Ground broken on new Salt Lake Bees Stadium and South Jordan downtown
Oct 19, 2023, 7:11 PM | Updated: Oct 20, 2023, 9:39 am
(Lindsay Aerts, KSL NewsRadio)
SOUTH JORDAN, Utah — The Salt Lake Bees are getting a new stadium. And it will anchor a brand-new downtown for the city of South Jordan.
State, city, and legislative leaders joined the Bees owners, the Larry H. Miller Group, for a ceremonial groundbreaking of the stadium on Thursday.
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The Bees new stadium site sits near the corner of Mountain View Corridor and South Jordan Parkway off of Grandville Avenue. LHM Group CEO Steve Starks also revealed the stadium will anchor the massive new America First Square. This will become home to downtown Daybreak.
The site will include a new LHM Megaplex theater and luxury bowling alley. It will also feature housing, shops, and restaurants, plus a new TRAX stop.
“[The site will include] 500 affordable and deeply affordable housing units, 16 acres of open space to go along with existing open space throughout Daybreak including Oquirrh Lake, 9,000 direct jobs, structured parking with street-level retail and dining, and connected trails between schools, neighborhoods, and recreational amenities like the new Bingham Creek Regional Park.” Starks said.
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The speeches included mention of the Millers’ leadership in creating this space, as well as the unity and collaboration that this development represents between city, state, and legislative leaders.