SSG Acquires Vacant Retail Property Within Opportunity Zone in Salt Lake City
SALT CITY LAKE — SSG Realty Partners has purchased a vacant retail property located at 30 W. 900 South in Salt Lake City. Terms of the transaction, including the acquisition price and name of the seller, were not disclosed.
Situated in the West Temple Gateway District and adjacent to the Granary District, Pier 1 formerly occupied the property. Tenants surrounding the property include Publik Coffee Roasters, Blue Copper, Ruby Snap, Frida Bistro, R&R, Vertical Diner (Sage’s Café), Water Witch, Proper Burger, and Epic, Fisher & TF breweries.
SSG plans to implement a capital plan to renovate, improve and repurpose the property and is considering several types of uses for the building, ranging from traditional retail to creative office, health and fitness, commercial kitchen, specialty grocer, pharmacy, restaurant, brewery or related food uses. Converting it into a transportation-oriented development is also being considered.
Additionally, the property is located within a Qualified Opportunity Zone created pursuant to the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act to spur economic development and job creation. The acquisition marks the first asset to be acquired under SSG’s Opportunity Zone Fund.