2016 Market Report Q1
SALT LAKE CITY
In addition to being one of the strongest performing cities in America, Salt Lake City is a central hub for access to epic ski resorts, red rocks and national parks. Known nationally for its highly educated workforce, low unemployment and growing tech sector dubbed “Silicon Slopes”, Salt Lake is the only place you can play golf in the morning, work for a cutting-edge start-up during the day, then go ski touring in the evening. In addition to its outdoor lifestyle offerings and thriving economy, the city has a lively cultural scene including the Utah Symphony & Ballet West, and innumerable award-winning restaurants.
SOUTH SALT LAKE VALLEY
The growing South Salt Lake Valley area, which encompasses the neighborhoods of Sandy, Draper, and South Jordan, has evolved substantially in the last few years with numerous companies, restaurants, and amenities arriving in force. With affordable and wide ranging housing options, this thriving new hub leverages the best of Salt Lake while providing great views and energy of its own.
Just minutes from downtown Salt Lake City, towns like North Salt Lake, Bountiful and Farmington are some of the fastest growing communities along the Wasatch Front, thanks to their expanding economies and beautiful settings. Home to many spectacular new developments that will appeal to all tastes, these are great places to call home. Additionally, proximity to mountain recreation, ski resorts and golf courses make this area a popular destination for every buyer.
Boasting a diverse community, the Ogden area has evolved dramatically over the past few years Supported by large industries, the area commands a robust economy that people have gravitate towards from all parts of the nation. Ogden has a beautiful historic district that has grow in popularity among buyers, but also offers new home projects for those looking for a more modern aesthetic Ogden Valley and Eden provide secluded mountain settings with pristine views and access to two ski resorts, Powder Mountain and Snowbasin. In summer months, Pineview and East Canyon Reservoir are popular destinations for water sports fans and anglers.