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Salt Lake City Fire Marshal grants extension of Fire Watch at Georgia Apartments

Posted on: February 13th, 2019

Today, the Salt Lake City Division of Housing and Neighborhood Development (HAND) reported they have successfully engaged 30 of the occupied units at the Georgia Apartments with a housing plan to facilitate an evacuation order of the property. Of those, 24 units have immediate housing secured, six units are in various stages of housing assistance, […]

COUNCIL: Feb. 12 RDA Board and Council Meeting Recap

Posted on: February 12th, 2019

At Tuesday’s meetings: the Council discussed development of the block where the City’s fleet equipment and servicing were previously located (between 300 and 400 West and 800 and 900 South). The Council received an overview of what the Granary community would like to see developed on the site, along with existing site conditions. The Council indicated […]

Local bio-tech and regenerative medicine company expands in Salt Lake City

Posted on: February 7th, 2019

DiscGenics, a clinical stage biotechnology company focused on developing regenerative cell-based therapies that alleviate pain and restore function in patients with degenerative diseases of the spine, is expanding their operations in Salt Lake City. The Company has been located at the University of Utah’s Research Park since 2012. Their expansion will take them to an approximately […]

COUNCIL: Recap of February 5 Meetings

Posted on: February 6th, 2019

At Tuesday’s meeting, the Council discussed an interlocal agreement with the Utah Transit Authority. The $5.3 million sales tax revenue allocation will be used to add and expand service on key bus routes in Salt Lake City as well as other transit related service improvements. The Council has held multiple hearings and briefings on this […]

OODA Health Selects Salt Lake City for Tech and Engineering Hub

Posted on: January 31st, 2019

New healthcare technology startup OODA Health has selected Salt Lake City for a new technology and engineering hub, with plans to add more than60 jobs in 2019. The OODA Health Salt Lake City office currently has 24 employees. Since opening offices in Salt Lake City, OODA Health company leaders have been continuously impressed with both the level of expertise and quality of life […]

Salt Lake City’s Peter Makowski Wins 40 Under 40 Award in Economic Development

Posted on: January 29th, 2019

Fort Lauderdale, FL – Peter Makowski, Business Recruitment and Retention Manager for Salt Lake City’s Department of Economic Development has been selected as a winner in the economic development profession’s 40 Under 40 awards, the only award of its kind recognizing young talent in the economic development industry. An independent five-member selection committee chose the […]

Mayor’s Office mourns the loss of community activist Archie Archuleta

Posted on: January 26th, 2019

Mayor Jackie Biskupski and members of her staff remember the life and work of Archie Archuleta, who died Friday. In October, Mayor Biskupski presented Mr. Archuleta with the ‘Key to the City’ for his decades-long work on behalf of those experiencing homelessness, Chicanos and other communities of color, LGBTQ people, and women. Mr. Archuelta was […]

New SLC Eatery brings modern American fare with traditional Chinese flare

Posted on: January 24th, 2019

A new restaurant in town is bringing the world of American dim sum to Salt Lake City. The new SLC Eatery located at 1017 South Main Street provides fast-casual lunch options and a fine dining experience for dinner unlike other SLC restaurants. Owner Paul Chamberlain and Chef de Cuisine Logen Crew have worked in the […]

Salt Lake City Mayor addresses housing, transit, clean air, and public safety in 2019 State of the City address

Posted on: January 17th, 2019

Tonight, Salt Lake City Mayor, Mayor Jackie Biskupski, addressed the challenges, successes, and opportunities facing the Capital City. Addressing her constituents in “the commons” at East High School, Mayor Biskupski spoke openly and honestly about the direction in which she and her team are steering this City. Mayor Biskupski opened her speech by acknowledging what […]

Salt Lake City Mayor to address housing, transit, clean air in State of the City address

Posted on: January 16th, 2019

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski will address the major challenges and opportunities facing the Capital City in her fourth State of the City address on Jan. 17. Her speech at East High School will include affordable housing, transit, and clean air. Guests are invited to enjoy refreshments and snacks following the mayor’s speech. Donations […]