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Council approves loans for two affordable housing projects

Posted 01.19.18 by Isaac Riddle

Developers of two proposed affordable housing projects are moving forward with their projects after securing financial help from the city.  On Tuesday the Salt Lake City Council unanimously approved two Housing Trust Fund loan requests for the proposed Violin School Commons and First Step House affordable housing developments.

2018 could be a big year for The Gateway

Posted 01.08.18 by Isaac Riddle

In the development community conversations about growth in 2018 tend to include a common theme, growing out-of-state interest in Salt Lake City.  The increasing presence of out-of-state firms can already be felt in the city, with residential mixed-use projects like 4th West, the Hardware District and the Morton and proposed downtown commercial towers like the Millennium Tower and the Patrinely Group’s twin 11-story buildings.

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Top Development Stories of 2017

Posted 01.02.18 by Isaac Riddle

It has been a busy year for urban development in Salt Lake City and as the city grew in 2017, so has Building Salt Lake.  In 2017, Building Salt Lake’s audience has increased by nearly 30 percent.  While the city grew by over 2,000 multifamily units during the same time period.

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Commission forwards positive recommendation for taller downtown tower

Posted 12.18.17 by Isaac Riddle

It is now up to the Salt Lake City Council to decide if more height is appropriate for the Convention Center neighborhood in downtown.  On Wednesday the Salt Lake City Planning Commission voted to forward a favorable recommendation for a zoning text amendment that would expand a height overlay to include the northwest corner of the 200 West and 200 South intersections.

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Salt Lake City officials hope new plan will increase city’s housing stock

Posted 12.14.17 by Isaac Riddle

In the face of rising rents and an increasingly limited housing supply, the Salt Lake City Council unanimously adopted the Growing SLC Housing Plan that will guide housing policy with for the next five years as the city seeks to increase its housing stock.