Even with thousands of new apartments being built, rents in Salt Lake County keep climbing

Thousands of new apartments are going up all across Salt Lake County, but demand remains at historic levels and that means the rents keep rising. After nearly 12,500 apartments were built in the past four years, there are now 6,650 units under construction in Utah’s most populous county, with more than half of those in Read more about Even with thousands of new apartments being built, rents in Salt Lake County keep climbing[…]

Cavalry Logistics Expands to the Salt Lake City, UT Area

Nashville, Tennessee, is opening its newest branch in Layton, Utah, next week. In preparation, Cavalry Logistics is hosting a job fair open to the public on Thursday, November 15th, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at their new Layton office. The company has nearly 100 open positions available and plans to be fully staffed Read more about Cavalry Logistics Expands to the Salt Lake City, UT Area[…]

Evictions: the dark side of Salt Lake City’s housing boom

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Aerial photos of various Salt Lake points of interest including the proposed inland port area. Salt Lake Tribune, downtown, capitol, North Salt Lake. Preston Lange had just embarked on the pilgrimage many a plucky young 20-somethings will make, heading out of his hometown to chase his dream and Read more about Evictions: the dark side of Salt Lake City’s housing boom[…]

The Salt Lake Valley sees a wave of new homebuilding, but prices are still rising

Riverton • Homebuilding has surged along the Wasatch Front, but those waves of new construction are doing little to make housing more affordable. Several reports indicate substantial increases in new home and apartment construction across Utah’s urban core and up into Summit and Wasatch counties over the first half of 2018, with thousands of new Read more about The Salt Lake Valley sees a wave of new homebuilding, but prices are still rising[…]

Ex-Salt Lake mayor says he’s dropping ’02 Olympics suit

SALT LAKE CITY — A former Salt Lake City mayor is dropping a lawsuit claiming the National Security Agency conducted “blanket” surveillance in Salt Lake City during the 2002 Winter Olympics in Utah. Rocky Anderson said in court documents Thursday that he’s been so stymied in his efforts to get information about the NSA’s operations Read more about Ex-Salt Lake mayor says he’s dropping ’02 Olympics suit[…]

Salt Lake officials OK plan for nearly 8,800 housing units

SALT LAKE CITY — Officials have approved a proposal for nearly 8,800 new houses and apartments southwest of Salt Lake City despite opposition from city leaders in the area. The Salt Lake Tribune reports the Salt Lake County Council approved a zoning change Tuesday allowing the Olympia project to proceed. Project developers are planning for Read more about Salt Lake officials OK plan for nearly 8,800 housing units[…]

Facebook to build data center in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY — Facebook will build a nearly 1 million-square-foot data center in Utah that officials say will bring millions of dollars to the region. Gov. Gary Herbert and other state officials unveiled plans for the project Wednesday, after days of speculation about a mysterious company interested in a facility 40 miles (64 kilometers) Read more about Facebook to build data center in Utah[…]