Churches face obstacles under high Utah real estate costs

SALT LAKE CITY — Churches looking to expand are struggling to find affordable land under Utah’s high real estate prices. Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Christian Church in Salt Lake City is among the congregations facing obstacles caused by the high cost of land, The Salt Lake Tribune reported last week. The parish has overgrown Read more about Churches face obstacles under high Utah real estate costs[…]

Salt Lake City Apartment Complex Wins Development of the Year

SALT LAKE CITY, April 4, 2018 (Newswire.com) – Wood Partners, a leader in real estate development and construction, announced their downtown development, Alta Gateway Station, has been named “Development of the Year” by the Utah Apartment Association. The Utah Apartment Association hires a secret shopper to shop all of the nominated properties. Properties are judged Read more about Salt Lake City Apartment Complex Wins Development of the Year[…]

Salt Lake City ax-throwing venue approved to serve beer

SALT LAKE CITY — Despite safety concerns, a recreational ax-throwing venue in Salt Lake City has been approved for a license to serve beer. The state liquor commission approved on Tuesday Social Axe Throwing’s request for a recreational beer license. The business asserted that it’s “substantially similar” to other recreational businesses that serve beer. Social Read more about Salt Lake City ax-throwing venue approved to serve beer[…]

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Homeless youths in Salt Lake City get new opportunities working as baristas at Maud’s Cafe

The chill new coffee stop in Salt Lake City is staffed with homeless youths, who couldn’t be happier to find themselves on an upward track after some tough times. Maud’s Cafe at 422 W. 900 South in the Granary District — the former warehouse and industrial area that’s undergoing a makeover — gives young adults Read more about Homeless youths in Salt Lake City get new opportunities working as baristas at Maud’s Cafe[…]

Dwyer Group Acquires Real Property Management

Salt Lake City and Waco, Texas—Dwyer Franchising, LLC, one of the world’s largest parent companies of trade service brands, has completed the add-on acquisition of Property Management Business Solutions, LLC, d/b/a Real Property Management, the largest property management franchise in North America based in Salt Lake City, Utah. The deal marks the 11th acquisition for Read more about Dwyer Group Acquires Real Property Management[…]

Build Out: Population growth will reshape Utah’s housing landscape

Utah’s residential real estate market has had a similar story over the past few years: dwindling inventory leading to increasing prices, along with continued growth in the multi-family sector. But Utah is projected to double its population by 2065. That unprecedented growth is expected to have an even larger impact on housing in communities—and those Read more about Build Out: Population growth will reshape Utah’s housing landscape[…]

KSL Investigates: Mother seeks change to law after 5-day-old baby treated for CO poisoning

SALT LAKE CITY — State lawmakers may be poised to change a law banning local city and county governments from requiring landlords to install carbon monoxide detectors in older apartments. Utah is the only state in the nation with this type of law on the books, and the lack of a CO detector in one Read more about KSL Investigates: Mother seeks change to law after 5-day-old baby treated for CO poisoning[…]

Family of severely injured bicyclist says hospital plans to discharge him prematurely

They say officials at the University of Utah Health hospital are threatening to place Ray Hanson, 58, in a homeless shelter or put him on a bus back to Pocatello because he doesn’t have health insurance to pay for his care. Hanson’s family says either move could have disastrous consequences for Hanson who’s still hooked Read more about Family of severely injured bicyclist says hospital plans to discharge him prematurely[…]