Demolition work starts on Liberty Square project

Construction will soon begin on a large residential project in an area dominated by commercial and retail at the 600 East block of 400 and 500 South.  Demolition work has started on a collection of small warehouses and one-story commercial buildings to make way Liberty Square development, a 53 unit townhome rental residential community. The […]

Commission approves four new residential developments

After a nearly four hour meeting, four infill residential projects are moving forward after the Salt Lake City Planning Commission approved with conditions each project.  Each of the four projects will increase the residential density in their respective neighborhoods, with most projects replacing low-density, single-family homes or vacant lots.  The four projects will add a […]

Denver-based, co-working company announces new Granary location

Significant changes are coming to the Granary District, in addition to a neighborhood-wide mural project set underway, the neighborhood is becoming a destination for microbreweries and creative coworking. On Wednesday, city officials announced the neighborhood’s newest future tenant,  the co-working and co-living company, INDUSTRY.  The Denver-based company plans to open a coworking and collaborative multifamily […]

Provo renters most cost-burdened of Utah’s largest metros

Despite nearly a decade of continuous economic expansion, America’s current prosperity is not benefiting a large portion of the country.   Stagnate wages combined with rising housing costs have contributed to a national housing crisis with nearly half of all households nationally spending more than the recommended 30 percent of their incomes on rent. In a new […]

Local org competing for grant money to restore historic Rose Park church

For the second year in a year, Salt Lake City residents have the opportunity to help restore a historic local building with just the click of the button.  A historic church at the northwest corner of the 1100 West and 400 North intersection in Rose Park is one of 20 historic sites vying for funding […]

City to lead educational tour of Central City Historic District

The Salt Lake City Planning Department is inviting residents to participate in a walking tour of one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods, the Central City Historic District, a two-block-wide district bounded by 700 East and 500 East and South Temple to Liberty Park. The tour will focus and historic preservation and will start below the water tower […]

City and community group seeking feedback on road projects

The 200 East and 900 South corridors are poised for significant makeovers as the city seeks to repair and improve many of its streets.  City transportation officials are reaching out to the public for guidance on how to best reconfigure lanes on 200 East and have launched a public survey to gather public input. The 200 […]

In Pictures: Downtown South Salt Lake’s growth continues

South Salt Lake’s targeted downtown area is beginning to take shape as three prominent residential developments are now, fully or nearly framed out.  The projects are part of the first wave of development in South Salt Lake’s emerging downtown area, between 2100 South and I-80 from State Street to the TRAX Line. The three projects will […]

Developers look to expand downtown residential offerings on 200 East

The 200 South block of 200 East is in the middle of a significant transformation.  The block is beginning attracting developers interested in its proximity to popular bars, restaurants and downtown amenities.  There are currently three residential developments either actively underway or in the planning stages.  The most recent of those is the Moda Luxe, a […]

Developers seek commission feedback for The Exchange

Local developers, Giv Group plan to build The Exchange, a large mixed-use, mixed-income development at the 300 East block of 400 South but before construction can begin they’ll need to clear a Conditional and Building Site Design Review with the Salt Lake City Planning Commission. To prepare for a public hearing with the commission the […]