23 03, 2018

Utah Executives Report Increasing Optimism about Future Economy

By |2018-07-12T12:36:11-07:00March 23rd, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Utah Business on March 23, 2018 Salt Lake City—On Thursday, the Salt Lake Chamber released the first-quarter results of the Salt Lake Chamber’s 2018 CEOutlook survey. The Salt Lake Chamber’s CEOutlook is a new statewide economic survey of Utah business executives. As an authoritative business survey on economic sentiment in Utah, this [...]

23 03, 2018

Women’s History Month: 20 Questions with Neylan McBaine

By |2018-03-23T09:07:27-07:00March 23rd, 2018|Blog, Podcast, Policy, Women's History Month|0 Comments

This Women's History Month we're sitting down with female leaders from around the state to talk about their path to success, what inspires them and how others could follow in their footsteps. In this episode of Building Utah we sit down with Neylan McBaine, executive director of Better Days 2020. Neylan is co-founder and CEO [...]

22 03, 2018

Utah Executives Report Increasing Optimism about Future Economy

By |2018-03-22T14:12:10-07:00March 22nd, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber releases 2018 Q1 CEOutlook Report SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (March 22, 2018) – Today the Salt Lake Chamber released the first-quarter results of the Salt Lake Chamber’s 2018 CEOutlook survey. The Salt Lake Chamber’s CEOutlook is a new statewide economic survey of Utah business executives. As an authoritative business survey on economic [...]

22 03, 2018

Legislative Session Yields Long-Term Solutions for Utah

By |2018-07-18T12:41:44-07:00March 22nd, 2018|Blog, Policy, Prosperity Project|0 Comments

The Utah State Legislature passed some significant measures this year that will have a long-term impact on our economic prosperity. I had the opportunity to chat with Sen. Stuart Adams about some of the most prominent measures from the legislative session. 2018 Legislation One measure created an inland port authority, which will be a catalyst [...]

21 03, 2018

Investment in Data Center Sector Reaches Record Levels in 2017

By |2018-03-28T20:00:14-07:00March 21st, 2018|Member News|0 Comments

Salt Lake City—March 21, 2018—Investment in the U.S. data center sector reached record levels in 2017, according to the latest U.S. Data Center Trends Report from CBRE. 2017 investment totaled more than $20 billion (inclusive of all single asset, portfolio and entity-level/M&A transactions), surpassing the volume for the three previous years combined. 2017 investment activity [...]

21 03, 2018

Utah facing several threats to housing affordability

By |2018-03-22T13:35:06-07:00March 21st, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Gardner Institute research brief shows incomes not keeping pace with increasing housing prices March 20, 2018 (Salt Lake City) - The Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute today released a timely research brief on the rapid appreciation of housing prices in Utah and the threat to affordability. Researchers found that market conditions confirm a housing shortage [...]

21 03, 2018

2018 Women’s History Month Feature: Dr. Ruth Watkins

By |2018-03-21T11:44:03-07:00March 21st, 2018|Blog, Policy, Women's History Month|0 Comments

This Women’s History Month the Salt Lake Chamber is sitting down with female leaders from around the state to talk about their path to success, what inspires them and how others could follow in their footsteps. In this video we sit down with University of Utah President-Elect Dr. Ruth Watkins. About Dr. Ruth [...]

21 03, 2018

3 Takeaways from the 2018 Transportation Bill

By |2018-03-21T10:46:22-07:00March 21st, 2018|Blog, Infrastructure and Transportation, Policy|0 Comments

The 2018 Legislative Session is behind us, but the positive impacts for our economy and business community will be felt for years to come. In the next several weeks, we will break down some of the most impactful pieces of legislation the Chamber supported over the 45 day session, share insights about the process and [...]

20 03, 2018

Barb Johnson and Vic Galanis Receive SIOR Award for Largest Dollar Volume Transaction in Member to Member Office Transaction Category

By |2018-03-20T09:41:43-07:00March 20th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Salt Lake City—March 20, 2018—Barb Johnson and Vic Galanis of CBRE were recently recognized by the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors® (SIOR) for their achievements in real estate transactions. They won the award for Largest Dollar Volume Transaction in the Member to Member Office Transaction category for their collaborative efforts in the lease of [...]