Friday's Metro Business Report

Posted - Nov. 23, 2001 at 8:41 a.m.



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

Bud Bailey Construction has completed the new Fort Douglas Bandstand at the University of Utah.

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokers of Utah ranked in the top 20 firms in the nation based on total transactions and sales volume.

JP Realty announced a third quarter earnings increase of 11 percent.

Altius Health Plans launched its new health coverage for self-employed people called “The I Plan.”

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Utah District Office approved the guaranty of 768 loans totaling $171.6 million in fiscal year 2001. The top participating lenders were Zions Bank with 226 loans and Deseret Certified Development Company with 156 loans.

NextQuo, a web marketing firm, has been selected to develop a new Web site for the Davis Applied Technology College.

Here’s an Olympic business fact: The tax revenues from the Games is expected to be $450 millio. How much did it cost State and Local Governments? $374 million. That leaves a profit of $76 million!

Back in 1902, a group of 100 business leaders came together to form the Commercial Club. This organization later became the Salt Lake Chamber. This coming year the Chamber will celebrate a century of business in Salt Lake. The official kick-off of our Century Celebration is at next month’s special enhanced Business After Hours on December 13th at Red Butte Gardens. Call the Chamber to register at 328-5050 or see us on the web at saltlakechamber.org.

THIS IS LARRY MANKIN FOR KSL NEWSRADIO 1160.

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