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Salt Lake City bartenders opens first-of-its-kind arcade bar

A Salt Lake City couple who work as bartenders had a dream where you could play Space Invaders and order a Sangria or play pinball and request a pint. This couple has turned their hopes and hard work into the Quarters Arcade Bar in Salt Lake City, Utah’s first establishment of its kind.

Salt Lake Arts Council Foundation enters into agreement with private sector to produce 2018 Twilight Concert Series

The Salt Lake Arts Council Foundation has entered into a one (1) year agreement with Broadway Media. This alliance gives the Arts Council Foundation the ability to put on the Twilight Concert Series in 2018, highlighting Broadway Media’s expertise in concert production and promotion.

Residents and visitors will continue to enjoy the premiere concert series in downtown Salt Lake City at a price-point unmatched by other major, established concert series in the City. 

Long-standing, local, family-owned plastic manufacturing company expands operations by 300% in Salt Lake City

It all started in the Kaddas family kitchen more than 52 years ago. Now Kaddas Enterprises is expanding its operations in Salt Lake City. The second-generation, family-owned business manufactures plastic products for industrial and commercial use. 

The company is perhaps best known for BirdguarD, its self-designed, patented product that covers and protects power infrastructure against animal-caused power outages.

Local business owners and restauranteurs make major investment with Salt Lake City’s first ‘Food Alley’

In a true example of the American dream, the Nguyen family – Vietnamese immigrants in Salt Lake City since 1992 and owners of Sapa Investment Group – is set to create the City’s first Food Alley. The family opened up the first Pho restaurant in Salt Lake City and now owns five different businesses throughout the Salt Lake Valley. The family says their successful restaurant background, international research, vision and an innovative business model make a recipe for success for Food Alley.

Premier office community opens in downtown Salt Lake City

Industrious, a premier shared office space provider with more than 30 shared workspaces in 24 cities nationwide, will open its first location in downtown Salt Lake City mid-February. The new co-working space occupies two floors in the historic Clift Building at 10 West Broadway. The 22,850 square-foot space has 65 private offices and enough space for more than 200 members.

Environmentally-friendly coolant company relocates to expandable warehouse in Salt Lake City

January 23, 2018

An international company that manufactures environmentally-friendly industrial lubricants and coolants is moving its U.S. headquarters from West Valley City to Salt Lake City. Oemeta’s new facility will include a water filtration system designed to leave all waste water produced cleaner than it came in.

New tech-focused creative co-working community set to open in Salt Lake City

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Kiln announced it has signed a lease agreement to open a new location in Salt Lake City. In addition to a location in Lehi, the new co-working community will have a space at The Gateway, set to open this summer. 

Expanding national lawn care company relocates to Salt Lake City

Expanding national lawn care company relocates to Salt Lake City

Currently located in Millcreek, Utah, TaskEasy is set to move their U.S. headquarters to downtown Salt Lake City on January 15, 2018. The lawn care company’s new location is located off 700 South and West Temple. The 39,500-sq. ft. building gives TaskEasy much-needed space to add nearly 200 jobs over the next year, with an investment of $6.5-million in the Capital City.

Salt Lake City’s new department helps bring in 6,000 jobs


December 28, 2017


Paul Murphy--Salt Lake City Mayor’s Office

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Annie Davis--Salt Lake Department of Economic Development

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Salt Lake City’s new department helps bring in 6,000 jobs

SLC Dept. of Economic Development initiates half billion in investments

Global medical technology company expands manufacturing facility in Salt Lake City


Monday November 13, 2017


Annie Davis, Marketing and Research Manager, Department of Economic Development

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Global medical technology company expands manufacturing facility in Salt Lake City

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