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  • A conditional use permit and site plan was approved for a 2.44-acre industrial development that will consist of office, manufacturing and warehouse space. There will be two phases of this project. It will be located at 331 E. 1750 North. The warehouse and manufacturing will be 15,800 square foot, the office 5,800 square feet, totaling 21,600 square feet. The second phase will be on the east half of the lot for future development. The developer is Mark Wadsworth of Wadsworth, LLC.

  • (The Enterprise) Ogden-based R&O Construction has started construction on the expansion of SGL Carbon Fiber in Evanston, Wyo. Construction on the interior and exterior will be done to produce a new carbon fiber manufacturing line. New equipment will also be installed.

  • (The Enterprise) Sampson Equipment Co. is expanding by opening new locations in Ogden and Draper. The Murray-based firm sells and rents construction equipment to industrial, construction, and mining companies. The new location in Ogden is a 20,000 square foot facility on two acres near 860 Wall Avenue. This location should be open within two to three weeks. The 8,000-square-foot Draper location will serve as a liquidation center for banks, customers and factories, but will also sell new equipment.

  • (The Enterprise) Industrial Solutions of Utah is moving its operations to 215 N. Redwood Road in North Salt Lake. The new facility is 4,300 square feet. Its previous location in West Bountiful was 800 square feet. Industrial Solutions supplies heaters, sensors and controls to local manufacturing and mining companies.

  • (The Enterprise) The Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is in the process of finding a general contractor to improve its warehouse located at 1625 S. 900 W. in Salt Lake City. The $19 million dollar project is expected to be finished in January of 2011. The new design allows the warehouse to hold 500,000 cases of product, and the storage and retrieval will be on an automated system, allowing the department to keep the staff at current levels. DABC’s sales are up 5.2 percent so far this fiscal year.

  • (The Enterprise) Thrift Recycling Management is planning on opening a distribution center on Nov. 2 in West Valley City. The company has leased a 4,800-square-foot warehouse with the help of Bob and Josh Mills of Commerce CRG. It is an ideal location for the company, as the President Jeff McMulling lives in Salt Lake City. The online book reseller currently employs approximately 250 people and plans to hire between 10 and 15 new employees to staff the West Valley center. In 2004, Thrift Recycling Management became the largest online book reseller in the United States.

  • By Kelly Lux

    Real Estate News Utah Editor

  • (The Enterprise) Graphic Packaging International Inc., a provider of paperboard packaging solutions and subsidiary of Aspen Inc., has leased 131,000-square-foot facility in the Salt Lake International Center. The building will be used to operate a food-grade site for Marietta, Ga. An RF (radio frequency) inventory management system that supports Graphic Packaging’s Manufacturing facility is included in the building. Aspen leased the space with the assistance of Nancy Edwards of Commerce CRG. NAI Utah Commercial Real Estate was also involved in the transaction.

  • (The Enterprise) Construction of a 60,000-square-foot Food for Health International building began in September with the groundbreaking at 3650 W. Ninigret Drive, Salt Lake City. The manufacturing plant will be built on four acres and is expected to be complete in four to five months. The manufacturing facility will be used in place of the company's facility at 391 Orange Street in Salt Lake City. The new building will be 20 percent larger. Tom Stuart Construction is general contractor on the new plant. James Williams of AE URBIA designed the building. Zions Bank provided the financing.

  • (Deseret News) A privately held paper products company from New York may be close to announcing plans to come to Utah County, bringing up to 250 jobs in its initial build-out.

    The Daily Herald has learned that First Quality Enterprises Inc., a diversified group of companies that make adult incontinence diapers, children's diapers, feminine hygiene products, baby wipes, adult washcloths, tissues and paper towels, has been in negotiations for the past year with multiple government and private organizations to locate a production plant in the southern Utah County.

  • (The Enterprise) Ground was broken on a 40,000-square-foot building in Pleasant View for JD Machine Corp. The Ogden-based precision machining company is building a new facility in the Parkland Business Center. Bailey Construction is the general contractor for the project. JD will be relocating from its 20,000-square-foot building at 2397 N. 1500 West during the first quarter of 2010.

  • The infrastructure for the new Westport Industrial Center at 5600 West and I-80 is nearing completion. Morgan Asphalt Inc. has been working on the $5.7 million project, which consists of more than two miles of road and underground water, sewer and storm drain utilities. (The Enterprise)

  • ELBERTA (Deseret News) — A cloak of secrecy continues to surround plans for an apparent industrial complex near this rural south Utah County town.

    Utah County Commissioners, state economic officials and others involved in the project have signed an agreement of confidentiality regarding the plans near the Kern River gas line while the details are worked out.

    Utah County Commission Chairman Larry Ellertson says he's optimistic the deal will come together so an announcement can be made.

  • (The Enterprise) Two Cubes Self Storage facilities are under construction in the Salt Lake Valley. The European-inspired storage facilities will be located at 3300 S. 1053 East in Salt Lake City and 6753 S. 1300 East in Cottonwood Heights. The Salt Lake location is scheduled to open in March and the Cottonwood Heights is scheduled for May. More than 1,400 individual units will be stacked in multiple, four-story structures with cargo elevators and covered drive-up load docks. The units will be on average 110 square feet. The storage centers will each be built on approximately 1.5 acres.

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