In Pictures: Greater downtown housing boom continues

Residential and commercial growth in Sugar House and downtown Salt Lake may get most of the attention, but the Central City neighborhood is building up just as rapidly.  In the past two years, the neighborhood has welcomed hundreds of new residential units and will soon welcome 425 new residential units from two projects underway in […]

Commission votes in favor of 21st and 21st plan

After over two years of community engagement, the draft of the small area plan for the 21st and 21st business district in Sugar House is ready to go to the Salt Lake City Council for a final vote.  On Wednesday the Salt Lake City Planning Commission voted to forward a positive recommendation to council to adopt the […]

Commission approves Sugar House townhome project

More missing middle housing is coming to Sugar House.  On Wednesday, the Salt Lake City Planning Commission approved a planned development request for the developers of the Roof Garden, a five-unit townhome development proposed for the 2500 South block of 800 East. The project will consist of two buildings, with two and three units respectively. […]

Utah’s largest cities underperforming in education and safety

Utah may have the reputation as a family-friendly state, but according to a new report by Apartment List, an online rental marketplace, the state’s largest cities rank lower in education and safety with Salt Lake City ranked as the least family friendly city in the state. To determine a city’s “family friendliness” grade, staff at Apartment […]

CCIM announces finalists for Developer and Architectural Firm of the Year

The Utah Chapter of CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) announced last week the finalists for the real estate organization’s 2017 CCIM Excellence Awards, which highlights the success of professionals within the state’s commercial real estate industry. The finalists represent 14 award categories from specific specialties within real estate, including Architectural Firm of the Year and Developer […]

Trolley Square project’s future now up to the Historic Landmark Commission

Trolley Square owner, Khosrow Semnani and his development team, Trolley Square Ventures, may have cleared one significant hurdle toward redeveloping the large surface parking lot directly south of the Trolley Square Mall, but the project still needs final approval from another discerning city body, the Historic Landmark Commission (HLC), before construction can begin. On Tuesday the Salt […]

In Pictures: Transit orientated node emerging in South Salt Lake

The first phase of development in South Salt Lake since the S-Line opened is rising from the ground.  The first phase consists of two projects, the S-Line Townhomes and the Zellerbach Apartments, framing is underway on both projects on just south of the S-Line on 400 and 300 East. The S-Line Townhomes development is the […]

Commission approves project west of the Gateway

Downtown’s westward expansion continues with another multifamily residential project proposed for the area directly west of the Gateway.  The project, West Gateway Commons, is moving forward after the Salt Lake City Planning Commission approved the developer’s planned development request during last Wednesday’s commission meeting. West Gateway Commons will be a five-story development with 100 market-rate units on […]

Artspace opens new development in the Depot District

The first phase of the Station Center development area is officially open.  City officials joined representatives from Artspace to for a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the completion of the Macaroni Flats a mixed-use development on the 200 South block of 500 West. “This was not an easy project,” said Artspace President Jessica Norie. Macaroni […]

Demo work starts on affordable housing project near Granary

After several years of being in development, demolition work has begun for the Granary Place Apartments, an affordable housing residential project at the northeast corner of the intersection of 700 South and 300 West in the Central Ninth neighborhood. The project, by developers JF Capital, will be five stories with 134 residential units and replaces […]