Downtown Salt Lake City is undergoing a hotel boom

Salt Lake City, prepare to play host. It’s not just residents who will be spending more time on the streets Downtown, a series of hotels are adding space for thousands more people to visit Utah’s capital city. To put it into perspective, the space being added by five hotels Downtown is roughly equivalent to the […]

Coachman’s proposal slimmed to two buildings with bigger units

The family proposing to turn its shuttered diner and dated office space into mixed-use condos has revised its plans after intense criticism from the city’s Planning Commission over the winter. Mike Nikols has originally proposed one colossal building stretching nearly an entire Salt Lake City block for the site, a tremendously long stretch of building […]

Builders submit new plans for high-rise rental tower at 500 S. Main

Ten months after submitting their original plans for a high-rise residential building near Downtown Salt Lake City, developers are asking for approval for a slightly revised design. The biggest change in the latest proposal involves adding a new curb cut onto Main Street, the west entrance to the new structure proposed for 465 S. Main […]

Pantages Utah Theater demolition – In pictures

We took these photos this afternoon. Tomorrow looks like it will be all over for the physical structure of Pantages Utah Theater. It will be replaced by a 31-story residential tower by Hines Development, who purchased the property from the city’s Redevelopment Agency. Today, the crew worked on the historic Kearns Building parking garage, the […]

Hardware District and Marmalade construction update – In pictures

In our recent Downtown construction update in pictures, we left out the Downtown-adjacent Guadalupe and Marmalade neighborhoods. Here’s a look at some of the big projects that promise to transform the area. We first focus on the Harvest at Marmalade, which completes the city Redevelopment Agency’s reconstruction of their “Marmalade Block,” between 300 and 200 […]

It’s blowin’ up, Part 4: How to make places along North Temple? Proposal to upzone along new Folsom Trail goes to Planning Commission

So close to Downtown, yet hemmed in by freight rail, Interstate highways and massive utility company compounds, the near west side of Salt Lake City near the North Temple corridor poses unique challenges for urban, walkable, transit-oriented development. Along the North Temple’s corridor’s new public open space – the incomplete Folsom Trail – adjacent development […]

Developer plans to add 150 new apartments near Downtown

APRIL 7, 2022, UPDATE: There are questions over the ownership of the building and whether this project will move forward. Check back for updates next week about this development. A developer is looking to add 150 units in a seven-story building just outside Downtown Salt Lake City under a new proposal filed on Wednesday. The […]