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Salt Lake City, downtown booming, brushes off conservative image -

Dynamic neighborhoods and high-rise living play against stereotypes of Utah’s capital - By Patrick Sisson
https://www.curbed.com/2018/3/20/171...ent-hot-market

It’s a proven formula for real estate success: Combine a thriving tech scene and downtown development with enviable access to nature, and residential property will boom...

...For those unfamiliar with Salt Lake City, Utah’s capital seems like an unlikely pick as an up-and-coming metro. Outside of assumptions about its conservatism, owing to its position as the seat of the Mormon church, Salt Lake City may offer only one frame of reference for those unfamiliar with Utah urbanism: a unique grid system, known as the Plat of Zion, that resulted in massive, oversized city blocks.

Those seeing Salt Lake City for the first time today would find a city, and downtown, starting to hit its stride. By many measures, Salt Lake City isn’t merely catching up with its peers, it’s booming. The Urban Land Institute ranked it the nation’s third-best market for commercial development in its 2018 Emerging Trends report, fueled in part by the big names relocating here (Goldman Sachs’s second-largest U.S. office is in town).

A booming regional tech economy, dubbed Silicon Slopes, includes homegrown firms valued at more than a billion dollars total, as well as offices for big names such as Adobe, Twitter, and Electronic Arts. Literally and figuratively adding runway to the region’s economic growth, a $3.6 billion airport renovation will open in 2020...



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..The city seems to have hit critical mass. Salt Lake County, which includes Salt Lake City, is forecast to add nearly 600,000 new residents by 2065, according to a University of Utah study, a 50 percent growth rate.

“Compare it to Portland, Seattle, LA, and San Francisco, where everything has become expensive,” says Dave Ward, a developer at the Boyer Company, a partner in Liberty Sky. “Comparatively, Salt Lake City is easy to get around, has tremendous outdoor recreation options, and people can live near where they work. When you look at the quality of life and the ability to further a good career, Salt Lake has a pretty compelling argument.”



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Salt Lake City continues to lead multifamily and industrial growth


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The Wasatch Front’s unprecedented growth in the multifamily and industrial markets should continue in 2018 according to CBRE‘s annual Salt Lake City Real Estate Market Outlook report. The publication highlights the performance of the local commercial real estate market during 2017 and provides insights into expectations for the year to come.

The report’s authors note that in 2018 a record number of multifamily units will be added to the market...The industrial market, especially in the Northwest Quadrant area is experiencing historic growth. According to the CBRE report, the number of new leases signed for buildings over 100,000 square feet nearly tripled the historical average. The report’s authors argued that the region’s industrial market shows no foreseeable signs of softening in the next year.

Salt Lake City is the greatest regional contributor to not just the industrial growth but the multifamily market as well. The report’s authors estimate that 8,099 multifamily units will open in 2018 in the state’s largest four counties, Weber, Davis, Salt Lake and Utah. Building Salt Lake estimates that Salt Lake City will account for 35 percent of those new units, with around 2,827 slated for completion in 2018. In comparison, Salt Lake City only accounts for just over 8 percent of the four counties’ combined population.

The Wasatch Front’s 4 percent rental vacancy will continue to drive new multifamily construction in 2018. CBRE authors estimate that there are 11,222 units under construction, Building Salt Lake estimates that Salt Lake City accounts for 33 percent of those units, with 3,646 units underway. Salt Lake’s share of under-construction units could increase this year as an additional 3,595 units are slated to start construction by 2019...


2018 Tailwinds

- Utah’s population was the third-fastest growing in the nation in 2017 at 1.9 percent. Job growth was 3.1 percent over the same period—160 basis points higher than the national average.

- Fiscal reform, including personal and corporate tax cuts, will leave more money in the pockets of investors, employers and consumers alike. In the short-term, this is expected to have a unique late-cycle stimulative effect on both the national and local level.

- The heightened level of commercial activity in late 2017 carries a momentum that crosses over into 2018, boosting the forecast for both real estate and the broader economy.

- Despite softening, Salt Lake will retain a position of strength relative to markets nationwide. This will continue to attract investors and businesses to deploy capital in Utah, further stimulating economic activity.





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SLC is gorgeous.

I'm curious though if there is prejudice against non-Mormans?
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I'm curious though if there is prejudice against non-Mormans?
There isn't any prejudice against non-Mormons in the city. In fact, the City itself is actually majority Non-Mormon. in 2010, it was about 40% Mormon. With the current growth happening in the city, it is probably closer to between 30-35%.

