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Salt Lake County Offers Financial Support for High-Density Development Along TRAX Line

Salt Lake County Offers Financial Support for High-Density Development Along TRAX Line

By Gabriel Circiog, Associate Editor Salt Lake County has shown its financial support for a proposed high-density development along the new TRAX line running through West Jordan. The 40-acre project, located at 9000 S. Bangerter Highway, will include 1,400 residential units and commercial buildings. The Salt Lake Tribune reports the…

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LDS Temple to Stimulate Provo Redevelopment Plans; V.A. Plans Housing Facility for Homeless Veterans

LDS Temple to Stimulate Provo Redevelopment Plans; V.A. Plans Housing Facility for Homeless Veterans

By Gabriel Circiog, Associate Editor Deseret News reported the rebuilding of the severely deteriorated LDS Church’s Provo Tabernacle into a temple. Mayor John Curtis said the decision complements decades of work in adition to preserving the building, making it a perfect fit with the downtown redevelopment vision of city officials. The…

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City Creek Center M-U on Track Despite Economic Downfall

City Creek Center M-U on Track Despite Economic Downfall

By Gabriel Circiog, Associate Editor Despite the economic downfall, City Creek Center is taking shape in downtown Salt Lake City. Deseret News reports all residential construction is now complete and the first 20 stores have been announced. Dale Bills, spokesman for City Creek Reserve Inc., the real estate development division…

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Kennecott Utah Cooper Acquires Northwest Quadrant from LDS Church

Kennecott Utah Cooper Acquires Northwest Quadrant from LDS Church

By Gabriel Circiog, Associate Editor The Northwest Quadrant is again the center of attention, following a transfer in ownership from the Church of the Latter-Day Saints to Kennecott Utah Cooper. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that the 3,100 acres of land west of Salt Lake City International Airport were traded by…

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Centerville City, City Creek Center Expand with New Retail, Other Offerings

Centerville City, City Creek Center Expand with New Retail, Other Offerings

By Gabriel Circiog, Associate Editor The first stage of a multimillion-dollar project in Centerville is nearing completion. The Salt Lake Tribune reports the city’s new Megaplex Theatres will open to the public in October. The 90,000-square-foot theater and dining complex will feature 14 screens, 3,400 seats, a 2D/3D IMAX screen…

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eBay Announces New Facility; Park City Council Considers Downsizing Project

eBay Announces New Facility; Park City Council Considers Downsizing Project

By Gabriel Circiog, Associate Editor The global online auction marketer eBay Inc. and the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development announced plans to build a new state-of-the-art facility in Draper. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that the new facility is expected to create 2,200 jobs over the next 20 years.…

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Fashion Place Expands, as Wasatch Front Retail Real Estate Market Blooms

Fashion Place Expands, as Wasatch Front Retail Real Estate Market Blooms

By Gabriel Circiog, Associate Editor At a time when the economy is somewhat troubling for most real estate markets, the retail real estate market along the Wasatch Front is doing well. Deseret News reports that there are four major retail centers expanding or under development. Fashion Place mall in Murray…

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Downsized Office-Over-Retail Concept Gains Popularity; SLC Plans State-of-the-Art Theater

Downsized Office-Over-Retail Concept Gains Popularity; SLC Plans State-of-the-Art Theater

By Gabriel Circiog, Associate Editor The latest city council meeting in Holladay saw the local residents supporting a new proposal in the Village Center development, The Salt Lake Tribune reports. Although six years have passed since the council chose Cowboy Partners as developer of a picturesque village center, the alternate plan…

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New Master-Planned, Hotel Projects Benefit from Public-Private Partnerships

New Master-Planned, Hotel Projects Benefit from Public-Private Partnerships

By Gabriel Circiog, Associate Editor The latest step in the expansion of the Canyon Centre Community Development Area saw the Salt Lake County Council allocating $3 million in property-tax revenue over a period of 18 years for the construction of a $7 million public parking structure, according to the Deseret News. The…

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Fairbourne Station Redevelopment Sees Groundbreaking on First Full-Service Hotel

Fairbourne Station Redevelopment Sees Groundbreaking on First Full-Service Hotel

By Gabriel Circiog, Associate Editor The groundbreaking ceremony for the first full-service hotel in West Valley City took place on Thursday. Located at the corner of 3500 South and Market streets, the new Embassy Suites hotel is part of the Fairbourne [...]…

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Station Park Development Ready to Boost Farmington Economy

Station Park Development Ready to Boost Farmington Economy

By Gabriel Circiog, Associate Editor The Station Park development in Farmington is back on track and growing after it came to a standstill in 2007 due to the economic recession. According to Deseret News, almost all the retail space is already [...]…

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Eaglewood Village, Gallivan Plaza Return to Life; University of Utah Grows Solar Ivy

Eaglewood Village, Gallivan Plaza Return to Life; University of Utah Grows Solar Ivy

By Gabriel Circiog, Associate Editor Marked by delays since its groundbreaking in 2007, Eaglewood Village may at last be moving forward. According to The Davis County Clipper, the construction team has finalized the access road and officials from Compass Development have communicated [...]…

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