Sugar House Construction Projects

Updated report – September 27, 2018


Sugarmont Apartments—Boulder Ventures

  • Start date: Fall of 2017
  • Update: The form of the full project is in place with most of the work now occurring inside the structure. Periodic lane closures, particularly north bound, may occur as large trucks baring materials enter or leave the work site. Flagmen are on hand to assist traffic on these occasions. Sugarmont is re-opened to vehicle, bike, and pedestrian traffic, however periodic, brief closures may occur intermittingly throughout the remainder of the project. Curb and gutter re-placement on the McClellan side of the project, as well as new pavement, will occur at the end of September/early October.
  • completion: Spring 2019
  • Location: Project borders Sugarmont and McClelland St.

Lowe Development

  • Start date: TBD, 2019
  • Update: Preliminary plans have now been submitted by the new owners of the property that previously contained the Dixon Building. The plans show a five-story building containing 200 luxury apartments with the ground floor dedicated to retail, including restaurants and a bike shop. Plans are still under the final design process and pending approval.
  • completion: TBD
  • Project description: Mixed use residential.
  • Location: 2200 S. Highland Drive

The Fairmont (Lowe Development)

  • Start date: Early 2019
  • completion: Late 2020
  • Project description: Residential-66 units
  • Location: Elm & McClellan

Springhill Suites—Woodbury Corp.

  • Start date: March 2018
  • Update: Construction is now underway and the structure is rising along the perimeter. Most of the staging for the project will occur from the south, at the far eastern end of the shopping center.
  • completion: Mid 2019
  • Project description: 110 room extended stay hotel
  • Location: 1220 E. Wilmington Ave.

1000 East/2100 South apartment project

  • Start date: Spring 2017
  • Update: Safety requirements have dictated that the pedestrian access on the west block face be terminated temporarily. The installation of a new sidewalk, curb and gutter along the north face (2100 South) has been completed. While the traffic lane has re-opened, some construction finishing remains to be done before the pedestrian access is fully restored, within the next two weeks. 1000 East will be closed to vehicle traffic during working hours, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. until the project is complete, late Sept./early Oct. Pedestrian access on the east side of the street remains open.
  • completion: Fall of 2018
  • Project description: Residential, 170 Unit apartment building
  • Location: 100 E./2100 S.

Westport Capital Project (former Shopko Site)

  • Start date: Summer 2017
  • Update: The east side of the project, the University of Utah Medical Building, celebrated the “topping off” of the first phase project and is on schedule to be open in approximately one year. The five story commercial office building planned for the south side of the property is now beginning to rise and excavation for the seven-story, mixed use apartment building, slated for the west side of the property, is also underway.
  • completion (first phase): Summer of 2019
  • Project description: U of U Medical Clinic/Commercial Office Space/Residential
  • Location: Former Shopko site

Cowboy Partners Townhouse Project

  • Start date: Spring 2017
  • Update: The new units are now fully in place and work has begun on the interiors.
  • completion: Early 2019
  • Project description: 67 Townhouse residential
  • Location: 650 E./Wilmington Ave.

Brixton Flats (700 East Streetcar Station Project)

  • Start date: Fall 2017
  • Update: Construction is now fully underway and is taking shape with framing underway.
  • completion: Spring 2019
  • Streetcar Line-Wilmington Ave./700 E.
  • Project description: Mixed use development. 93 residential units above ground floor retail. Office space, a workout room, and general assembly room will front on Wilmington. While demolition and construction proceeds on the site, the Salt Lake Bicycle shop, currently housed on the 700 East frontage of the property, will temporarily move into the former Deseret Industries Building on Sugarmont. They will move back into a brand new facility upon completion as part of the collection of ground floor retailers.
  • Location: Wilmington Ave./ 700 E.

Salt Lake City Costume Properties LLC

  • Start date: TBD
  • Project update: Work is continuing on the retrofitting of the existing structure into a residential apartment building.
  • completion: TBD
  • Location: 1700 S./1100 E.
  • Project description: Building re-model/expansion into nineteen apartment units.

Sugar House Fire Station

  • Start date: Late summer 2017
  • Project update: Work is completed and a grand opening for the public is set for mid-October.
  • completion: Late summer 2018
  • Location: 2350 s. 900 East


1300 East Waterline replacement

  • Start date: Mid/Late July 2018
  • Project update: Work began 7/25 and moved rapidly from the 2100 S/1300 E. intersection northward, now approaching 1300 S., and occurring on the east side of the street. Traffic impacts were felt as the project worked from the 2100 S. intersection northward for the first two blocks, but conditions have improved substantially since most of the project has now been occurring at night. At 1300 S. the project will cross to the west side and move back northward to 1700 South.
  • Completion: Early 2019
  • Project Description: SLC Public Utilities will be replacing a 100+ year old waterline running under 1300 East.
  • Location: 1300 East, 1300 S./2100 S.

1300 East Road Re-construction project

  • Start date: April/May 2019
  • Completion: Summer of 2020
  • Project Description: SLC Engineering will be taking up the old roadway, including the long buried former concrete road, and replacing it with a new concrete surface.
  • Location: 1300 E./1300 S. – 1300 E./2100 S.


  • Start date: June 2018
  • Project update: Gutting of the former business is in full swing being replaced with new fixtures and materials.
  • Completion: Late fall of 2018
  • Converting former Training Table Restaurant to a Starbucks Coffee
  • Location: Simpson Ave./1300 E.


For questions or reporting issues or concerns contact: Bill Knowles, SLC Community Ombudsman: 801-580-2626;