14 10, 2021

Executive Confidence Dips Yet Job Growth Continues to Rebound

By |2021-10-14T10:45:53-07:00October 14th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber CEOutlook 2021-Q2 Highlights A Dip in Confidence with Warning Signs Flashing in Supply Chains and Labor Markets  SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (October 14, 2021) – The Salt Lake Chamber’s CEOutlook released today shows forward progress in job growth but a slight dip in confidence levels from 2021-Q1. While executive confidence remains high in [...]

13 10, 2021

Transit-Oriented Development: Four Birds, One Stone

By |2021-10-14T10:39:48-07:00October 13th, 2021|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

There is no one singular solution to Utah’s Housing Crisis. Rather, the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute has identified five “best practices” for meeting the housing affordability challenge in Utah. This article will explain how transit-oriented developments not only increases affordable housing but also decreases transportation costs, is good for the environment and revitalizes neighborhoods. [...]

12 10, 2021

Briggs Matheson Joins Parr Brown as a Shareholder

By |2021-10-14T08:43:24-07:00October 12th, 2021|Member News|0 Comments

The Law firm of Parr Brown Gee & Loveless is pleased to announce that Briggs Matheson joined the firm as a shareholder in the commercial litigation section.  Mr. Matheson brings a broad range of experience representing companies, individuals, and government entities in high-stakes civil and criminal proceedings involving fraud, breach-of-contract, intellectual property, securities, and sensitive corporate investigations. Prior [...]

8 10, 2021

Economic Dashboard Shows Relative Strength of Utah’ Broad Based Recovery Amidst Remaining Headwinds

By |2021-10-13T12:45:14-07:00October 8th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber’s Roadmap to Prosperity Coalition, in partnership with the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, has updated the Economic Dashboard for October to help business leaders know where Utah stands in the overall recovery. This tool tracks the state’s path to a complete economic recovery from the pandemic recession and provides context for [...]

7 10, 2021

Snell & Wilmer Partner Denise Dragoo Elected to the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Board of Trustees

By |2021-10-14T08:44:42-07:00October 7th, 2021|Member News|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (October 7, 2021) – Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce that Salt Lake City partner Denise Dragoo has been elected to the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law’s Board of Trustees. Dragoo is replacing long-time Board Member, Snell & Wilmer attorney, David E. Leta. The mission of the S.J. Quinney College of Law Alumni [...]

7 10, 2021

Smith’s Seeks to Hire 1700 Associates at Hiring Event October 13

By |2021-10-07T11:15:04-07:00October 7th, 2021|Member News|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (October 7, 2021)— Smith’s Food & Drug Stores, a division of the Kroger Family of Companies (NYSE: KR), today announced its second hybrid hiring event, including virtual and on-site interviews, will take place from 2-5 p.m. on Wednesday, October 13. The grocer’s mission is to hire 1,700 associates by finding talent for retail, [...]

6 10, 2021

COVID-19 Headlines: Fact or Fiction? Experts Weigh In

By |2021-10-06T11:09:35-07:00October 6th, 2021|Blog, Policy, Webinar|0 Comments

As Utah and the nation are facing a surge of COVID-19 cases and our ICUs are near or full capacity, the headlines continue to send mixed messages and it is increasingly difficult to identify fact versus fiction. During the webinar we heard from the local healthcare experts that are working the front lines. Speakers: [...]

6 10, 2021

$13,000 Awarded to Student Entrepreneurs Solving Housing Affordability

By |2021-10-06T08:34:32-07:00October 6th, 2021|Member News|0 Comments

4th Annual Hack-A-House 24-hour student-driven entrepreneurial competition included more than 157 students from 30 universities. Ivory Innovations announced the winners of the 2021 Hack-A-House, a student-driven entrepreneurial competition resulting in innovations to reduce housing costs. The winning teams included innovations related to building generational wealth through homeownership and community land trusts, multigenerational housing, and retrofitting [...]

5 10, 2021

Take A Chance, Share the Profits ​​— Chanshare Sod Farms

By |2021-10-07T08:50:41-07:00October 5th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Chanshare Sod Farms is all about providing resilient sod and educating customers on how to conserve water through effective maintenance practices. “Part of our mission statement is that we want to be good stewards of the land, beautify the environment and conserve water,” said Eric Marble, marketing manager of Chanshare Sod Farms. “So, we spend [...]

5 10, 2021

ADUs in Your Neighborhood

By |2021-10-05T10:08:56-07:00October 5th, 2021|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

There is no one singular solution to Utah’s Housing Crisis. Rather, the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute has identified five “best practices” for meeting the housing affordability challenge in Utah. This article will describe how ADUs can exist in our neighborhoods without disrupting architectural or community character. Solving Utah’s housing crisis will require creativity from [...]

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