18 07, 2018

SLC Airport Traffic Grew by 1 Million Passengers Last Year to Now Rank as Nation’s 23rd Largest

By |2018-07-19T09:22:17+00:00July 18th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Lee Davidson in The Salt Lake Tribune on July 18, 2018 About 1 million extra passengers passed through Salt Lake City International Airport last year, officially making it the nation’s 23rd busiest passenger airport — just passing Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport on the list, according to new, preliminary data for 2017. Just [...]

17 07, 2018

Sundance ’18 Shines With 124K Attendees Generating Nearly $200 Million

By |2018-07-19T09:12:39+00:00July 17th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Art Raymond in Deseret News on July 17, 2018 PARK CITY — The annual Sundance Film Festival continues to be an economic powerhouse for the state, and its 2018 iteration reached new highs, drawing almost 125,000 attendees from around the world and generating $191 million in economic activity. "More than ever, the [...]

16 07, 2018

5 Ways to Discover What THE BLOCKS Have to Offer

By |2018-07-19T09:47:58+00:00July 16th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Salt Lake Chamber in KSL on July 16, 2018 What are THE BLOCKS? Chances are you’ve already enjoyed Salt Lake’s Cultural Core even if you didn’t know it at the time. If you’ve ever attended a concert, admired a piece of street art, browsed an art gallery, museum or been to a [...]

16 07, 2018

Deal Struck Over Inland Port, the Largest Economic Development Project in State History

By |2018-07-19T09:42:30+00:00July 16th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Ben Winslow in Fox 13 on July 16, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY -- After weeks of negotiations, a deal has been struck between Utah's governor, legislative leaders and members of the Salt Lake City Council over the inland port. The massive project, which would create an import-export center combining road, rail and [...]

12 07, 2018

An Update on the Revitalization of the Granary and State Street Districts

By |2018-07-12T10:39:21+00:00July 12th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Stacia Barton and Brian Carlson in Good4Utah on July 12, 2018 7/12/2018 - SALT LAKE CITY, Utah(News4Utah) Today, GMU got an update on a big accolade for Salt Lake City. Last year, Salt Lake was the first to receive two Main Street America designations, the only two in Utah. The program revitalizes [...]

11 07, 2018

Downtown SLC Unveils “THE BLOCKS”

By |2018-07-11T12:37:18+00:00July 11th, 2018|Blog, Member News, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Salt Lake’s Cultural Core is Utah’s Premier Urban Art, Culture and Entertainment District Salt Lake City (July 11, 2018) – It’s been widely recognized that downtown Salt Lake is one of the best places in the nation to live, work and play. Today, leaders from local arts organizations, Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski and [...]

11 07, 2018

SLC Offers Bird Electric Scooter a Deal to Keep Operating

By |2018-07-12T11:25:25+00:00July 11th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Ben Winslow in Fox 13 on July 11, 2018 SALT LAKE CITY — City leaders have offered a deal to electric scooter operator Bird, which showed up suddenly to the delight and consternation of downtown residents and workers. A draft copy, provided to FOX 13, lists a series of restrictions on any [...]

11 07, 2018

Downtown SLC Presents Unveils ‘The Blocks’

By |2018-07-12T11:20:41+00:00July 11th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Utah Policy on July 11, 2018 It’s been widely recognized that downtown Salt Lake is one of the best places in the nation to live, work and play. Wednesday, leaders from local arts organizations, Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski and representatives from Salt Lake County gathered to officially launch the Cultural [...]

9 07, 2018

Intermountain Devotes $12M to Social Determinants of Health Initiative

By |2018-07-12T12:28:13+00:00July 9th, 2018|Blog, Member News|0 Comments

Originally published by Julie Spitzer in Becker's Hospital Review on July 9, 2018 Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare is leading a new collaboration in Ogden and St. George, Utah, called the Utah Alliance for the Determinants of Health that will seek ways of promoting health, improving access to care and decreasing healthcare costs, the health [...]

9 07, 2018

Salt Lake City is One of the Most Expensive Housing Markets in the U.S.

By |2018-07-12T12:29:41+00:00July 9th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Originally published by Bryan Schott in Utah Policy on July 9, 2018 The general rule of thumb used to determine if you can afford to buy a house is if the price is roughly equivalent to 2.6 years of your household income. The average housing price in Salt Lake City right now takes about 4.5 [...]