Trez Capital announced the closing of construction loans for Lotus Company’s two townhome communities, Foxridge and Whisperwood, in Ogden, Utah. The two loans, totaling $12.1 million, are part of Trez’s first financing agreement with Lotus Company to develop Class A affordable townhome rental properties.
East Downtown will soon see new residential construction along the South Temple – 100 South corridor. At 25 South 300 East, Lotus Republic will add 80 market-rate apartments to what may already be the densest residential area in the state.
For years, the word “alcohol” and Utah haven’t been used in the same sentence without some sort of smirk or giggle. It’s always been this state at the end of a punchline when talking about a good place to get a drink. But with the ABV limit recently raised and a surge of breweries popping […]
Ah, the luck of the Irish. Back in December, MacCool’s Public House in Layton was just a shamrock’s width from closing its doors for good. Struggles for the family-friendly Utah-based chain of Irish pubs had already claimed the lives of the two other two locations in the state — in South Jordan, and at Foothill […]
Ogden River Brewing broke ground on its new pub and production facility on Wednesday, complete with a ceremonious beer bottle breaking on a backhoe. The brewery will have a 10-barrel system capable of producing at least 1,000 to 1,200 barrels of beer in its first year. “Oh man, I can’t tell you how excited I […]
From a beer-making rookie to an award-winning home brewer to a full-time paid gig — Landon Jeffery has seen what a difference a decade can make. “It never crossed my mind [when in his early 20s] to make beer at home,” said the now 31-year-old Ogden resident. After seeing a friend’s beer-making kit, “the whole […]
For decades the North Temple corridor directly east of Interstate 215 was dominated by offices for the state of Utah State and several low-cost motels. But since the 1940 W North Temple TRAX Station opened in 2013, a growing residential node has developed in the area and continues to grow. Construction is underway on the Lotus Townhomes, […]
We were sitting in the corner of Slackwater, one of Ogden city’s premier watering holes, eagerly awaiting the arrival of Ogden River Brewing mastermind Pat Winslow. Making his sly yet deliberate entrance, Winslow quickly whisked us out the back door. Located west, a mere football field away, along the south side of the Ogden River, is a vacant field. […]
Food and beverage options on Salt Lake City’s West Side are about to get a big boost. A new distillery and restaurant/bar in the Euclid neighborhood is putting its final financing pieces in place. Congregation Spirits Distillery and Standard Candle Bar & Grill have purchased property on 900 West just north of the Union Pacific […]
Mayor Mike Caldwell says there are plenty of things that set Ogden apart from other areas of the state, but the city’s historic infrastructure — both in volume and distinctiveness — is near the top of the list.