Wednesday's Metro Business Report



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THIS IS MICHAEL DE GROOTE FROM THE SALT LAKE CHAMBER, WITH YOUR METRO BUSINESS REPORT

Several Salt Lake businesses report personnel changes. The Salt Lake Chamber is proud to announce the addition of Tyler Dallas as its full-time Director of Government Affairs. Orbit® Irrigation Products hired Bob Holiday as Executive Vice President of Quality.

Artic Circle Restaurant chain has opened a new location in Roy at 3552 West 5600 South.

Richter7, Salt Lake City's largest privately owned advertising and public relations agency, has been named the agency of record for Hogle Zoo.

SkyWest reported a net income for the quarter ending September 30th of $19,993,000 dollars. This compares to a net income of $14,495,000 dollars for the same period last year.

According to the Utah Association of Realtors®, there was a 12 percent overall increase in the number of single-family homes sold during the third quarter of 2002 compared to the same period last year. The average price of a Utah home (excluding Park City) is $160,926 dollars. The average price for a home in the Salt Lake area is $188,486 dollars. The average price for a home in Park City is $369,000-- down 28 percent from last year.

The American Express Women & Business Conference is tomorrow, November 7th. There will be great workshops and, at the Athena Award Luncheon (sponsored by Wells Fargo Women’s Financial Services), the Chamber will present the prestigious Athena Award and the Pathfinder Awards. To register, call the Chamber at 328-5091 or see us on the web at saltlakechamber.org.

THIS IS MICHAEL DE GROOTE FOR KSL NEWSRADIO 1160.

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