Hilary Robertson / 4 October, 2017


By Katie McKellar

SALT LAKE CITY — Where the Sugar House Shopko once stood near 1300 East and I-80 is now a busy construction site. And by mid-2019, it will be replaced with what city officials are calling a “premier” residential and business development.

That means a new 170,000 square-foot University of Utah health center, a 150,000 square-foot multi-tenant office building, a 150-unit residential building, and 1,200 stalls of underground parking, city officials announced at the development’s groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday.

“This is a thrilling time to be in Sugar House,” said Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski. “At $150 million, this project is set to be the largest economic investment outside of downtown Salt Lake City in a number of years…Read More