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  • Over the weekend of June 26, a new Brookside model home gallery was premiered at Kennecott Land's Daybreak Development.

    The homes presented the future of Daybreak home plans, with ENERGY STAR rated homes scoring as low as the 60s, in terms of the Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Index.

  •  (Salt Lake Tribune) South Jordan is updating its master plan, and residents have a chance to share their visions of the city's future.

    The planning commission will hold a public hearing Tuesday on the proposed update, and is hoping to hear from residents.

    The plan was updated in 2003, said community development director George Shaw, but the city has experienced so much growth that another update is necessary.

  • SOUTH JORDAN -- With the Federal Housing Tax Credit program set to expire on April 30 Realtors around the country and in the state of Utah will be holding a National Open House Day on April 10, offering an opportunity for the public to visit several homes of their choosing all in one day. The Open House event gives prospective home buyers the opportunity to evaluate the opportunities available to them if they plan to purchase a home prior to the deadline for taking advantage of the Federal program.

  • South Jordan (Rio Tinto) – Kennecott Land’s Daybreak community was ranked as the sixth best selling master planned community in the United States for 2009 by RCLCO (Robert Charles Lesser & Co., LLC), a leading independent real estate advisory firm.

  • SOUTH JORDAN (Bank of Utah) – The South Jordan Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting for Bank of Utah’s new Mortgage Lending Office, at 893 W. Baxter Drive in South Jordan, on March 17, at 11:30 a.m. The grand opening event, from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., will feature a St. Patrick’s Day theme with a big green ribbon for the ceremony along with green refreshments and decorations. The public is welcome to attend.

  • The final site plan for the University of Utah Specialty Care Center was approved by the South Jordan Planning Commission. The building will be three sotries, 206,900 square feet on 9.4 acres at 5126 W. Daybreak Parkway. The facility will include an outpatient care center and an emergency room with a helipad. The Huntsman Cancer Institute will have an outpatient care center as well as doctors offices in the building. Construction will begin in late spring or early summer. Kennecott Land Company is the developer. Dixon and Associates is the architect.

  • OGDEN – Bank of Utah  will open a new mortgage office in South Jordan. The bank reported purchasing assets and hiring existing employees of Optimum Mortgage, at 893 W. Baxter Drive. The new Bank of Utah Mortgage office will house eight loan officers and three support staff, and will offer Bank of Utah’s full suite of mortgage lending services.

  • SOUTH JORDAN (Deseret News) — When Andrea and Spencer Coles moved to Utah, the southwest end of the valley really wasn't an option. It took a visit to a friend's home in South Jordan for them to change their minds.

    "South Jordan feels different than a lot of the west side," Andrea said. "There's a really clean feel to the city. They make it look really nice. It's a really great community without being uptight."

  • South Jordan » More than a century has passed since its granite foundation and red-brick walls were erected in the sleeping farmlands outside of Salt Lake City.

  • SOUTH JORDAN (Deseret News) — Ask Bruce Newbold about his aunt's farmstead, and he'll get a nostalgic, far-off tone in his voice.

    He remembers roasting hot dogs for Grandpa Holt's birthday, visiting at the annual Easter family reunion in the grove and passing out 150 bags of popcorn at Halloween.

    Newbold happily shares memories of one of South Jordan's original homes that many residents know as the Popcorn Lady's place or Aunt Mame's.

  • (South Valley Journal) After several years of home and community building, seven retail shops will open Sept. 19 inside Daybreak’s SoDa Row Village Center at about 4500 West and 11400 South.

    “I like the look of the shops and if I don’t have to drive in traffic and pass Bangerter Highway to get a few essentials or visit the Redbox, it will save me some time,” said Daybreak resident Curtis Moore.

  • University of Utah trustees on Tuesday agreed to enter a 20-year lease with Kennecott Utah Copper to develop a multi-speciality medical center at Daybreak.

    Kennecott will build the 180,000-square-foot, $55 million facility at the Daybreak South TRAX station's southern terminus at 11400 South and provide a rent subsidy worth $12 million for the first five years of the U.'s occupancy. The financial terms of the lease have yet to be finalized.

  • MURRAY -- This August the newest of Hamlet Homes’ townhome designs, a live/work home, will open for sale – the SoDa Row Townhomes – named for the mixed-use commercial center of Daybreak, the SoDa Row Village Center (South Daybreak). The initial offering will include only 38 live/work homes with prices starting in the low $200’s.

