Housing starts for first half of year show multi-family speeding up, single-family resting

          Get Building Salt Lake in your inbox * indicates required     Email Address  *                                                      Housing start numbers from HUD for the first six months of 2022 have posted, and not surprisingly given the rise in interest rates, they show a downturn in single-family construction.   What’s buried […]

Pioneering spirit alive in south Downtown with 50-unit project on West Temple

          Get Building Salt Lake in your inbox * indicates required     Email Address  *                                                      The two story apartment building at 670 S West Temple completed in 1906 is the last remnant of old Salt Lake on its block. Now mostly parking lots, the block was re-scaled […]

First large residential project on Folsom Trail submits plans for development

          Get Building Salt Lake in your inbox * indicates required     Email Address  *                                                      We now know what the first project along the Folsom trail at 800 West in Salt Lake City will look like.  TAG SLC, a Building Salt Lake sponsor, won a unanimous vote […]

City’s displacement consultants drop data bomb: there’s ‘nowhere to go’ for displaced renters

Even though you know, through anecdotes and experience, that something is happening doesn’t mean that those impressions are true across the board. The city’s department of Community and Neighborhoods and City Council received the results last week of an impressively data-rich, multi-pronged community survey that confirms the worst fears of policy-makers and lower-income city residents. […]

UTA’s new office HQ mixed-use tower will anchor a renewed transit hub at 600 West. Is the Rio Grande Plan dead?

          Get Building Salt Lake in your inbox * indicates required     Email Address  *                                                      Utah Transit Authority has initiated procurement for its new headquarters building at 600 West and 300 South in Salt Lake City’s Depot District. The office tower will be mixed-use, and aim to […]

North Temple project continues single-use trend fronting transit corridor

With a design unlikely to help create the “new main street” along North Temple aspired to in the city’s master plan, developers eager to conceal their identity dropped designs for a market-rate rental project on the southwest corner of 10th West and N Temple. Across the street to the north, the State Fairpark is the […]