Change in Domain
Transitioning a Business
Avoiding the Fiscal Cliff
Utah’s Genome Projects
Plan to Succeed
New Game in Town
Corporate Cuisine Awards
A Day Late & A Dollar Short
Companies to Watch
Kaysville - MONNIT CORPORATION released a new quad band GSM/GPRS cellular gateway for use with its wireless sensors. The launch addresses the large demand for monitoring remote locations where existing internet connections are not possible.
Farmington - SETTEBELLO PIZZERIA NAPOLETANA opened at Station Park. The 5,000-square-foot restaurant serves authentic Neapolitan thin crust, hand-made pizza that is cooked in a wood burning oven from Salerno, Italy.
Ogden - TAB BANK partnered with the DAVIS APPLIED TECHNOLOGY COLLEGE and the OGDEN-WEBER APPLIED TECHNOLOGY COLLEGE to provide financial assistance and other resources. This will fund scholarships and programs to assist students in completing their education and training programs.
Ogden - OGDEN CLINIC added more than 40 staff members, seven doctors and two mid-level providers from the Ogden Women’s Clinic. The partnership creates a robust team of medical providers to serve women’s healthcare needs throughout Northern Utah.
Clearfield - LIFETIME PRODUCTS employees donated more than 2,800 man hours to beautify and refurbish the UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY BOTANICAL CENTER in Kaysville. The hefty endeavor was part of Lifetime’s 7th Annual Community Service Project.
Ogden - BANK OF UTAH donated a $30,000 lot to HAVE A HEART. This is the first lot donation by a bank in the 12-year history of Have A Heart, which builds new construction homes for people with low incomes, military and special-needs families and for people requiring wheelchair accessibility.
Snowbird - The fourth annual Brewfest returned to SNOWBIRD SKI AND SUMMER RESORT this year with a new Brewer Dinner, where representatives from local breweries assisted Snowbird chefs with food and beer pairings. Participating breweries included BOHEMIAN, RED ROCKS, UINTA, HOPPERS, RUBY RIVER, MOAB, WASATCH, SQUATTERS, ROOSTERS and EPIC.
Park City - DEER VALLEY RESORT began upgrades for the coming ski season, spending $8 million on renovations that include a complete lift replacement. The resort is working to replace the Deer Crest fixed-grip quad lift that starts near the St. Regis Deer Valley and drops skiers off at the peak of Little Baldy Mountain. The resort plans to rename the new, high-speed detachable quad lift the Mountaineer Express.
Park City - The UTAH OLYMPIC PARK is now serving beer by the bottle, offering several varieties including Cutthroat, Bubba Black, Heineken and Michelob Ultra. The nonprofit received a temporary use license from the state at the end of June and will be providing beer along with other refreshments through the summer at the Silver Bean Café located on the second floor in the main building.
Park City - Main Street entertainment venue PARK CITY LIVE has been granted a club license by the UTAH DEPARTMENT OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL. The license will allow the venue to open more regularly rather than just for concerts or special events.
Snowbird Voted Best Resort by Leading Snowsports Website
Snowbird - OnTheSnow.com announced that SNOWBIRD SKI AND SUMMER RESORT was voted the Best Overall Resort in North America by readers of the website as part of its Visitors’ Choice Awards. Snowbird also won the Best Terrain in the Rockies award.
“OnTheSnow has by far the biggest audience of any snowsports website in North America, so when our readers vote a resort as a winner of a Visitor’s Choice Award, it really represents the voice of the North American snowsports,” says Patrick Crawford, OnTheSnow’s global content director. “Snowbird pulled out the top honors this year because the resort delivers everything its visitors expect, both in terms of terrain and overall experience. And the fact that it also won for Best Terrain in the Rockies just underlines the strength of this resort—great skiing in one of North America’s most iconic ski regions.”
Over the course of the winter, the OnTheSnow community collectively posts thousands of resort reviews. Users rank resorts on a scale of one to five stars in five categories: Family, Park and Pipe, All Mountain Terrain, Nightlife and Overall Excellence. As a user-generated award, the Visitors’ Choice Awards represent the collective opinion of OnTheSnow.com’s readers on how well resorts across North America delivered on the experience they expected.
“This is fantastic recognition of the effort the entire Snowbird team put toward guest service this season,” says Snowbird President Bob Bonar. “We asked every person wearing the Snowbird blue to make each part of the guest experience unforgettable and being named Best Overall Resort tells me we were successful.”
St. George - RISTORANTE PICCOLO MUNDO opened in the 20 N. Main building in Suite 108. NAI UTAH SOUTHERN REGION represented the tenant in leasing 1,987 square feet of space for the business.