News: April 2021

Project Air: R-Zero Brings New Wave of Biosafety Innovation to Utah

R-Zero, a biosafety start-up modernizing infection prevention via a holistic, tech-native disinfection platform, has selected Utah for its corporate headquarters. The company expects to double its current headcount to 100 employees by the end of 2021, focusing on building critical mass in the greater Salt Lake City area. 

Weekly Commercial Update

One of our favorite adaptations to pandemic has been the Weekly Commercial Report from David Stahl of EDCUtah investor Hillcrest Bank. It’s a quick read of important national, state, and local economic news delivered to your email address.

The What and Why of DEI at Mortenson

We caught up with Maja Rosenquist, Senior Vice President; Joffrey Wilson, Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI); and Salt Lake Business Development Executive, Josh Caldwell, to learn more about Mortenson’s practices.

Project Alaska: Denali Therapeutics Joins Salt Lake City’s Life Sciences Hub

Denali Therapeutics, Inc. plans to open an office in Utah, potentially adding up to 100 new high-paying jobs in the state in the next 10 years. The expansion includes capital expenditures of $40 million.

Project Moon: Sunwest Bank to Expand in Sandy

Sunwest Bank will be expanding its office in Utah, adding up to 63 new high-paying jobs in the state in the next five years. The expansion includes capital expenditures of $250,000.

Project Cool: CaptiveAire Finds Warm Reception in St. George

CaptiveAire Systems, Inc. will open an office in Utah, adding up to 50 new high-paying jobs in the state in the next seven years. The expansion includes capital expenditures of $2.6 million.

Project Springfield/Robin: Plastic Ingenuity Chooses Tooele City

Plastic Ingenuity, Inc. will open an office in Utah, adding up to 96 new high-paying jobs in the state in the next 15 years. The expansion includes capital expenditures of $70 million.

A Conversation with Nubia Peña, Utah Division of Multicultural Affairs - Part II

We continue our conversation with Nubia Peña, Director of the Utah Division of Multicultural Affairs. You can read Part I here.  
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