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This week in The Enterprise

Monday, July 1, 2019

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EDCUtah pushing mega sites to boost appeal for large firms
By Brice Wallace Utah economic development officials are hoping that mega sites will have mega benefits for Utah.Speaking at a recent gathering of ULI Utah and NAIOP Utah, a representative of the Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah) said the organization's program ...


Utahns still feeling good about economic prospects
Despite an apparent waning of economic confidence across the U.S., Utahns continue to believe that things are pretty good. The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index (CAI) increased a strong 2.4 points to 115.6 in June. Year over year, the CAI has risen 3.8 points since June 201...


Petroteq video explains oils sands process
Ever wonder what it takes to get salable oil out of eastern Utah's tar sands? Petroteq Energy Inc. has the only operating oil sands extraction facility in Utah and now it has released a seven-minute video that explains the process. "Follow the Molecule," produced by V6 Media...


Biskupski fires back at legislature's action by filing amended Port Authority suit
Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski has amended a lawsuit she filed in March challenging the constitutionality of the planned Utah Inland Port. The amended suit is in response to action taken by the 2019 Utah Legislature expanding the reach of the Utah Inland Port Authority. Th...


4th West sale is state's largest
4th West, a 493-unit luxury apartment community in Salt Lake City, has been sold in a transaction hailed as the largest total dollar single-asset sale in Utah history. 4th West, located at 255 N. 400 W., was built in 2017 by Salt Development. The sale was announced by the Salt La...


Huge damages award may spell end for Provo's VidAngel filtering service
By John Rogers Late last month, a jury ordered Provo-based video filtering service VidAngel to pay $62.4 million in damages to Disney, Fox and Warner Bros. for streaming hundreds of movies on its service without permission. The verdict is potentially a death blow to the...


Newmark Group acquires Newmark Grubb ACRES, including Salt Lake office
A global real estate services business has acquired a southwestern firm with which it has had an alliance agreement. Newmark Group Inc., which operates Newmark Knight Frank (NKF), has acquired ACRES, which has operated as Newmark Grubb ACRES through an agreement with NKF. Financi...


Harrington named CEO of Provo-based InsideSales.com
InsideSales.com, a Provo-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) sales applications company, has appointed Chris Harrington as chief executive officer.Previously the company's chief operating officer, Harrington will succeed former CEO and founder Dave Elkington, who will remain chair...


Profire acquires Canadian firm
Lindon-based Profire Energy Inc., a technology company which creates, installs and services burner and chemical management equipment in the oil and gas industry, has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Profire Combustion Inc., has acquired Millstream Energy Products Ltd. ...


ASI receives funding from Army for braking systems development
Mendon-based Autonomous Solutions Inc. (ASI) has received Phase I funding from the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Ground Vehicles Systems Center to improve the way heavy vehicles stop while operating autonomously. The Cache County company has been working with ...


UCAIR calls for grant applications
The Utah Clean Air Partnership (UCAIR) has opened its annual grants program. The organization annually makes grant funding available to support projects that directly reduce pollutants and emissions, provide research on the impacts of air quality to Utah'...


Leadership lessons from the great Yogi: 'If the world were perfect, it wouldn't be'
By Richard Tyson I love summer, largely because it's baseball season. I've loved the game my entire life, and I'm unabashedly a diehard Boston Red Sox fan. Even so, one of my favorite players is Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra, the Hall of Fame catcher for the New York Yankees.{mpres...


Succeeding in Your Business: Planning to buy a business without a lawyer? Don't!
By Cliff Ennico "Two weeks ago, I signed a contract to buy a business. I didn't use a lawyer because the contract seemed fair, and I felt I understood what it said. I put up a $25,000 deposit to buy this business, and the closing is in two weeks."The sell...


Calendar Highlights

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. See the full calendar.

Sixth Annual Golf Tournament - July 12
A South Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce Foundation nine-hole event. Cost is $55, $200 per foursome. Registration deadline is July 8. Registration can be completed at (801) 466-3377.


Silicon Slopes Town Hall: Tax Reform - July 17
A Silicon Slopes event. Speakers/panelists are Utah Senate President Stuart Adams; Brad Wilson, speaker of the Utah House; Wayne Neiderhauser, former Utah Senate president; and Greg Hughes, former Utah House speaker. Location is Silicon Slopes, 2600 W. Executive Parkway, Suite 140, Lehi. Free. Registration can be completed at Eventbrite.com.


Multi-Chamber Lunch - July 18
Presented by the Murray Area, South Jordan, Southwest Valley and West Jordan chambers of commerce and ChamberWest. Speaker James Hadlock of Blunovus will discuss "Addicted to Silence: The Alarming Truth of Addiction in the Workplace." Location is Jordan Valley Water Conservancy Garden Park, 8275 S. 1300 W., West Jordan. Cost is $20 for members, $30 for nonmembers. Registration can be completed at southjordanchamber.org.

 

 

 

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