Great Salt Lake shoreland spared sprawling business park

Ivory Development and the Ivory Foundation have walked away from a deal to purchase the land west of 2200 West and north of the Salt Lake City airport from the Swaner family. Ivory was hoping to build a “Research Park West” on the 440-acre parcel, which surrounds wetlands owned by the University of Utah. The […]

Affordable housing: Three local developers dish on the biz

The reason more affordable housing isn’t being built is due to scarcity of investment capital, not scarcity of demand or return, say some of Salt Lake’s premier affordable housing developers. Without more affordable housing we are creating a future where only the wealthy can afford to live in cities – raising serious concerns about urban […]

Developer submits plans for Sugar House redevelopment at 21st & 21st

A developer is seeking go-ahead of a mixed-use project that would bring over 100 new residents, shops and restaurants surrounding the popular greasy spoon Blue Plate Diner in east Sugar House.  The project, dubbed the Twenty Ones, seeks to breathe new life into the block. It would also continue the trend of adding medium density […]

With final council vote, another apartment building greenlighted for Sugar House

A street on the fringe of the Sugar House core will see a single-family house and parking lot be replaced by a rental townhome development after the project received the final go-ahead from the City Council on Tuesday. The proposal for 1200 East near Ramona Avenue (1930 South) is largely mundane for a neighborhood that’s […]

New micro + studio apartment project to test a new niche in the Downtown market

Salt Lake Crossing, a 300 micro-unit and studio rental building in the Hardware District, is being proposed by the area’s master developer, SALT Development. The Salt Lake Hardware project continues its bold rise between the North Temple Bridge Trax/FrontRunner stop and West High School. SALT’s 4th West, Hardware East and West buildings have added 906 […]