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  • The Utah Department of Transportation awarded $22 million in construction contracts Tuesday, part of a record $5.5 billion infusion of capital into the state's roads.

  • Ellis Ivory and Roger Boyer built their careers on the same foundation nearly 45 years ago. Now the Salt Lake Chamber will honor Ivory and Boyer, each with a Giant in Our City award – the most prestigious business award given in Utah.

  • Credit Suisse is unable to raise the money needed to bring a gated community near Park City out of bankruptcy. The Swiss investment bank filed the disclosure in ...

  • It's official: The Municipal Council won't consider layoffs to balance the city budget. The no-layoff intention was one of 10 resolutions declaring the council's legislative intent regarding city finances and other issues.

  • Salt Lake City is looking for a developer to help Main Street sprout a 2,500-seat theater and surrounding arts district. The city's Redevelopment Agency is asking developers to submit their "qualifications" by May 19.

  • With the state in need of more low-income housing, some worry that Utah just took a step backward with the passage of SB205. "It could have some adverse impacts on future financing for affordable housing," said Steve Erickson, a consultant for the nonprofit Crossroads Urban Center.

  • Housing construction posted a surprisingly large increase in February, bolstered by strength in all parts of the country except Western states such as Utah.

  • Beth Rogers is taking the family's finances into her own hands -- literally. The 35-year-old from Fayetteville, Ark., ditched her weekly housekeeping service and now mops her own floors.

  • President Obama read Debbie Sanich's letter about her troubles getting credit to expand her small business in Sandy and invited her to the White House.
  • Hines, an international real estate firm based in Houson, has opened an investment office in Salt Lake City. Dustin Harris was recruited from Orange County, Calif., to head the new office according to an Enterprise article. The Enterprise, March 9-15, 2009

  • Cornerstone Foods LLC plans to open a Corner Bakery Cafe in Salt Lake City in July. The 4,200-square-foot location will be a casual restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, according to an Enterprise article. Cornerstone also plans to open a Corner Bakery in Fashion Place Mall and has committed to opening at least eight others in Utah. The Enterprise, March 9-15, 2009

  • A multi-million dollar motion picture studio will soon be built in Park City. The privately funded development will house a studio, restaurants, homes, recreational access and a five-star Air Force hotel, according to an Enterprise article. Michael Bay, president of Park City-based Bay Entertainment & Media, has been working with Gov. Jon Huntsman on the proposed project. The location of the project has yet to be announced, although construction could start this fall, according to the article.

  • The Holladay Planning Commission met with the Cowboy Partners team last week to discuss the design of the buildings in the Holladay Village Master Plan.

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