Sugar House Construction Projects
January 27, 2020
Sugarmont Apartments—Boulder Ventures
Start date: Fall of 2017.
Update: The project is in the late stages with finishing work now occurring
outside and inside the structure. Big D Construction is now in full
construction mode. They are projecting Phase I occupancy to be in about 8-
10 months and final completion in about fifteen months.
Periodic lane closures, particularly north bound McClelland, may still occur
as large trucks baring materials enter or leave the work site. Flagmen will
be on hand to assist traffic on these occasions. As part of the last phases of
the project McClelland Street will undergo some long-planned
improvements that will include re-paving, curb & gutter replacement, and a
raised crosswalk at the McClelland/Sugarmont intersection as well as
McClelland Trail improvements. This work will possibly be occurring as early
as this spring as the new contractor gets fully engaged with moving the
Est. completion: First phase, late fall 2020; complete spring 2021.
Location: Project borders Sugarmont and McClelland St.
Sugar Alley – Lowe Development
Start date: Spring 2020.
Update: Work is set to begin within the next few weeks on the property
that previously contained the Dixon Building on Highland Drive. The plans
show a five-story building containing 200 luxury apartments with the
ground floor dedicated to retail, including restaurants and a bike shop. Plan
are completed and going through the final approval process with SLC
Est. completion: Mid-late 2021.
Project description: Mixed use residential.
Location: 2200 S. Highland Drive.
Dixon Place – Lowe Development
Start date: Fall ’19.
Update: Excavation is now completed and foundation walls are now in
place. All but one utility connection (to be added at a later date) has been
completed into the property from McClellan, and vehicle traffic has been
restored. Occasional vehicle traffic disruptions will continue intermittently
as trucks enter and exit the area. Flaggers will be on hand to assure safety
and traffic flow. A full covered walkway with lighting has been installed to
accommodate pedestrian traffic north and south on McClellan.
Est. completion: Spring ’21.
Project description: Residential-66 units.
Location: Elm & McClellan.
Springhill Suites—Woodbury Corp.
Start date: March 2018.
Update: Open for business.
Est. completion: Project completed.
Project description: 110 room extended stay hotel.
Location: 1220 E. Wilmington Ave.
Former Toys R Us/new Nordstrom Rack Building
Start date: July 2018
Update: Tenant improvements are continuing on the lower level of the
building, facing Wilmington Ave. however the new tenant has not yet been
Est. completion: Late fall 2019.
Project description: Two level commercial/retail space.
Location: 1210 Wilmington Ave./Simpson Ave.
Westport Capital Project (former Shopko Site)
Start date: Summer 2017.
Update: Work continues on the interiors of the five-story commercial office
building situated on the south side of the property.
Est. completion (second phase): Early spring of 2020.
Project description: U of U Medical Clinic/Commercial Office
Location: Former Shopko site.
Brixton Flats (700 East Streetcar Station Project)
Start date: Fall 2017.
Update: The commercial space in the project is complete, now housing Salt
Lake Bicyle Center. The Center has moved from its temporary quarters in
the old Deseret Industries Building back to its original location and into a
beautiful new building at 2200 S. 700 E. and is open for business. The
residential component of the project has completed finishing touches and
is now open for occupancy.
Est. completion: Late 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.
Location: Wilmington Ave./ 700 E.
Salt Lake City Costume Properties LLC
Start date: August 2018.
Project update: Finishing touches are being completed and the project
nearly ready for occupancy.
Est. completion: Early 2020.
Location: 1700 S./1100 E.
Project description: Building re-model/expansion into nineteen apartment
1300 East Road Re-construction project
Start date: May 13, 2019
Update: The first phase of the project, from 2100 South to 1700 South, is
Est. Completion: Next phase, late 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
Location: 1300 E./1300 S. – 1300 E./2100 S.
*The mid-block pedestrian crossing light on Wilmington, between Highland and
1300 E. is, once again, inoperable. The City Engineering Dept. is continuing to
work with the contractor to find a permanent solution to correct the operation
Boys/Girls Club Project
Start date: Late 2020
Estimated Completion: TBD
Project Description: The Boys/Girls Club of Salt Lake is in the process of
planning an expansion of its Sugar House facilities and is being assisted in
the process by Real Salt Lake, The Utah Jazz, and Salt Lake City. More
details as they become available.
For questions or reporting issues or concerns contact: Bill Knowles, SLC
Community Ombudsman: 801-580-2626; firstname.lastname@example.org