  • SOUTH JORDAN (Deseret News) — When Don Whyte steps onto the front porch of his two-story Daybreak colonial, he's greeted by a pick-your-superlative panorama of the Salt Lake Valley and Wasatch Mountains' majesty.

    But if Whyte's wow-inspiring vantage is to live for, it's been planned for, too, starting with Brigham Young going on the grid by intersecting 100 South with 200 East to become the patron Latter-day Saint of urban planning.

  • (Utah Pulse) Five years ago Kennecott Land, a company owned by Rio Tinto -- the world's third largest mining company and owner of Kennecott Utah Copper -- opened Daybreak, a sustainable master planned community on 4,200 acres near the foothills of the Oquirrh Mountains in South Jordan City.

  • South Jordan City has the highest grant utilization in the state

    Utah Housing Corporation

  • Schiff Nutrition International of Salt Lake City awarded SIRQ Construction of South Jordan the contract for a manufacturing and processing remodel. The three-month project will require relocation of office space, production space modifications and other internal improvements. The Enterprise, June 29 to July 5, 2009

  • A 68,000-square-foot retail center, SoDa Row Village Center, is scheduled to open in August in Daybreak. The South Jordan, five-building strip mall was built to meet LEED Gold standards. Most of the center will have tenants, although 20,000 square feet remain available. Black Diamond Gymnastics and Sports Centers, San Gelato Café, Tio’s Mexican Restaurant, Oopsie Daisy, Classic Cleaners, Guy’s Barbershop and Zions Bank will be the first tenants of SoDa.
  • SOUTH JORDAN (Deseret News)  — Seven new businesses will open in the planned Daybreak development's South Daybreak Village Center, developers announced Thursday.

    The businesses are Black Diamond Gymnastics and Sport Centers, San Gelato Cafe, Tio's Mexican Restaurant, Oopsie Daisy children's boutique, Classic Cleaners, Guy's Barbershop and Zions Bank.

  • Solera Networks has moved its headquarters from Lindon to South Jordan, expanding into approximately 13,000 square feet. The move nearly quadruples the size of the office space for the provider of computer network forensics products and services. The company also opened an office in Washington, D.C. The headquarters in Utah are now at 10713 S. Jordan Gateway. Solera is leasing the space from John Longaker of Commerce CRG. The Enterprise, June 22-28, 2009

  • Yogurt Vibes, a self serve, pay-by-the-ounce frozen yogurt parlor, will open in July in South Jordan. Anthony Bocchino, a former home builder, will own the store with plans of starting four more by the end of the year. Bocchino is working on the interior renovation of the shop, which will be 880 square feet. Bocchino is partnering with Scott Whittaker who owns File Center Inc. The Enterprise, June 22-28, 2009

  • Verisys Corp. has relocated its operations center from Virginia to South Jordan into a 5,000-square-foot building at 10653 S. Riverfront Parkway. The aggregator and electronic publisher of data on health care providers may eventually move its headquarters to Utah also. The Enterprise, June 1-7, 2009

  • A former South Jordan man was sentenced Monday to 90 days in jail and three years of probation for cheating two investors out of about $4.7 million.

    Darin Layne Kracl, 41, who had pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree felony securities fraud, also was ordered by 3rd District Judge Randall Skanchy to pay restitution as directed by the Utah Attorney General's Office. The amount will be at least $500 a month at first, then increase to more than $2,500 a month.

  • Preliminary approval was granted for the India Cultural Center in South Jordan. The center will be located at 1142 W. South Jordan Parkway and will be approximately 12,000 square feet. Aditya Vinadhare is the applicant for the project. They have yet to choose a builder.

  • You might expect it to be a lot more quiet at the Daybreak community in South Jordan these days amid an economic downturn that has hit Utah's home building industry hard. Original Article

  • Great Basin Engineering filed a preliminary subdivision plat application to subdivide property owned by Ultradent, a dental supply manufacturer, into three separate lots. City Planner Greg Schindler said Ultradent has not yet decided whether it will sell or build on the divided lots, although the company does plan to expand its current building.

  • The South Jordan Planning Commission approved the site plan for an Olive Garden at 11364 S. River Heights Drive. City Planner Greg Schindler said Olive Garden Corp. had hopes to begin construction in March. John Keen filed the application.

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