Sugar House Construction Projects

Sugar House Construction Projects

Updated report

August 26, 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 undergoing inspections and should be ready for occupancy within two weeks. Pre-leasing is reportedly moving briskly. Workers are now concentrating their efforts on the west face 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 “anytime now” after utility and street-side improvements have completed on the Sugarmont Apartments. 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 summer 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.

Heritage Lofts

  • Start Date: February 2020
  • Update: Is completed and open for business.
  • Completion: Summer 2021
  • Project Description: 32 unit residential, one retail space.
  • Location: 2700 S./900 E.

Izzy South & North

  • Start Date: Late October ’21.
  • Update: Demolition has been completed on both the north and south project sites and preparations for construction is currently underway. Currently undergoing design updates.
  • 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.

900 East re-construction

  • Start Date: May 2021
  • Update: Work is completed on the north end of the project from Hollywood extending across 2100 S. with new paving now in place. Work on the new waterline is completed on 900 East and continues eastward through Forest Dale Golf Course. Heavy construction on 900 East continues southward from 2100 South to 2700 South.
  • Completion: Fall 2021.
  • Project Description: Replace pavement and stripping.
  • Project Location: 900 E. from Hollywood Ave. to 2700 S.

The 21s

  • Start Date: Mid-June 2021
  • Update: Demolition is near 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 soon be removing the parking islands along 2100 South in preparation for constructing a pedestrian walkway that will serve through the end of the project and should be in place within two weeks.
  • 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.
  • 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 two weeks.
  • Completion: Early 2023.
  • Project Description: Mixed use residential.
  • Location: 2100 S./800-900 E.

Alta Terra (Former 24 Hour Fitness

  • Start Date: Late 2021
  • 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