Salt Lake City, prepare for a taller and broader Downtown. The City Council appears to include enough members ready to rethink traditional zoning practices that set up a skyline that tapers out the farther buildings are from the Downtown core. One application for permission to build higher than zoning allows in the city’s Gateway Mixed-Use […]
After weeks of studying the idea, Salt Lake City followed other cities worldwide that have moved to give more space to people outside cars, conceding that when more people walk, our sidewalks don’t provide enough space. During the coronavirus pandemic, when Salt Lakers stay home, drive less and join each other on the sidewalks to […]
New multi-family residential construction has broken ground in south Downtown. PEG Companies’ SevenO2, a 239-unit apartment project at 702 South Main in Salt Lake City, is scheduled for completion in January 2022. It is replacing Specialized Sales & Leasing, a used-car lot that occupied the northeast quadrant of the 10-acre block zoned D-2. PEG’s market-rate […]
March numbers are in for rents at multi-family buildings in various Utah cities, and their rise in Salt Lake City continues to slow down. Rents were up 3.1% in the capitol city from March last year, down from a 3.4% increase in February compared to 2019. The average rent in Salt Lake City is $1244. […]
Despite wild uncertainty in most sectors of building and real estate, construction projects in Salt Lake City carry on. Here are Building Salt Lake’s latest photos of some of those in progress.
The Granary is redeveloping amidst wide streets and auto-oriented zoning. Is Salt Lake City missing its chance to create a unique urban neighborhood?
The Granary, just southwest of Downtown Salt Lake City, is seeing unprecedented investment on the private side, with big new construction recently completed and just underway. In her recent state of the city speech, Mayor Erin Mendenhall touted the upcoming development – finally – of the Fleet Block, the city’s 7.5-acres on the southern edge […]
Salt Lake City gives pedestrians the “green light” Downtown, looks at opening street space to pedestrians and cyclists amid COVID-19
It may have taken a global pandemic, but people in Salt Lake City will get better access to their streets in response to the spread of COVID-19. People will no longer have to push a button for permission to cross the street at 70 Salt Lake City intersections Downtown and in the East-Central neighborhoods, the […]
If the coronavirus tearing through the nation is what it takes to slow down the building boom in Salt Lake County, developers aren’t sure of it yet. That may be because, as Salt Lake City’s planning chief says, the situation is “wildly unpredictable” at this point. There’s no doubt the pandemic will impact the region’s […]