Friday's Metro Business Report



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

R&O Construction is constructing new facilities for the Ogden City Public Works Division. A main building of 30,000 square feet and other facilities will be done by December.

Cricket, a flat rate, all-you-can-talk local wireless service, is planning to open its fifth store along the Wasatch Front. The location should be open by the end of the month at 675 East 2100 South in Sugarhouse.

The St. George Shuttle has expanded its shuttle service to provide daily ground transportation to and from Salt Lake City and St. George. The shuttle service also includes stops in Provo, Nephi, Fillmore, Beaver, and Cedar City.

Groen Brothers Aviation, maker of the Hawk 4 Gyroplane, announced that it has received a binding commitment from an institutional investor to provide up to $50 million dollars in equity financing.

Here’s an Olympics business fact: The best selling items during the Sydney Olympics were Olympic and Australian paraphernalia, film and processing, casual clothing, and small souvenirs. Surprisingly, most fast food establishments, cafes, and restaurants reported a drop in sales.

Invitations will soon be sent out for the A Giant In Our City banquet honoring Spencer Eccles on Thursday, June 28th. For reservations or more information, call 328-5043 or see us on the web at saltlakechamber.org.

THIS IS LARRY MANKIN FOR KSL NEWSRADIO 1160.

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