Think you know the Utah State Fairpark? You’ll barely recognize it in 15 years

The development future of the North Temple corridor depends in an outsized way on its two largest landholders – Pacificorp (Rocky Mountain Power) and the Utah State Fairpark. Rocky Mountain Power has chosen their master developer, a Pacificorp vice president told the State Fairpark Board last month, and is currently in contract negotiations with the […]

Builders win approval to build next big apartment building in the Hardware District

A 4-acre surface parking lot just steps from light- and heavy-rail transit is set to be transformed into a unique set of living spaces with the next arrival of a high-density residential development in Salt Lake City’s Hardware District. The latest offering, known as the Ice House, would include 393 studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments […]

Mass timber coming to SLC – Chicago-area company considering large studio project at the U, Project Open phase 3 announcement later this month

In a city increasingly marked by concrete podium and wood-frame buildings, a new construction technique is coming to town that may help change the landscape. Mass timber is cheaper and less environmentally harmful than concrete and steel. Carbon dioxide emissions from the building industry account for about 40 percent of global CO2 release.  Mass timber […]

North Temple residential growth keeps coming – here are 2 new projects

Two new residential projects have joined the growing train of proposed and active construction along the North Temple transit corridor in Salt Lake City.    It was only a year ago that we reported the disappointment expressed by policymakers and mayoral candidates on the slow development progress along the corridor.  With the continued flow of new […]

West side SLC Euclid neighborhood to see influx of TOD projects

A near-west side neighborhood in Salt Lake City adjacent to the North Temple transit corridor is set to see a flurry of multi-family housing projects.  Known for its melange of expressways, rail lines, industrial uses, and modest but historical housing stock, Euclid has been identified for intensified development and added amenities since at least its […]

Affordable units under construction in the city’s west side

Construction is actively underway on a large mixed-income development near the city’s North Temple Corridor.  The project, the Cornell Street Apartments, is built up to the podium level and will add 146 units, 131 of which will be income restricted, at the 200 North block of Cornell Street (around 1500 West). Cornell Street Apartments will […]