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Commercial real estate market in Utah County looking for bounce back

Colliers International, a commercial real estate services organization, recently released its third-quarter market reports for industrial, office and retail real estate in Utah County.The reports show that office space was hurt the most by the pandemic, while tenants are pursuing industrial ...

Utah County businesses see success at Walmart’s Open Call

Two Utah County companies will have their products sold in Walmart stores, regionally or nationally, after they recently received a “yes” at Walmart’s Open Call event.The two companies that moved on were Springville’s Little Giant Ladder Systems and Eagle Mountain’s Shark ...

Provo pet supplies company raising the woof in online growth

Rocco & Roxie, a Provo-based pet supply company started off with one product and high hopes. Now those hopes have become a reality.When the business began, it had a goal of 10 different products each making 10 sales a day. Its top product, the stain and odor eliminator, now sells ...

Pleasant Grove company seeks to sow interest in landscaping careers

During the COVID-19 pandemic there’s been a big focus on unemployment. For Pleasant Grove-based landscape company Stratton and Bratt, it is quite the opposite.The largest family-owned landscape company in the state of Utah is having a problem finding workers.Normally during the summer, the ...

Young Living co-founder named to CEO of the year list

On Wednesday, Young Living announced that their CEO and co-founder, Mary Young, was named to Utah Business Magazine’s 2020 CEOs of the Year list.The award recognizes a number of areas surrounding executives, including sound business judgement, sustainable business practices and those who ...

Honeybee Beehive Meals brings crock-pot dinners to Utah County

In September of 2019, Allyse Jackson started Honeybee Beehive Meals by herself. Now, with some help from local families, her company has seen a 1,500% jump in revenues over the last year.The Layton-based company makes freezer meals, or slow cooker meals, and delivers them in sets of 10 to ...

Utah businesses come together in a push for sustainability

With this week being the Beehive State’s climate week 2020, the Utah Sustainability Business Coalition came together on Tuesday with various businesses from around the state making pledges to improve their sustainability.Businesses and organizations that made pledges during the event included ...

Orem couple named Utah Small Business Persons of the Year

In 2010, Jen and Joseph Watson found a dog abandoned in a dumpster. What would come from their discovery, a dog named Daisy, would spark the idea that later became the K9 Sport Sack.Due to their business’ success, the couple was named the Utah Small Business Persons of the Year by the U.S. ...