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Roadmap to 2050: Planning for Utah’s Future Infrastructure Needs

The Utah Foundation is another bipartisan group that has Utah’s best interest in mind. Below is an article they released in June discussing Utah’s projected growth. Utah’s population is projected to grow by 2.5 million people by 2050. This growth will…

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What is a Mixed-Use Community

Neighborhood designs that were prevalent in the development of municipalities in the 1960s and 1970s are being used as prototypes for today’s mixed-use developments. Mixed-use developments are extremely diverse, ranging broadly in composition, scope, and residential distribution. Homes tend to…

Utah Land Sales

Where are Nation’s Largest and Most Expensive Lots?

The article below was released by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Because we understand the Utah land market we know that the average lot cost they show for the Mountain Region is not accurate for the majority of…

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Salt Lake County Watershed and Planning

Program History Several programs and departments within Salt Lake County Government have spent countless hours promoting water quality and planning since the late 1970’s. Between 1975 and 1978, the Salt Lake County Planning Commission acted as the Area-Wide Water Quality…

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We Have LOTS to Talk About

As we approach the end of the year, it is always important to start to imagine what next year will look like for housing.  I think about that question every day, debating it, analyzing it, looking at the data, and…

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In Praise of the Great American Main Street

We read this article published by Huffington Post, and written by Kaid Benfield discussing main streets in America. It is becoming more and more popular to create “main streets” within master planned communities and for cities to revive or create a…

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Panel votes to move prison to Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah State Prison in Draper should be moved to Salt Lake City, members of the Legislature’s Prison Relocation Commission decided in a unanimous vote Tuesday. “This is a very difficult decision,” said House Majority Assistant…

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Study: Denser development boosts transit ridership

Right path » Offers support for new Wasatch Front land-use planning. A new national study supports a path Wasatch Front leaders are following to push for denser development around transit stops to help handle a projected 60 percent population growth…

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Small Lot Ordinances Provide Density, Detached

The cutting-edge approach to land planning lends fluidity and affordability to sought-after urban enclaves. With parcels in high demand and short supply, cutting-edge jurisdictions are adopting small-lot ordinances. Los Angeles did this 10 years ago and now has the model…

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To Utah by stagecoach

The stagecoach is a legendary symbol of the American West, part of a transportation network that spanned the continent. How did Utah fit into this network? Traveling to Utah was difficult – to say the least – in the mid-19th…