North Temple buildout pipeline grows with latest proposal for apartments

The pipeline of projects that promise to quickly densify Salt Lake City’s North Temple corridor has a few more projects on the way. The latest would be a six-story housing proposal that would see a small warehouse building, two rental homes and a trailer replaced with 120 housing units. The project, at 800 West 47 […]

300 West transformation to continue with next apartments in line

The continued buildout of residential along 300 West in Salt Lake City would continue under the latest proposal in what has become a cluster of broad apartment buildings on the commercial corridor. Developers want to add 242 more apartments to the area that’s zoned commercial but is attracting buildings near a light rail stop across […]

What did this year’s state legislative session mean for housing and transportation?

The 2021 Utah legislative session concluded last week, with legislators passing several pieces of legislation relating to housing and transportation policy. Four major bills allocated millions for affordable housing and billions to upgrade the state’s transportation infrastructure.  One successful proposal, House Bill 82, is the conclusion of a long-running discussion relating to how cities can […]

New ADU numbers for Salt Lake City show improvement coming in 2021

After being passed for city-wide application in 2018, Salt Lake City’s accessory dwelling unit (ADU) ordinance has produced all of – wait for it – six units. Those are the numbers for 2019 and 2020. Many more are in the pipeline – 31 to be completed in 2021 – says the Planning Division’s 2020 ADU […]

Gradual transformation of 1700 South to continue with latest housing project

The urbanization of 1700 South in Ballpark in recent years is set to continue with another project that would replace an industrial warehouse with 237 rental housing units. The five-story building would replace multiple industrial buildings adjacent to the UTA TRAX line, though there’s no station stopping the light-rail trains that will pass the new […]