City Council to decide if taller is better in Central 9th

The Central 9th neighborhood has the right ingredients to be one of Salt Lake’s best neighborhoods.  The neighborhood is close to downtown, has easy freeway access and a TRAX station.  The Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City has heavily invested in the area with several projects slated to start construction in 2015. Most of the […]

In Pictures: Busy time of year at Brickyard Plaza

Construction workers at Brickyard Plaza have kept nearly as busy as the shopping center’s frantic shoppers.  Framing for Element31, a 208-unit apartment development at 1245 Brickyard Road, is over half-way complete.  The apartments on the north and east sides are framed out, while half of the west side of the project is framed up to […]

More townhomes coming to Sugar House

More townhomes are coming to Sugar House.  Apart from the four attached single-family townhomes under construction adjacent to the S-Line streetcar and greenway at the intersection at 800 East.  Construction is underway on the 24 and 9 planned development, three attached single-family townhomes at 2442 South and 900 East. As with the four townhomes on […]

New petition calls for expanded UTA service

Brigham Young University student, Alexis Jenen, wants the Utah Transit Authority (UTA) to offer the full weekday schedule on the weekends, Sunday Frontrunner service and provide more late night buses and trains.  Jenen has launched an online petition at change.org that she will deliver to the UTA Board of Trustees asking for expanded services. “They […]

Construction underway on S-Line Greenway development

The S-Line streetcar and greenway have been an economic boon to the Sugar House neighborhood.  Salt Lake City leaders argue that the streetcar has been a catalyst for nearly $400 million in development within walking distance to the rail line.  Most of this new development has been centered in the Sugar House central business district […]

A beer garden could soon be blooming in South Salt Lake

South Salt Lake City leaders want to create a downtown that is a regional destination.  Trent Fargher wants his brewery, Shades of Pale Brewing, to be a catalyst for downtown development.  If Fargher is able to fully realize his plans for a full-service brewery, his brewery could help the city create a vibrant downtown. Fargher […]

The news is mixed for Salt Lake Millennials

Things have been good in the Salt Lake City metropolitan area.  There are plenty of jobs, low unemployment and the cost of living including housing is still generally affordable.  A new data tool by the U.S. Census Bureau breaks down over 30 years of data from several key categories for the coveted 18-34 population group.  […]