10 12, 2018

Dell Loy Hansen Named as the Utah CCIM 2019 Excellence Awards Hall of Fame Recipient

By |2018-12-11T10:05:43+00:00December 10th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Salt Lake City, UT–December 10, 2018–The Utah Chapter of CCIM today announced that Dell Loy Hansen has been named the 2019 Excellence Awards Hall of Fame recipient. Held annually, the Excellence Awards honors professionals within Utah’s commercial real estate industry who exemplify the highest degree of business excellence. The event recognizes individuals spanning more than 14 specialties within [...]

7 12, 2018

UBR: December 3-7

By |2018-11-28T12:30:41+00:00December 7th, 2018|Blog, UBR|0 Comments

December 3, 2018 'Tis the season for donating to the food bank, volunteering at the homeless shelter, and buying presents for Sub for Santa. But did you know that Utahns do volunteering better than any other state? According to a report released by the Corporation for National and Community Service, Utah holds the number one [...]

7 12, 2018

New Program to Help Businesses Promote Quitting Tobacco

By |2018-12-07T09:23:52+00:00December 7th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

(Salt Lake City, UT) – The Utah Department of Health (UDOH) is launching a new effort, Way to Quit Certified, with the help of the Salt Lake Chamber to educate business owners about the tobacco cessation tools available to their employees. Employees that smoke have about twice the lost production time per week than non-smokers, [...]

6 12, 2018

Gov. Gary Herbert Says He Isn’t Proposing a Food Tax Hike. His Budget Plan Suggests Otherwise

By |2018-12-07T14:55:09+00:00December 6th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Benjamin Wood in The Salt Lake Tribune on December 6, 2018 Lehi • A booming Utah economy has produced more than $1 billion in surplus revenues for policymakers to spend next year, and Gov. Gary Herbert would like a chunk of that cash handed back to the taxpayers. Herbert released his budget recommendations on Thursday, [...]

6 12, 2018

Over $60,000 Worth of Instruments Donated to Salt Lake City Middle School

By |2018-12-07T14:51:59+00:00December 6th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by McKenzie Stauffer in KJZZ on December 6, 2018 (KUTV) -- Band students at Bryant Middle School in Salt Lake City spent a part of their school day on Tuesday unpacking new instruments. The institution was awarded a donation of over $60,000 worth of band instruments, according to Jason Olsen, a public information [...]

6 12, 2018

As Winter Inversion Sets in, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert Proposes $100 Million in New Funding to Address Air Quality

By |2018-12-07T14:49:27+00:00December 6th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by The Salt Lake Tribune on December 6, 2018 Thursday was a moderate air quality day, as Salt Lake City’s winter inversion began to creep in. The state Division of Air Quality called for Utahns to not burn solid fuels and the division asked residents to reduce or stop open burning and limit [...]

6 12, 2018

‘Fiercely Loyal to This School’: Brad Mortensen — a University Administrator and Community Advocate — Named Weber State’s New President

By |2018-12-07T14:47:15+00:00December 6th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Courtney Tanner in The Salt Lake Tribune on December 6, 2018 For the past decade, Brad Mortensen has had a picture hanging in his office that his 9-year-old daughter drew. In red crayon, it said “BYU” with a thumbs down next to it and “Weber” with a thumbs up. Mortensen said he [...]

6 12, 2018

UTA Seeks Comments on Proposed Murray-Taylorsville-West Valley City Bus Rapid Transit Line

By |2018-12-07T14:43:43+00:00December 6th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Lee Davidson in The Salt Lake Tribune on December 6, 2018 A new bus rapid transit (BRT) line could come soon that would run from Murray through Taylorsville to the West Valley City Central Station — and the Utah Transit Authority is seeking comment on an updated environmental study report about it. [...]

5 12, 2018

CEO Success Stories: Nathan Rafferty

By |2018-12-06T09:59:18+00:00December 5th, 2018|Blog, CEO Success Stories, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

In the latest episode of the Salt Lake Chamber podcast "CEO Success Stories," Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, sits down with the CEO of Ski Utah, Nathan Rafferty, to hear about his leadership philosophy, best practices, the 2018-2019 ski season and more. If you have ideas or [...]

5 12, 2018

At Home and Online: Utah Households Among the Most Connected, Census Shows

By |2018-12-07T15:17:34+00:00December 5th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Annie Knox and Art Raymond in Deseret News on December 5, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — When they're at home, Utahns are more connected to the internet than the nation as a whole, new census estimates show, but the numbers also point to a stark digital divide. About 84 percent of Utah [...]