Podcast 01.20: Utah’s Urban Center: What is the State of Downtown?

By | August 31st, 2016|Blog, Podcast|0 Comments

What is the State of Downtown? Every year the Downtown Alliance looks at the overall economy and benchmarks what's happening in Downtown Salt Lake City, and from this they develop the State of Downtown report. Downtown Alliance's Executive Director Jason Mathis and Director of Urban Development Jesse Dean discuss with us how this [...]

25 08, 2016

The Downtown Alliance: Fostering Prosperity in the Central Business District

By | August 25th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

The Downtown Alliance The Downtown Alliance (DTA) is a 501c6 nonprofit organization established in 1991, and is dedicated to building a dynamic and diverse community that is the regional center for culture, commerce and entertainment. DTA is the nexus of public and private sector interests in building a successful downtown and facilitating dialogue and understanding [...]

18 08, 2016

Podcast 01.19: Let’s Talk About the Downtown Farmers Market.

By | August 18th, 2016|Blog, Podcast|0 Comments

The Downtown Farmers Market is in it's 25th year. In this episode of Building Utah, we sit down with Carson Chambers, the program manager for the Market, to talk about the Market's roots, how vendors contribute to Utah's local food scene, and how you can get involved with this important event. For [...]

22 07, 2016

Transportation Investment wins the Challenge Year Around

By | July 22nd, 2016|Blog, Natural Resources and Environment|2 Comments

Utahns are no strangers to days of poor air quality. During the winter months we feel the effects of winter inversion. On these select days, our valleys become like bowls with smog and haze covering us from above. In the summer we feel the effects of bad ozone - a layer of poor air created [...]