The valley itself (Salt Lake County) is around 50-55% Mormon.
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I'm curious though if there is prejudice against non-Mormans?

As a non-Mormon, I never had issues when visiting.
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I'm curious though if there is prejudice against non-Mormans?
Mormons mostly migrated to the burbs decades ago. The stats you see bandied about are nowhere near reality. There or thousands of ex-Mo's like me wandering the streets of SLC who never bothered to take themselves off of the church records. I would say downtown is probably closer to 90% non-Mormon although there is a sizable daytime workforce that is Mormon. No complaints really, other than our legislature, which is a national laughingstock. A good chunk of the younger Mormon population is surprisingly progressive.

Salt Lake is a sneaky little party town really. Shhh. Don't tell anybody that the Mormons don't bite. Our freeways are getting too congested.
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Downtown Adj. - More residential planned for the Target block


Isaac Riddle Reports - Full Article @ https://www.buildingsaltlake.com/mor...-target-block/

...Developers, dbURBAN Communities, plan to build 67 townhomes near the intersection of 400 West and Aspen Avenue. The project, referred to as Dalton’s Edge will include 16 residential buildings and a clubhouse. The units will be rentals with a mix of one, two and three-bedroom apartments, the bulk of which will be one and two bedrooms.

The units will be three-stories with a car garage on the ground floor, living space on the second and bedrooms on the third floor. Many units will also include roof decks.

According to planning documents, because of the adjacent industrial buildings and big box stores, the project’s architects have made human-scale design a priority for each building. The developers will use exterior materials to have the buildings reflect the industrial history of the Granary District. Building materials will be a mix of concrete, brick, metal, wood and glass...

...There is only one structure on the site, a deteriorating industrial garage. Developers plan to disassemble the structure and potentially reuse the materials in building the clubhouse. The clubhouse will be two stories with floor-to-ceiling windows and an outdoor plaza on the second floor. Additionally, the clubhouse will feature a vertical architectural element...



Conceptual rendering of shared open space in the Dalton's Edge development. Image courtesy Salt Lake City public documents.


Rendering of the proposed clubhouse in the Dalton’s Edge development. Image courtesy Salt Lake City public documents

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Downtown Adj. - Commission approves plans for women’s resource center


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One of the two proposed Homeless Resource Centers (HRC) has cleared its final significant administrative hurdle, clearing the way for construction to begin. On Wednesday, March 28, the Salt Lake City Planning Commission approved a Conditional Use request for the center proposed for the 100 East block of 700 South that will serve women experiencing, or at risk of homelessnesses...The city has started the demolition and building permit applications for both centers, proposed for 131 E. 700 South and 275 W. High Avenue. The 131 East Center will exclusively house and serve women. The 275 West Center will house both men and women...


Rendering of the proposed 700 South Homeless Resource Center. Image courtesy Salt Lake City public documents.


...AJC Architects designed both resource centers and the city will build both buildings to energy efficient standards. The resource centers will each provide 200 emergency beds and will share a similar layout. The resource centers will be two-stories with emergency beds, a large courtyard, dining area, kitchen, donation room, client services offices, clinical exam room, large hygiene room with showers and small retail area on the ground floor. The second floors will include a break room, conference room, offices and a computer workstation area.

The key difference between floor plans for both resource centers is that the High Avenue Center will have emergency beds and hygiene areas on both floors to serve men and women in separated areas.

The High Avenue center will front two small midblock streets, High Avenue to the north and Paramount Avenue to the south. Residents worried that having the main entrance to the center on High Avenue would create more safety issues than having the entrance on the longer Paramount Avenue...




Update: High Avenue Shelter Also Moving Forward


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The city’s second proposed homeless resource center is now moving forward after the Salt Lake City Planning Commission approved a conditional use request for the proposed High Avenue Homeless Resource Center (HRC). The center will occupy the 200 West block of High Avenue in the city’s Ballpark Neighborhood and will serve both men and women in a 200-bed facility...


Rendering of the proposed High Avenue Homeless Resource Center. Image courtesy Salt Lake City public documents.



Rendering of the courtyard in the proposed High Avenue Homeless Resource Center. Image courtesy Salt Lake City public documents.


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Central City East - Commission approves Central City mixed-use project


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A mid-density mixed-use project is moving forward after the Salt Lake City Planning Commission approved the developer’s Planned Development request. The project, currently referred to as 6×6 Mixed-Use, will include the construction of a three-story mixed-use building and the renovation of a historic duplex just west of the intersection of 600 East and 600 South.

