21 01, 2022

Utah’s Continued Job Growth and Low Unemployment Highlighted on Salt Lake Chamber Dashboard

By |2022-01-21T09:04:44-07:00January 21st, 2022|Blog, News & Press|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (January 21, 2022) – The Salt Lake Chamber’s Roadmap to Prosperity Coalition, in partnership with the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, has updated the Economic Dashboard for January to help business leaders know where Utah stands in the overall recovery. This tool tracks the state’s path to a complete economic recovery [...]

11 11, 2021

Speaking on Business: Natalie Gochnour 2021 ATHENA

By |2021-11-17T21:48:57-07:00November 11th, 2021|Blog, Speaking on Business|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber · Speaking on Business: Natalie Gochnour 2021 ATHENA This is Derek Miller Speaking on Business. On November 19th, the Salt Lake Chamber will host its annual Women & Business Conference. There, we will present the ATHENA Leadership Award to Natalie Gochnour, director of the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the [...]

9 11, 2021

8 Questions with 2021 ATHENA Natalie Gochnour

By |2021-11-17T21:33:41-07:00November 9th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Natalie Gochnour serves as an associate dean in the David Eccles School of Business and director of the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah. She also serves as the chief economist for the Salt Lake Chamber. In these roles, she provides policy leadership that helps Utah prosper. Gochnour’s experience includes a [...]

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 [...]

28 09, 2021

How Tax Increment Financing Has Helped Utah’s Housing Market

By |2021-09-28T08:57:41-07:00September 28th, 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 discuss real-life examples of success stories in Utah that have utilized TIF to grow and develop. When considering solutions to Utah’s housing [...]

22 09, 2021

Housing Preservation: A Strategy We Can All Agree On

By |2021-09-22T08:53:56-07:00September 22nd, 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 preservation is a long-standing practice in the housing policy toolkit that has positive, quantifiable outcomes and minimal local opposition. While [...]

16 09, 2021

How Land Use Regulations Determine the Effectiveness of All Other Practices

By |2021-09-16T09:53:47-07:00September 16th, 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 zoning changes are a necessary part of all other best practices, as they control what types of housing are built [...]

8 09, 2021

Roadmap to Prosperity Webinar: Utah’s Changing Demographics

By |2021-09-08T20:36:05-07:00September 8th, 2021|Blog, Policy, Webinar|Comments Off on Roadmap to Prosperity Webinar: Utah’s Changing Demographics

Growth and change are constants in Utah’s population. During the webinar, Utah's Changing Demographics, sponsored by the Salt Lake Chamber's Roadmap to Prosperity Coalition, Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute Senior Research Analyst and State Data Center Coordinator Mallory Bateman provided context around how Utah has changed from the past to the present, highlighting the newest [...]

26 07, 2021

Closing the Housing Gap: Good for Utah’s Housing Market

By |2021-07-27T09:18:17-07:00July 26th, 2021|Blog, Housing Gap Coalition, Policy|0 Comments

With the housing affordability crisis growing more and more severe, it is more important than ever to have credible and thoroughly-researched information on legitimate ways to improve Utah’s housing market. One of the goals of the Housing Gap Coalition is to sponsor and spread research that, together with policymakers and citizens, will help close the [...]

15 07, 2021

Large Jump in Executive Confidence Correlates with Mass Vaccination Rollout Effort

By |2021-07-15T07:20:55-07:00July 15th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake Chamber CEOutlook 2021-Q1 Highlights Cresting Confidence Across Industries and Individual Firm Expectations  SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (July 15, 2021) – The Salt Lake Chamber’s CEOutlook released today shows the economy flashing green with the index increasing significantly from 58.9 in 2020-Q4 to 75.3 for 2021-Q1. This is the second-highest jump in confidence that executives [...]

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