Three townhome developments underway will add 143 total units along Salt Lake City’s southern border while providing renters with additional Missing Middle housing options. All three projects are near either a fixed rail line or a high-frequency bus route. Two of the projects, Liberty Place and Moda S-Line are directly adjacent to the S-Line in Sugar House and South Salt Lake respectively. The third, Moda Highland Park, is being constructed on Highland Drive at Crandall Avenue. The project is adjacent to the high-frequency, 220 bus route. All three projects’ units will be market rate with three stories consisting of a ground floor garage below two floors of living space.
Moda S-Line, on the 400 East block of the S-Line is currently leasing. The project is located just south the St. Ann Catholic Church property and was built by Strategic Builders, a subsidiary of J Fisher Companies (including JF Capital). The development has 32 units that are a mix of two and three bedroom apartments. Moda S-Line is just across the Salt Lake City border in South Salt Lake. According to apartments.com, units range in size from 1,365 to 1,426 square feet and two-bedroom units start at $1,950 per month.
Moda Highland Park:
Moda Highland Park, on the 2800 south block of Highland Drive, is another project by Strategic Builders. Construction of the project is nearing completion at 2855 South Highland Drive. This project will have 41 units that will be a mix of two and three bedroom apartments. According to hotbeds.com, sizes range from 1,365 to 1,734 square feet with rents ranging from $2,050 to $2,700 per month.
The Liberty Place townhome project is still in the early stages of construction. The project, by Cowboy Partners, will have 70 units with a mix of one and two bedroom apartments on the 600 East block of Wilmington Avenue, just north of the S-Line in Sugar House.