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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

Speaking on Business: IsoTalent

The Salt Lake Chamber · Speaking on Business: IsoTALENT This is Derek Miller Speaking on Business. With Utah’s economy enjoying record high employment levels, finding the right employees can be challenging. Paul Ahlstrom, co-founded IsoTalent, explains why many companies are turning to his firm for help in hiring topflight candidates. PAUL AHLSTROM Utah’s economy is booming, and our unemployment rate [...]

October 12th, 2021|Blog, Speaking on Business|0 Comments

Speaking on Business: Jacobsen Construction

The Salt Lake Chamber · Speaking on Business: Jacobsen Construction This is Derek Miller Speaking on Business. Utah’s construction industry is a closely watched indicator of our state’s economic recovery from the COVID crisis. With that in mind, we’re thrilled today to welcome Gary Ellis, president and CEO of Jacobsen Construction, to share why Utah’s builders see strong signs of [...]

October 11th, 2021|Blog, Speaking on Business|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
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