Real Salt Lake Scores Big for Utah
Bringing a second major league sports team into Utah always seemed like an impossible dream—even after the Utah Jazz evolved into a successful NBA franchise. Conventional wisdom struck down the idea of another big-time team because, suppo...October 8, 2013
Local Businesses That Might Take You by Surprise
Utah’s business landscape is dominated by its thriving tech industry, a vibrant and growing financial sector, and the country’s largest concentration of multi-level marketing firms. But the state is not without its share of quirky, ...October 8, 2013
Champions of Healing and Hope
With rare exception, patients are not happy about engaging with the healthcare system. They are often frightened—of procedures, of potential outcomes, of the expense—and they are often confused, set loose in a place where they are u...October 8, 2013
Why are Women Scarce on Utah’s Boards?
Women make up roughly 50 percent of the population in Utah. They represent 44 percent of the state’s workforce. Yet few make it all the way up the ladder to executive positions—and even fewer still serve as board members.
In fac...October 8, 2013
Homebuyers and Investors are Competing for a Dwindling Housing Supply
Utah’s residential real estate industry has pulled back from the brink. Most indicators are positive, with the number of sales and median home values on the rise.
But there is still one fly in the ointment—low inventory levels.
...October 8, 2013
Real Salt Lake is Much More than Soccer for Utah’s Economy
I can still remember the flyers plastered in the hallways of my junior high school: “Bonnet ball begins next month. Sign up now.” The flyers started a conversation between a good friend and me—should we sign up for bonnet ball...October 8, 2013
New Performing Arts Center 50 Years in the Making
In 1962, led by the Utah Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), a group of community leaders formed the Downtown Planning Association, Inc., which laid out a blueprint for the city’s future. Using an optimistic, modernist ...October 8, 2013
How the Legislation Affects Business Owners
The limited liability company (LLC) has been used with increasing frequency over the past decade due to the ease of its creation and the flexibility in its administration and operation. However, before forming an LLC, business owners need to be...October 8, 2013
Jerry Seiner Turns His Keys Over to the Next Generation
In 2012, after more than 30 years at the helm of Jerry Seiner Dealerships, Jerry Seiner stepped down from his role as president and CEO of the company he’d built from the ground up. He then established himself as chairman of the company a...October 8, 2013
At 22 years old, Nan Seymour discovered entrepreneurship in a job that was only intended to get her through college. Soon after becoming manager of the Great Harvest Bread Co. store in Holladay, the owner offered her the store. Seymour was an E...October 8, 2013
Countless devices are connected to the internet and often have their applications hosted in the cloud. Tablets, mobile phones and many computers use the cloud to help users access their applications. Shane Robison, newly appointed CEO of Fusion...October 8, 2013
EDCU’s Jeff Edwards Talks Economic Development
Utah has many strengths and a promising economic future. But there are still many weaknesses to work on and opportunities to seize to keep the economy moving forward. Here’s what Jeff Edwards, president and CEO of the Economic Development...October 8, 2013
Is Price-Based Costing or Cost-Based Pricing Best?
One of the most compelling questions faced by every business is, “How do we appropriately price products and services?” The simple answer, of course, is to sell at a profit—to charge more than it costs.
However, the questi...October 8, 2013
Building a Better World with the Internet of Things
As humans, it is in our DNA to connect with our environment in new, powerful ways. Whether it’s organizing the Pony Express, stringing telegraph wires around the Earth or building massive fiber optic networks, improved connections through...October 8, 2013
Human resources professionals bring more to the table than hiring and firing, often serving as strategic partners with the C-suite. Our group of industry insiders discuss a range of HR issues, including the Affordable Care Act, immigration and ...October 8, 2013