Sugar House Construction Projects

Sugar House Construction Projects

Updated report

September 28, 2021

Sugarmont Apartments—Boulder Ventures

  • Start date: Fall of 2017.
  • A number of tenants are now occupying Phase I and more are moving in weekly. The south face of the project, Phase II, is currently receiving new occupants. Workers are now concentrating their efforts on the west side townhouses of the building. Full completion is expected in late September- early October.

Closure of WB Sugarmont, between Highland Drive and McClelland, has been extended, again, to re-open end of September.

There will continue to be periodic disruptions as large trucks continue to deliver materials and work on the building continues. Flagmen will be on hand to assist traffic on these occasions.

  • completion: First phase now open; complete fall 2021.
  • Location: Project borders Sugarmont and McClelland St.

Sugar Alley – Lowe Development

  • Start date: Fall 2020.
  • Update: Work is moving rapidly upward as the outline and structure of the building are taking shape on the block framed by Wilmington on the south and the Vue development to the north. A temporary pedestrian walkway has been installed in the outside, southbound lane of Highland Drive from the north end of the project south to the Wilmington crossing. Highland Drive will be reduced to one lane SB, from just south of 2100 South to Wilmington. The new Wilmington extension, a private roadway, will be reduced to one-way traffic (east bound only) accessed from McClellan St. The two-lane access formerly connecting Highland Drive to McClellan St., also a private roadway, is now reduced to one lane, west bound, and will be permanently closed to vehicle traffic at the end of the project. This will be a five-story building containing 200 luxury apartments with the ground floor dedicated to retail, including restaurants and a bike shop.
  • completion: Mid 2022.
  • Project description: Mixed use residential.
  • Location: 2200 S. Highland Drive.

Westport Capital Project (former Shopko Site)

  • Start date: Summer 2017.
  • Update: The approximately 100-unit apartment building on the west side of the site is now fully framed and work occurring on the interior of the building. The third and final phase of this large project is set to open early fall, like really soon, 2021.
  • completion (third phase): Late summer 2021.
  • Project description: U of U Medical Clinic/Commercial Office Space/Residential.
  • Location: Former Shopko site.

Izzy South & North

  • Start Date: Late October ’21.
  • Update: Demolition has been completed on both the north and south project sites. Currently undergoing design updates, construction is expected to begin before year end.
  • Completion: Fall of ’22.
  • Project description: 2-70+ unit residential, townhomes and single floor, with small commercial component on west end, ground floor.
  • Project Location: 550 E./2100 S.

I-80 Freeway re-construction

  • Start Date: Mid-May 2021
  • Update: Construction is fully underway with the center of the roadway now being installed while traffic has been shifted to the outside lanes and shoulder. Work is well underway on the 20th East bridge replacement, and the 17th bridge is now underway.
  • Completion: Spring 2023
  • Project Description: UDOT will be replacing 50+ year old, worn out, pavement from 1300 East to 2300 East. The project will also include replacing brides at 1300, 1700, and 20000 East.
  • Project Location: 1300 East to 2300 East.

The 21s

  • Start Date: Mid-June 2021
  • Update: Demolition complete on the site. The sidewalk has been re-opened to east/west pedestrian access along the block face between 21-2200 East. The contractor will be removing the parking islands along 2100 South later than first projected, leaving the existing sidewalk open until construction nears the property line on the south side. A pedestrian walkway will then be constructed and serve through the end of the project.
  • Completion: Spring 2023
  • Project Description: Multi-unit r
  • Location: 2000 E./2100 S.

New Projects Coming Soon

Hawk Light Signal Project

  • Start Date: Mid-to-late September of 2021(any minute now).
  • Completion: 2-3 weeks, 2021
  • Project Description: This is the last item on the current list of several safety additions to the Sugar House CBD area made over the last two years
  • Location: Approximately 2150 S. /Highland Drive

900 E./Sugarmont Project

  • Start Date: TBD
  • Completion: TBD
  • Project Description: 4-Story, 45 unit apartment building.
  • Hawk Light Project
  • Location: 2100 S./900-800 E.

Former Snelgrove Ice Cream property

  • Start Date: Late 2021
  • Update: Demolition of the old structures on site is completed and construction is set to begin within the next few weeks.
  • Completion: Mid 2023.
  • Project Description: Mixed use residential.
  • Location: 2100 S./800-900 E.

Alta Terra (Former 24 Hour Fitness

  • Start Date: Late 2021
  • Update: Demolition is near complete with only the floor and foundation wall left to remove, on target to be complete by the end of the month.
  • Completion:
  • Project description: Residential (Approx. 340 units)
  • Location: Ashton Ave./1100 E.

For questions or reporting issues or concerns contact: Bill Knowles, SLC Community Ombudsman: 801-580-2626; Knowles.bill@att.net