Ballpark continues to percolate with housing projects and some discontentment

The cleaners have moved. The bank has moved. The fuel pump is gone. The warehouses are being replaced by hundreds of new apartments. That single-family home on Major near 1700 South? It’s made way for a micro-unit apartment project. One of the areas notorious no-tell motels on Main Street is slated to make way for […]

Seven-story mixed-use project back on track in the Granary

Subtle changes and clarity provided to the Planning Commission got a seven-story residential development back on track in the Granary District. The pitch for Pacific Yard had been delayed at the commission last month over last-minute concerns about what landscaping is required and what should be provided in exchange for turning a vacant warehouse building […]

Hit by massive drill collapse, Astra Tower will be delayed. But for how long?

The operator of a massive drill rig that collapsed on the site of Utah’s future tallest skyscraper is recovering, and a team is investigating both the cause and the potential delay that Tuesday night’s accident will have on the construction of Astra Tower.  The rig toppled over Tuesday night onto one of the city’s busier […]

Mountain West Cider wants to build a new, permanent beer garden in Marmalade

Nodding to its location in what is becoming a popular neighborhood that’s somewhat underserved by retail and restaurants, Mountain West Cider is looking to make permanent its german-style beer garden in the Marmalade neighborhood northwest of Downtown. The company filed a transit station development application this week to start the approval process.  The addition, immediately […]

Curious what’s replacing Southeast Market? Here’s what we found out about the building

When we shared the news that the Southeast Market would close its doors after more than two decades at its location just west of Liberty Park, Salt Lakers were quick to predict what would soon follow. “Probably more unaffordable luxury apartments,” one Building Salt Lake reader wrote. “Most likely another blocky apartment building,” wrote another. […]

Latest apartment pitch near Trolley would continue 400 South corridor buildout

A pair of developments seeks to continue the transformation of office buildings into housing near Trolley Square, while taking advantage of high-density zoning near the TRAX line on 400 South. The latest proposal would replace a home goods store at 424 S. 700 E. with 249 residences in a six-story building known as a five-over-one, […]

Developer getting creative with adding density in historic district

Just north of West High’s athletic facilities, a missing middle townhome project called Marmalade Condos is planning to add density without any demolitions of existing housing.  At 226 and 230 W 300 N, two “contributing structures” to the Capitol Hill Historic District currently sit on deep, 330’ lots. One, a four-unit apartment building, will be […]