Fleet Block rezoning on its way to extending Salt Lake’s urban core

Salt Lake City planners are putting the finishing touches on what will essentially become the rules for what is set to become an urban extension of Downtown.  Long an underutilized and recently vacant site that’s filled with redevelopment potential, the City Council looks poised to vote by the end of this year on form-based zoning […]

Adaptive reuse condo project to start construction in Central Ninth

CW Urban held a ground-breaking ceremony on Friday for a unique residential project in Salt Lake City’s Central Ninth. It will include adaptive reuse of the Taffy Town candy factory at 55 West 800 South, attached to a new 6-story condominium building. The for-sale product will add 90 new units, 64 in the new building, […]

Big-box dominated 300 West corridor attracts yet another big new apartment proposal

The car-dominant, big-box retail corridor along 300 West from 2100 South into Downtown would see yet another big apartment development under proposed plans from Castlewood Development. The developers envision building 206 one- and two-bedroom apartments and adding 194 parking stalls, many of them fronting the TRAX right-of-way and station across 2100 South. The project could […]

UTA bus expansion in SLC: Will it be enough to attract more riders?

UTA’s “Change Day” is upon us, where the agency annually tunes up its routes and schedules. This August’s changes are notable especially in Salt Lake City and the I-15 Tech Corridor near Lehi.  Salt Lake City will see enhanced service on four (mainly) east-west lines (2nd South, 4th South, 9th South, and 21st South). The […]

West side SLC Euclid neighborhood to see influx of TOD projects

A near-west side neighborhood in Salt Lake City adjacent to the North Temple transit corridor is set to see a flurry of multi-family housing projects.  Known for its melange of expressways, rail lines, industrial uses, and modest but historical housing stock, Euclid has been identified for intensified development and added amenities since at least its […]

Developers of Living Zenith eye 12-unit townhome project in 9th & 9th

The developers who specialize in building net-zero communities that also encourage walkability are eyeing their next project on a small lot near the entryway to Salt Lake’s 9th & 9th neighborhood. The Living Zenith at Lake Street would site 12 townhomes on a small lot at the end of a dead-end street off 900 South […]