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Executive Confidence Dips Yet Job Growth Continues to Rebound

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 Utah, the taper off signals [...]

October 14th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Transit-Oriented Development: Four Birds, One Stone

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. Housing affordability is not, unfortunately, [...]

October 13th, 2021|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

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

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 decision-makers. “Utah’s economic recovery continues [...]

October 8th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

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

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: Dr. Kencee Graves, University of [...]

October 6th, 2021|Blog, Policy, Webinar|0 Comments

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

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 a lot of time and [...]

October 5th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

ADUs in Your Neighborhood

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 homeowners and builders alike, and [...]

October 5th, 2021|Blog, Policy|0 Comments
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