Friday's Metro Business Report

Posted - May 11, 2001 at 9:20 a.m.



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THIS IS LARRY MANKIN FROM THE SALT LAKE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WITH YOUR METRO BUSINESS REPORT.

Harmons Grocery Stores announces a partnership with Sinclair Oil to open a new Harmons Fuel Stop at 3955 West 3500 South in West Valley City. This is the first Fuel Stop to be built for the food chain.

Utah Association of REALTORS® figures show a 9 percent increase in home sales for the first quarter of 2001 compared to last year. Excluding Park City, the average price for a home in Utah was $154,618 dollars—a slight 1 percent increase over last year. The average price for a home in the Salt Lake area is $176,679—which is a little more than 1 percent higher than last year. The average price for a home in Park City is $527,800—down almost 10 percent from last year.

Tracy Aviary announces its Birds of a Feather Free-Flight Bird Show is now open on weekends and will start weekday shows after Memorial Day.

The Salt Lake Area Chamber of Commerce and the Women’s Business Center are honoring 30 Innovative Women at the Women’s Business Day Luncheon on May 15th at the Little America Hotel. Three of the 30 women being honored are: Julie Smith of Get Away Today, Nicole Toomey-Davis of DoBox, Inc., and Faye Van Wagoner of Vanco Warehouse & Vanco Trucking For more information call 328-5091 extension 4 or see us on the web at saltlakechamber.org.

THIS IS LARRY MANKIN FOR KSL NEWSRADIO 1160.

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