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Five projects to watch in 2017

Posted 01.04.17 by Isaac Riddle

If the construction cranes weren’t indication enough, 2016 was a big year in Salt Lake City development.  The Eccles Theater and 111 Main buildings opened bringing more energy to Main Street with hundreds of new workers and patrons to downtown.  By the year’s end, over 3,800 residential units were under construction in the capital city. But 2017 could be an even busier year for urban growth...


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Commission Approves Large Mixed-Use Downtown Project

Posted 04.28.16 by Isaac Riddle

The 200 West block of 200 South is one of the least vibrant in downtown Salt Lake.  The block is dominated by dead space: surface parking, suburban style-storage facility, several vacant buildings and an aging office building that is significantly set back from the street level.  On Wednesday, the Salt Lake City Planning Commission approved a conditional site design review (CSDR) for a project that could significantly enhance the vibrancy along this stretch of 200 South.


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Station Center to lead the Depot District's Revival

Posted 04.22.16 by Isaac Riddle

Artists are historically drawn to emerging neighborhoods that offer lower rents and ample workspace.  For this reason Artspace, a nonprofit organization that provides affordable live and work space for artists, has focused on projects in the formerly industrial western edge of downtown Salt Lake.


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SL County Mayor Hopes New DA Offices Boost Downtown Growth

Posted 04.08.16 by Isaac Riddle

Salt Lake County District Attorney’s will soon have office space of their own. After decades of renting space in nearby offices, Salt Lake County officials broke ground Thursday morning on a new District Attorney building at 35 E. 500 South, directly west of the Scott M. Matheson Courthouse. “Renting space is more expensive for us,” said Salt Lake County Mayor, Ben McAdams.  “This is better for our attorneys to do their jobs”


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Convention Center Hotel Committee Selects Local Developer

Posted 03.22.16 by Isaac Riddle

Salt Lake City is closer to getting a new tallest skyscraper.  Salt Lake County officials announced on Monday that the bid committee for the Salt Lake Convention Center hotel have selected DDRM Cos., a real-estate company headquartered in St. George, Utah.


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