The project will have five residential units and ground floor commercial space on 0.22 acres. The 2,188-square-foot new construction building will replace a one-story commercial building and 10-stall surface parking lot on 600 South. The building will include ground floor commercial space and one ground floor residential unit below two additional residential units.

The developers will restore a 119-year-old duplex that will be directly north of the new mixed-use building and will be accessed via a private driveway connecting to 600 South. In addition to interior and exterior renovations, the developers will update the eastern unit to modern ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) accessibility standards.

The developers designed the new construction building two resemble two attached structures to visually separate the ground floor residential unit from the ground floor commercial space. Two additional residential units will occupy the top two floors above the commercial space. The upper units will open to a second-story shared courtyard. All three units will be two-stories with two-bedrooms.

The commercial space will have a brick exterior and will have a slight setback from the sidewalk to accommodate outdoor seating. The project will include four angled on-street parking stalls, a pedestrian walkway to the west of the building to connect the rear duplex to the 600 South, and four off-street surface stalls at the rear of the mixed-use building...



Rendering of the proposed 6x6 Mixed-use Development as pictured looking north from 600 South. Parallel Lines Studio designed the project. Image courtesy Salt Lake City public documents.




This has to be one of my favorite little projects going on right now around town. What a difference a little tasteful rehab can make!!

Sugar House District - Adaptive Reuse


Isaac Riddle Reports - Full Article @ https://www.buildingsaltlake.com/con...tume-building/

A long-vacant parcel is getting a new use while adding much-needed housing in the Sugar House neighborhood. Construction has started on the historic Salt Lake Costume Building. Developers, Salt Lake Costume Properties, Inc., are converting the building, on the southeast corner of the 1100 East and 1700 South intersection, into a 19-unit residential building...

...The three-story building’s exterior shell will be preserved. In September the Salt Lake City Planning Commission approved a planned development request that allows the developers to increase the building roof and ceiling heights by two feet. The developers plan to remove the hard stucco that covers the top two floors and will instead utilize a brick veneer for the all three levels.

Because the current building has very few windows, the developers will add windows and glass doors on all three floors to increase transparency. The top two floors will include exterior balconies. The developers plan to retain the iconic knight sign and incorporate it into the building’s renovation.

The proposed 19 units will be predominantly one bedroom apartments. The ground floor will have four units, three of which will be live/work units and one loft unit. The ground floor units will be walk-up units and will front 1100 East. The second and third floors will have eight and seven units respectively. The two, two-bedroom units will occupy the third floor...



Rendering of the proposed adaptive reuse of the Salt Lake Costume building. Image courtesy Salt Lake City public documents.


Construction has started on an adaptive reuse of the Salt Lake Costume Building as seen from the intersection of 1700 South and 1100 East. Photo by Isaac Riddle.



Downtown Adj. - A third brewery is headed to the Granary District


Isaac Riddle Reports - Full Article @ https://www.buildingsaltlake.com/thi...o-the-granary/

The Granary District is about to get its third brewery. Last month city officials approved a conditional use request for a small brewery and social club for the proposed TF Brewery. The brewery will be an adaptive reuse project, replacing a former auto repair shop at the 900 South block of 300 West.

TF Brewery will be the Granary’s third brewery to open in the neighborhood in the past two years and will be the fifth brewery in what Salt Lake City Weekly has dubbed the city’s Beer Mile.

Salt Lake has 11 active breweries: Red Rock, Salt Flats Brewing, Roha, Uinta, Utah Brewers Cooperative, Epic, Desert Edge, Fishers, Kiitos, Proper and Squatters.

By the end of the year, the city could have 12 active breweries...



Work is underway on the TF Brewery as seen from 300 West. Photo by Isaac Riddle.



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Dave & Buster’s hires more than 250 for new Salt Lake location

Deseret News - Published: April 2, 2018 1:56 pm https://www.deseretnews.com/article/...-location.html

SALT LAKE CITY — Dave & Buster’s, a restaurant and entertainment complex opened at The Gateway in May, is looking to fill more than 250 positions.

Job openings include servers, bartenders, hosts, line cooks, game techs and more.

The company offers a comprehensive benefits package for a number of positions, including medical, dental, vision and a 401(k).

Interested candidates should complete an online application at daveandbusters/careers... https://www.daveandbusters.com/careers


The Gateway Center is the site for a new Dave and Busters. One of many new businesses which will be a continuation of the transformation of the Gateway District.



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