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This week in The Enterprise

Monday, January 22, 2018

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Huge St. George project to have retail, recreation and 10K homes
By John Rogers A massive and ambitious master-planned community has been announced for the St. George area. Among the largest developments ever in Utah, the 3,350-acre project, dubbed Desert Color, will consist of a commercial district, recreational facilities, a resort and 10,00...


Economy could see strength of last year - but some troubles, too
By Brice WallaceThis year could see a repeat of Utah’s strong 2017 economy but also feature many of the same bugaboos that have challenged the state for several years.Economists and other experts gathered last week at the Utah Economic Outlook & Public Policy Summit, pr...


Consumers paying just a little more to live than last year
The increases don’t amount to much, but Wasatch Front consumers continue to pay just a little more to live than they did a year ago. The Zions Bank Wasatch Front Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased 0.1 percent from November to December and since last year, the rise is 3.6 ...


Vote opens way for med school negotiations
By a vote of six to one, the Provo Municipal Council has approved a resolution to declare a portion of the East Bay Golf Course as surplus property, opening the way for negotiations to begin for the construction of a medical education campus on the site. {mprestriction ids="...


UTOPIA offers 10-gig service
UTOPIA Fiber, a fiber optic network based in Murray, has launched the state’s first 10-gigabit-per-second (10Gbps) fiber Internet service for residential subscription. The organization said that the service will give customers the fastest Internet service in the nation.{mpr...


Predictive buys Minnesota firm
Predictive Technology Group, Inc. of Salt Lake City has acquired FlagshipHealth Group, a Minneapolis-based provider of sales and consulting services for the healthcare industry. Predictive Technology markets data analytics for disease identification and subsequent therapeutic int...


Provo/Orem country's Best-Performing City; SLC, St. George score highly
Utah County’s Provo/Orem area, with its robust high-tech sector and broad-based job and wage growth, is the Best-Performing City in the United States, according to the Milken Institute’s Best-Performing Cities 2017 Index.“Provo/Orem outperformed all ot...


SwipeClock acquires workforce software firm
SwipeClock LLC has an-nounced it has acquired Shugo, a provider of SaaS-based workforce products and services for small and medium-sized businesses. SwipeClock is developer of workforce management software based in Salt Lake City. SwipeClock said that the buyout allows ...


SilencerCo looking for new CEO
SilencerCo, a West Valley City-based designer and manufacturer of firearm suppressors, known as silencers, has announced a change in company leadership. Founders Joshua Waldron and Jonathon Shults are stepping down — Waldron as CEO and Shults as president. The company&rsquo...


Industrial real estate sector is booming outside Salt Lake County, too
By Don Enlow and Marcy PitmanCBC AdvisorsOver the past few years, numerous business websites and publications, including Forbes and CNBC, have pronounced Utah to be one of the best states for doing business. As you travel up and down I-15 along the Wasatch Front, you’l...


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.

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.

2018 Winter Innovation Summit - January 24
A Sorenson Impact Center cross-industry event focused on social impact, innovation and investing. Location is the University of Utah, 1375 Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City. Cost is $527. Details are at https://sorensonimpact.com/winter-innovation-summit-2018/.

Business Awards Banquet - January 26
A Davis Chamber of Commerce event. Location is the Davis Conference Center, 1651 N. 700 W., Layton. Cost is $75. Details are at http://www.davischamberofcommerce.com.

Fifth Annual Utah STEM Expo - January 27
Hosted and organized by charter school Beehive Science and Technology Academy and featuring Utah middle school, high school and college/university students showcasing their STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) projects. Location is Mountain America Expo Center, 9575 S. State St., Sandy. Free and open to the public. Details are at www.utahstemexpo.org.

 

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