Downtown SLC Alliance http://kuer.org en Downtown Alliance Pleased with Retail, Residential Growth http://kuer.org/post/downtown-alliance-pleased-retail-residential-growth <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Salt Lake City’s Downtown Alliance released its annual report on economic benchmarks today.&nbsp; It shows retail sales, commercial office space and residential construction are all growing – and people seem to like it.</p><p>A statewide survey included in the report shows 70 percent of residents statewide have a positive perception of downtown Salt Lake, and 50 percent say the parking situation has improved.</p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:12:10 +0000 Dan Bammes 49072 at http://kuer.org Downtown Alliance Pleased with Retail, Residential Growth Gateway Shops Missing Out on Downtown Resurgence http://kuer.org/post/gateway-shops-missing-out-downtown-resurgence <p></p><p><a href="http://www.downtownslc.org/workslc/economic-benchmark-study">A report</a> released Tuesday shows that retail sales in downtown Salt Lake City were up 36 percent last year, largely driven by business at City Creek Center. But some businesses at The Gateway Shopping Center say they are not seeing the same trend.</p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 22:58:12 +0000 Andrea Smardon 32578 at http://kuer.org Gateway Shops Missing Out on Downtown Resurgence SLC Downtown Alliance Aims to Build on Momentum from City Creek Center http://kuer.org/post/slc-downtown-alliance-aims-build-momentum-city-creek-center <p></p><p>Salt Lake City’s Downtown Alliance held its first annual Downtown Symposium Tuesday. City leaders gathered to review the past year, and talk about what’s to come for Utah’s capital city.</p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 23:52:15 +0000 Andrea Smardon 32523 at http://kuer.org SLC Downtown Alliance Aims to Build on Momentum from City Creek Center Video: Salt Lake City Downtown Alliance Names Winner of "I Am Downtown" Video Contest http://kuer.org/post/video-salt-lake-city-downtown-alliance-names-winner-i-am-downtown-video-contest <p>The Downtown Alliance has named Connor Rickman's video of a medieval woodsman that gets transported to downtown Salt Lake as the winner of their "I Am Downtown" video contest. For winning Rickman will receive a $5,000 prize. Check out the video below:</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/6vdYenAjwFQ" width="560"></iframe></p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 23:19:04 +0000 Brian Grimmett 32522 at http://kuer.org Video: Salt Lake City Downtown Alliance Names Winner of "I Am Downtown" Video Contest Expectations High For City Creek Holiday Season http://kuer.org/post/expectations-high-city-creek-holiday-season <p>City Creek Center is hosting its first ever Black Friday.&nbsp; No one is quite sure how much money the Salt Lake City shopping center will bring in this holiday, but expectations are high.</p><p>Linda Wardell is General Manager of City Creek Center.&nbsp; When asked about expectations for the holidays, she laughed.&nbsp;</p><p>“It’s a great question,” said Wardell, “We still have a lot of first-time visitors to City Creek Center.&nbsp; That does make it unique for us, and a bit daunting for us when we start thinking about our first time holiday season.”</p> Thu, 22 Nov 2012 00:30:45 +0000 Andrea Smardon 21408 at http://kuer.org Expectations High For City Creek Holiday Season