25 09, 2018

Road Home Homeless Shelter on Rio Grande Street to be Sold to the State of Utah

By |2018-09-25T14:09:16+00:00September 25th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Fox 13 on September 25, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — The Road Home homeless shelter on Rio Grande Street in Salt Lake City will be sold to the State of Utah. According to a news release from the Utah Department of Workforce Services, Shelter the Homeless will announce the sale Tuesday afternoon. [...]

24 09, 2018

Salt Lake City to Add Five Zero-Emissions Vehicles to its Bus Fleet

By |2018-09-25T14:06:45+00:00September 24th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Intelligent Transport on September 24, 2018 The Utah Transit Authority, known more commonly as UTA, has awarded the U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group a contract to deliver five zero-emissions buses for service in Salt Lake City. The contract award for the 40-foot long battery-electric buses includes supporting charging equipment, and was supported by [...]

24 09, 2018

Jazz Hoping to Live up to Big Expectations This Season

By |2018-09-25T14:03:06+00:00September 24th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Dana Greene in Good4Utah on September 24, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 Sports) - The excitement level around the Utah Jazz is higher than it's been in many years. For a team that won 48 games last season and advanced to the Western Conference semifinals despite numerous injuries, many experts are picking the Jazz [...]

24 09, 2018

Local Business Community to meet with Utah Federal Delegation in Washington, D.C.

By |2018-09-24T12:18:04+00:00September 24th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber leads annual trip to nation’s capital to discuss business community’s federal priorities SALT LAKE CITY (September 24, 2018) – The Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing business association, will take 60 local business and community leaders to Washington, D.C. this week for their annual trip to the nation’s capital. “We look [...]

24 09, 2018

Job Fair Targets Military Veterans

By |2018-09-25T11:56:45+00:00September 24th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Jasen Lee in Deseret News on September 24, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — While Labor Department statistics reveal veteran unemployment nationwide is near an all-time low, an advocate believes some veterans are underemployed. "There are a lot of individuals out there who have so much more potential and who maybe settled for [...]

23 09, 2018

Utah Receives $300,000 STEP Grant to Increase Small Business Exports

By |2018-09-24T12:00:20+00:00September 23rd, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Utah Policy on September 23, 2018 World Trade Center Utah has been awarded $300,000 through the State Trade Expansion Program which is funded in part through a Grant with the U.S. Small Business Administration to provide grants to local small businesses. The purpose of the STEP Grant is to increase the number [...]

23 09, 2018

Utah’s Economy Created Nearly 55,000 Jobs Over the Last Year

By |2018-09-25T11:54:16+00:00September 23rd, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Utah Policy on September 23, 2018 Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for August 2018 grew by an estimated 3.7 percent, adding 54,700 jobs to the economy since August 2017. Utah’s current employment level registers 1,517,800. July’s year-over job growth rate was revised upward one-tenth to 4.0 percent. August’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained [...]

23 09, 2018

Unlike Anything in Utah, This Huge New Retirement Community Offers a ‘Life Plan’

By |2018-09-24T11:48:23+00:00September 23rd, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Tony Semerad in The Salt Lake Tribune on September 23, 2018 Taylorsville • Bill and Pat Hardesty will soon pledge their remaining years to a new “life plan” at a place called Summit Vista. Just returned to their West Valley City home from a workout, 66-year-old Pat Hardesty said she still has loads [...]

22 09, 2018

Women-Owned Businesses Increasing in Utah and Nationwide

By |2018-09-24T12:07:34+00:00September 22nd, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Jasen Lee in Deseret News on September 22, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — The number of female-owned businesses along the Wasatch Front and Utah has climbed significantly, according to one of the nation's largest banking institutions. Wells Fargo reported this week that although women own a minority of businesses overall, their share [...]

22 09, 2018

How the Silicon Slopes can Protect Innovation Using Intellectual Property Assets

By |2018-09-25T11:51:53+00:00September 22nd, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Ryan Marshall in Utah Business on September 22, 2018 Silicon Valley companies’ reputation for innovation and creating wealth and technological development is inspiring. What recipe do Silicon Slopes entrepreneurs need to match that success? It’s simple: innovation protected with intellectual property assets and amenities. 2 Types Of Amenities Foster Innovation Two important [...]