St. George — Wilson Electronics, a manufacturer of cellular signal boosters, has been acquired by Sorenson Capital. In addition, Sorenson Capital managing directors Fraser Bullock and Tim Layton, as well as principal LeGrand Lewis, have j...June 28, 2013
Emery County — Emery Refining, LLC and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED), announced that the company will construct a facility in Emery County, expected to add 125 permanent new jobs to Utah’s refining indus...June 28, 2013
Washington, D.C. — Private equity firms invested $347 billion in U.S.-based companies in 2012, and Utah ranked 18th nationwide for private equity and growth capital investment value, according to the third annual “Private Equity: To...June 28, 2013
West Valley City — Henry Walker Homes has opened a 154-unit townhome community called Villages at Westridge in West Valley City.
Located at 5315 South and 5600 West, Villages at Westridge is designed to provide compatible land uses in...June 28, 2013
Provo — The Utah Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau hired AMANDA OSCARSON as its new interactive marketing manager. She will be responsible for managing the bureau’s social media efforts.
Salt Lake City — Home Federal B...June 28, 2013
The Utah Technology Council has been busy this month spreading the message to high school counselors and students that careers in science, technology, engineering and math should be foremost in their minds.
This message comes on the heels o...June 27, 2013
Bountiful —Sahara Construction will break ground today on Cottonwood Place Senior Living in Holladay, Utah.
The new community, located at 5600 South Highland Drive, is a 127,733 square-foot, two-story assisted living and memory care c...June 27, 2013
Clearfield —Futura Industries has purchased a distribution center in Clearfield from Prologis, an owner, operator and developer of industrial real estate.
The newly-purchased distribution center at 1201 South Industrial Parkway is a 2...June 27, 2013
Brigham City — Cool Angle LLC of Brigham City, Utah, just returned from Silicon Valley as the only semi-finalist from Utah in the 2013 Cleantech Open Accelerator. The product developed by Cool Angle is a patented asphalt roofing technolog...June 27, 2013
Salt Lake City — The summer travel season has begun, and millions of Mountain West residents plan to celebrate the nation’s birthday with a quick getaway. According to AAA’s latest travel forecast survey, just over 3.1 million...June 27, 2013
The Consumer Attitude Index in Utah is sitting at its highest level since its inception in January 2011.
The index increased by 0.9 points in June — following a 10 point increase in May — to 87.9 points, and continues to come in...June 26, 2013
Promontory — ATK and the United States Air Force successfully tested the newly developed Large Class (92-inch diameter) Stage I solid rocket motor May 23 at ATK’s test facilities in Promontory, Utah.
The high-performance motor w...June 26, 2013
Salt Lake City — The Utah Department of Health Cancer Control Program (UCCP) has awarded mini-grants to 15 groups to support projects and studies for cancer prevention and control. The studies will focus on topics including radon exposure...June 26, 2013
Midway — Zermatt Resort and Spa has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdviso...June 26, 2013
Salt Lake City — Extra Space Storage is in its third year of converting its self-storage facilities to solar-powered clean energy.
In 2013, Extra Space Storage plans to invest about $15 million to add solar panels to 40 facilities, ma...June 26, 2013