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Monday, January 8, 2018

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Make hay while economic sun shines, Goldman exec advises
By Brice Wallace John Tousley has some advice for stockholders who believe a recession will happen sometime in the next two years.“You do nothing.”Speaking at a Salt Lake City Rotary Club luncheon last week, the Goldman Sachs executive said that while an economic mode...


Tax reform spurs raises and bonuses at Zions Bank
By John Rogers Tax reform passed by Congress last month in Washington is already having an impact locally. Zions Bancorporation has announced that as a result of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, it will increase ongoing compensation for more than 40 percent of its employees and...


Market home prices just 'keep on keepin' on'
Home prices in the Salt Lake City market just keep going up — increasing nearly 10 percent in the past year. The average sales price is up 9.9 percent since November 2016, according to data released last week by CoreLogic, a California-based property information and analyti...


Funding set for new cancer treatment
A new cancer treatment technology is one step closer to arriving in Salt Lake City. The Huntsman Cancer In-stitute (HCI) at the University of Utah (UofU) has announced a plan to add a proton therapy center to its cancer hospital. Huntsman Cancer Foundatio...


Four Foods purchases St. George-based Swig
Four Foods Group (FFG) of American Fork has acquired Swig, the St. George-based specialty soda and food shop. The all-cash purchase price was not disclosed and the deal closed on Dec. 1.Founded in 2010, Swig originated the "dirty" (flavored) drinks concep...


1-800 Contacts expands with acquisition of Liingo Eyewear
Draper-based 1-800 Contacts has acquired online eyewear retailer Liingo Eyewear. The deal was closed in October, according to a release from Liingo, also headquartered in Draper. Peak Ventures was the major equity holder in Liingo.“The passionate te...


SLC Dept. of Economic Development proves success since mid-2016
Before mid-2016, Salt Lake City had no economic development department. Since then, its new department has worked on projects resulting in 6,214 jobs and $482.9 million in capital investment.Those figures released recently by the mayor’s office and the Department of Economi...


Olsen to replace Henderson at helm of United Games
United Games of American Fork has named Sonny Olsen as its CEO and a member of its board of directors. He replaces Jeff Henderson, the company’s founder, who has stepped down but will continue to serve on the company’s board.United Games ...


Change in the new tax law nobody is talking about: No more free parking
New tax laws are always full of surprises. Take the recent Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, the tax law recently passed by Congress and signed by Pres. Trump. Although the lower marginal rates for businesses and arguments about whether the middle class will benefit from the act hav...


Peak Capital tabs Manning as new CEO
Peak Capital Partners LLC, a privately owned real estate investment firm based in Provo, has announced the appointment of Chris Manning as chief executive officer.Manning joined Peak in 2014 and has experience in real estate investment, asset management, strategy and operations. ...


Dakota Pacific acquires Cottonwood Partners
Salt Lake City-based Dakota Pacific Real Estate Partners has acquired Cottonwood Partners, a developer and manager of commercial real estate in the Intermountain West based in Cottonwood Heights. The move expands Dakota Pacific’s total assets under management to $1 billion,...


Calendar

Calendar listings are provided as a free service to our readers. Information about upcoming events may be sent to brice@slenterprise.com. The submission deadline is one week before publication.

Southern Utah Reception - January 10
Presented by the Economic Development Corp. of Utah, World Trade Center Utah and the Salt Lake Chamber. Event will include networking and brief presentations about efforts to support economic growth in Southern Utah. Location is Entrada at Snow Canyon, Country Club, 2537 Entrada Trail, St. George. Free. Details are at http://www.wtcutah.com.

2018 Legislative Priorities Breakfast - January 10
A Utah Valley Chamber event. Location is Utah Valley University’s Culinary Arts Institute, 661 E. Timpanogos Parkway, Building L, Orem. Details are at http://www.thechamber.org.

30th Annual “Share the Magic” Event - January 19
A West Jordan Chamber of Commerce event featuring dinner, live entertainment, a silent auction and awards ceremony recognizing the achievements of the stars in the community. Location is The Gathering Place at Gardner Village, 1100 W. 7800 S., West Jordan. Details are at http://www.westjordanchamber.com.

30th Annual “Share the Magic” Event - January 19
A West Jordan Chamber of Commerce event featuring dinner, live entertainment, a silent auction and awards ceremony recognizing the achievements of the stars in the community. Location is The Gathering Place at Gardner Village, 1100 W. 7800 S., West Jordan. Details are at http://www.westjordanchamber.com.

Wasatch Choice 2050 and Mayor’s Metro Solutions - January 23
Presented by Salt Lake County Regional Development, Wasatch Front Regional Council, the University of Utah’s Department of City & Metropolitan Planning, Envision Utah, and the Mountainland Association of Governments. The combined event brings together stakeholders from across the region to discuss how to increase access to jobs and educational opportunities through the development of the WC2050 Preferred Scenario. Keynote speakers are Bruce J. Katz and Jeremy Nowak, co-authors of The New Localism: How Cities Can Thrive in the Age of Populism. Location is Salt Palace Convention Center, 100 S. West Temple, Salt Lake City. Registration can be completed at http://www.Eventbrite.com.

 

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