Downtown SLC Alliance

Business & Labor
4:58 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Gateway Shops Missing Out on Downtown Resurgence

Bear Country Cookies owner Joel Clark says sales are down 35% at his Gateway shop since City Creek Center opened.
Andrea Smardon

A report 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.

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Business & Labor
5:52 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

SLC Downtown Alliance Aims to Build on Momentum from City Creek Center

A fountain at City Creek Center during the holiday shopping season.
Andrea Smardon

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.

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KUER Local News
5:19 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

Video: Salt Lake City Downtown Alliance Names Winner of "I Am Downtown" Video Contest

A screengrab from the winning video in the Downtown Alliance "I Am Downtown" contest

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:

Business & Labor
5:30 pm
Wed November 21, 2012

Expectations High For City Creek Holiday Season

Andrea Smardon

City Creek Center is hosting its first ever Black Friday.  No one is quite sure how much money the Salt Lake City shopping center will bring in this holiday, but expectations are high.

Linda Wardell is General Manager of City Creek Center.  When asked about expectations for the holidays, she laughed. 

“It’s a great question,” said Wardell, “We still have a lot of first-time visitors to City Creek Center.  That does make it unique for us, and a bit daunting for us when we start thinking about our first time holiday season.”

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